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What is the ideal temperature for a refrigerator?

October 28, 20132 min
The purpose of a refrigerator is to slow the growth of bacteria -- since some foods don't freeze well, they can't be placed in a freezer. Check out this HowStuffWorks podcast to learn the ideal temperature for your refrigerator.Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit