Hey guys, how are you today? Can I ask you a simple question – do you use a BBQ grill brush to clean your grill back home? Well, if your answer is, then you should stop with that and throw it out immediately! In this article we’re going to show you the reason why! The experts say that this common tool (a bristled cleaning brush) is a danger to your guests and for yourself.Yes, that’s right, a bristled cleaning brush! The one you and almost everyone owns to scrub away all the accumulated bits and pieces on their grill grates before cooking. Doctors are trying to warn people about the dangers of this simple tool, even calling for its removal from store shelves.
Here’s what you need to know – well, the actual problem with this tool is that the wire bristles can sometimes fall off of the brush, attach to the grill, and then cling to your food without anyone noticing. If it’s swallowed, it can cause serious damage to your throat and epiglottis. Not only is it very painful, it’s also extremely difficult for surgeons to find and remove, with no standard surefire procedure. Several cases have been reported and it has become so widespread that it was brought up at the annual meeting of the Canadian Society of Otolaryngology.
So, here comes the million-dollar question – what you need to do? Well, that’s easy to answer! First, get rid of your wire bristle brush. Next, learn other ways to clean your grill:
- Halved onion or potato, holding it with a long fork or tongs
- Balled up tinfoil, holding it with tongs
- Bristle-free grill brush
Or, you can watch the video below for the full details. We really hope you find this article helpful and don’t forget to share it with your friends and family. Thank you and have a good one!