SDSU Students React to a new study about the 5 Second Rule


Whether it’s an old wives’ tale or there is any validity to the 5-second rule has been the subject of many a lunch room debate. But the safety of eating a piece of dropped food or re-using a baby bottle as long as it’s within five seconds has been challenged by scientists at San Diego State University in a study funded by The Clorox Company.

And while the findings are not terribly surprising – affirming that germs do, in fact, attach in less than five seconds – we went out on campus to see what SDSU students think of the 5-second rule.

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