Does that piece of meat look a little bit suspicious to you? Don’t put yourself at risk for food poisoning – check out FOODsniffer, the world’s first electronic nose that helps you determine the quality of the meat, poultry and fish to see if its safe to eat.
Foodsniffer was invented by Lithuanian inventor Augustas Alesiunas who came up with the idea after getting sick from food poisoning and decided to create a device that would help families quickly and easily check the freshness of food. This portable handheld device can reduce the risk of food poisoning by quickly smell test food to confirm that it is safe to consume. It is designed with four sensors to test against temperature, humidity, ammonia and volatile organic compounds present in food.
How to use
To use, simply direct it towards the food product and click a button. Using Bluetooth technology, FOODsniffer transmits data to the user’s smartphone or tablet, which will then display a detailed result with recommendations regarding the safety of the product. This way, you can analyse the results and know for sure whether it is time to bin the meat or not. Given the fact that more than 200 diseases are spread through food and who haven’t been food poisoned before in their life, you’ll want to get one of these bad boys to keep in the kitchen and especially if you are travelling to a high risk area where food poisoning is likely.
Where to buy?
FOODsniffer currently comes in three colours – green, white and black, and ships to Hong Kong for USD135.