Refrigerator odors

Asked October 9, 2020, 6:17 PM EDT

How can I get the odor out of my refrigerator? It was out of power for almost 2 weeks with food inside.

Lane County Oregon

1 Response

Our Extension colleagues at the University of Florida have an informative article on their website titled "Cleaning Your Refrigerator After a Power Outage" (https://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/fcs/2018/11/15/cleaning-your-refrigerator-after-a-power-outage/). The article has a variety of options for you to try in order to remove the offensive odors.

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