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This website is devoted to sharing information about food safety and safe ways to preserve food at home. It provides links to many of the other related resources available to you. Food spoilage is the process of food becoming unsafe or unacceptable for human consumption. Spoilage is normally caused by the growth of microorganisms in foods. Other losses in quality are caused by natural activities in fresh food tissues, for example, the excessive softening in overripe fruit caused by fruit enzymes. Food preservation is the maintenance of safe and nutritious food for an extended period of time. Examples of preserved foods include properly packaged refrigerated, frozen, canned, and dried products.
Food protection and food preservation have one aim in common they are intended to prevent contamination and spoilage of foods. Many of the methods of food protection and preservation used today are of ancient origin. Having an understanding of food microbiology as you learned in Study Session 8 is important for food protection and preservation practice. In this study session, you will learn about the principles and methods of food protection and preservation, and also the details of safe ways of food processing and preparation. SAQ Food protection methods are measures taken to protect food from being contaminated by any agent. All food must be protected at all times during storage and preparation from the following contaminants:.
FOOD PROCESSING AND PRESERVATION TECHNOLOGY - Principles of deterioration, preservation methods, irradiation, packaging, ultrasound, quality.
Food processing has come to be associated with ramen noodles, canned meat, and spongy snack cakes. The health concerns raised by these products have led many to assume that all processed foods are unhealthy, but do they deserve their reputation? Businesses use food processing techniques to transform raw foods and ingredients into new products.
Fruit and vegetables are an important supplement to the human diet ass they provide the essential minerals and vitamins and fibre required for maintaining health. Most of fruits and vegetables are seasonal crops and perishable in nature. In a good season there may be a local glut, particularly of fruit, but because of insufficient transport facilities, lack of good roads and poor availability of packing materials, the surplus cannot be taken quickly enough to the natural markets in urban areas. Food , Processing , Preservation , Food preservation and processing , Food preservation.
To extend the longevity of food used at home or in your food business, you can use refrigeration, freezing, canning, sugaring, salting, and even vacuum packing. Plus, food experts are constantly researching new preservation methods to expand our options. Centuries of trial and error have taught us the safest methods of food preservation, which you must prioritise if you want to retain the quality and hygiene of stored food. The good news is that, with the right guidance and materials, you can easily do so in any setting. Food preservation refers to the processes you use to prepare food for safe, long-term storage, whether you plan to use it at home, for prep in a commercial kitchen, or to sell directly to consumers. Preservation methods help inhibit bacterial growth and other types of spoilage, meaning the food is safe and satisfying to eat in the future.
Food processing is any method used to turn fresh foods into food products. Food processing includes traditional heat treatment, fermentation, pickling, smoking, drying, curing and modern methods pasteurisation, ultra-heat treatment, high pressure processing, or modified atmosphere packaging. Some of the common methods are described below:. The food is heated to a high temperature. This process is called pasteurisation.
Food preservation includes food processing practices which prevent the growth of microorganisms , such as yeasts although some methods work by introducing benign bacteria or fungi to the food , and slow the oxidation of fats that cause rancidity.Kakouzi 29.05.2021 at 03:35
Module Title: Principles of Food Processing and Preservation. Introduction manufactured foods), packaging, and storage conditions. Quality loss can be.Brice C. 30.05.2021 at 09:42
Food processing is any method used to turn fresh foods into food products.Gustave G. 01.06.2021 at 05:34
Foods are mainly composed of biochemical compounds which are derived from plants and animals.