Edible QR codes may alter dosage directions for prescribed drugs

Edible QR Codes prescription drug dosing

Researchers are developing a new way to customize prescription dosages with quick response codes. Researchers from the University of Copenhagen have teamed up with peers at Finland’s Åbo Akademi University to use edible QR codes as a tool for customizing prescription drug dosages. The new technique is designed to help personalize the way patients are dosed with their medications for greater precision and improved results. The researchers have already created a white edible material on which a drug-based QR code is printed. The researchers have come up with a white…

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Edible QR codes offer diners mobile friendly treats

QR codes in the food industry

In the United Kingdom, an Italian restaurant group has used technology to celebrate an important anniversary. In the U.K., an Italian restaurant has decided to do something a little different in order to celebrate its tenth anniversary, by serving customers dishes with QR codes on them that can be both scanned and eaten. The quick response codes were meant to provide diners with a little bit of an interactive experience. Edible QR codes were added to certain select dishes during the lunch service of the day of the anniversary in…

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Edible QR Codes: What’s The Deal?

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The usefulness and popularity of smartphone-scannable QR codes has gotten to be so significant that the codes are branching out and being implemented in other industries, many of which haven’t had much use for the codes up to this point. One of those uncharted territories is the food and restaurant industry, where QR codes are just now starting to show up. These are quickly becoming known as “edible” QR codes, though the codes themselves aren’t actually for food. But they are being used by the food industry in a number…

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QR codes help sushi chef eliminate restaurant fish substitutions

California restaurants are experiencing a rise in “fish fraud” and a mobile friendly barcode is helping to stop that. There is a growing problem in California restaurants, as well as in other areas of the United States, and a sushi chef is hoping to use QR codes to put the practices around it to a dead stop. The issue has to do with the use of fish that is far less than fresh in sushi and other restaurants. The practice of gassing fish with carbon monoxide in order to maintain…

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Edible QR codes shed light on California sushi

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QR codes used to show off fresh sushi For culinary connoisseurs, knowing what goes into making a meal is extremely important. This is as true for sushi as it is for other kinds of food. That is why restaurants are beginning to show more interest in making information concerning the food they offer more available to consumers. This is the case with Harney Sushi in San Diego, California, which has taken a somewhat innovative approach to information distribution. Patrons visiting the restaurant have begun seeing small, edible QR codes attached…

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