Natural & Applied Sciences

Research Papers/Topics in Natural & Applied Sciences

Additives and preservatives used in food processing and preservation and their health implication

Additives is “any substance the intended use of which result or may reasonably be expected to result directly or indirectly in its becoming a component or otherwise affecting the characteristics of any food”(United States Government 1981). Additives is any substance not commonly regarded or used as a food, which is added to or used in or on food at any stage to affect its keeping qualities, odaur, alkalinity or acidity or to serve any other technological function in relation to food (foo...

PRODUCTION OF MIXED FRUIT USING FUSE LOCALLY SOURED CITRUS FRUITS ORANGE (CITRUS SILENCES) TANGERINE CITRUS RETICULATE) LEMON C GROUPS (CITRUS PARADOX).

ABSTRACT  Fix locally sourced citrus fruit (orange citrus sinners) tangerine (citrus reticulate) lemon citrus lemoni) (Lime (citrus aurantifolis) and Grape (citrus paradist) were mixed together to produce mixed fruit drink. Different ratios of orange, tangerine lemon, lime and Grape fruit juice in this order were blended together, sample A 9:5:1:1:1, B5:2:1:1:1: C 4:3:2:2:2: D6:1:1:1:1:1: Quality parameter tested and the result obtained are Vit C A 16.12,B 17. 34, C 24.20, D23.47 and ...

FOOD POSIONING, IT’S CAUSES, EFFECT AND CONTROL

PREFACE Food poisoning might be described as a food borne diseases or food borne illness. Food that contains a toxin, chemical or infectious agent (like a bacterium, virus, parasite or prion) and causes symptoms in the body are considered types of food poisoning by most investigators. Those symptoms may be related only to the gastrointestinal tract causing vomiting or diarrhea or may involve other organs such as the kidney, brain or muscle. This term paper considered that, it can be trea...

PHYSICO – CHEMICAL AND ORGANOLEPTICPROPERTIES OF FLOUR AND FUFU PROCESSE FROM CASSAVE VERIETIES.

ABSTRACTThis study was designed to evaluate the potentials of sweet cassava variety TMS 4(2) 1425being manihet palmata and bitter varieties TMS 30572, TMS 30555, and NR 8082 being Manihot utilisima Crantz flours used in the production of fufu,in carrying out the process the root was weighed before and after washing then peele, washed, sliced, fermentation, washing of the fermented mash and dried erther sundrying or oven drying.The sensory evaluation were carried out when the products from 4 (...

Evaluation of Food safety hazards and control in selected fast foods outlets in Ifo Local Government Area, Ogun State

Although the safety of foods served in fast-foods in Nigeria has been an ongoing concern, the unhygienic environments where some fast-foods are located contribute to transmission of foodborne diseases. Health experts in Nigeria have said that the shortage of water may affect the success of any safety campaigns. According to the WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Program (JMP) for water and sanitation (WHO/UNICEF, 2013), only 58 percent of the country’s 160 million people have access to potable wat...

POST MILLING EFFECT OF STORAGE ,TEMPERATURE ON BREAD BAKING QUALITY OF REFINED WHITE FLOUR,WHEAT BREAD AND THE ROLE OF FLOUR LIPIDS

1.1 INTRODUCTION The USDA issued a Dietary Guidelines recommendation on June 12th, 2005 for consumers to increase whole grain consumption. However, it is generally recognized that wheat flours containing the germ can develop problems due to lipid changes. White flour, especially soft wheat flour destined for use in cakes, increases in quality with time after harvest and milling, as indicated by a desirable drop in batter specific gravity and increase in batter viscosity, distilled water ...

IMPACT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN BANKING INDUSTRY (A CASE STUDY OF SKYE BANK ENUGU)

ABSTRACTThis project work is on the impact of information technology in the banking industry.  And Sky Bank will be chosen as a case study.In doing this, both primary and secondary data were collected to solve the research problem.  The population of the study comprises of the personal of Sky Bank and the customers that patronize their services.The research instrument used for data collection were questionnaire and oral interviews.  Tables, frequencies and percentages were used...

DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION OF AIRLINE FLIGHT INFORMATION SYSTEM (A CASE STUDY OF AIR NIGERIA, LAGOS STATE.)

ABSTRACTThis project was out of the necessity to address the inherent problems encountered by members of staff of Air Nigeria and their customers. The manual processes involved in the management of airline were critical examined and the flows noted. The software so designed offers to a great extent, the solutions to these problems. The project went further to ret the different techniques used in implementing the newly design software in order to facilitate a broader understanding of the desig...


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