Microbiology - Microbiology of Foods - Discussion

Discussion :: Microbiology of Foods - Section 1 (Q.No.5)


Water activity can act as

[A]. an intrinsic factor determining the likelihood of microbial proliferation
[B]. a processing factor
[C]. an extrinsic factor
[D]. all of the above

Answer: Option D


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Nickyz said: (Apr 15, 2019)  
Water acts as an intrinsic factor as food contains both bound and free water. Thus the moisture level of food is intrinsic. Moisture or water levels of the environment (extrinsic factor). And processing factor Eg. Heat.

Samuel Semahgne said: (Aug 10, 2019)  
Thank you very much @Nickyz.

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