According to a study carried out by microbiologist Markus Egert, a kitchen sponge contains about 350 species of bacteria that can make you very sick. It is a disturbing revelation, especially in view of the fact that we use the kitchen sponge to clean our kitchen utensils, not to contaminate them. There’s another point to Dr. Egert’s research that makes you think twice about cleaning your kitchen sponge. Of the 14 houses he examined, each sponge contained bacteria and some even contained the pathogenic E.Coli, Moraxella and Salmonella bacteria. Continue reading on the next page and find out how microbiologist Markus Egert thinks it’s best to clean your kitchen sponge.