Edible silk tag can prove your alcohol or medicine is authentic

Simply using a smartphone to scan the tag, which was developed by biomedical engineers from Purdue University and the National Institute of Agricultural Sciences in South Korea, could confirm the drink’s authenticity.

Jungwoo Leem, a postdoctoral research associate and Young Kim, both of Purdue’s Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering, are part of a global research team that has developed an edible QR code on the tag made of specialised silk which could help consumers detect fake whiskey...


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