The Science of Food Safety ebook explores the science underlying food safety, which includes the structure and function of cells and viruses; the growth, reproduction, and evolution of bacteria; the fundamentals of the human immune system; and some of the greatest public health contributions to date against foodborne illness.
Understanding the Cell’s Importance – Cell structure; where bacteria live; good
and bad bacteria
Growth and Reproduction of Cells – Cell metabolism; cell division; bacterial
adaptations to environmental conditions
Microbes... Friend or Foe – Beneficial and dangerous bacteria; viruses; the
Food Safety and You – Technology, methods, and historical understanding of food