More and more customers are aware of the dirty truth!
On behalf of the German Broadcasting Corporation, hygiene expert and microbiologist Prof Reinier Mutters of Marburg University Hospital studied shopping trolleys in various supermarkets.
Dirtier than public toilets
Often, an ordinary shopping trolley harbours more germs than any public toilet!
Moist germs and mould
The experts discovered moist germs and mould on all of the shopping trolleys tested.
Consumers want clean shopping trolleys.
From many conversations with customers, it is clear that prevention of infections by means of hygiene is becoming increasingly important, particularly in the food retail sector.
This is more than understandable in view of this statement from Prof Reinier Mutters:
Let Cleaner explain the problem
Did you know...
THAT ON A NORMAL SHOPPING TROLLEY ARE OFTEN MORE GERMS, THAN ON PUBLIC TOILETS?
This has recently been proved by hygiene expert and microbiologist Prof Reinier Mutters of Marburg University Hospital.
that in isolated cases, faecal bacteria like Escherichia coli were found on the handles of shopping trolleys?
Escherichia coli is among the most common causes of infectious diseases.
that bacteria can survive for a long time in a moist environment and may be resistant to antibiotics?
Shopping trolley often provide a great environment for bacterias to prosper.
that mould was found on shopping trolleys?
Some types of mould can lead to infections, allergies and even poisoning?
that we are in danger twice a week on average?
The average Austrian uses a shopping trolley twice a week, resulting in a high risk of contamination?
that high pressure cleaners can't fix the problem?
High pressure cleaners don’t provide the cleaning quality, to remove the dangerous germs and bacterias and to get the shopping trolley clean.
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