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San Fran startup CURES HANGOVERS using world's first GMO bacteria02:40

San Fran startup CURES HANGOVERS using world's first GMO bacteria

United States, San Francisco
October 6, 2019 at 06:58 GMT +00:00 · Published

A new cure for hangovers is now on the market for booze lovers and party-goers. San Francisco-based startup Zbiotics unveiled their modern 'hair of the dog' in the Northern California city on Friday.

Zbiotics launched a probiotic to help combat the side effects of drinking, by dissolving a by-product of alcohol called acetaldehyde.

The alleged cure comes in tiny vials and must be downed before the first round of drinking.

The product, which according to its creator is the result of years of testing, has been effective on more than 90 percent of people who tested it.

However, Zbiotics CEO and founder Zack Abbott warns that it's not a 'get out of jail' card as it doesn't remove the intoxicating effects of booze.

"This product is really designed to be a partner in your responsible drinking behaviour," he added.

San Fran startup CURES HANGOVERS using world's first GMO bacteria02:40
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A new cure for hangovers is now on the market for booze lovers and party-goers. San Francisco-based startup Zbiotics unveiled their modern 'hair of the dog' in the Northern California city on Friday.

Zbiotics launched a probiotic to help combat the side effects of drinking, by dissolving a by-product of alcohol called acetaldehyde.

The alleged cure comes in tiny vials and must be downed before the first round of drinking.

The product, which according to its creator is the result of years of testing, has been effective on more than 90 percent of people who tested it.

However, Zbiotics CEO and founder Zack Abbott warns that it's not a 'get out of jail' card as it doesn't remove the intoxicating effects of booze.

"This product is really designed to be a partner in your responsible drinking behaviour," he added.

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