This may strike you as SHOCKING but new and clean doesn’t always mean the same thing, especially when it comes to clothes. Do YOU wash your clothes after you buy it? If not, you may be exposing yourself to dangerous bacteria.
This team went shopping for science. They bought several items from regular stores and second hand stores and then took them to the lab.
After taking a swab from each of them, they let the samples incubate for 24 hours. When they opened the petri dishes the next day, I was literally disgusted.