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Is the Five-Second Rule Real?

Oops! You drop your precious midnight snack on the floor! You just picked it up really quick, like less than five seconds, so it is ok to eat, right? But is the 5-second rule really legit?

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Sources:
https://rucore.libraries.rutgers.edu/rutgers-lib/50050/PDF/1/
http://aem.asm.org/content/early/2016/08/15/AEM.01838-16
https://www.cdc.gov/foodborneburden/2011-foodborne-estimates.html
https://www.foodsafety.gov/poisoning/effects/index.html
https://www.cdc.gov/foodsafety/groups/consumers.html
http://news.rutgers.edu/research-news/rutgers-researchers-debunk-%E2%80%98five-second-rule%E2%80%99-eating-food-floor-isn%E2%80%99t-safe/20160908#.WIpLL7YrKfc

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