Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Study: Plastic bags better for environment

“Large numbers of bacteria were found in almost all (reusable) bags and coliform bacteria in half. Escherichia coli were identified in 12% of the bags and a wide range of enteric bacteria, including several opportunistic pathogens. When meat juices were added to bags and stored in the trunks of cars for two hours, the number of bacteria increased 10-fold indicating the potential for bacterial growth in the bags.”

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