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.

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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