From CNN: Soda fountains contained fecal bacteria, study found

Nearly half of the 90 beverages from soda fountain machines in one area in Virginia tested positive for coliform bacteria — which could indicate possible fecal contamination, according to a study published in the January issue of International Journal of Food Microbiology.

Researchers also detected antibiotic-resistant microbes and E.coli in the soda samples.

http://edition.cnn.com/2010/HEALTH/01/08/soda.fountain.bacteria/

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