Factors affecting the growth of microorganisms in foods

The growth of microorganisms in food products can be affected by extrinsic factors and intrinsic factors, as you will see below. By understanding the factors affecting the growth of microorganisms in food we can know how to keep food safe to eat. This knowledge can also help us to work out how to preserve food for longer.

Last modified: Tuesday, 15 July 2014, 12:01 AM