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Food Spoilage

Food Spoilage is the process leading to a product becoming either undesirable or unacceptable for human consumption (with associated changes involving alterations in taste, smell, appearance or texture)

PRODUCTS PHOTO POSSIBLE CAUSES
Mithai (Milk based) img Microbiological- Bacteria, Fungi and Mould
(For E.g. Coliforms, Aspergillus spp.Penicillium spp.)
Curdling of Milk img Microbiological- Bacteria
(For E.g. Lactobacillus spp.; Streptococcus spp.)
Paneer img Microbiological- Bacteria, Fungi and
Mould (For E.g. Coliforms, Aspergillus spp. Penicillium spp.)
Cheese img Microbiological- Mould
(For E.g. Penicillium, Aspergillus,Cladosporium, Mucor, Fusarium,Monilia; Alternaria)
Cooked Meat and Poultry img Microbiological- Bacteria
(For E.g. Psychotrophic Clostridia)
Cooked rice / Pulao img Microbiological- Bacteria
(For E.g. Bacillus cereus)
Shell eggs img Microbiological- Bacteria
(For E.g. Gram-positive bacteria such as Staphylococcus spp; Streptococcus spp; Aerococcus and Micrococcus.Gram-Negative Bacteria such as Salmonella; Escherichia; Alcaligens spp.)
Fish- Slime Putrefaction img Microbiological- Bacteria
(For E.g. Shewanella putrefaciens ;Pseudomonas spp.)
Apple img Microbiological - Fungi
(For E.g. Penicillium expansum ;Monilinia fructigena)

Chemical- Enzymatic Browning
(For E.g. Polyphenol Oxidase Enzyme)
Orange img Microbiological- Fungi
(For E.g. Aspergillus species,saccharomyces cerevisiae)
Tomato img Microbiological-Fungi
(For E.g. Aspergillus niger; Fusarium)
Onion img Microbiological- Bacteria
(For E.g. Soft rot in onion bulb caused by pseudomonas species)
Potato - Sprouts img Physiochemical- Enzymatic and whne stored for long time and at high temperature.
(For e.g. ADP-glucose pyrophosphorylase)
Potato Bacterial soft rot img Microbiological- Bacteria
(For E.g. Erwinia Carotovora ssp,atroseptica, Pseudomonas Marginalis and Clostridium sp.)
Spoiled Bread img Microbiological - Fungi and Mould
(For E.g. Penicillium species)
Biscuits- cream filled img Microbiological- Yeast
(For E.g. Saccharomyces, Pichia)
Cookies img Microbiological- Mould
(For E.g. Penicillium, Mucor,Aspergillus)