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Eggnog: Spike And Let It Sit, For Safety

Dec 18, 2009 (Talk of the Nation)

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A perennial holiday dilemma: Will alcohol kill bacteria like salmonella 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.

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