Newswise — DALLAS, March 14, 2014 — The press release “Knowing whether food has spoiled without even opening the container” is now embargoed for release at 4 p.m. Eastern time on Monday, March 17, a half hour earlier than originally scheduled. The research is being presented at the 247th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS), the world’s largest scientific society. A press conference with the researchers is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. Eastern/3:30 p.m. Central time. Journalists can watch online at ustream.tv/channel/acslive.
The American Chemical Society is a nonprofit organization chartered by the U.S. Congress. With more than 161,000 members, ACS is the world’s largest scientific society and a global leader in providing access to chemistry-related research through its multiple databases, peer-reviewed journals and scientific conferences. Its main offices are in Washington, D.C., and Columbus, Ohio.