Food Spoilage

1. Food can spoil after a certain period of time.
2. Spoilt food will change in texture and taste.
3. One can get food poisoning by eating spoilt food.
a) Food poisoning can lead to stomach upset, diarrhea and vomiting.
b) Serious food poisoning may cause death.
4. Foods which are spoilt can be identified by observing, touching, smelling and tasting.
5. Spoilt food has one or more of the following characteristics.
a) Unpleasant smell
b) Unpleasant taste
c) Changed colour
d) Changed texture
e) Mouldy