Infographic Oct 12, 2018
Microorganisms inevitably inhabit our food as they do every other corner of the Earth. Many exist there harmlessly, and some can even be beneficial. However, there are also a subsection that can make us ill or even kill. Consequently, food microbiology has become a worldwide public health concern.
This infographic focuses on the harmful microorganisms that contaminate and spoil our food.
Download this infographic to learn:
- Pathogens commonly found in food
- Routes of contamination
- Techniques being developed to combat foodborne infections
There are lots of reasons to culture bacteria, many sources from which to culture them and diverse species with equally diverse growth requirements – some pickier than others. To give yourself a fighting chance at successful bacterial culture it is therefore vital to pick the correct culture conditions for your purpose and avoid contamination by using good aseptic technique.READ MORE