A recent study in the Journal of Food Research found that blowing out the candles produces 1,400 percent more bacteria in birthday cake icing than in icing not blown on.
A recent study in the Journal of Food Research found that blowing out the candles produces 1,400 percent more bacteria in birthday cake icing than in icing not blown on. Dreamstime/TNS TNS
A recent study in the Journal of Food Research found that blowing out the candles produces 1,400 percent more bacteria in birthday cake icing than in icing not blown on. Dreamstime/TNS TNS

Blowing out the candles on your birthday cake? You may wish you hadn’t.

August 04, 2017 09:51 PM

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