The Course

Food microbiology is the science that study microorganisms found in food or used as food or in the production of food and is deals with;
1- Relation to food such as their role in food spoilage leading to poisoning or   
    illness in humans
2- Methods for limiting spoilage and growth of disease causing microorganisms in
    food during processing and storage
3- Food safety to check the transmission of food –borne disease, their role in
    fermentation to produce a variety of fermented foods such as (sauerkraut,  
    pickles, yoghurt….).
4- Microbes as source of foods like single cell protein and edible mushrooms.

Course details

Faculty:  Faculty of Science and Health (FSCH)
School: School of Science
Department: Department of Biology
Course title: Food & Industrial Microbiology
Course code: FIM6121
Language: English
Location: FSCH
Period: Academic 2015-216
Lecturer:Mr. Bakhtiyar Azad Abdullah,
Dr. Hanan Tariq
 Support Office Hours by appointment

Entry level skills

The student must be able to read various provided sources in English and write short essays and participate in class discussions.