HOME / Future Tense : What's to come? The Littlest Tasters How do food manufacturers conduct sensory research on consumers too young to read, write, or make rational decisions? By Nadia Arumugam|Posted Tuesday, June 26, 2012, at 3:49 PM Tweet Tweet MYSLATE Save this story. Follow all Future Tense articles. Follow the Life section. Follow stories by Nadia Arumugam. MySlate is a new tool that lets you track your favorite parts of Slate. You can follow authors and sections, track comment threads you're interested in, and more. SLATE'S MOST VIRAL How Can You Survive in an Air Bubble 100 Feet Underwater for Three Days? Wu-Tang’s GZA Teaches Kids Science With Least-Lame Classroom Rap Ever Rule No. 1 for Female Academics: Don’t Have a Baby Nadia Arumugam is a New York City-based food writer and contributer to Forbes.com. Follow her on her blog Chew on This and on Twitter. Click here to load comments.