Food Microbiology

Food microbiology refers to the study of micro-organisms that contaminate or destroy food. Food Microbiology mainly focuses on a variety of research on bacteria that have beneficial as well as harmful effects on the quality of food. Food-borne micro-organisms interact differently with various foods and their response differs with various food products so, there is a need to study the microbial diversity for improving the quality, safety, and to maintain healthy properties of processed foods.