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Opening Up a Rotten Package to Find a Rotten Product is Just that; Rotten.

A biological explanation of why food rots and how you can use MAP to prevent it.   Why Products Rot…  Food decomposition is dependent on three factors: 1. Decomposers: “Decomposers” are microscopic bacteria that are about 1/3 the width of your hair. They are airborne and are perpetually surround us [i]. The decomposers found in and on food are commonly aerobes, which mean they need oxygen/air to grow. Decomposers land on food or other products such as wood, and immediately start breaking down the organic matter by feeding […]