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Light, Another Enemy of Food Storage

Light is the least understood enemy of food storage.  Exposure to light can cause foods to spoil faster.  Both natural and artificial light can cause photodegradation, according to the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition at Clemson University.  Exposure …

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Enemies of Food Storage

The first rule of food storage can be summed up in the acronym HALT.  It stands for the four enemies of good food storage.  These are Humidity, Air (oxygen), Light, and Temperature.  This is the basis of all food storage…

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