Why you shouldn't be using sponges in 2018
The kitchen is a center place for families. Sharing memories, food, and unfortunately deadly bacteria. While it has been commonly known that dish sponges can hold harmful bacteria, recent research proves traditional methods of cleaning those sponges does not reduce bacteria growth. In a paper published by Nature Scientific Reports, German researchers were able to expand on previous studies with of new developments in gene sequencing technology.
But I clean by sponge!
You may have microwaved your sponge or soaked it overnight in an acidic solution. The new research reveals that the act of sanitizing your sponges kills certain threads of bacteria and allows others to grow rapidly on a blank canvas.
Look for 316 Grade
There have been many advancements in the quality of cleaning products available to households. 316 Grade Stainless Steel is the finest grade material, used in food service and surgical products. Products made with 316 Grade have been developed to rid themselves of highly contagious bacteria threads for limitless re-usual.
The CM Dishcloth for example, was developed for the same utilities as your sponge or kitchen scrubby. Once a week, throw it in the dishwasher or rinse with hot water and soap! It includes a lifetime warranty and is priced as an affordable consumer product.
At Knapp Made Products we believe in keeping the kitchen as a place for memories, not bacteria.