Introduction - Food preservation • The causes and...

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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
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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...
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