How does a refrigerator keep food fresh ?

Answer Low temperatures slows down the metabolism of bacteria so they do not manufacture the toxins that make you sick. They also do not reproduce as quickly as they would at warmer temps.

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How to Keep Fresh Flowers in the Refrigerator?

An elegant flower arrangement can brighten up a space and change the mood of any room. Keep cut flowers fresh longer by refrigerating them. Cut flowers live longer and are healthier in cooler temp... Read More »

How long does fresh fish stay fresh in the refrigerator after being frozen?

How long will fresh chicken eggs keep in the refrigerator?

Length of Time Chicken Eggs Are GoodVarious answers by our contributors:Eggs can remain edible for even longer than a month, but freshness (egg yolk that sits firm and high, and a thick viscous egg... Read More »

How long will leftover food stay fresh in the refrigerator?

3 - 5 DaysLeftovers must go in the fridge within two hours of serving to reduce your risk of food-borne illnesses, because bacteria grow more quickly at room temperature. Don't leave leftovers out.... Read More »