food safety

  • Can you refreeze chicken?

    A meat myth busted.

    You can’t refreeze chicken, right? It’s a common Aussie food myth that has been busted by the Food Safety Information...

    Nutrition November 15, 2021
  • Is that meat fresh? Check your phone

    Colour-changing barcode behind novel e-nose.

    Your phone might soon be able to do a sniff test for you.Credit: NTU SingaporeResearchers are working on an a...

    AI November 12, 2020
  • Printed tongues take some licking

    Synthetic surface behaves like the real thing.

    British scientists have 3D-printed some rather sophisticated fake tongues – even if they don’t actually look like ton...

    Core Sciences October 28, 2020
  • Cleaning product toxins found in crops

    Peppers absorb antimicrobial found in personal care items.

    It’s all a matter of language, in the end. Take toiletries: what the manufacturers might term “personal care products...

    Sustainability April 11, 2018
  • Better food protection on the way

    DNA-infused patch signals the presence of pathogens.

    The ubiquity of “best before” labelling on packaged foods may be coming to an end, with the development of a patch th...

    Materials April 8, 2018
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