Posts Tagged ‘coffee’

Your coffee maker is a bacterial breeding ground

Friday, December 18th, 2015

Your coffee maker is a #bacterial breeding ground Bugs love the warm water but it appears cleaning is effective

“The researchers only counted the number of different bacteria types in their samples, not the total cells. A CBS investigation earlier this year found bacteria including staphylococcus and E. coli on the Keurig machines it swabbed. More than half were harboring millions of bacteria cells.

Bacteria appear to thrive in the high temperatures and chemical makeup of the coffee making process itself. Neither user behavior, the type of coffee brewed, nor frequency of the machine’s use seemed to affect the composition of the bacteria present.”


More Consensus on Coffee’s Benefits Than You Might Think

Saturday, May 23rd, 2015

Juxtaposed recently in @nytimes Consensus on Coffee’s Benefits v Caffeine…Poses Deadly Risks

Caffeine Powder Poses Deadly Risks