According to the Storage Ladder Protocol, which of the following statements is true:
A. Ground Beef should be stored below Chicken
B. Ground Beef should be stored above ready to eat food
C. Ground Beef should be stored on the same shelf as Chicken
D. Ground Beef should be stored above Chicken
ANSWER: D. Ground Beef should be stored above Chicken
EXPLANATION: According to the Storage Ladder Protocol, food storage in refrigerator should have a proper rules to store them. On the top most shelf, Prepared foods should be kept. On the second shelf, Fruits and Vegetable are kept. Fish and Seafoods are kept on the third shelf. The fourth shelf is reserved for the Beef and Porks. The next shelf is for Ground Meat. The last shelf is for Poultry items. So, this proves that the Ground Beef should be stored above the Chicken. A diagram is attached below to explain the storage order in a more appropriate manner.