PRI's The World Published by PRI's The World When it comes to food, there's no end to this debate. Does it go in the fridge or on the counter? Listen Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/389068/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend Eggs: On the counter or in the fridge? How about butter? Or ketchup? It depends on who you ask. And while you might think it's gross, the risks, in many cases, are actually quite small.