It is important to keep your refrigerator clean and organized to prevent spoilage and foodborne illness. The USDA recommends cleaning out your fridge every four weeks.
Start by removing all perishable food items and checking expiration dates. Next, wipe down the interior surfaces with a mild disinfectant solution. Be sure to clean the door gaskets and seals, as well as the racks and shelves. Finally, clean the exterior of your fridge, including the handles.
By following these simple tips, you can help keep your family safe and healthy.