Finger Licking Good?

The class today was Food Microbiology. For that one and a half hour, I only learnt one new thing.

10­8 viruses per g of feces.
A food handler did not wash his hands after using the washroom. A 0.01g piece of feces was trapped under a fingernail. If 108 viruses were present per g of feces, can you imagine the number of virus particles present under his fingernail?

Puts a new perspective on “Finger Licking Good” eh?


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