The Importance Of Water Quality In Food Safety

Marshalee Valentine

Thursday, November 15, 2018

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We've all heard the phrase “water is life”. And why wouldn't it be when our bodies are made up of 60% water; the Earth itself having 71%? We are told that we should ensure we drink eight glasses a day in order to regulate our daily bodily functions, but what about our food? Do we know how important water is to food and food safety? Think about it: how much is water really used in the food production and supply chain? The table at right may give you an idea.

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