Thanksgiving leftovers can make you sick

November 23, 2012 9:05:43 PM PST
Thanksgiving dinner is a meal that keeps on giving, but there's danger lurking in those leftovers.

Some 400,000 Americans come down with food borne illnesses after Thanksgiving.

Here's a formula from the experts to avoid disaster: Refrigerate all leftovers within two hours of the meal, fill food containers no more than two inches to allow rapid chilling and eat leftovers within four days, otherwise freeze them.