Food Microbiology is important to diagnose the prevailing microorganisms which contaminate the food and cause health issues along with food spoilage. However there are certain Good Bacteria which are known as probiotics contribute to good health of an individual.
Food Safety is important to ensure safety of manufactured food items by conducting microbiological tests such as testing for pathogens and spoilage organisms are required. This way the risk of contamination under normal use conditions can be examined and food poisoning outbreaks can be prevented. Testing of food products and ingredients is important along the whole supply chain as possible flaws of products can occur at every stage of production.
Nowadays, Export and Import of Food has also been increased exponentially, the food safety becomes an important aspect to ensure the Quality and Standard of the Business. Various food products including Rice, Grains, Imported fruits and Vegetables, Dry fruits, oils etc have been exported or imported on large scale. The Laboratories having equipped technology and prescribed approvals from NABL, FSSAI or Food Buyers are required to carry out the analysis of the product and ensure the food quality.