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The Food Biology Series aims at bringing all the aspects of microbe-food interactions together, covering food microbiology, food mycology, biochemistry, microbial ecology, food biotechnology and bio-processing, new food product developments with microbial interventions, food nutrification with nutraceuticals, food authenticity, food origin traceability, and food science and technology. Special emphasis is laid on new molecular techniques relevant to food biology research, monitoring and assessing food safety and quality, multiple hurdle food preservation techniques, and new interventions in biotechnological applications in food processing and development.

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Bioactive compounds in Fermented Foods: Health Aspects

Bioactive compounds in Fermented Foods: Health Aspects

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Amit Kumar Rai, Anu Appaiah KA
April 15, 2019

Bioactive Compounds in Fermented Foods: Health Aspects discusses the recent advances in health benefits of the various types of bioactive components produced during food fermentation. In recent years, a lot of attention has been given to characterisation of bioactive compounds and their impact on...

Food Molecular Microbiology

Food Molecular Microbiology

1st Edition

Spiros Paramithiotis, Jayanta Kumar Patra
February 15, 2019

With the advances in the field of molecular biology, new tools make it possible to conduct in-depth studies in food microbial communities from a molecular perspective. Information from genomic, transcriptomic, proteomic and metabolomic studies can be integrated through bioinformatic applications,...

Seafood Safety and Quality

Seafood Safety and Quality

1st Edition

Md. Latiful Bari, Koji Yamazaki
September 17, 2018

Seafood Safety and Quality continues to be a major public health issue and its importance has escalated to unprecedented levels in recent years. In this book, major seafood borne diseases and key safety issues are reviewed. In addition, emerging microbial agents, fish toxins and other contaminants...

Food Traceability and Authenticity: Analytical Techniques

Food Traceability and Authenticity: Analytical Techniques

1st Edition

Didier Montet, Ramesh C. Ray
December 05, 2017

Food traceability is a growing consumer concern worldwide. Traceability is undertaken primarily at the administrative level, where the use of advanced analytical tools is not available. Nevertheless, the determination of geographical origin is a requirement of the traceability system for the import...

Fermented Foods, Part II: Technological Interventions

Fermented Foods, Part II: Technological Interventions

1st Edition

Ramesh C. Ray, Didier Montet
March 21, 2017

This book reviews the use of fermentation to develop healthy and functional foods and beverages, and the commercialization of some of the fermented food products through the use of biotechnology The first two sections cover the health and functional benefits of fermented foods and the latter two...

Acetic Acid Bacteria: Fundamentals and Food Applications

Acetic Acid Bacteria: Fundamentals and Food Applications

1st Edition

Ilkin Yucel Sengun
February 23, 2017

This book, written by leading international authorities in the field, covers all the basic and applied aspects of acetic acid bacteria. It describes the importance of acetic acid bacteria in food industry by giving information on the microbiological properties of fermented foods as well as...

Microbial Enzyme Technology in Food Applications

Microbial Enzyme Technology in Food Applications

1st Edition

Ramesh C. Ray, Cristina M. Rosell
November 28, 2016

The aim of food processing is to produce food that is palatable and tastes good, extend its shelf-life, increase the variety, and maintain the nutritional and healthcare quality of food. To achieve favorable processing conditions and for the safety of the food to be consumed, use of food grade...

Lactic Acid Fermentation of Fruits and Vegetables

Lactic Acid Fermentation of Fruits and Vegetables

1st Edition

Spiros Paramithiotis
October 27, 2016

Lactic acid fermentation has been practiced for thousands of years mainly to preserve surplus and perishable foodstuff and also to enhance them organoleptically. Lactic acid fermentation of fruits and vegetables is no exception, leading to the production of a wide range of products, some of which...

Fermented Foods of Latin America: From Traditional Knowledge to Innovative Applications

Fermented Foods of Latin America: From Traditional Knowledge to Innovative Applications

1st Edition

Ana Lucia Barretto Penna, Luis A. Nero, Svetoslav D. Todorov
September 07, 2016

Due to the indigenous knowledge of pre-Colombian indigenous tribes and the new methods introduced by the immigrants arriving from Europe and other continents, a wide variety of fermented foods are produced in Latin America. In this book, we have collected information about the Latin American...

Fermented Meat Products: Health Aspects

Fermented Meat Products: Health Aspects

1st Edition

Nevijo Zdolec
August 02, 2016

This book presents recent developments on the health and safety of fermented meat products. It discusses health aspects of select topics in fermented meat microbiology, veterinary public health, chemistry, technology, biotechnology, nutrition, toxicology, and quality assurance, and gives a broad...

Foodborne Pathogens and Food Safety

Foodborne Pathogens and Food Safety

1st Edition

Md. Latiful Bari, Dike O. Ukuku
December 22, 2015

Foodborne pathogens continue to cause major public health problems worldwide and have escalated to unprecedented levels in recent years. In this book, major foodborne diseases and the key food safety issues are discussed elaborately. In addition, emerging and reemerging microbial agents and other...

Fermented Foods, Part I: Biochemistry and Biotechnology

Fermented Foods, Part I: Biochemistry and Biotechnology

1st Edition

Didier Montet, Ramesh C. Ray
December 22, 2015

Traditional fermented foods are not only the staple food for most of developing countries but also the key healthy food for developed countries. As the healthy functions of these foods are gradually discovered, more high throughput biotechnologies are being used to promote the fermented food...

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