Navigation Links
Hidden Kitchen Germs Threaten Families
Date:6/25/2008

Royal London Hospital, Queen Mary's School of Medicine and Dentistry.

The Hygiene Council is comprised of leading infectious disease specialists from around the globe and is now in its third year working to dispel myths about germs and educate consumers about basic hygiene practices, such as proper hand washing, food handling and regular surface disinfection. For the 2008 Hygiene Council study, investigators examined more than 1,120 household surfaces in seven countries around the world (Germany, India, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, United Kingdom and the United States) to look for bacteria and learn more about families' hygiene habits.(6)

The study also found that kitchen cloths and sponges are germ hot spots in the kitchen -- nearly 90 percent of kitchen cloths and sponges(7) examined globally had unsatisfactory or worse levels of disease-causing bacteria.(8) The study showed the cloths and sponges we use to clean our kitchens actually harbored bacteria that can indicate the presence of feces, E. coli and Salmonella, which can easily spread and make families sick.(9) In fact, 80% of Salmonella cases alone are acquired at home through cross contamination, and not in a restaurant.(10)

Investigators found a shocking 75 percent of American kitchen cloths and sponges failed the hygiene test,(11) including 25 percent of those that appeared new or visibly clean.(12) Among Americans who reported changing their cloth or sponge once a week, 80 percent still had unsatisfactory or worse levels of bacteria on their cloth or sponge.(13) Despite the threat, only 25 percent of Americans queried in a companion survey expressed concern that they are most likely to come into contact with germs on their cloth or sponge in the kitchen.(14)

Even more startling, Americans' filthy cloths and sponges were shown to be the 'cleanest' in the world according to the Hygiene Council study -- cleaner than Germany, the U.K. and Saudi Arabia.(15) "Even the 'clea
'/>"/>

SOURCE LYSOL
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

Related medicine news :

