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Think about it, every time you touch a surface, you may be picking up up to 50 percent of the organisms on that surface.
I always say I have a cold, that way I don't have to shake their hand.
Recent surveys of homes found more fecal bacteria on a cutting board in the average home than a toilet seat, it's actually safer to make the sandwich on a toilet seat than a cutting board.
Many people defrost raw meat products in sinks or rinse raw chicken and don't do more than run water to clean it, you really shouldn't be cutting up your salad in the kitchen sink.
You'll get more E. coli in your face when you dry your face with a towel at home than if you stuck your head in a toilet and flushed, you've got to use hot water wash and dry towels really well.
Many people defrost raw meat products in sinks or rinse raw chicken and don't do more than run water to clean it, you really shouldn't be cutting up your salad in the kitchen sink either.
Refrigerator handles are usually bad because the people will handle raw meat products and then go into the fridge to get something else without thinking, and people tend to hang their contaminated kitchen towels on there, which they'll use to wipe their hands on after handling meat.
We tested soccer balls and they're loaded with E. coli because the balls are rolling around on the dog poop on the playground, and then the kids are on the monkey bars which birds use as a public toilet. The first thing you should have any kid do when they come home from the playground is wash their hands.
A lot of people just spray like a blessing and then wipe, the compound gets caught up in the cloth, so it's not as effective. But the wipes have the right dose and they have to dry, which helps kill the pathogen.
E coli grows quite well on towels. You'll get more E-coli in your face when you dry your face with a towel at home than if you stuck your head in a toilet and flushed.
There's more fecal bacteria in your kitchen sink than there is in a toilet after you flush it. That's why your dog drinks out of the toilet. He's smarter than you think.
I've collected sponges from several hundred homes and found salmonella on 15 % of them. So yeah, I'm really paranoid about them.
When you do your towels with a cold water wash it's hard to get them really clean because they're so thick, you've got to use hot water wash and dry it really well.
It’s pretty much just your own germs [on and in your bottle], so there’s not much to worry about, yeah, you’ll get a lot of bacteria because there’s always wash-back, but basically it’s the bacteria that’s in your mouth anyway, so we’ve never really seen it as an issue.
Found on FOX News 7 years ago
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