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Did you just eat that? : two scientists explore double-dipping, the five-second rule, and other food myths in the lab

Author: Paul L Dawson; Brian W Sheldon
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"A rollicking yet rigorous inquiry that follows the science of germs into the kitchen, restaurant, and everywhere else you eat and drink. Have you ever dropped a chip on the ground, picked it up after five seconds--then eaten it? Or debated which spreads fewer germs, paper towels or electric hand dryers? What about backwash? These are perennial questions when it comes to food and germs, and Did You Just Eat That?  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul L Dawson; Brian W Sheldon
ISBN: 9780393609752 0393609758
OCLC Number: 1057410876
Description: xi, 288 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction : a dive into the mysterious microbial world --
The five- second rule --
Beer pong : don't hate the game --
Are you ready to order? --
Blowing out birthday candles, or spraying germs on cake? --
Keep your dirty hands to yourself --
Hand dryers, or bacteria blowers? --
Things you put in your drink --
Can I have a taste of that? --
Pass the popcorn, please --
Dip chips and double-dipping --
Epilogue : food microbes and safety.
Responsibility: Paul Dawson and Brian Sheldon.

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A rollicking yet rigorous inquiry that follows the science of germs into the kitchen, restaurant and everywhere else you eat and drink.  Read more...

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Myth busters move over and squeamish eaters beware. Here is a fun, entertaining, fact-filled, and scientific dive into the potentially daily disgusting and dangerous encounters we can have with Read more...

 
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