16 Aug '16, 1pm

Researchers find that LED light makes milk taste bad

Researchers find that LED light makes milk taste bad

LED lighting typically emits in the blue spectrum and influences how the nutrient riboflavin absorbs light. Riboflavin, as well as other photosensitive components, degrades the proteins in milk and oxidizes the fats, leading to a taste some describe as similar to cardboard or plastic . Cornell’s study revealed that customers were turned off by fresh milk exposed to LED light for as little as four hours, as compared to milk up to two weeks old that had been hidden from LED effects. Nicole Martin, lead author of the study and supervisor of the Milk Quality Improvement Program laboratory at Cornell said, “This study shows that light exposure is a much greater factor explaining deteriorating milk quality than even age.”

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