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Why does food go bad? / Benjamin Proudfit.

Proudfit, Benjamin, author. (Author).
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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
APLS-Decatur E 664 PRO (Text) 34207002013689 JNE Available -
Greentown Children's Library - Greentown 664.001E PROUDFIT (Text) 75342000338412 Easy Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781482438505 (library bound)
  • Physical Description: 24 pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Gareth Stevens Publishing, [2016]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (page 23) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Don't eat that! -- Fruits and veggies -- The bad spot -- Spoiled meat -- That stinks! -- Dry bread -- Preservatives.
Summary, etc.: It is disappointing to open a container of strawberries only to see green fuzz covering them. Even worse is pulling out moldy cheese for a sandwich! Fruits and vegetables actually begin breaking down the minute they are picked. With more packaged foods, like meat, cheese, and bread, this begins right when the seal is broken or before if it's been on the shelf too long! Bacteria are the main culprits of food going bad, as readers will learn in this book. There are up close photographs and an illustrated diagram of the process that will help readers further understand an everyday problem and the science behind it.
Subject: Food spoilage > Juvenile literature.
Food > Microbiology > Juvenile literature.
Food > Preservation > Juvenile literature.

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