Oh precious, darling little Science Daily, what would we do without you?
I hate to (ahem) spoil it for you, but the answer is…no. Puff reporting you say? Nonsense! Check this masterful line of science writing:
“Retrieving food outdoors is also generally safe, says Chambliss, as long as it doesn’t fall on potential reservoirs of infection such as piles of animal poop.”
Oh, fuck it. Manzanita berries are good, I’m totally going for it.
Next up…”Does Tossing Salt Over Your Shoulder Really Ward Off Bad Juju?”