Food Microbes: What and Where Are They?
This course provides a window into the world of food microbiology and food science. We will explore popular trends and myths related to food microbes. Discussions will center on topics including probiotics, double-dipping, food safety myths (the five-second rule), and how to avoid foodborne illness when traveling. Finally, we will address the issue of food additives/antimicrobials in the context of food safety.