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Where should you store raw fish in a refrigerator?
Raw fish should be kept on the bottom shelf of your refrigerator to prevent juices from dripping onto other foods and causing contamination. Raw meats and fish should always be placed near the bottom of your fridge, under ready-to-eat products, and cooked meals.
If you have a lot of raw fish, it’s best to store it in the freezer. That will help keep your refrigerator shelf clear for other items. If you do freeze your fish, make sure to thaw it completely before cooking.
Never, ever, wrap it up in fishnet and store it with turkey. Store meats, fish, and chicken in separate packages that are not combined unwrapped. When you bring home fresh seafood from the market, Abbott advises removing it from the packaging.
Meat, poultry, and fish should be stored in sealed containers to minimize cross-contamination. Raw meats should always be placed at the bottom of your refrigerator to avoid contamination. To prevent items from touching or dripping on one another, make sure they’re wrapped or in a sealed container.