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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...

Hobbs’ Food Poisoning and Food Hygiene, 8th Edition

8th Edition

Jim McLauchlin, Christine Little
November 26, 2018

Continuing in the tradition of seven previous editions, this book takes a holistic approach to food poisoning and food hygiene, explaining in clear and non-technical language the causes of food poisoning with practical examples from "real-life" outbreaks. The book retains its longstanding clarity,...

Microbiological Examination Methods of Food and Water: A Laboratory Manual, 2nd Edition

1st Edition

Neusely da Silva, Marta H. Taniwaki, Valéria C.A. Junqueira, Neliane Silveira, Margarete Midori Okazaki, Renato Abeilar Romeiro Gomes
November 21, 2018

Microbiological Examination Methods of Food and Water (2nd edition) is an illustrated laboratory manual that provides an overview of current standard microbiological culture methods for the examination of food and water, adhered to by renowned international organizations, such as ISO, AOAC, APHA,...

Determination of Target Xenobiotics and Unknown Compound Residues in Food, Environmental, and Biological Samples

1st Edition

Tomasz Tuzimski, Joseph Sherma
October 24, 2018

Xenobiotics are chemical compounds foreign to a given biological system. In animals and humans, xenobiotics include drugs, drug metabolites, and environmental pollutants. In the environment, xenobiotics include synthetic pesticides, herbicides, and industrial pollutants. Many techniques are used in...

Handbook of Foodborne Diseases

1st Edition

Dongyou Liu
October 23, 2018

Clearly linked to consumption of foods, beverages, and drinking water that contain pathogenic microbes, toxins, or other toxic agents, foodborne diseases have undergone a remarkable change of fortune in recent decades, from once rare and insignificant malaises to headline-grabbing and deadly...

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...

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...

Foodborne Disease Handbook, Second Edition: Volume I: Bacterial Pathogens

2nd Edition

Y. H. Hui
June 28, 2018

Contains new chapters on the role of U. S. poison centers in bacterial exposures; bacteria biota in foods; salmonellosis in animals; human salmonellosis; vibro cholerae; vibrio vulnificus; and more....

Food Safety Chemistry: Toxicant Occurrence, Analysis and Mitigation

1st Edition

Liangli (Lucy) Yu, Shuo Wang, Bao-Guo Sun
April 16, 2018

A comprehensive examination of the chemistry of food toxicants produced during processing, formulation, and storage of food, Food Safety Chemistry: Toxicant Occurrence, Analysis and Mitigation provides the information you need to develop practical approaches to control and reduce contaminant levels...

Mutagens in Food

1st Edition

Veikko Hayatsu
January 03, 2018

This book describes many different kinds of mutagens that are detected in food, and also discusses various ways to suppress their formation and activities. The mutagens discussed include those of natural origin, those caused by human manipulation of food (e.g., cooking and adding preservatives),...

Salmonella

1st Edition

Rufus K. Guthrie
December 14, 2017

Salmonella deals with the common infectious disease, Salmonellosis, which is commonly foodborne and is easily spread in any kitchen. The source of the pathogenic organisms is frequently poultry and the organism is often spread in the kitchen from poultry to other foods. This book describes the...

Food Toxicology: Current Advances and Future Challenges

1st Edition

Ashish Sachan, Suzanne Hendrich
December 13, 2017

This volume covers a selection of important research in the multifaceted field of food toxicology. With more than seven billion people in the world today and counting, advances in food toxicology have a direct bearing on food safety issues that are of concern to all humanity for the foreseeable...

Foodborne Disease Handbook, Second Edition: Volume IV: Seafood and Environmental Toxins

2nd Edition

Y. H. Hui
December 13, 2017

A study of foodborne disease, focusing on seafood and environmental toxins. This second edition discusses fish, shellfish, and freshwater and marine organisms affected by agricultural and food processing products, including raw sewage, industrial effluents, trash and garbage, pesticide runoff from...

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