9 Ways Your Kitchen Is Making You Sick

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Maybe you consider yourself a foodie and only buy organic fruits and veggies. Or maybe you're a damn fine cook and pride yourself on getting a homemade dinner on the table for your kids each night. Regardless, that kitchen you spend so much time in is probably, well, disgusting.

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Not yours in particular, mind you. We're talking everybody's kitchen. According to science-y people, it's probably harboring E.coli, staph, and Salmonella bacteria, even if you clean it regularly. (Because you know, "cleaning" doesn't mean "sanitizing.")

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Here, the eight ways your kitchen is a total germ-fest.

We're going to throw #7 in the washer right now. What about you?

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