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It fizzes. It quenches. And it could also contain fecal bacteria.
Nearly half of the 90 beverages from soda fountain machines in one area in Virginia tested positive for coliform bacteria -- which could indicate possible fecal contamination, according to a study published in the January issue of International Journal of Food Microbiology.
Researchers also detected antibiotic-resistant microbes and E.coli in the soda samples. edition.cnn.com...
Originally posted by RuneSpider
One thing I remember from watching Mythbusters, is that they did an experiment where they had results showing fecal bacteria everywhere in their building.
Not sure what it meant, but with that and since most convenience stores have restrooms on the insides of the stores, as well as people who don't wash their hands, couldn't that go to some measure towards why they found the presences of fecal bacteria?