Monday, September 19, 2011

Fast Food Restaurant Playgrounds as Bad as the Food?

From The New York Times, talk about an esoteric subject that's pretty gross when you think about it: A Mother’s War on Germs at Fast-Food Playlands:
Dr. Carr-Jordan, a child development professor and a mother of four from Chandler, Ariz., has visited dozens of restaurant playgrounds in 11 states in recent months to test them for cleanliness. What the inspections and lab analyses have revealed is the widespread presence of an array of pathogens, from coliform bacteria to staphylococcus, at levels that experts said indicated that restaurants might not be disinfecting their playlands as diligently as they should.
Moral of the story? No fast food restaurant visits equals no fast restaurant playgrounds!

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