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MP558, Reviewed September 2002

Storing Food in the Refrigerator

Dairy

Storage recommendations are for 37 degrees Fahrenheit

Butter

Buttermilk

Cottage, ricotta cheese

Cheddar, edam, gouda, Swiss, brick cheese (Hard and wax-coated in large pieces)

Cream, light, heavy, half-and-half

Cream cheese, neufchatel cheese

Coffee lightener, liquid

Dips

Egg whites

Egg yolks

Eggs

Margarine

Milk, evaporated

Milk, homogenized, reconstituted dry nonfat, skimed

Milk, sweetened, condensed

Parmesan, romano, grated cheese

Process cheese and cheese food

Sour cream

Whipped topping bought frozen and thawed

Whipped topping in aerosol can

Whipped topping prepared from mix

Yogurt

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