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Small single-celled organism that can only be seen under a microscope. Bacteria can cause food to go off and/or make people sick.


A virus that attacks and destroys bacteria.


Baffles are flow-directing or obstructing vanes or panels used in some industrial process vessels (tanks), such as shell and tube heat exchangers, chemical reactors, and static mixers. Baffles are an integral part of the shell and tube heat exchanger design.


Used for filtering fine particles out of air, a baghouse has many long air filter socks hanging in it.


Bulk Density.


Unlikely to cause harm.


When layers of residue and microorganisms build up on the surface of something. A plastic-like layer forms on the top of the residue and microorganism layers.


Buttermilk Powder

Body language

The way you hold your body, the gestures you make, and the way you look at people. Also known as ‘non- verbal communication’.

Bound up

Held inside something so it cannot be removed.

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