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Why not develop a way to make raw oysters a bit safer to eat by zapping them with electron-beams, which will kill more bacteria than conventional pasteurization. Raw oysters carry a particular risk, and can harbor viruses such as the norovirus, which has no treatment or vaccine. To destroy these bacteria and viruses, which often survive even after pasteurization by heating or pressure, it is now possible to subject the oysters to a beam of electrons. A dose of just under 5...
The idea is to create a film for food packaging that will change color to indicate if the food inside is spoiled. The film will change from yellow to blue in the presence of biogneic amines- the molecules that are produced when food spoils.