Science Settles The Five-Second Rule Debate

As it turns out, the 5-second rule isn’t just some imaginary excuse to eat food after it falls on the floor. Scientists now confirm that time actually does effect what degree food is impacted by bacteria. The next study will evaluate the spread of cooties.

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