A recent poll conducted by O2 found nearly 16 million office workers didn’t take their full lunch break last year.
The same study also revealed that around 60% of office workers choose to eat lunch at their desk – some while continuing to work.
According to the BBC programme ‘back in time for dinner’ this trend started in the 1980’s when Marks and Spencer created the first pre-packaged sandwich (salmon and tomato incidentally).
Eating food at your desk supports the chance of you using a dirty unhygienic keyboard and mouse daily. Crumbs love to get snuggled up in the keys and mouse with some grease. If these aren’t cleaned they can lead to bacteria multiplying and are likely to make you ill.
Seriously, that hand with all the hummus on it? It's going to leave traces all over your keyboard. Eating at your desk not only can create a mess, but also those bits of ham are going to breed some nasty bacteria when they're left in perpetuity in the crevice around your space bar. To put it in gross perspective, it's getting nastier than a toilet seat. In fact, your keyboard is 20,589 times dirtier than a toilet seat according to CBT Nuggets.
Git rid of the cubs in your keyboard and...
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