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    purge the expired foods

    Is the following sentence acceptable?

    To keep the fridge the most efficient, please regularly purge the expired foods.

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    Re: purge the expired foods

    Quote Originally Posted by Ashiuhto View Post
    Is the following sentence acceptable?

    To keep the fridge the most efficient, please regularly purge the expired foods.
    It is not acceptable. It is also difficult to correct, because the presence of food which is past it's 'best-before' date does not affect the efficiency (i.e, smooth operation of the motor) of the fridge How about this? -

    To avoid risk of contamination of food in your fridge, make sure that you regularly remove all food that has been there beyond its recommended storage time.

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    Re: purge the expired foods

    However, a teacher correct my sentence as following.

    (1) To keep the fridge clean and sanitary, we must discard any food which is moldy, rancid or has spoiled.

    (2) To keep the fridge more efficient, please dispose of any food that's past its expiration date.

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