• Serving the health care needs of Dodge and surrounding counties since 1940. 450 East 23rd Street, Fremont, Nebraska 68025, 402-721-1610

Named one of the top 100 community hospitals in the nation, Methodist Fremont Health serves the health care needs of people living in Dodge and surrounding counties. At Methodist Fremont Health we have 900 employees and 200 volunteers. There are more than 100 physicians on the active medical staff, with nearly 30 employed by Methodist Fremont Health. 

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Test Your Savvy on … Food Safety

Determine if the following statements are true or false. The correct answers appear below.

1. You don’t need to wash fruits or vegetables if you don’t eat the skin or peel.

2. The recommended keep time for fresh raw chicken is only a day or two in the refrigerator.

3. It’s OK to store eggs in the door of the fridge for easy access.

4. You can eat products after their “sell by” date.

 

Answers  

1. False. Germs on the skin or peel can spread to the inside of the fruit or vegetable when you cut or peel it.

2. True. While raw chicken will only last a day or two in the fridge, it will keep in the freezer indefinitely.

3. False. Store products like eggs on a shelf in the fridge where it’s colder, not the door.

4. True. Food may taste best when purchased before this date, but you can safely consume it afterward. However, never eat food after its “expired by” date.

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  • Serving the health care needs of Dodge and surrounding counties since 1940. 450 East 23rd Street, Fremont, Nebraska 68025, 402-721-1610

Named one of the top 100 community hospitals in the nation, Methodist Fremont Health serves the health care needs of people living in Dodge and surrounding counties. At Methodist Fremont Health we have 900 employees and 200 volunteers. There are more than 100 physicians on the active medical staff, with nearly 30 employed by Methodist Fremont Health.