Bacteria in the food Industry : Bacteria in the food Industry The good, the bad and the ugly Bacteria are unicellular prokaryotic organisms : Bacteria are unicellular prokaryotic organisms There are estimated five nonillion different species of bacteria
5*1030 Bacteria are small unicellular organisms : Bacteria are small unicellular organisms Bacteria are often viewed only as a negative organisms : Bacteria are often viewed only as a negative organisms People usually perceive bacteria as negative factor in a food industry.
They blame food spoilage and diseases on the bacteria The GoodInteresting food and bacteria facts : The GoodInteresting food and bacteria facts Streptococcus thermophilus
Propionibacterium shermanii The GoodInteresting food and bacteria facts : The GoodInteresting food and bacteria facts Sourdough bread
Pickles The goodHealth and probiotic bacteria : The goodHealth and probiotic bacteria Studies show that adding probiotic to kids milk products such as Lactobacillus acidophilus and bifidobacteria decrease
Dysentery by 21%
Pneumonia by 24%
Acute Lower Respiratory Infections by 35% The goodHealth and probiotic bacteria : The goodHealth and probiotic bacteria Benefits of consumption of probiotic enriched products by adults
Regular bowel movement
Diversity of gastrointestinal flora
Increase in immune response The badFood-born diseases : The badFood-born diseases Salmonella, Campylobacter, E. coli and Listeria onocytogenes are the major causes of food-borne diseases
In 2005, there were 1.8 million deaths registered due to these pathogens in the world.
In 2006, there were 205 cases of illnesses cased by E. coli in the United States and Canada.
In the United states alone there are 325,000 hospitalizations and 5,000 deaths due to food-borne diseases. The uglyBotulism Toxin : The uglyBotulism Toxin Clostridium botulinum causes one of the most rare but deadly paralytic illnesses
The toxin produced by bacteria paralyzes the muscles of the diaphragm
The following death is fast, and is very hard to stop
Every year there are 20-30 cases of botulism toxin caused deaths in the United States alone.
On the contrary, the botulism toxin (Botox) is widely used in medical and cosmetic industries for
Muscle spasm Bacteria in the food industryThe good, the bad and the ugly : Bacteria in the food industryThe good, the bad and the ugly Bacteria are the most diverse organisms on Earth
5 nonillion species
The food industry and bacteria go hand in hand
Cheese and milk fermented products
Probiotic bacteria improves health
In kids and adults
Bacteria causes food-bore diseases
1.8 million deaths a year in the world