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what is bacteria???

what is FATTOM Food, Acidity, Temp., Time, Oxygen, Moisture
what does food need? carbohydrates and proteins to grow
what are potentially hazardous food meat, poultry, diary products, eggs
what is the ideal acidity growth for microorganisms to grow? 7.5 to 4.6
what is the ideal temperature for foodborne microorganisms to grow? 41 to 135
what is the hazardous temperature 4 hours or more in TDZ
what about oxygen? Some foodborne microorganisms need oxygen to grow, while others grow when oxygen is gone
what about moisture? Potentially hazardous food typically has an aw of .85 or higher
what conditions can you control? time and temp
characteristics single celled, carried by food, water, soil, animals, humans, or insects and can produce rapidly
what are spores? form when nurients are not available
Created by: brielle0624