If you did, fear not. The Tribune examined the Cup and found it remarkably germ-free:â†µ
We swabbed it for germs.â†µ
We sent the samples to the Chicago lab EMSL Analytical, which found very little general bacteria and no signs of staph, salmonella or E. coli.â†µ
“It’s surprisingly clean,” lab manager Nancy McDonald said.â†µ
Just 400 counts of general bacteria were found, she said. By comparison, a desk in an office typically has more than 10,000.â†µ
Ew. Better clean your desk.