Study Finds Kitchen Sponges Dirtier Than Toilets


You may think of your toilet as one of the dirtiest places in your home. Turns out, there’s at least one thing that’s worse: your kitchen sponge.

Researchers conducted a DNA analysis of 14 kitchen sponges and found more than 350 types of bacteria.  Around a third of those weren’t harmful.

Even if you clean your sponge, you could still be spreading germs.

The team recommends replacing your sponge every week.

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