The experts recommend to abandon add to smoothies slices of lemon or orange. Basically, it refers to the consumption of drinks in bars and restaurants. In the study, it was found that often bacteria causing infectious diseases, often multiply in pre-cut lemons. This writes the Deccan Chronicle.
In the experiment, the researchers gathered swabs from the sliced lemons in 21 restaurants. In 70% of cases were detected bacteria. In some samples contained a number of microorganisms, including pathogenic. Under certain circumstances they can cause infectious diseases such as food poisoning.
Experts recommend that at home to store the lemon in the refrigerator, in a special Department. It is best to use fruit during the day. During long-term storage on the surface of the lemon produces a lot of bacterial flora, are quite resistant to alcohol or hot water.