CDC says it’s time to throw away your Thanksgiving leftovers

(WSVN) - Health officials are warning those with Thanksgiving leftovers to throw them in the garbage can.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said leftovers that have been kept in the refrigerator past Monday need to be thrown away, since they are past the time where they can be consumed safely without being spoiled.

For future reference, leftovers can be safely be stored in the fridge for three or four days, or frozen indefinitely. To see a chart on how long each type of dish should be refrigerated or frozen, you can visit the CDC’s website.

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