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Don't waste your food

When you browse the aisles at the grocery store, do you ever think about where everything will go? If you want to make sure you don't waste food it's crucial to put things in the right place.

Once you get home and it's time to unload you need to remember two numbers. The fridge needs to be 40 degrees or lower and the freezer needs to be at zero or below.

When it comes to ground beef you can freeze it for 3 to 4 months before it goes bad, but if you plan on cooking within 1 or 2 days place it towards the bottom of the fridge in its original wrapping.

Milk can be frozen and kept for up to 3 months, but in the fridge make sure you drink it in 7 days and put it on the top shelf and not on the door. Eggs shouldn't be in the door either and will last for at least three weeks after the past date on the package.

Make sure you always keep other dairy products in their original containers and keep them close together.

Finally produce, when you are in the store make sure you pick the fruit that is not bruised or damaged and keep them separate from your other foods to prevent cross-contamination.

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