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Spraying a 10% vinegar solution on counters will wipe out lots of kitchen counter germs at once. Keep the surface wet for 30 to 60 seconds, then wipe. Keep purses, briefcases, lunchboxes, keys, mail, and electronic devices like remote controls off countertops because they're teeming with germs.

From: Fighting Kitchen Germs: Dos and Don'ts WebMD Medical Reference

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Donna Duberg, assistant professor of clinical laboratory science, Saint Louis University.

Tierno, P. , Atria, 2001. The Secret Life of Germs

Philip M. Tierno, director of clinical microbiology and immunology, New York University Langone Medical Center.

USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service: "Cutting Boards and Food Safety."

Reviewed by Dan Brennan on December 05, 2017

SOURCES:

Donna Duberg, assistant professor of clinical laboratory science, Saint Louis University.

Tierno, P. , Atria, 2001. The Secret Life of Germs

Philip M. Tierno, director of clinical microbiology and immunology, New York University Langone Medical Center.

USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service: "Cutting Boards and Food Safety."

Reviewed by Dan Brennan on December 05, 2017

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