The ‘5 Second Rule’ might not save you from germs… but there’s a loophole

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SEATTLE — Bad news, friends. Turns out, the “5 Second Rule” may not apply.

A new story in the Washington Post says most bacteria can transmit to food in less than a second.

However, the amount of stickiness in the food and the surface the food falls on play into how quickly germs transfer.

Kaci and Travis have more.

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