International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development

International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development


International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development
International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development
Vol. 1, Issue 5 (2014)

Post Harvest food Spoilages, the factors affecting them and control


Ramprasad D., Sahoo Debasish, Bhattar Sreedhar

Foods consumed by human beings are subject to contamination by wide variety of microorganisms, as the foods contain a wide variety of substances that include carbohydrates, proteins, fats, minerals etc. The microorganisms include both beneficial and harmful types. The growth of these microorganisms in the foods bring about the spoilage of food, may induce toxicity or may bring about food borne infections. This review paper discusses about the type of food spoilages, food borne infections and the factors affecting them, which includes temperature, pH, oxygen availability, moisture content (aw) and control etc.
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Ramprasad D., Sahoo Debasish, Bhattar Sreedhar. Post Harvest food Spoilages, the factors affecting them and control. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development, Volume 1, Issue 5, 2014, Pages 190-194
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