You may be surprised to learn that these commonly refrigerated foods don't need to be at all. This is great information to know if your heading on a road trip, to a campground, or you need more room in the fridge. Take a look.

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Have you ever wondered if you have something in the fridge, does it actually need to be kept in the fridge? Will it cause get food poisoning if left out?

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Certain foods should not be put into the fridge if you want them to last longer, keep their nutritional value, and stay flavorful. Take a look at this list and let me know if you're guilty or not guilty.  I'm guilty of pretty much everything!

20 Foods That You Don't Have to Refrigerate

You may be surprised to learn that these commonly refrigerated foods don't need to be at all. This is great information to know if your heading on a road trip, to a campground, or you need more room in the fridge.


Are you surprised at some of these? I have 12 of the 20 foods in my fridge as I type!  I like my ketchup cold so that will remain in the fridge, but I'll take out the tomatoes. I think that I'll leave the eggs in the fridge, along with my oranges. How about you?

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To prepare yourself for a potential incident, always keep your vet's phone number handy, along with an after-hours clinic you can call in an emergency. The ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center also has a hotline you can call at (888) 426-4435 for advice.

Even with all of these resources, however, the best cure for food poisoning is preventing it in the first place. To give you an idea of what human foods can be dangerous, Stacker has put together a slideshow of 30 common foods to avoid. Take a look to see if there are any that surprise you.

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