Into the summer, a lot of food needs to be stored in the refrigerator more, but we should pay attention to the refrigerator food storage skills, beware of refrigerator disease.
What is refrigerator disease?
Refrigerator sickness refers to the adverse reaction of people who eat food stored in the refrigerator, causing diarrhea or gastrointestinal illness.Take for example the symptoms of headache caused by refrigerator disease: in summer, the temperature of food just taken out from the refrigerator freezer is generally below -6℃, while the temperature of the mouth is around 37℃, the difference between the two is huge.If fast eating, can stimulate the oral mucosa, reflexively cause head vasospasm, dizziness, headache, nausea and a series of symptoms.Sometimes severe cases can cause refrigerator enteritis and gastritis.
So, in daily life, how to do to prevent refrigerator disease?Remind you of the following 4 points!
- The environment of the refrigerator should be cool and dry
The refrigerator should be placed away from various heat sources, such as gas stoves;Avoid direct exposure to the sun;Do not place in damp place, otherwise it will easily cause failure and rust of metal parts.In addition, to check the refrigerator electrical equipment and the specified temperature, in case of power failure, leakage, mechanical failure or temperature is not enough, should be timely maintenance.
- From the refrigerator, cold food should not be eaten at once
Food taken out of the refrigerator that cannot be reheated should be kept at room temperature for a period of time before being eaten.
- food storage should pay attention to method
The food in the refrigerator should be placed raw and cooked separately to prevent cross contamination, and the quality of food should be checked before eating.Food between each other to leave a proper gap, do not accumulate storage.At the same time, note that some foods should not be stored in the refrigerator.When taking food out of the fridge, take as much as you can use and don't put it back in.
To master the storage time of different food, choose the appropriate storage area.The storage time of food in the refrigerator should not be too long. The storage time of raw meat should not be more than 2 days, and the storage time of fruits and vegetables should not be more than 5 days.
- The refrigerator should be disinfected regularly
Keep your refrigerator clean and clean regularly, especially the vents and evaporators. Wash and disinfect the refrigerator once a week in summer.