The Low-Down on the 5-Second Rule

Who hasn't seen a friend or family member use the 5-Second Rule? Heck - maybe you've even used it yourself! It's the idea that if you drop food on the floor and pick it up within 5 seconds, it's still good to eat.

But is that food actually still good to eat? Josh Clark and Chuck Bryant, hosts of the Science Channel show "Stuff You Should Know," did their research, and in this clip from "The Jeff Probst Show," they tell Jeff what they've learned about bacteria in regards to the 5-Second Rule. It isn't pretty, folks!

Keep watching for other germ and bacteria facts - including the dirtiest, germiest items and surfaces in your house!

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Josh Clark and Chuck Bryant on The Jeff Probst Show.