Maintaining home refrigerators at 40 °F or below is one of the most effective ways to reduce the risk of foodborne illness. The freezer temperature should be 0 °F or below.
Fruits and vegetables are packed with vitamins and minerals that our bodies need to live and grow. After buying fresh produce, make sure to handle and store them correctly. Some fruits like cantaloupe, can be kept out of the refrigerator for a certain amount of days. However, once opened it needs to be refrigerated. Knowing how to properly store fruits and vegetables will help keep them fresh for a longer amount of time.Learn More about Refrigeration and Food Safety