Remove the rotten food items from the refrigerator. Discard those items.
Take the rest of the food and drink items out of the refrigerator. Inspect the items and discard any that smell rotten or foul.
Remove the shelves and racks from the refrigerator. Clean any liquid spills or messes on the shelves, racks and inside the refrigerator with cloths or paper towels.
Mix an equal amount of hot tap water and white vinegar in either a bucket or spray bottle.
Dip a towel inside the cleaning solution or spray a towel with the cleaning solution.
Wipe the inside of the refrigerator thoroughly with the wet towel. Saturate more towels, if necessary, until the entire refrigerator has been cleaned. Wipe the racks and shelves of the refrigerator.
Dry the refrigerator, shelves and racks with clean cloths or towels. Place the shelves, racks, and food and drink items back inside the refrigerator.
Open up a 16 oz. box of baking soda. Place it somewhere inside the refrigerator. Replace this box once every 30 days to eliminate and prevent foul odors inside the refrigerator.