Fruit pasteurization kills harmful microorganisms known to cause diseases such as tuberculosis, brucellosis, diphtheria, and scarlet fever. However, the process may also destroy some enzymes, pectin, and possibly beneficial microbes depending on the fruit pasteurization time and temperature applied.
Food is fuel for the body as well as acting as a comfort or enjoyable pastime for many. However, any food-lover should also know basic food safety guidelines such as properly storing and refrigerating leftovers, interactions with medications, the risks of food poisoning and more.
Frozen food storage is becoming an increasingly popular practice, and is especially favored by many in this tough economy. This article describes the steps that you can take to ensure that you freeze and store food both safely and in a cost-effective manner.
Discover the issues surrounding food safety during camping adventures. Find out what types of foods to bring and how to properly store and cook them.
Do we routinely face a plastic food packaging health risk? Well, some plastic food containers do pose certain risk, especially if used improperly. Read on to learn about these containers, the risks that they can pose, and how to best use them to ensure that health risk is minimized.
Find out what genetic modification of fruits and vegetables entails and learn about the issues surrounding genetic engineering.
Canning food at home can be an economical way to enjoy your garden produce all year long. Unfortunately, improper canning can be hazardous and possibly even fatal. Learn how to process your produce safely.
Maintaining a soy-free diet is a must for those allergic to soy. Learn about how US label laws apply to soy foods, and what foods are naturally soy-free.
A patient is put on a special diet before a colonscopy prep. The diet before colonoscopy bowel preparation helps the colonoscopy prep to go smoothly and the intestines more visible during the procedure. This article will explain what can and can not be eaten on this diet.
Traveling with food during the holidays is an easy way to contaminate holiday foods with the bacteria that causes food borne illnesses. To avoid contamination while traveling, you must follow certain safety tips and take certain precautions.
With all the leftovers that come with the holidays, do you know how long you can keep turkey leftovers and other holiday food? Depending on what type of food it is and how the food is stored will determine how long you can safely keep those holiday leftovers.
Although eggs are enclosed in a protective shell, they do not keep indefinitely. Find out how long it is safe to keep eggs, and learn safety tips on cooking and storing eggs.
Laser labeling on vegetables and fruit has many excellent benefits, provides better security, is a natural process, and is energy and cost efficient.
This article will discuss how long canned goods remain fresh.