5-Second Rule: Fact or Fiction?

2017-05-18T17:06:00-05:00March 14th, 2014|

Common sense would suggest the longer food sits on the floor, the more likely it is to accumulate bacteria, but does science support our intuition? In short, yes, it does. Anthony Hilton, a professor of Microbiology, recently conducted a study to test the five-second rule. He and his students tested how much bacteria different foods attract when they come in contact with various types of flooring. They conducted the [...]