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So Your Kitchen Sponge Is A Bacteria Hotbed. Here’s What To Do

Enlarge this image For the first time, scientists have carefully analyzed all the critters in a kitchen sponge. There turns out to be a huge number. Despite recent news reports, there is something you can do about it. Joy Ho for NPR hide caption toggle caption Joy Ho for NPR Back in August, a study came out about bacteria in kitchen sponges that sent home chefs into a frenzy. But when we looked carefully at the study, we realized much of the news coverage about it was incorrect. The study,…

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