Can you count on booze to kill the bugs in egg nog?


Can you count on booze to kill the bugs in egg nog?

A perennial holiday dilemma: will alcohol kill the bacteria in homemade eggnog? Microbiologists Vince Fischetti and Raymond Schuch, from The Rockefeller University, ran an experiment in the lab to see whether salmonella can survive in a vat of spiked eggnog. Dr. Rebecca Lancefield’s Eggnog Recipe.

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