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Did you just eat that? : two scientists explore double-dipping, the five-second rule, and other food myths in the lab / Paul Dawson and Brian Sheldon.

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Benton Co PL - Fowler 579.16 DAW (Text) 34044000963841 Adult Nonfiction Checked out 12/06/2018
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  • ISBN: 9780393609752
  • ISBN: 0393609758
  • Physical Description: xi, 288 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : W. W. Norton & Company, [2019]

Content descriptions

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-272) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction : a dive into the mysterious microbial world -- The five- second rule -- Beer pong : don't hate the game -- Are you ready to order? -- Blowing out birthday candles, or spraying germs on cake? -- Keep your dirty hands to yourself -- Hand dryers, or bacteria blowers? -- Things you put in your drink -- Can I have a taste of that? -- Pass the popcorn, please -- Dip chips and double-dipping -- Epilogue : food microbes and safety.
Summary, etc.:
"A rollicking yet rigorous inquiry that follows the science of germs into the kitchen, restaurant, and everywhere else you eat and drink. Have you ever dropped a chip on the ground, picked it up after five seconds--then eaten it? Or debated which spreads fewer germs, paper towels or electric hand dryers? What about backwash? These are perennial questions when it comes to food and germs, and Did You Just Eat That? provides the answers. Food scientists Paul Dawson and Brian Sheldon take you into their labsto show how they have determined everything from how much bacteria gets transferred from sharing utensils to how many microbes live on restaurant menus. They list their materials and methods (in case you want to replicate the experiments), guide you through their results, and offer in-depth explanations of food safety and microbiology. Written with candid humor and richly illustrated, this fascinating book will reveal surprising answers to your weirdest and most commonly debated questions about food and germs--and then some" -- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Food > Microbiology.

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