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MP558, Reviewed September 2002

Storing Food in the Refrigerator

Fresh vegetables

Storage recommendations are for 37 degrees Fahrenheit

Asparagus, corn in husks

Beans, green or wax

Beets, carrots, radishes

Cabbage, celery

Lettuce, head, unwashed

Lettuce, head, washed

Mushrooms

Onions, potatoes, sweet potatoes

Shredded cabbage, leaf and bibb lettuce, salad greens

Tomatoes

Unshelled peas, lima beans

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