6 Ways Your Memorial Day Barbecue Can Harm Your Health

Published: May 27, 2016

Tepid potato salad left out in the sun is nothing next to the bristles on your grill brush when it comes to a holiday weekend’s biggest health threats.

Here, six of the strangest case reports that, take it from us, you don’t want to make a part of your Memorial Day celebrations.

1. You can ingest bristles from your grill brush

The heavy-duty brushes used to scrub grills until they’re squeaky clean can leave metal bristles stuck to the grates.

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