Why does food decay?
Mar05

Why does food decay?

Have you ever noticed that if you leave an apple (or any fruit ) for too long it starts to go bad or decay. This is because micro-organisms such as bacteria, yeasts and fungi feed on the fruit and break it down. Have you also noticed that keeping fruit and vegetables in a fridge makes them last longer? This is because the cold slows down the growth and reproduction of microorganisms  stopping the decay. Today we are looking at other...

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