Monday, August 19, 2019

Food Fortification: Fortified For Better Health.

Fortification food help to prevent many intellectual deficiencies disabilities and diseases. The global health burden of vitamin and minerals is profound.

Can Fortification of foods with vitamins and minerals help prevent blindness and birth defects which are caused by nutritional deficiencies?

Food fortification is a proven, cost-effective intervention. Hidden hunger, also known as micronutrient deficiency, is a lack of critical vitamins and minerals. Today it affects more than a quarter of the global population – 2 billion people. Deficiency in nutrients like iron, folic acid, iodine and vitamin A can be life threatening for pregnant women and their developing infants.

Food enrichment is another term for food fortification. It involves the addition of nutrients to food. The basic aim of this addition is to address nutrient deficiencies in large segments of the population.

Food fortification is the most cost effective approach to prevent nutritional deficiencies. It also can be introduced quickly through marketing and distribution  system.

Benefits of are also readily visible. It is socially acceptable and as well as sustainable.

It does not require the person to change their eating habits and the effect is fast and broad.
It is also considered as the safest strategy as the added amount of the nutrient is low but at the same time constant.


Fortification of food is one of the best way to improve the nutrient intake of people deficient with nutrients but it has few limitations also.

  • Shelf life of some products are reduced to much processing of the product. 
  • Sometimes prolonged cooking of fortified foods leads to 90% loss of Vitamin C.
  • It is said to be most most cost effective way but cost is such how increased and makes it a little difficult for the lower income group to purchase.



Monday, August 12, 2019

Food Safety

Eating a diet with plenty of fruits and vegetables provides important health benefits, but it’s important that you select and prepare them safely.

To add nutrients in your diet, you need to add fruits and vegetables in your diet that can help you protect from heart diseases, stroke and even save you from cancers too.
Sometimes, choosing the right vegetable or fruit  might help help you to lose weight and help you maintain a healthy lifestyle.

But sometimes, raw fruits and vegetables may contain harmful germs, such as Salmonella, E.coli, and Listeria, which may bring food poisoning into existence.

To prevent food poisoning, one must know how to prevent food poisoning to keep their food safe.


HOW TO KEEP FOOD SAFE?

People usually tend to follow wrong procedures and practices which often leads them to food poisoning.

So how to prevent it?
There are very few simple steps which will help you to keep our food safe at domestic level.

Four Steps (Clean, Separate, Cook, Chill) to Food Safety

Clean: Wash your hands and surfaces often.


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  • Germs that cause food poisoning can survive in many places and spread around your kitchen.
  • Wash hands for 20 seconds with soap and water before, during, and after preparing food and before eating.
  • Wash your utensils, cutting boards, and countertops with hot, soapy water.
  • Rinse fresh fruits and vegetables under running water.

Separate: Don't cross-contaminate



  • Raw meat, poultry, seafood, and eggs can spread germs to ready-to-eat foods—unless you keep them separate.
  • Use separate cutting boards and plates for raw meat, poultry, and seafood.
  • When grocery shopping, keep raw meat, poultry, seafood, and their juices away from other foods.
  • Keep raw meat, poultry, seafood, and eggs separate from all other foods in the fridge.



Cook: To the right temperature.


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  • Food is safely cooked when the internal temperature gets high enough to kill germs that can make you sick. The only way to tell if food is safely cooked is to use a food thermometer. You can’t tell if food is safely cooked by checking its color and texture.
  • Use a food thermometer to ensure foods are cooked to a safe internal temperature. Check this chart for a detailed list of foods and temperatures.external icon.
    • 145°F for whole cuts of beef, pork, veal, and lamb (then allow the meat to rest for 3 minutes before carving or eating)
    • 160°F for ground meats, such as beef and pork
    • 165°F for all poultry, including ground chicken and turkey
    • 165°F for leftovers and casseroles
    • 145°F for fresh ham (raw)
    • 145°F for fin fish or cook until flesh is opaque.



Chill: Refrigerate promptly.


 

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Bacteria can multiply rapidly if left at room temperature or in the “Danger Zone” between 40°F and 140°F. Never leave perishable food out for more than 2 hours (or 1 hour if it’s hotter than 90° F outside).
  • Keep your refrigerator below 40°F and know when to throw food out.
  • Refrigerate perishable food within 2 hours. (If outdoor temperature is above 90°F, refrigerate within 1 hour.)
  • Thaw frozen food safely in the refrigerator, in cold water, or in the microwave. Never thaw foods on the counter, because bacteria multiply quickly in the parts of the food that reach room temperature.

Monday, July 29, 2019

Food and Beverages 2020

About Conference

Conference Series llc LTD invites all the participants from all over the world to attend 29th wrold Conference on Food and Beverages, London, UK, which includes prompt keynote presentations, Oral talks, Poster presentations, workshops and Exhibitions.

Conference Highlights



  • Bioinformatics in food tech
  • Bio processed Food and Beverages
  • Dairy and Food Technology
  • Food Fortification
  • Food Biotechnology
  • Food Grading
  • Food and Beverage Production
  • Food Product development
  • Food Beverage and Microbiology
  • Food Science and Technology researches
  • Food Nutrition and Quality Assuarance
  • Food Engineering
  • Food & Beverage Preservation
  • Food Hygiene and Sanitation
  • Food Authentication
  • Food Technology in Agriculture
  • Food, Beverage and Dietary Supplements
  • Innovation in Food Packaging
  • Importance of Food Technology
  • Negative effects of Food Technology
  • Nanotechnology in Food Industry
  • Obesity and Food Beverage
  • Poultry Processing and Products
  • Scope and Importance of Food Processing

  • Supported By


    Journal of Microbial & Biochemical Technology
    All accepted abstracts will be published in respective Conference Series LLC LTD International Journals.
    Abstracts will be provided with Digital Object Identifier by Cross Ref.