Fridge fright

Do you suspect there are unknown organisms squatting in the back of your refrigerator? Do you need a gas mask just to open the door?

If so, here's the push you need: Today has been designated Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day. And with a turkey and all the fixings probably on your shopping list for next week, it doesn't happen a minute too soon.

To encourage Americans to clean out their refrigerators and to answer their fridge-cleaning questions, Whirlpool has established a toll-free hot line, 888- CLEAN-OUT, which will be answered from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. EST until Nov. 19.

Through the end of this month, you can also come clean by e-mailing your questions to the company's "Doctor of Refrigeratorology" at

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