Dear Scientific Community,
I heard something on the radio last week that sent me into a spiral of despair, rocking my parental philosophies to their very core.
The five second rule isn’t real.
Apparently, you have again set out to prove that just as much bacteria can collect on a piece of food that has sat on the ground for five seconds as would collect on a piece of food sitting there for, say, 30 seconds. Or five minutes.