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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...

Fingerprinting Techniques in Food Authentication and Traceability

1st Edition

K. S. Siddiqi, Leo M.L. Nollet
October 24, 2018

There is an increasing interest by consumers for high-quality food products with a clear geographical origin. With these products in demand, suitable analytical techniques are needed for the quality control. Current analytical approaches are mass spectrometry techniques, spectroscopic techniques,...

Testing and Analysis of GMO-containing Foods and Feed

1st Edition

Salah E. O. Mahgoub, Leo M.L. Nollet
October 03, 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...

Meat Quality: Genetic and Environmental Factors

1st Edition

Wieslaw Przybylski, PhD, David Hopkins, PhD
July 31, 2018

One of the biggest challenges faced by meat producers today is the requirement to improve the quality of meat while maintaining focus on efficiency and higher yields. Numerous studies have shown that consumers are willing to pay premiums for meat products with guaranteed eating quality. This book...

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...

Research Methodology in Food Sciences: Integrated Theory and Practice

1st Edition

C. O. Mohan, Elizabeth Carvajal-Millan, C. N. Ravishankar
July 05, 2018

Here is a rich resource on recent research innovations in the field of food processing and food engineering. Chapters are written by eminent researchers in the field of food science and provide in-depth knowledge on the application of engineering aspects in food processing, food packaging, food...

Innovative Packaging of Fruits and Vegetables: Strategies for Safety and Quality Maintenance

1st Edition

Mohammed Wasim Siddiqui, Mohammed Shafiur Rahman, Ali Abas Wani
May 24, 2018

This volume addresses the challenges of the short shelf life of fruits and vegetables. Innovative packaging technologies are the most promising strategies for overcoming these limitations. This book provides a host of sustainable packaging solutions that deliver protection, branding, consumer...

Improving Food Quality with Novel Food Processing Technologies

1st Edition

Özlem Tokuşoğlu, Barry G. Swanson
April 18, 2018

Consumers around the world have become better educated and more demanding in their identification and purchase of quality health-promoting foods; therefore the food industry requires innovative technologies to provide their clientele with safe and stable foods that meet safety regulations ....

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...

Food Process Engineering and Quality Assurance

1st Edition

C.O. Mohan, Elizabeth Carvajal-Millan, C.N. Ravishankar, A. K. Haghi
February 28, 2018

This new book, Food Process Engineering and Quality Assurance, provides an abundance of valuable new research and studies in novel technologies used in food processing and quality assurance issues of food. The 750-page book gives a detailed technical and scientific background of various food...

Spectroscopic Methods in Food Analysis

1st Edition

Adriana S. Franca, Leo M.L. Nollet
December 21, 2017

Given the inherent complexity of food products, most instrumental techniques employed for quality and authenticity evaluation (e.g., chromatographic methods) are time demanding, expensive, and involve a considerable amount of manual labor. Therefore, there has been an increasing interest in simpler...

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...

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