Dangerous Food Combinations to Keep Out of the Refrigerator 

Even though many items keep well in the fridge for longer, 

there are some pairings that might speed up spoiling or even cause food safety issues!  

The ripening process in apples involves the production of ethylene gas.  

The Washington Post reports that apples are among the top generators of ethylene,  

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a gas that has the potential to hasten the wilting and spoilage of delicate leafy greens such as kale, lettuce, and herbs. 

Separating these two will help you prevent wasting food and avoiding unsightly produce. 

Bananas can be kept at room temperature on a hanger or in individual crisper drawers in the refrigerator. 

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