Food Spoilage
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How does a refrigerator preserve foods?


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2007-03-14 00:54:42
2007-03-14 00:54:42

Bacterial activity is inhibited at low temperatures. When they're cold, their chemical processes slow down, so they aren't able to reproduce and eat like they do at room temperature, so the food lasts longer.

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