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Food Preservation

4/4/2013 Food Preservation Methods Food Preservation Using Chemicals SMY04032012 A naturally / synthetically produced substances that is added to food/beverages to prevent spoilage Preservatives: The good, bad and ugly! 1 4/4/2013 Sometimes, food may spoil because of the changes in the food itself. When food spoils, the following may change: • appearance • taste • texture • odour © Food – a fact of life 2007 Food may become unsafe to eat. Micro-organisms need certain...

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Different Food Preservation Practices

 FOOD PRESERVATION Food is preserved to prevent natural and microbial decay, by modifying the conditions that favour enzyme activity and the growth of micro-organisms. Foods are preserved for the following reasons: 1. To add variety to the diet, by making food available out of season. 2. To make use of food when it is cheap and plentiful and to store it for later use. 3. To vary the diet by preserving food in ways the make a new product out of the food (e.g. pickling, jam...

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Ancient Food Preservation Methods

Ancient Food Preservation Methods Food preservation is a process used to save or delay foods from spoiling. These methods have been used before the beginning of written records. There were many ways that food was stored and preserved for future use and consumption. Although the ancient people lacked technology, they still understood the realization that the food they ate needed a process to keep their food safe to eat. This paper will help you better understand the use of food preservation technology...

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Food Handler Study Guide

What are the three types of contaminants? Biological Chemical Physical Four practices that make food unsafe Poor personal hygiene Cross-Contamination Time-Temperature Abuse Poor Cleaning or Sanitizing Most Common Food Allergens Milk and Dairy Products Eggs and Egg Products Fish and Shellfish Wheat Soy and Soy Products Peanuts and Tree Nuts How to wash your hands 1. Wet hands and arms with 100°F 2. Apply soap 3. Scrub for 10-15 seconds 4. Rinse hands and arms 5. Dry hands and arms When to wash your...

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Animal Farm

how the animals on the farm use self- preservation in order to protect themselves from the damage that the humans are causing. One particular character Squealer, who was a pig in second in command to the leader also known as “Leader Comrade Napoleon.” Squealer is an essential asset to Napoleon, cause he uses Squealer to deliver messages to the other animals on the farm. Although Squealer is important to Napoleon, Squealer has his own concerns of self- preservation in which he uses Napoleon to service...

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process of beef jerky

ancient times. As times goes by, people realized how important meat is crucial for giving energy, muscle building purposes and more, the need towards meat product has been increased and the way to preserved this food has been a concerning matter all along as it is a high perishable food due to its high water activity level. Therefore, various ways to preserve meat products have been introduced and these meat products will be commonly known as the processed meat. To be specifically defined, the term...

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Meat Packaging

MIDLANDS STATE UNIVERSITY FACULTY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT OF FOOD SCIENCE AND NUTRITION ASSIGNMENT 1 DISCUSS METHODS OF PACKAGING MEAT (25) AN ASSIGNMENT SUBMITTED IN PARTIAL FULFILMENT OF THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MODULE: FSN 206: MEAT TECHNOLOGY BY DAVID SONGA R121204P SUBMITTED ON: 13/03/13 Meat packaging The function of packaging is to surround or wrap meat products with suitable protective material. Packaging materials were in the old days simple natural...

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Tourism: Culture and Primary Products

(roads, water, electricity, telecom and cybercom, but not necessarily local priorities.)  • Cultural preservation (economic incentives to preserve food, fashion, festivals and physical history, but these tend to be superficial elements of a culture.)  • Environmental protection (econ incentives to preserve nature, wildlife and urban cleanliness)  • Foreign exchange (generates resources to import food, pharmaceuticals, technology, consumer goods.)  • Development of health care services (those these  ...

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Meat Processing

PROCESSING PRINCIPLES OF MEAT PRESERVATION Meat preservation is principally concerned with the application of measures to delay meat spoilage, which are caused by microbial, chemical and physical changes. Of these, microbial spoilage is most common. Microbes thrive in moisture and since meat is 70%-75% water, it spoils easily through microbial action. Meat, being rich source of nutrients, also becomes an excellent food for bacteria. Methods of meat preservation, however different from each are...

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history of the refrigerator

have been practicing inconvenient refrigeration techniques to prevent food spoilage but in 1834 Jacob Perkins built the first practical refrigerating machine through the ideas he encountered from other people. He modified the findings of Oliver Evans’s invention, the vapor-compression refrigeration and then built his idea of the refrigerator unit. Before Perkins development in 1834, ice was the only convenience of keeping foods cool. Most people would load wagonloads of ice into icehouses or use the...

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