The best places to pick up a gallon of milk or a carton of eggs when shopping at the store is from the back of the fridge unit. When shopping for perishable groceries at the supermarket, it's best to choose your eggs and milk where they've been stored the coldest. Since refrigerator doors at the store are constantly being opened and closed, items up front have been continually exposed to higher temperatures, giving them a greater chance of expiring more quickly. Items from the back typically have a longer shelf life once you get your groceries home.
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