Your Kitchen Sponge Is As Revolting As It Smells

November 17, 2014 1:22 PM

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The kitchen sponge is the single dirtiest item in your house. Yes, it's nastier than the toilet seat, the garbage can and the diaper genie.

"It has a lot of nooks and crannies, so as you clean up a mess with potential pathogens in it, some of the organisms become lodged in between the sponge," Dr. Philip Tierno, a clinical professor at the Microbiology and Pathology departments at NYU Langone, and author of, The Secret Life of Germs tol...

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