8 Foods With a Surprisingly Short Life, Even in the Refrigerator

Berries: Strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, and other berries can mold quickly, often within a few days, even when stored in the fridge.

Leafy Greens: Spinach, lettuce, and other leafy greens can wilt and spoil rapidly, sometimes in less than a week.

Avocados: Once ripe, avocados can go from perfect to overripe in just a couple of days in the refrigerator

Deli Meats: Sliced deli meats can harbor bacteria and are best consumed within 3 to 5 days after opening.

Cooked Leftovers: Most cooked leftovers, including meats, vegetables, and mixed dishes, should be eaten within 3 to 4 days to avoid the risk of foodborne illnesses.

Soft Cheeses: Cheeses like brie, goat cheese, and ricotta have a high moisture content, making them more susceptible to bacterial growth.

Fish and Seafood: Fresh fish and seafood spoil quickly and should ideally be consumed within 1 to 2 days after purchase. Proper storage in the coldest part of the fridge is crucial.

Mushrooms: Due to their high water content, mushrooms can become slimy and develop mold within just a few days.

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