Hygiene and Environmental Health Module: 10. Food Protection and Preservation Methods

Study Session 10  Food Protection and Preservation Methods


Food protection and food preservation have one aim in common they are intended to prevent contamination and spoilage of foods. Many of the methods of food protection and preservation used today are of ancient origin. Having an understanding of food microbiology (as you learned in Study Session 8) is important for food protection and preservation practice. In this study session, you will learn about the principles and methods of food protection and preservation, and also the details of safe ways of food processing and preparation.

Learning Outcomes for Study Session 10