Could a potentially harmful fungus be lurking in your kitchen?
FOX's Colleen Cappon reports in today's "Housecall for Health"...
Think your dishwasher is squeaky clean? Think again.
Scientists have found a possibly harmful fungus that seems to thrive in the steamy environment, surviving high temperatures and harsh detergents. In samples taken in nearly 200 homes in six continents, scientists found 56% of dishwashers contained this fungus - described as a black yeast - on the rubber seal of the appliance door.
Researchers said more testing needs to be done to determine if there's any health threat.