By The Daily Bayonet
Ontario greenwashers Loblaws recently began charging customers 5 cents for plastic bags, or they will sell you a reusable bag for about a dollar. Inconveniently, the reuseable bags might kill you and we need to return to plastic bags for public safety:
The study found that 64% of the reusable bags tested were contaminated with some level of bacteria and close to 30% had elevated bacterial counts higher than what’s considered safe for drinking water. Further, 40% of the bags had yeast or mold, and some of the bags had an unacceptable presence of coliforms, faecal intestinal bacteria, when there should have been 0.