Study Finds Bacteria Thrives on Paper Towels, Especially Recycled Paper Towels

Posted on December 31, 2011

A new study has found that bacteria can thrive on paper towels, even towels that are unused. The Canadian study by researchers at Laval University in Quebec City found that recycled towels carry the most bacteria. Six Canadian brands of power towels were studied. The names of the brands were not released. Take a look:

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