Preservation of egg and egg products from microbial spoilage

Preservation of egg and egg products from microbial spoilage

Introduction Eggs are a highly nutritious food that contains proteins, minerals, fats, iron, phosphorus vitamins (A, B, D, E, and K) needed by human beings. The fully mixed egg contains about 65% water, 12% proteins, and 11% fat. These various nutrient contents present in eggs make it an excellent source for bacterial microflora, including pathogenic bacteria. Thus, various preservation methods …

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Microbial spoilage of egg and egg products

Microbial spoilage of egg and egg products

Introduction Eggs are a highly nutritious food that contains proteins, minerals, fats, iron, phosphorus vitamins (A, B, D, E, and K). The eggs most commonly consumed by humans are the eggs are of hens, ducks, and quails.  The chicken’s egg, in particular, is very popular consists of the yolk (30-33%), albumen (60%), and the shell (9-12%). Egg yolk is about …

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