MetroCurd! Ridge subway stations crawling with Italian cheese bacteria

Feb 12, 2015 405

The demographics of once-predominantly Italian Bay Ridge may have changed over the decades, but on the micro level, Italians still rule the Ridge.

A Weill Cornell Medical College study of bacteria in city subway stations released on Feb. 5 found half of Bay Ridge's stations are crawling with Enterococcus italicus, a bacteria used to make Italian Piemontese cheeses.

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