A non-profit seeks to disrupt the way we finance scientific research Before it was the Big Apple, it was the Big Oyster Eating monkey brains, what could go wrong? There is no such thing as junk food.
Sometimes spoiled foods smell bad, warning us not to eat them. But sometimes contamination with bacteria or degradation because of being held too long or at the wrong temperature aren't obvious. And thus consuming raw foods can be a bit like Russian roulette. A new method —a bioelectronic nose — of testing raw seafood, especially oysters, has been devised and could help prevent at least some cases of food-borne illness.