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United States Department of Agriculture: “The Big Thaw -- Safe Defrosting Methods for Consumers.”
American Meat Science Association: “Safe Methods for Defrosting Meat.”
Virginia Cooperative Extension: “Food Safety Meltdown: The Right Way to Thaw Frozen Food.”
University of Minnesota Extension: “Slow cookers and food safety.”
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: “Thawing.”
Meredith Carothers, MPH, technical information specialist, Office of Public Affairs and Consumer Education, U.S. Department of Agriculture.
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