"I never really thought about germs going onto a cake when you are blowing out your candles, but I guess it makes sense," Bonito said. What about Bonito's birthday cake? Inside Edition swabbed the ...
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A new study says blowing out your birthday candles adds 1,400 times the amount of bacteria on to the cake, so News 12 Brooklyn asked locals if they will still continue the birthday tradition knowing ...
Romney picked them up one by one and blew them out individually. People called his method “weird” and “distressing,” but science suggests he might be doing the right thing. In 2017, a study found that ...
A 2017 study published in the Journal of Food Research showed that, after blowing out candles, cake icing had a staggering 1,400 percent more bacteria than icing that ... We’ll leave it up to you to ...
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So it’s fitting that every subsequent birthday is dripping with microorganisms, too, thanks to the spit strewn over every cake as the wishes are made and the candles blown out ... the “no blow ...
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I can identify the exact moment when my relationship with birthday cake changed forever, and it was last week, when I read a study titled “Bacterial Transfer Associated with Blowing Out Candles ... ...
The no-fun study was put together at Clemson University in South Carolina. Researchers examined the spread of bacteria when blowing out candles to the birthday cake. Preliminary tests of blowing on ...
They found that blowing out candles caused the frosting to grow 14 times as much bacteria, on average (and up to 120 times as much bacteria, depending on who was doing the huffing and puffing!). But ...
An invention by a Stratford woman prevents the spreading of 99.78 percent of bacteria when someone blows out birthday candles. Francine Coughlin says she was in the kitchen looking for ways to improve ...
Now that I’ve read a study titled “Bacterial Transfer Associated with Blowing Out Candles on a Birthday Cake,” will I become a frosting scraper-offer? And what kind of Scrooge would come up with such ...