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Guilty Ways of Food Storage

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One of the most challenging tasks at home is to handle and manage the kitchen. Well, it is very important to realize that storing different kinds of foods is highly crucial. Yet, it is also a good point to remember that food storage have their own do’s and don’ts.

Always keep in mind that improper habits of storing food is generally more harmful than being good. Bacteria may highly develop and most likely to cause foodborne diseases if food storing habit is not done properly. That’s why it is really crucial to be careful in storing food.

In connection to that, it is a good thing to have an idea about some food storing mistakes that most of us are guilty of doing.

Guilty Ways in Storing Food

Check on the below activities if you are also doing this while you store foods. If yes, then it’s time for us to avoid them.

1. Storing Foods in Plastic Containers 

Storing foods in plastic containers in a long period of time is a common habit by many. But, try to switch using glass containers or stainsteel ones for a healthier food storing option.

2. Storing Foods in Non Air-Tight Container

There are foods that highly requires the use of air-tight containers like the following:

  • Biscuits
  • Cut fruits and veggies
  • Namkeen
  • Spices

3. Ignoring to Check the Temperature 

It is better for you to have an idea which food stores good in a fridge and which ones are good inside a freezer. FDA recommends that the refrigerator temperature should stay at or below 40degF. While it should be 0degF for freezer temperature.