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USDA offers tips on handling leftovers

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If you're still nibbling on your thanksgiving leftovers, the USDA has some tips on how to keep your food from going bad.

First, officials say you should make sure food doesn't sit out for longer than two hours. So, refrigerate whatever you plan on saving as soon as possible.

Also, keep leftovers cool when traveling home with them.

If you want to make sure you're handling your Thanksgiving leftovers the proper way, visit FoodSafety.gov.

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