The aim of this article is to review what is
microbial spoilage, it’s types and preventive measures.
Microbial spoilage is deterioration of food,
pharmaceutical product or any other substance caused
by microorganism. The main type of spoilage are
pharmaceutical and food spoilage . In pharmaceutical
spoilage it include solid, semisolid, liquid spoilage which
become major problem to pharmaceutical industry.
Microbial spoilage caused due to microorganism like
bacteria, yeast, moulds of both row material and finished
product. Liquid preparation are more susceptible to
microbial spoilage than solid preparation. Microbial
spoilage leads to change in therapeutic activity of active
pharmaceutical ingrediant , colour, taste ,etc. which
cause serious side effect to patient. Other measure
problem is food spoilage which include meat, beer and
wine, fruit and vegetable, fish, bakery spoilage. Due to
spoilage there is diminishing of taste, colour, flavour and
nutritive value of food which may affect the health of
consumer. To avoid microbial spoilage pharmaceutical
industry and food industry use various technique like
use of mechanical method, chemical and natural
preservatives, use of cold storage etc.
Keywords : Microbial Spoilage, Pharmaceutical Spoilage , Food Spoilage, Preservatives, Quality Control Of Product.