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  • Pocket-size food scanner

    According to a study by the environmental organization WWF Germany, ten million metric tons of food are thrown in the garbage every year in Germany despite still being edible. A mobile food scanner will allow consumers and supermarket operators in the future to test whether food items have gone bad. more

  • Brazilian company doubles shelf life of pasteurized fresh milk

    Agrindus, an agribusiness company, has increased the shelf life of grade A pasteurized fresh whole milk from seven to 15 days.This feat was achieved by incorporating silver-based microparticles with bactericidal, antimicrobial and self-sterilizing properties into the rigid plastic bottles used as pa more

  • With carbon nanotubes, a path to flexible, low-cost sensors

    Researchers at the Technische Universitaet Muenchen (TUM) are showing the way toward low-cost, industrial-scale manufacturing of a new family of electronic devices. A leading example is a gas sensor that could be integrated into food packaging to gauge freshness, or into compact wireless air-quality more

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Shelf life

Shelf life and 'use by' 8 May Shelf life is that length of time that food , drink, medicine and other perishable items are given before they are considered unsuitable for sale or consumption . In some regions, a best before, use by or fresh ... more


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