Are bans on plastic bags making people sick? Not so fast.

Washington Post: A study found that food-borne illnesses in San Francisco increased 46 percent after the bag ban went into effect in 2007, with no such  uptick in neighboring counties. Tomas Aragón, director of the School’s Center for Infectious Diseases and Emergency Readiness, challenges the authors’ hypothesis that it was due to people putting their food into dirty reusable bags.

Read the article in the Washington Post