“Keep cool” means store in the refrigerator at a temperature between 0℃ and 4℃, ideally at about 1.7℃. The main compartment of your refrigerator should be in this temperature range. You can, if you wish, store either of these products in the freezer.
- “Refrigerate required (7℃ or less)”
- “Store at 7℃ or below”
The “keep frozen” instructions are used by the companies for food safety and are usually not the ideal way to prepare the food. Often, a defrost in the refrigerator will minimize textural degradation and help the dish cook more evenly.
- “Frozen product (0℃ or less)”
- “Store at 0℃ or below”
Single use item
Recyclable materials include many kinds of glass, paper, cardboard, metal, plastic, tires, textiles, batteries, and electronics. The composting and other reuse of biodegradable waste—such as food and garden waste—is also a form of recycling.