Did You Just Eat That?

Did You Just Eat That?

Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 1211 , Segment 1

Episode: 5 Second Rule, Lie Detectors, Regrowing Limbs

  • Nov 27, 2019 11:00 pm
  • 17:44 mins

Guest: Paul Dawson, Professor of Food Science at Clemson University, Co-author of “Did You Just Eat That?” If you drop that delicious homemade roll on its way to your Thanksgiving plate, will you snatch it up and eat it anyway? Or does it go straight in the trash because you don’t believe the five second rule? That’s the idea that it takes at least a few seconds for bacteria to migrate onto food. Grab it fast enough and you’re all good. Well, some researchers at Clemson University put the rule to the test. (Originally aired: 7/16/19)

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