Thomas Ramey Watson

Disinfectants cause some bacteria to adapt and even thrive

[A] new lab study shows one pesky bacterium eats cleansers for breakfast: When disinfectant was applied to lab cultures of the bacteria, they adapted to survive not only the disinfectant but also a common antibiotic.

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For the most part, I’m using white vinegar to clean around the house, including toilets and bathrooms.

It also whitens.

Works wonders and isn’t toxic. Because it’ s acidic, vinegar al

so kills germs.

It isn’t supposed to be as dangerous

as all the new, toxic chemicals. I also like Simiple Green, another non-toxic cleaner.

It’s better th an vineg

ar on my wood flloors bec

ause it leaves a little shine.

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