Science Shorts: Spoilage Science

Whether it’s fresh or processed, all food eventually spoils. Methods such as freezing, canning, and the use of preservatives lengthen the lifespan of foods, and we—and the modern food industry—rely on these methods to maintain our food supply. This month’s Science Shorts explores the concepts of food spoilage and prevention.

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Elementary SchoolMiddle School

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Type Journal ArticlePub Date 1/1/2005Stock # sc05_042_04_51Volume 042Issue 04

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