Storing food can at times be a challenge, and it can be difficult to determine if the food in your fridge or your pantry is still safe to eat or if it has already seen its best days. While the avocado that has begun sprouting hair, or the ground beef that has turned gray, is an easy problem to spot, other safety issues can be more subtle. It is important, therefore, to use some basic food safety guidelines when storing and using the food you buy.
Fresh fruit can cost a lot of money at the grocery store or farmers market, and it can make sense at times to store fruit for enjoyment later in the season. The reasons for storing fruit include: [Read more…]