The latest research shows that "70 percent of shopping carts in Chicago have traces of E. coli, but not all stores offer sanitizing wipes," the Chicago Tribune reports.
Alarmed by this news, the newspaper tracked down grocery and drug stores to find out if they are "doing something" In
this case, providing sanitized wipes at the store. Low and behold, many of the stores already were doing it before the new study, but there was at least one that wasn't: Walgreens.
The drugstore chain tried putting dispensers for the cloths near the entrances of some stores, but "demand for them was very light," spokesman James Graham said.
Shall we have a congressional investigation. Should the CDC spring into action? Should the government impose a rule mandating the installation of wipes at the door of every store?
I hope not. Does everyone have to take care of us all the time. Shoppers are not prohibited from bring their own wipes. They should.
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