Warning- kitchen towels can cause food poisoning.

Kitchen towels used can be harbouring pathogens that cause food poisoning.
Researchers were able to analyse towels used and came to the following conclusions, after extensive studies.
1) 49% used in the study and tested were loaded with disease causing bacteria.
2)The bacterial count increased with the number of family members.
3)Towels used for multi-purposes and humid ones had increased bacterial count,than single use and dry ones!.
4)Towels used in non-vegetarian house-hold had more bacteria present.
The important study demonstrates that the family composition and hygienic practices in the kitchen affected the microbial load of kitchen towels. Cross-contamination happens in the kitchen and the bacteria could reach the food and cause food poisoning.Extra attention is needed in your kitchens!!

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