NEW ORLEANS - A year after hurricanes devastated the area, retailers are making sure they can power up and keep fresh foods safe in the event of a lengthy power outage. When Hurricanes Katrina and Rita struck last year, supermarkets in and around the city, especially toward the south, lost thousands of dollars in perishable foods. Even with generators at the ready, some didn't have enough fuel on hand to keep them going long enough. "In Katrina, we lost all our perishables," said Donald ...
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