Introduction - Food preservation The causes and prevention...

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
NTR 307- Introduction 8/25/10 What is Food Science? o Food science is a life science concerned with all technical aspects of food, beginning with harvesting or slaughtering, ??????????? Food Science o Some of the sub-disciplines of food science include: Food Safety The causes, prevention and communication dealing with food borne illness Food microbiology The positive and negative interactions between micro-organisms and foods Product development The invention of new food products
Background image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: Food preservation The causes and prevention of quality degradation Food engineering The industrial process used to manufacture food Sensory analysis The study of how food is perceived by the consumers sense Food chemistry The molecular composition of of food and the involvement of these molecules in chemical reactions Food packaging The study of how packaging is used to preserve food after it has been processed and contained...
View Full Document

Ask a homework question - tutors are online