Virus or phage

What Is A Virus ?

March 12, 2020 smitsa 0

A virus is a non-cellular particle which consists of genetic material and protein that enables it to invade living cells. Some do contain lipid as […]

Bacteria and Archaea monitored in microbial risk management

Microbial Risk Assessment

January 30, 2019 smitsa 0

Microbial risk assessment (MRA) is a scientific method of analysis of the safety risks posed by pathogens in a complex food system. It determines the […]

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Microbial Cell Modelling

September 18, 2017 smitsa 1

Knowing the lethality of a thermal preservation process so that you can design a microbiologically safe method for killing bacteria is vital. Before anything is […]

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Staphylococcus Food Poisoning

December 22, 2015 smitsa 2

Staphylococcus aureus is a serious and common foodborne pathogen – a bacterium widely found in the food supply chain (Tirado and Schmidt, 2001; Loir et al., […]

Pink wildflowers, Hill Gooseberry, rose myrtle, downy myrtle (Rhodomyrtus tomentosa)

Downy Rose Myrtle (Rhodomyrtus tomentosa)

January 22, 2013 smitsa 0

Downy Rose Myrtle or Rhodomyrtus tomentosa  (Aiton) Hassk. (Family: Myrtaceae) is a flowering plant that could provide product developers with  a rich source of colour. This supplements its culinary […]