No really. Once or twice a year, a super gross food story comes out.
Well, 2010 brings us feces-related bacteria in soda fountains at fast food restaurants. Microbiologists found that 48 percent of sodas from fast food soda-dispensing machines contained coliform bacteria, ”which is typically fecal in origin”.
Read the article. There’s a whole bunch of other bacteria in soda fountains, like E. Coli. No one has yet postulated why soda fountains are so gross, or if making a “suicide” at the 7-11 down the street from my middle school will really turn you insane.