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Storing food in bathroom

Question:

Does food stored in bathroom have the ruach ra ?

Answer:

Preferably food should not be stored in a bathroom. If it was stored  or brought into  the bathroom, the opinion of many poskim is that it is permitted to eat.

Best wishes

Sources:

Maharam Brisk 1-10, Chemed Moshe 2-98(1), M’bais Levi – Inyonei Y:D pg. 100, Teshuvos V’hanhagos 1-11, 2-4, Yalkut Yosef siman 3- 23, Rivivos V’yovlos 2-12,

Those who permit it, Salmas Chaim siman 13 (new edition), Be’er Moshe 4-2, 5-1,8-41, Ohr L’tzion 1-1. Tzitz Eliezer 14-2,  Nesivos H’halacha 46 pg. 393 in the name of R’ Eliyashiv zt”l and pg. 577 in the name of R’ N. Karelitz zt”l.

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