Learning objective: At the end of the lesson, the student should be able to:
Know the simple, common and applicable methods
Analysis difference food samples
Know reasons for microbials food analysis →to meet certain set standards →to estimate the shelf – life of the product →to determine the quality of the food →to determine the safety of the food for public health
Food are essential substance for life.
They are also important vehicles for micro-organisms
that cause food borne infections and intoxications.
Food is essentially complex, and predicting whether, or
how fast micro organisms will grow in difficult.most food contains suffiecient support microbial growth.
any food is nutrients to
To provide consumers with claimable qualities of food, these substance must be controlled, regulated and inspected from the microbiological view – point. Such activities are usually carried out by FAO, WHO, UNICEF, Federal state and other agencies.