Today Show: Retailers Putting Used Underwear Back on Shelves

Posted on March 5, 2010

Today Show unveiled some true filth during its Secret Filth Exposed segment. The investigators for the segment bought underwear from eight major retailers, removed the tags and then marked the tags with tiny black dots. They then returned the items. They saw the underwear put back on the shelves moment later with hidden cameras. Stores even put underwear back on the shelves that investigators had stained with baby oil. A microbiologist told the Today Show that bacteria can linger on used clothes for weeks. Obviously, you should wash any clothing items you buy before wearing it. Take a look: