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How to Organise Your Fridge (Infographic)

Ways You Can Avoid Food Poisoning

If you want more tips on avoiding food poisoning, check out the infographic below to get more tips on how to organize your fridge.

By putting in extra time to organize your fridge you’ll not only be making up more space but increasing the shelf life of your products.

It is known that 1 in 10 people suffer from food poisoning every year, the number is very scary but fortunately there are some precautions you can take to avoid it!

How to Organise Your Fridge

Time needed: 1 hour.

How to Organize Your Refrigerator in 10 easy to follow steps.

  1. Temperature

    Make sure the temperature of your fridge is set below 5 degrees Celsius

  2. Read the package

    Read the packaging of your food; see how it needs to be stored

  3. Keep eggs fresh

    Keep your eggs in the storage box they came in, they’ll stay fresh for longer!

  4. Avoid opened cans

    Avoid putting opened cans in your fridge, de-pot them into storage containers

  5. Dispose leftovers

    Dispose any leftovers that are over 2 days old

  6. Time management

    When cooking, only take out your food at the very last minute

  7. Keeps things sorted on the door racks

    Keep juices, jams, drinks, sauces like ketchup – mayo (if you refrigerate them) on the door racks

  8. The bottom shelf

    Anything that needs to stay very cold i.e. raw meat and poultry should be kept on the bottom shelf

  9. What to do with leftovers

    Cooked meat and other leftovers can be kept on the middle shelf in sealed containers

  10. Dairy getting top shelf priority

    The top shelf is perfect for pre-prepared foods; dairy products should be put there

Infographic provided by the specialist at Appliance City.

How to organise your fridge

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  1. I would like to assume that a lot of the tips are either common sense or some warning or helpful home hints one grew up with. But 1 out of 10 of the population suffers from it? Golly. But maybe it’s better than 1 out of 10 once a month (not year). Phew!

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