African Journal of
Food Science

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Food Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0794
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJFS
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 899

Table of Content: May 2016; 10(5)

May 2016

Effects of glucose and clove treatment on the microbial load of Bunyi Youri during fermentation and solar tent drying of the product

“Bunyi youri” is a Nigerian fermented sun-dried fish product used as condiment in soups. This study was carried out to determine the effects of glucose and clove treatment on the microbial quality of the fermented and solar tent-dried product. A total of 24 isolates were obtained from the “Bunyi youri” samples analyzed, Micrococcus sp. was the predominant constituting 45.83% of the isolates,...

Author(s): Paul Y. Idakwo, Charles A. Negbenebor, Amin O. Igwegbe and Mamudu H. Badau

May 2016

Quality control of raw milk in the smallholder collection and bulking enterprises in Nakuru and Nyandarua Counties, Kenya

Kenya has one of the largest dairy industries in sub-Saharan Africa. Most of the milk marketed by small-scale farmers in Kenya has been reported to be of poor quality and does not meet national and international standards due to high bacterial load, high somatic cell count, adulteration and antibiotic residues. This study was designed to assess status of microbiological and physico-chemical quality of raw milk from two...

Author(s): Teresiah W. Ndungu, Patrick S. Muliro, Mary Omwamba, Gerard Oosterwijk and Anton Jansen