KEEP IT CHILLED OR IN THE CUPBOARD?
■ KETCHUP: Fridge
Scientists say keeping it in the cupboard has health risks.
Unlike milk, butter will not go bad if out of the fridge for a couple of days.
Salmonella can live in fresh eggs, even with clean, uncracked shells, but the risk of infections is increased by even small changes in temperature.
Putting in a fridge stimulates mould.
High protein levels act as an energy source for bacteria to grow.
■ AVOCADOS: Cupboard
These go black quickly in a fridge.