Food & Culinary Science

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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...

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...

Food Safety and Protection

1st Edition

V Ravishankar Rai, Jamuna A Bai
September 20, 2017

This book provides an overview of issues associated primarily with food safety, shelf-life assessment and preservation of foods. Food safety and protection is a multidisciplinary topic that focuses on the safety, quality, and security aspects of food. Food safety issues involve microbial risks in...

Trends in Food Safety and Protection

1st Edition

V Ravishankar Rai, Jamuna A Bai
September 20, 2017

Trends in Food Safety and Protection explores the recent developments and ongoing research in the field of food safety and protection. The book covers improvements in the existing techniques and implementation of novel analytical methods for detecting and characterizing foodborne pathogens....

Food Allergy: Methods of Detection and Clinical Studies

1st Edition

Anas M. Abdel Rahman
August 22, 2017

This book explores the recent advances and integrations in molecular technology in food research platforms, which have revolutionized the way we discover and trace potential allergens in our food and drugs and how we utilize that for diagnosis and management. These different technologies for global...

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