Light-emitting diodes (LEDs) are everywhere, from car headlights to cell phones and ultra-thin screen TVs. Now LEDs can be used to great effect in the food industry, and not only as a source of cost-efficient lighting.
When a piece of food falls on the floor, is it really OK to eat if it's picked up within five seconds? This urban food myth contends that in those few seconds on the floor, dirt and germs won’t have much of a chance to contaminate it. Professor of Food Science at Clemson University, South Carolina, writes that research in his lab has focused on how food and food contact surfaces become contaminated, and they’ve done some work on this particular piece of wisdom. ,