Tuesday, June 15

How to Develop a Safe and Natural Food Preservative?

World Food Safety Day (WFSD) celebrated on 7 June 2021 with theme ‘Safe food today for a healthy tomorrow’ stresses that production and consumption of safe food and calls for intensified efforts to prevent foodborne diseases.

New study in Process Biochemistry by researchers at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia discovers that fermented pork snack, Nem Chua contains natural bacteria-killing compound that can be used to keep food fresh for longer.

“Scientists have known about these bacteria-killing compounds for many years but the challenge is to produce them in large enough quantities to be used by the food industry”, said Jones, Associate Dean of Biosciences and Food Technology at RMIT.

‘New safe and natural food preservative from meat snack.’

Read the full story at medindia.net.