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Why did my potatoes and bananas spoil to mush within a week?

This sounds like soft rot on the potatoes. Soft rot tends to ooze "water" from the lesion and release a foul smell as it breaks down the potato. The potato will still look white and be mushy,...
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Tainted tupperware

I've found the lid is often the holdout when it comes to container smells, as there's narrow spaces and sometimes a rubber or silicone seal. Regular washing doesn't get into the rim that grips the ...
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Tainted tupperware

I agree that the problem is likely to be the seal. These are normally removable. Two approaches that can help with problematic seals are: Wipe it over with oil, leave a few hours to soak, then put ...
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