Yet Another Reason To Spike That Eggnog

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. Check out Rebecca Lancefield’s Eggnog Recipe.


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