29 Oct '14, 2am

Reading about this: Are mold and bacteria growing inside my coffee maker?

Reading about this: Are mold and bacteria growing inside my coffee maker?

Are mold and bacteria growing inside my coffee maker? by Lori (Georgetown, TX) Use white vinegar to kill mold and bacteria in your coffee brewer. QUESTION: I was talking with someone at work yesterday who said she had watched a segment on her local news station about how mold and bacteria grow inside coffee makers. Is this true? If so, how can I make sure my coffee machine is mold and germ free? The idea of us drinking mold and germs with our coffee freaks me out! Lori ANSWER: Lori, hi I have heard the same myself. And it makes sense if you think about it. The inside of a coffee maker, or a home espresso machine, is dark, damp and often warm. In other words, ideal growing conditions for both mold and bacteria. You might think the hot water alone would keep the inner workings of your brewer clean. Not so. The water isn’t hot enough. To sterilize your brewer the water would ...

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