Friday, June 5

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Harmful Microorganisms found in Milk
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Harmful Microorganisms found in Milk

Milk is a white liquid which is produced by the mammary glands of mammals (Wikipedia). A primary source of nutrition, it is said that milk is a complete food. Milk is consumed all over the world by almost every one. Be it any human being or any other mammal, milk is the first food that the infant consumes. Milk is completely packed with all required nutrients, minerals, proteins and vitamins which are very important for the growth and healthy functioning of our body. Along with these all required nutrients; milk is also full of microorganisms. There are several bacteria, pathogens and other microbes present in the milk which are very harmful if consumed. There are several harmful microorganisms found in milk if the milk is consumed untreated and can lead to serious problems. Milk is a ste...
Preserving Perishable Foods
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Preserving Perishable Foods

As discussed in our previous post, perishable food items can easily get spoiled or decayed due to chemical or microbial actions. So, it is very important to avoid perishable foods from getting spoiled making it unpleasant and unhealthy for consumption. Perishable foods can be avoided from getting spoiled in several manners. Foods such as dairy products and meats should be kept refrigerated. This will check the growth of microbes in the foods. Preserving perishable foods becomes a challenge if the perishable food products aren’t handled and stored properly under safe and hygienic conditions. As most of the food products can easily come in contact with the microbes, thus it is very important to preserve the food items to make them stay fresh for longer time. Methods of Preserving Perish...
Perishable Food Items
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Perishable Food Items

Food is among the basic needs of life. We all have studied how the man started to cook food.  We all know the history of evolution and developmental phases of human life, and how food and fire played the role. Let’s not go in to too deep and stick to our main subject. Storing and packaging food is really an important step which everyone should take to save and preserve the food for a long time. There are some food items which can easily get spoiled or contaminated within some time while some food items live long. So according to this, there are several ways to preserve and store them. Perishable food items need more attention and care as compared to non-perishable food items.  As perishable food items can easily get spoiled, these items either should be consumed or should be preserved and ...