Saturday, October 31, 2015
Foods you refrigerate, but probably shouldn't
Despite the usual way of thinking, most fruits and vegetables fare better without refrigeration, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Among them are -- surprise! -- tomatoes, apples, onions, peppers and berries.
The USDA pinpoints two types of bacteria to be aware of that can lead to food-borne illnesses and change the way foods look, smell, and taste.
Go here for a rundown of several dozen different types of food and whether they should or should not be refrigerated.
Staff William M. Dowd at 12:22 AM