Winter Cleaning

Things You’d Never Think to Clean

Here are a few germ hot spots that warrant your occasional attention. Given that they’re invisible to the naked eye, germs might be growing on places you’d never consider cleaning. Here are a few that warrant your occasional attention: 1. Telephone receivers. In his research, Dr. Gerba found significant numbers of … Read more

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Surprisingly Germy Kitchen Items You Never Even Thought to Clean

The sponge and the sink are obvious culprits, but new research shows that other everyday kitchen objects can also harbor germs that can cause foodborne illnesses or worse. Even the cleanest kitchen has germs. In a new study from NSF International, a non-profit public health and safety organization, when 20 families … Read more