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14 foods you don't need to keep in the fridge

By Tanya Lewis of Business Insider | Slide 1 of 15: In case you've ever had a debate with your roommate or significant other whether to keep bread in the fridge or leave coffee grounds in the pantry, here's what you need to know.<p>If you're talking about perisheable foods like meat, poultry, seafood, eggs, and certain kinds of produce, the <a href="http://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/ucm093704.htm">FDA recommends</a> they should never be kept at room temperature for more than two hours at room temperature, and not more than an hour above 90 degrees Fahrenheit.</p><p>But when it comes to produce and other kinds of food, here are the ones you should leave out of the fridge:</p><p>(Note: This is not intended as a substitute for public-health recommendations.)</p>

14 foods you don't need to keep in the fridge

In case you've ever had a debate with your roommate or significant other whether to keep bread in the fridge or leave coffee grounds in the pantry, here's what you need to know.

If you're talking about perisheable foods like meat, poultry, seafood, eggs, and certain kinds of produce, the FDA recommends they should never be kept at room temperature for more than two hours at room temperature, and not more than an hour above 90 degrees Fahrenheit.

But when it comes to produce and other kinds of food, here are the ones you should leave out of the fridge:

(Note: This is not intended as a substitute for public-health recommendations.)

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