January 18, 2015 6:52 PM

Hoping to prevent gray ground beef, MU researchers see red with LED lights

Discolored hamburger can still be safe to eat, but the appearance makes it tough to sell to counsumers. Thus scientists are researching whether new types of lighting, such as LEDs, will help the meat retain its color. Grocers in Kansas City have already been installing meat cases lit with LEDs.

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