• Question: why does food go off?

    Asked by SuperSOPHIE! :) to Tiernan, Sonia, Mossy, Maureen on 15 Nov 2018.
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      Maureen answered on 15 Nov 2018:

      Food usually goes off due to bacteria, fungi, and viruses that live in the food growing and decomposing it. It’s kinda gross but really cool! Food that’s gone off can be used to make new fertile soil in a process called composting. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Compost

    • Photo: Sonia Lenehan

      Sonia Lenehan answered on 16 Nov 2018:

      Exactly! It is all due to bacteria, fungi and viruses!!