I heard it was supposed to be Clean your Fridge day so I had to look it up for myself. Guess it is. Found several references but copied from this site below: http://www.holidayinsights.com/moreholidays/November/cleanrefrigeratorday.htm
Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day
When : Always November 15th
Clean Out Your Refrigerator Dayis today.
What’s that in the back of the refrigerator!? I don’t want to find out. Don’t
open it…… the odor may overwhelm you!!! Hold your breath, scrunch your nose
if you must, and get to the task.
Everything in your refrigerator was once a fresh, healthy food, ready for
your consumption. It may have been a tasty leftover, intended for later
enjoyment. Unfortunately, over the course of weeks or more, things get pushed to
the back of the refrigerator and slowly transform into something impossible to
We’ve all run across items in the refrigerator that once were tasty food,
But, now, they are some dried out, mold covered nasty, that you remove and
dispose of at arms length.
Who wins the prize for the worst refrigerator surprises? Most often, it’s
Use this day to clean out your refrigerator, top to bottom. When it comes to
food safety, we fall back to the old saying ” When in doubt, throw it out!”
Origin of Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day:
We found references suggesting that Whirlpool Home Appliances was promoting
Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day. However, we went to their website and
performed a search of it. They make no mention of this day.
Common speculation is that this day was created just in advance of
Thanksgiving, to allow room for holiday leftovers.