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Title Disgusting food invaders / by Ruth Owen.
Author Owen, Ruth, 1967-
Publication New York, N.Y. : Bearport Pub., [2011]
Copyright date ©2011
Description 24 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm.
Call # J 615.954 O
Series Up close and gross. Microscopic creatures
Up close and gross. Microscopic creatures.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 24) and index.
Contents What's eating your lunch? -- Fruit fly invasion -- Moths in your cornflakes -- Cheese-chomping cheese mites -- A mold sandwich -- Grain-eating grubs -- A peanut butter and rat hair sandwich -- Maggot cheese, anyone? -- Bacteria--microscopic food invaders.
Summary From insects that chomp on chocolate and strawberries to grain weevils and fruit flies, the food we eat is not ours alone. Virtually everything we consume is a target for thousands of creatures, some of them harmful to our health and some helpful. Filled with fascinating facts, Disgusting Food Invaders welcomes young readers to feast their eyes on a host of tiny, uninvited dinner guests. Combines vivid, full-color microscope images and a controlled text that contains a wealth of information.
Subject Foodborne diseases -- Juvenile literature.
Parasites -- Juvenile literature.
Plant parasites -- Juvenile literature.
Alt Title Food invaders
ISBN 9781617721267 (library binding) :
1617721263 (library binding)

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