The Resource Did you just eat that? : two scientists explore double-dipping, the five-second rule, and other food myths in the lab, Paul Dawson and Brian Sheldon

Did you just eat that? : two scientists explore double-dipping, the five-second rule, and other food myths in the lab, Paul Dawson and Brian Sheldon

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Did you just eat that? : two scientists explore double-dipping, the five-second rule, and other food myths in the lab
Title
Did you just eat that?
Title remainder
two scientists explore double-dipping, the five-second rule, and other food myths in the lab
Statement of responsibility
Paul Dawson and Brian Sheldon
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"When it comes to food safety and germs, there are as many common questions as there are misconceptions. And yet there has never been a book that clearly examines the science behind these important issues--until now. In Did You Just Eat That? food scientists Paul Dawson and Brian Sheldon take readers into the lab to show, for example, how they determine the amount of bacteria that gets transferred by sharing utensils or how many microbes live on restaurant menus. The authors list their materials and methods (in case you want to replicate the experiments), guide us through their results, and offer in-depth explanations of good hygiene and microbiology. Written with candid humor and richly illustrated, this fascinating book will reveal surprising answers to the most frequently debated--and also the weirdest--questions about food and germs, sure to satisfy anyone who has ever wondered: should I really eat that?"--Page [4] of cover
Cataloging source
LBSOR/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dawson, Paul L.
Dewey number
  • 579/.16
  • 641.300289
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QR115
LC item number
.D28 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1950-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Sheldon, Brian W.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Food
  • Food
  • Food
Label
Did you just eat that? : two scientists explore double-dipping, the five-second rule, and other food myths in the lab, Paul Dawson and Brian Sheldon
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-272) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : a dive into the mysterious microbial world -- The five-second rule -- Beer pong : don't hate the game -- Are you ready to order? -- Blowing out birthday candles, or spraying germs on cake? -- Keep your dirty hands to yourself -- Hand dryers, or bacteria blowers? -- Things you put in your drink -- Can I have a taste of that? -- Pass the popcorn, please -- Dip chips and double-dipping -- Epilogue : food microbes and safety
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xi, 288 pages
Isbn
9780393609752
Lccn
2018030230
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • 1759278
  • (OCoLC)1048015713
  • 1723541
  • (OCoLC)on1048015713
  • 1723541
  • 1759278
  • 1759278
Label
Did you just eat that? : two scientists explore double-dipping, the five-second rule, and other food myths in the lab, Paul Dawson and Brian Sheldon
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-272) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : a dive into the mysterious microbial world -- The five-second rule -- Beer pong : don't hate the game -- Are you ready to order? -- Blowing out birthday candles, or spraying germs on cake? -- Keep your dirty hands to yourself -- Hand dryers, or bacteria blowers? -- Things you put in your drink -- Can I have a taste of that? -- Pass the popcorn, please -- Dip chips and double-dipping -- Epilogue : food microbes and safety
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xi, 288 pages
Isbn
9780393609752
Lccn
2018030230
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • 1759278
  • (OCoLC)1048015713
  • 1723541
  • (OCoLC)on1048015713
  • 1723541
  • 1759278
  • 1759278

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