Key Data

Refrigerator storage

  • High-risk and perishable foods not only need to be stored at the correct temperature but also in the correct way to prevent pathogenic bacteria from multiplying.
  • In order to achieve this, food should be stored in clean, sealed containers or at least be covered in a way which will protect it from food poisoning bacteria and physical contamination. This is especially important for foods which are classed as ready to eat.
  • If you have reason to believe your ready-to-eat food has been contaminated by raw food it must be disposed of.
  • Refrigerator storage should be organised from top to bottom in the following order: