I originally posted about this new study last Friday that reveals the unpleasant presence of fecal bacteria in nearly half of the fountain drinks tested.  As noted then:

Tests were conducted on 90 fountain beverages, from both self-service and store-personnel dispensers. 48% of the beverages tested positive for coliform bacteria. The tests revealed the presence

This is the truth.  The lunch special from the cafeteria downstairs today included a drink, so I had just finished a fountain soda when I was forwarded a link to this study.  Yikes.  A study published this month in the International Journal of Food Microbiology reported on the presence of coliform bacteria in nearly 50%