Episode 87: Meat the microbiologist reducing food waste
Nov 15, 2020Episode 87
Niamh Chapman, Kelsey Picard & Laura Rood
Australia is the world’s largest exporter of sheep meat products. Transporting the vacuum-packed meat over long journeys causes huge costs to the industry through spoilage. Hear how interest in research application led Laura Rood to a PhD project in prolonging the shelf life of meat products by investigating the microbial organisms that cause meat to go bad.
Hosts: Niamh Chapman (@nchapmanTAS) & Kelsey Picard (@KelseyOnScience) Production: Meredith Castles (@meredithcastles) & Olly Dove (@littledove440) Media & Promotion: Olivia Holloway (@LivHolloway_) & Kate Johnson (@KatePlantPhys)