Gwen Ihnat, The Takeout
Sure, nearly everything is a gross, germy wasteland. Like when you go to the corner diner, you can pray that the laminated menus have been wiped off recently, but who really knows? As Reader’s Digest points out, your troubles don’t end there. Many of those attractive adds on your table—sugar, ketchup, butter packets—may also be swarming with germs. Especially… the pepper shaker.