Fourth Floor Studio

September 18, 2006

Fresher, longer

Filed under: skepticism, stupidity — chris @ 1:35 am

An ad on TV has been advertising a revolutionary new food storage system of containers. Apparently, they use a proprietary plastic containing silver which reduces “harmful” bacteria by 98%. Fantastic – apart from the fact that it’s fungi, not bacteria, that are usually behind food spoilage. That’s why bad food is usually called “mouldy”.

The nice people at Chowhound have done a test too.

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