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A low-cost wireless miniaturized device for food spoilage monitoring

The condition of food is checked using standard laboratory tests — which are not regularly available to supply-chain personnel or end customers. A miniaturized sensor of spoilage in protein-rich foods, which leverages advances in polymer engineering and low-cost sensing, will enable more frequent and accessible testing, improving food safety and quality control.

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Fig. 1: A miniature device for the detection of food spoilage.


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This is a summary of: Istif, E. et al. Miniaturized wireless sensor enables real-time monitoring of food spoilage. Nat. Food (2023).

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A low-cost wireless miniaturized device for food spoilage monitoring. Nat Food 4, 364–365 (2023).

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