It is a question on the minds of many people this season: will adding alcohol to the homemade eggnog safeguard against salmonella? To find out, Science Friday teamed up with eggnog expert and microbiologist Vince Fischetti, who agreed to run some tests in his lab at The Rockefeller University.
Cover image courtesy of booleansplit/flickr.
Demo and editing by Charles Bergquist and Annette Heist.
Filmed and produced by Flora Lichtman