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Oh I totally agree. I'm just suggesting that perhaps this also affects the recipients of the packages.

You know how many nasty germs a package comes in contact with even before an Amazon employee touches it and long after it’s shipped? Trillions, with a t.

I don't think that makes it safer to touch the package after peeing in a bottle. Employees are required to wash their hands after using the restroom. I believe that state law may even require it.

Trillions of germs, probably not so many nasty ones.

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