Microbes and Food






This interactive resource covers:

1. You are what you eat -  Take a look at the menu in this café. 

2. What are microbes?  Before you make your menu choices, you might need to learn some of the basics about micro-organisms. You can also find out how microbes get into food.  

3. Food producers  The interactions of microbes with food are actually very complex, and this e-source only covers a tiny amount of what a food scientist needs to know. For background information on the three main areas of food microbiology check out these sections.

4. Food spoilers 

5. Food poisoners

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