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Principles of Risk Analysis: Decision Making Under Uncertainty

2nd Edition

Charles Yoe
February 11, 2019

In every decision problem there are things we know and things we do not know. Risk analysis science uses the best available evidence to assess what we know while it is carefully intentional in the way it addresses the importance of the things we do not know in the evaluation of decision choices and...

Primer on Risk Analysis: Decision Making Under Uncertainty

2nd Edition

Charles Yoe
January 29, 2019

Primer on Risk Analysis: Decision Making Under Uncertainty, Second Edition lays out the tasks of risk analysis in a straightforward, conceptual manner, tackling the question, "What is risk analysis?" Distilling the common principles of many risk dialects into serviceable definitions, it provides a...

The Regulation of Dietary Supplements: A Historical Analysis

1st Edition

Stephen J. Pintauro
December 13, 2018

This book documents the long, still ongoing battle between the US Food and Drug Administration and the dietary supplement industry. It presents the complex, often subtle, and sometimes overlooked series of events that had a major impact on how dietary supplements are manufactured, marketed, sold,...

Nanoscience and Nanotechnology in Foods and Beverages

1st Edition

Vellaichamy Chelladurai, Digvir S. Jayas
December 03, 2018

Potential applications of nanotechnology in food industry include: encapsulation and delivery of substances in targeted sites, increasing flavor, introducing antibacterial nanoparticles into food, enhancing shelf life, sensing contamination, improved food storage, tracking, tracing, and brand...

Testing and Analysis of GMO-containing Foods and Feed

1st Edition

Salah E. O. Mahgoub, Leo M.L. Nollet
October 24, 2018

An increasing number of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) continues to be produced every day. In response to the concerns raised by the development of GMOs and their incorporation in foods and feed, guidelines and regulations to govern and control the use of GMOs and their products have been...

Handbook of Animal-Based Fermented Food and Beverage Technology

2nd Edition

Y. H. Hui, E. Özgül Evranuz
September 18, 2018

Fermented food can be produced with inexpensive ingredients and simple techniques and makes a significant contribution to the human diet, especially in rural households and village communities worldwide. Progress in the biological and microbiological sciences involved in the manufacture of these...

Consumer Perception of Food Attributes

1st Edition

Shigeru Matsumoto, Tsunehiro Otsuki
July 09, 2018

Food credence attributes are food features that are difficult to verify even after consumption. Consumers, today, are concerned about many food credence attributes, including animal rights, contamination risk, fair trade practice, genetic modification, geographical origin, and organic farming. For...

Food Safety: Rapid Detection and Effective Prevention of Foodborne Hazards

1st Edition

Lan Hu
July 09, 2018

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...

Advancing Food Integrity: GMO Regulation, Agroecology, and Urban Agriculture

1st Edition

Gabriela Steier
December 06, 2017

Key features: Presents summaries of key points after each chapter and includes color graphs to visualize the big-picture concepts Demonstrates how urban rooftop farms (URFs) can contribute to city greening and climate change mitigation worldwide while providing fresh locally-sourced produce for...

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...

Managing Food Safety Risks in the Agri-Food Industries

1st Edition

Jan Mei Soon, Richard Baines
October 23, 2017

Modern farming practices involve more stakeholders in the supply chain, presenting issues of storage, transportation, and distribution prior to reaching the consumer. This increasing complexity in food production chains creates more points for introducing microorganism contamination of crops,...

Multiresidue Methods for the Analysis of Pesticide Residues in Food

1st Edition

Horacio Heinzen, Leo M.L. Nollet, Amadeo R. Fernandez-Alba
October 18, 2017

In the last decades the public concern on the pesticide residues content in foods have been steadily rising. The global development of food trade implies that aliments from everywhere in the world can reach the consumer`s table. Therefore, the identification of agricultural practices that employ...

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