The Problem with Desktop Dining

Research shows that even as more employees are eating at their desks and work stations, most do not realize that these surfaces are far more contaminated with   bacteria than are cafeteria tables or even toilet seats. Further, large numbers of employees do not wash their hands before eating in this way and many also do not keep food refrigerated to the degree it should be.

Increasing numbers of U.S. workers are eating meals at their desks, a trend that health experts say is accompanied by health risks that are significantly greater than most employees realize.

In fact, nearly twice as many workers eat at their work 

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