The Kitchen Sponge – Breeding Ground for Germs

The first comprehensive study of contamination in used kitchen sponges worldwide has just been published. The high concentration of bacteria found in these cleaning materials is partially cause for concern. Washing the sponge in hot water or putting it in the microwave is not a long-term solution, say the researchers. (Mehr in: Pressemitteilungen – idw – Informationsdienst Wissenschaft)