Brennan Haselton, wtop.com
WASHINGTON – It won’t be long before barbecue season is in full-swing, and now is the time for the refrigerator to get a spring cleaning.
Ketchup bought in 2008? Toss it. Mayonnaise from last summer? Say, “so long!”
According to Consumer Reports, condiments have different “toss by” dates. Here’s a helpful list:
To maximize the lifespan of condiments, Consumer Reports says keep the fridge at 37 to 38 degrees.
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