We're all aware that plastic is harmful to the environment. One of the ways retailers have ensured that they're cutting down on waste is by charging a fee for plastic bags and encouraging shoppers to use reusable bags instead.
Over the last few years, many people, myself included, have fully switched to using these environment-friendly bags. In fact, I always leave them in the trunk of my car so I won't have an excuse not to use them when I go to the grocery store.
However, an alarming piece of news coming out of an assessment by the University of Arizona and Loma Linda University in regards to these bags will have every reusable bag user on edge.
If you don't wash your bag often, then keep reading because you could be putting your health at risk.