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Grocery & Shopping Bags (Reusable) Are Hazardous To Your Health!

Updated on March 10, 2012
The purse can't hurt you, but the reusable shopping/grocery bag can!
The purse can't hurt you, but the reusable shopping/grocery bag can!

Reusable Grocery/Shopping Bags: CAUTION!

Do you wash your reusable shopping/grocery bags? A recent study conducted by researchers at the University of Arizona and Loma Linda University found that 97% of those surveyed, did not!

Researchers who tested grocery/shopping bags that were used repeatedly without washing, found that 100% of them contained bacteria of some kind. They found that about 50% had coliform bacteria and 12% had Escherichia coli (E. coli).

They also found that bags that contained meat juices which had leaked, and then were stored in the trunk of a car for two hours, had ten times the bacteria content!

The study was funded by the American Chemistry Council.


Yes, laundry is a pain! Just don't forget to throw in the reusable grocery/shopping bags!
Yes, laundry is a pain! Just don't forget to throw in the reusable grocery/shopping bags!

Madam Aphrodite™ Says: Kill Grocery/Shopping Bag Bacteria!

The solution to this problem is simple! All that you need to do is wash your reusable grocery/shopping bags! Washing either by hand or machine, with soap and water, cuts contamination by more than 99%.

So what are you waiting for? When you do that weekly laundry, throw in the reusable shopping/grocery bags! It's important to keep yourself and your family safe from food contamination and bacteria!

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