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How to clean the dirtiest place in the fridge

Scientists have recently made a test which resulted that in the  refrigerator drawers for fruits and vegetables contain 750 times more bacteria than the level considered to be safe for health. Potential killer bacteria such as E. coli or salmonella and listeria are among the most commonly found in refrigerators, despite that temperatures in the interior are very low.
30 refrigerators were tested and most had more than 7850 colonies of bacteria per square centimeter. There were severe cases in which the number of colonies in the same area reached to 129,000.

Despite the fact that the purpose of a refrigerator is to keep food safe and to decrease the risk of bacteria and mold, it seems that, in fact, the fridge amplify the risk of infestation and disease. So, refrigerators content may seem appealing, but in reality it may contain dangerous bacteria.

Here’s what to do to keep your refrigerator as clean and disinfect as possible:

1. Establishes a day of the week to clean the refrigerator. Remove all the products from it and put them in a cool room, so they do not decay (it is possible that some foods to be more susceptible than others).

2. Remove all the shelves and drawers from the refrigerator  and wash them with a sponge soaked in detergent and then put them under running hot water.

3. Spray a powerful disinfectant  on these shelves and drawers, leave several minutes the liquid and then rinse again with  plentiful water.

4. For the refrigerator use another disinfectant, but this time more environmentally friendly. Vinegar is the best option in this regard, especially because it removes all odors inked over time. After sprayed liberally , wipe the entire inside surface  of the refrigerator with a clean, dry cotton cloth.

5. When the walls or shelves of the refrigerator gets dirty or stains because of food, would be better to wipe immediately with a disinfectant that is always near your refrigerator.

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