BuzzFeed: How Often Should I Clean My Refrigerator?
From BuzzFeed Reviews by Lani Furbank:
“The fridge is arguably the hardest-working appliance in your entire kitchen, but do you remember the last time you cleaned it? Probably not. Counters and stovetops get all the attention, while your poor ol’ refrigerator is left out in the cold (sorry).
When you think about it, it’s pretty gross to be eating out of something that hasn’t been deep-cleaned since last year’s Thanksgiving turkey-defrosting debacle. There’s also one very compelling scientific reason that your fridge deserves more than a little TLC: Listeria monocytogenes, the most common foodborne pathogen of Listeria. Unlike most bacteria, it can grow in cold temperatures and lead to foodborne illness.”
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