Food 101 - Stories about Food

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More than 100 reader-friendly articles by Dr. Don Mercer, Department of Food Science, University of Guelph, Canada, are available on the IUFoST Website. Created as one of IUFoST’s food education initiatives, they present important information in a way that helps consumers to make informed choices and avoid food-related health issues, amongst other things. Examples of the range of articles available include The Origin of the Metric System; Syneresis: A big word for an annoying problem; Food Drying-‘DIY’; and Food Spoilage-You know its spoiled when…  These are gems that are consumer friendly and, as they are not overly long, they can be translated easily into many languages.  To begin reading: