It happens often, you buy a head of lettuce it then gets pushed to the back of your refrigerator only to be forgotten and then goes spoiled entering culinary heaven as an inconsumable. Of course this goes beyond lettuce but all edibles, with the concept design by Liao Haibo, Hu Yaxing, Chen Zhipeng and Tang Yigang their invention can help the end to wondering the specs of your food.
The QR Fridge Magnet, recent winner of the 2013 Red Dot Award, is a tiny device transparent tool, which displays text with imagery about your food. A scan of a QR code on fruits or vegetables displays information such as production date and location that can then be affixed to your appliances. Going forward the freshness details are updated for quick overview keeping you aware at all times when items are past expiration.