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on September 21, 2020

Color-changing sensor detects contaminated food

Specialty silk microneedles piece packaging and draw up fluid to test for the presence of bacteria.

Engineers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have designed a food sensor able to sample meat, poultry and other food products for spoilage and bacterial contamination.

“Smart packaging technology providing real-time food information can prevent economic damage to the industry during an outbreak of food pathogen,” explained Benedetto Marelli…

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