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Moldy Bread Experiment - Yuch!

I always knew regular hand washing was a good idea but this really drives it home!! Get your soap at

“We took fresh bread and touched it.” — explains Jaralee Metcalf, a teacher from Idaho in her Facebook post that has been shared about 70K times. The first piece was rubbed on all of the classroom laptops. The second one was a control piece — it wasn’t touched, it was placed immediately in the plastic bag and labeled “Fresh & untouched.” The third piece of bread was touched by the whole class using unwashed hands. For piece #4 the whole class washed their hands with warm water & soap and, again, touched the slice. And for bread piece #5, they cleaned their hands with hand sanitizer and then touched it." Really interesting experiment, don't you think?



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