Check out this story regarding lunch boxes and the growth of bacteria. With the schools starting up across the country, it is always a good reminder to make sure kids take precautions to stay as germ-free as possible. One area to focus on are school lunch boxes.
It is so important that lunch boxes are wiped and cleaned out daily. In addition, it is important for children to get in a habit of washing their hands regularly. Also, as one parent points out, it is important for kids to make sure wrappers and other food items are emptied out at the time of eating and not left in the lunch box. Check out more in this story.