Food Microbiology is the study of micro-organisms present in our food. Some of the microbes helps in the production of food products while others tend to contaminate them, thus causing food spoilage. The study of Food Microbiology is important because it affects the techniques used for food safety, food production and storage. Strains of Bacteria and yeast are used for food production techniques of products such as cheese, yogurt, wine, soy sauce and many more. Similarly, numerous strains of microbes can contaminate the food products if not preserved or stored in a sterile condition.
Food borne Pathogens
Microbiological Risk Assessments
Microbes in Food Production