April 15, 2018
by Apple Academic Press
Reference - 395 Pages - 7 Color & 3 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781771886284 - CAT# N11979
This new volume, Food Safety: Rapid Detection and Effective Prevention of Foodborne Hazards, focuses on the general concepts, mechanisms, and new applications of analytical and molecular biology techniques for detecting, removing, and preventing chemical and biological hazards from food. Edited by a microbiologist and medical officer with over 20 years of laboratory and research experience in bacteriology, molecular biology, infectious disease, and food safety, and who has trained with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the volume provides an abundance of valuable information on food safety and foodborne hazards in our food and drink.
Today, food safety is a growing concern not only of food-related professionals and policymakers, but also of the public. Foodborne hazards, including chemical and biological hazards, can cause food intoxication, infectious diseases, cancers, and other health risks. Foodborne diseases are a major public health and economic burden in both the developed and developing countries. In the United States alone, the incidence of foodborne illness is approximately 9.4 million cases with about 56,000 hospitalizations and 1,351 deaths every year.
This book will be valuable to professionals and other specialists who work in food preparation, food safety, clinical laboratories, and food manufacturing industry. It will be a resource for food handling trainers as well as to anyone interested in foodborne hazards and their affective detection, reduction, and prevention strategies. This book can also serve as a important reference for more specialized courses in food safety-related courses and training programs.
Staphylococcal Enterotoxins Food Poisoning and Detection Methods
Xin Wang and Yinduo Ji
Lan Hu and Baoguang Li
Lan Hu and Dennis D. Kopecko
Escherichia coli O157:H7
Xiangning Bai and Yanwen Xiong
Diarrhea and Enterotoxigenic: Escherichia coli
H. Lai, L. F. Zhao, and Y. Qian
Listeria Monocytogenes as a Foodborne Pathogen: Genetic Approaches, Identification, and Detection Methods
Hossam Abdelhamed, Seongwon Nho, Attila Karsi, and Mark L. Lawrence
Shigella: A Threat to the Food Industry
Sushma Gurumayum, Sushree Sangita Senapati, and Prasad Rasane
Yuan Hu and Haifeng Chen