How long has it been since you cleaned your spice rack? Or checked on those frozen pieces of steak? Food often sits in your refrigerator, freezer and pantry for a long time. Then one day, a light bulb goes off and you start contemplating if the food is actually still edible. Hopefully, these tips will motivate you to toss the old and replace it with new — and hopefully healthier –foods.
According to the United States Department of Agriculture, 31 to 40 percent of food in the United States is wasted after it’s harvested, with a majority of the food being tossed by consumers. In my house, I make it a habit to clean my refrigerator, freezer and pantry regularly so I can minimize food loss (and money lost).
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Source Credits: Toby Amidor in U.S. News