More than half of workers eat at their desks according to a BBC poll, leading to questions over the increased spread of bacteria.
The poll showed that 54% of office workers eat at their desks, but microbiologist Dr Ron Cutler said this is “not a good idea”.
“I absolutely think that people who work in GPs offices shouldn't eat at their desk,” he said.
Although many people do it, including myself, there's no doubt that when you put carbohydrates on a keyboard, bacteria will make use of that.”
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