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Laboratory Models for Foodborne Infections

1st Edition

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Dongyou Liu
March 21, 2017

Resulting from ingestion of inappropriately prepared or stored foods containing pathogenic viruses, bacteria, fungi and parasites, foodborne infections have become a significant source of human morbidity and mortality worldwide in recent decades. This may be largely attributable to the remarkable po...

Functional Foods and Biotechnology

1st Edition

Kalidas Shetty, Gopinadhan Paliyath, Anthony Pometto, Robert E. Levin
October 10, 2019

World-wide there are more overweight and obese people (1 billion) than there are malnourished (0.8 billion). Today the challenge lies not just in meeting basic nutritional needs, but providing additional protective ingredients to help prevent the major chronic diseases associated with obesity....

Microbiology of Fruits and Vegetables

1st Edition

Gerald M. Sapers, James R. Gorny, Ahmed E. Yousef
October 07, 2019

Fresh and fresh-cut fruits and vegetables have an excellent safety record. However, surveillance data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and recent foodborne illness outbreaks have demonstrated that the incidence of foodborne illnesses linked to the consumption of contaminated...

The Handbook of Microbiological Media for the Examination of Food

2nd Edition

Ronald M. Atlas
September 23, 2019

Responding to an estimated 14 million cases of food-borne disease that occur every year in the United States alone, the Food and Drug Administration and US Department of Agriculture have begun implementing new regulations and guidance for the microbial testing of foods. Similarly, Europe and other...

Environmental Arsenic in a Changing World: Proceedings of the 7th International Congress and Exhibition on Arsenic in the Environment (AS 2018), July 1-6, 2018, Beijing, P.R. China

1st Edition

Yongguan Zhu, Huaming Guo, Prosun Bhattacharya, Arslan Ahmad, Jochen Bundschuh, Ravi Naidu
September 03, 2019

The Congress "Arsenic in the Environment" offers an international, multi- and interdisciplinary discussion platform for research and innovation aimed towards a holistic solution to the problem posed by the environmental toxin arsenic, with significant societal impact. The Congress has focused on...

Handbook of Research on Food Science and Technology: Volume 2: Food Biotechnology and Microbiology

1st Edition

Monica Lizeth Chavez-Gonzalez, Jose Juan Buenrostro-Figueroa, Cristobal N. Aguilar
August 07, 2019

This handbook series consists of three volumes focusing on food technology and chemistry, food biotechnology and microbiology, and functional foods and nutraceuticals. The volumes highlight new research and current trends in food science and technology, looking at the most recent innovations,...

Processing of Fruits and Vegetables: From Farm to Fork

1st Edition

Khursheed Alam Khan, Megh R. Goyal, Abhimannyu A Kalne
May 14, 2019

This volume looks at new and established processing technologies for fruits and vegetables, taking into consideration the physical and biochemical properties of fruits and vegetables and their products, the challenges of the processing industry, the effect of processing on nutritional content,...

Lactic Acid Bacteria: Microbiological and Functional Aspects

5th Edition

Gabriel Vinderola, Arthur Ouwehand, Seppo Salminen, Atte von Wright
April 05, 2019

Through four editions, Lactic Acid Bacteria: Microbiological and Functional Aspects, has provided readers with information on the how’s and why’s lactic acid-producing fermentation improves the storability, palatability, and nutritive value of perishable foods. Thoroughly updated and fully revised,...

Analysis of Pesticides in Food and Environmental Samples, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Jose L. Tadeo
March 15, 2019

This book provides a critical overview of analytical methods used for the determination of pesticide residues and other contaminants in food and environmental samples by modern instrumental analysis. It contains up-to-date material including recent trends in sample preparation, general methods used...

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,...

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...

Fermentation Microbiology and Biotechnology, Fourth Edition

4th Edition

E. M. T. El-Mansi, Jens Nielsen, David Mousdale, Ross P. Carlson
January 03, 2019

Fermentation Microbiology and Biotechnology, 4th Edition explores and illustrates the broad array of metabolic pathways employed for the production of primary and secondary metabolites, as well as biopharmaceuticals. This updated and expanded edition addresses the whole spectrum of fermentation...

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