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Rutgers researchers disprove eating dropped food within safe five-second window
 

Rutgers researchers disprove eating dropped food within safe five-second window

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Turns out bacteria may transfer to candy that has fallen on the floor no matter how fast you pick it up.
 
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10 Sep 2016 - General
 
I used to practice this safe five-second window until I entered medical school. A medical student simply could not afford to get sick, let alone through his/her own fault by getting GI problems through unsanitray practice. It was interesting to lear...
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It is said that when you drop food, it is safe for consumption if you pick it within 5 seconds. But what we have to consider is the surface that the food dropped on, and the level of contamination in the surrounding. If you work in an air conditioned...
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“Safe five second window” is really common when we talk about eating of fallen food substances. It is well accepted that it is safe to eat the food dropped on floor when you pick up it immediately i.e. within five seconds. But recent researches have ...
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