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Does the five-second rule work?

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In 2007, researchers at Clemson University tested this question with a floor-to-food contamination study. They put salmonella on tile, wood panels, and carpeting, then dropped food on the bacteria and tested how much transfered. Seriously, I am not making this up.


Find out how safe it is to eat off the floor by watching WCCO's Jason Derusha tackle this Good Question: