Surprising Facts about Workplace Germs and What to Do about Them

Yogurt's not the only bacteria in the fridge

One of the biggest mysteries of the workplace: Why would someone steal another person's lunch? Who knows what could be in it? But, ballsy thieves aside, even the honest eaters in the office could be getting more than they bargain for when they put their lunch in the communal cooler.

The fumes from a raunchy refrigerator in a San Jose, Calif., office recently sickened more than 30 employees. Ewww. Clean out the fridge at least every two weeks.