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SensorFresh Q for Meat and Poultry – electronic nose smells decay


The SensorFreshQ is an electronic nose that sniffs out bacteria on uncooked meat stuffs. The thing takes 2000 readings in under a minute to determine whether your chicken leg is safe to eat or should be fed to next door’s cat (just kiddin’). Green means OK, red means ‘ohnowe’reallgonnadierunforit’. $89.95. [via SmartStuff]

 Simply hold the sensor about an inch above the meat and push a button; a built-in fan draws in the sample atmosphere past four electronic sensors that measure by-products of food-borne bacteria at sensitivities measured in parts per billion (ppb). It is programmed to correlate with the strictest international standards for food safety.One replaceable sensor cartridge (the “QCard”) is included; it should last for two months of standard meal preparation, or 200 readings. Self-monitoring safety feature automatically shuts down the device and signals when a new QCard is needed.


  • This device would render my cats completely useless. (as opposed to just mostly useless)

  • I have invented a KITCHEN OIL FUME CLEANER,which destroy the odour of hot pepper.
    The government needs "scientific data" to appove it to the market, I think that this e-nose can be the solution.

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