Monday, February 04, 2008

Super Bowl Make Out Session


I am sure that many of you went to a Super Bowl Party last night and indulged in such culinary pleasures as queso, bean dip or salsa. Chances are there were some double dippers in the crowd. Professor Paul L. Dawson, a food microbiologist at Clemson, conducted a study measuring how in fact bacteria can spread through double dipping. The acidity and thickness of certain dips played a role in how much bacteria was shared, but in most scenarios, there was some sort of exchange- according to Dawson “The way I would put it is, before you have some dip at a party, look around and ask yourself, would I be willing to kiss everyone here? Because you don’t know who might be double dipping, and those who do are sharing their saliva with you.”

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1 comment:

Ann said...

I knew there was a reason that we stayed home to watch the game ...