1. UT Southwestern: Hidden facial cheek fat compartments are key to youthful appearance
2. Hidden heart condition increases the risk of death in patients waiting for kidney transplants
3. Scans spot hidden tumors in rare cancer syndrome
4. Eularis Exposes Hidden Barriers to Patient Adherence With New Pharmaceutical Industry Report
5. Hidden Epidemic of Congestive Heart Failure Driving Hospitalization, Costs
6. Routine screenings uncover hidden carbon monoxide poisoning
7. Hidden Veggies on the go hits Whole Foods Market(R) in 2008
8. Protect Pets From Winters Hidden Dangers
9. Hidden Costs Plague Owners Occupying Newly Constructed Buildings; New Program Can Help Avoid Major Issues
10. Brain MRIs Find Hidden Neurological Problems
11. California Wildfires - The Hidden Dangers & Actions You Can Take
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/31/2015)... ... ... is a reputable source of authentic tickets for the 2015 iHeart Radio Music Festival ... of music will have an act they are excited to see at this two-day festival. ... will perform: Sam Smith, Coldplay, Kenny Chesney, The Who, Jason Derulo, Demi Lovato, Duran ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... ... 2015 , ... Ticket Down is a reliable source for authentic tickets for ... Park. The festival will end on Sunday, August 2nd. , Music ... Lollapalooza. This unique and unbelievably popular festival attracts the best in entertainment from ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... ... July 31, 2015 , ... The 2nd annual Ride to Fight On will ... October 3, 2015. The Ride to Fight On is a cycling fundraiser that benefits ... The West Clinic and The University of Tennessee Health Science Center. A health and ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... ... 31, 2015 , ... Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin and blogs are ... media profiles to better connect with the public. The agency website at ... insights and opinions. The Rally Insurance Group, Inc.’s pledge to provide effortless ways ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... ... July 31, 2015 , ... According to the article published July 27 on ... courthouse was contained and extinguished by the city’s fire department before it caused major damage ... the time of the fire, and it was a fire alarm system that tipped off ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Cheap 2015 iHeartRadio Music Festival Tickets in Las Vegas at MGM Grand Garden Arena: Ticket Down Slashes Ticket Prices on the iHeart Radio Music Festival in Vegas 2Health News:Cheap 2015 iHeartRadio Music Festival Tickets in Las Vegas at MGM Grand Garden Arena: Ticket Down Slashes Ticket Prices on the iHeart Radio Music Festival in Vegas 3Health News:Cheap 2015 Lollapalooza Tickets: Ticket Down Slashes Ticket Prices on Lollapalooza Tickets at Grant Park in Chicago for Saturday, August 1st and Sunday, August 2nd 2Health News:West Cancer Center Announces 2nd Annual Ride to Fight On 2Health News:West Cancer Center Announces 2nd Annual Ride to Fight On 3Health News:Rally Insurance Group, Inc. Connects to Customers Through Re-branded Social Media Profiles 2Health News:Article on Recent Pasadena Courtroom Fire Highlights the Effectiveness of Fire Alarm Systems, Says Fire Protection Group Inc 2Health News:Article on Recent Pasadena Courtroom Fire Highlights the Effectiveness of Fire Alarm Systems, Says Fire Protection Group Inc 3
... pioneer in the use of robotics for minimally invasive cardiac ... chief of cardiac surgery. With his arrival, BMC has ... country, and the only hospital in Boston, to offer robot-assisted ... for coronary artery disease (the most common form of heart ...
... Film to IDC Digital ... ... (TSX: IDL), the global leader in the rapidly growing market for,digital ... purchased IDC,s X2200, X1590, and X1600 Plus direct,digital radiography (DR) systems ...
... April 7, 2008 Advanced Life Sciences,Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... a,conference call and live webcast at 8:30 am (EDT) ... will be to discuss the Company,s April 7, 2008,meeting ... the planned NDA,submission for the Company,s novel once-a-day oral ...
... a newly developed algorithm has significantly advanced understanding ... common primary brain tumor in adults, human glioblastoma ... the April issue of the journal Cancer Cell, ... previously linked with GBM, thereby elucidating new directions ...
... BOSTON--The search for cancer genes is increasingly a matter ... to distinguish genes actually involved in the disease from ... hundreds or thousands of genetic irregularities in tumor tissue, ... true culprits. , In a new study in the ...
... April 7, 2008 Pennsylvania,Secretary of Health Dr. Calvin ... Harrisburg by urging United Way executives to help change ... will be meeting with those who are working to ... lack of health,insurance has an enormous impact on the ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Robot-assisted minimally-invasive CABG surgery 2Health News:Saratoga Hospital Purchases Three IDC DR Systems 2Health News:Saratoga Hospital Purchases Three IDC DR Systems 3Health News:Advanced Life Sciences to Host Conference Call to Discuss April 7th Meeting with FDA 2Health News:Advanced Life Sciences to Host Conference Call to Discuss April 7th Meeting with FDA 3Health News:New regulatory circuit identified for aggressive, malignant brain tumor 2Health News:Data-handling technique finds genes to be team players in curbing brain cancer cell growth 2Health News:Data-handling technique finds genes to be team players in curbing brain cancer cell growth 3Health News:Pennsylvania Health Secretary Focuses on Changing the Climate of Health Care During National Public Health Week 2
(Date:7/30/2015)... July 30, 2015  Unichem Pharmaceuticals ( USA ... of Hydrochlorothiazide tablets 25 mg 1000-count bottle to the ... precautionary measure due to the identification of a Clopidogrel ... The risk associated with mistakenly taking a ... increased probability of experiencing Clopidogrel,s side effects which include ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., July 30, 2015  Amgen ... for the second quarter of 2015. Key results ... versus the second quarter of 2014 to $5,370 ... primarily by Enbrel ® (etanercept), Prolia ® ... (carfilzomib) and XGEVA ® (denosumab). Unfavorable ...
(Date:7/30/2015)...  Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN ) today announced the appointment ... Warburg Pincus LLC, to the Amgen Board of Directors. ... and the deep, global experience he brings in the ... Bradway , chairman and chief executive officer of Amgen. "Fred,s breadth ... well." Mr. Hassan has been Partner and Managing ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Unichem Pharmaceuticals (USA), Inc. Issues a Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets Due to the Potential Presence of Foreign Tablets 2Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 2Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 3Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 4Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 5Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 6Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 7Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 8Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 9Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 10Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 11Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 12Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 13Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 14Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 15Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 16Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 17Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 18Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 19Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 20Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 21Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 22Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 23Amgen Announces Appointment Of Fred Hassan To Board Of Directors 2Amgen Announces Appointment Of Fred Hassan To Board Of Directors 3
... 2011 UCB SA (Euronext Brussels: UCB), on behalf ... BioPharma, Inc. (Nasdaq: PDLI ) (PDL) today ... definitive settlement agreement that resolves all legal disputes between ... fragment, Cimzia (certolizumab pegol), and PDL,s patents known as ...
... 7, 2011 DURECT Corporation (Nasdaq: DRRX ... will be presenting at the BIO CEO & Investor ... Time.  The conference is being held at the Waldorf-Astoria ...   http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20020717/DRRXLOGO )   A live audio ...
Cached Medicine Technology:UCB and PDL BioPharma Resolve Patent Disputes 2UCB and PDL BioPharma Resolve Patent Disputes 3DURECT to Present at the BIO CEO & Investor Conference 2
... versatile enclosures are designed ... or other process gas ... environment. HEPA filtration, heating/cooling, ... modules also available, along ...
Ideal for chemical processing that requires downward flow of exhaust fumes. Powderful 1200 CFM blower draws fumes into sub-surface bonded charcoal filter for safe removal of organic vapors (final HEP...
This free-standing work station safely ventilates fumes upwards, away from the work surface. Optional Exhaust Purification System features bonded charcoal filters that remove organic chemical vapors ...
... fume hood ventilates and purifies ... release of exhaust. Bonded charcoal ... Configurations are available with vertical ... final HEPA filter, work bench ...
Medicine Products: