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Soda fountain machines harbor fecal bacteria, study finds

Posted on Jan 11, 2010 in Uncategorized

BY Rosemary Black DAILY NEWS STAFF WRITER Is it possible your self-serve soda could be flush with yucky bacteria? You may want to consider ordering a bottled beverage rather than filling your own glass at a fast food restaurant: A study shows that drinks from soda foundation machines in restaurants and fast food establishments might actually harbor fecal bacteria, according to a study reported by ABCNews.com. Nearly half the beverages coming out of the machines were contaminated with coliform bacteria, which indicates possible fecal contamination, according to the small study, which sampled...

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