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Laboratory Models for Foodborne Infections

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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...

Trends in Fish Processing Technologies

Daniela Borda, Anca I. Nicolau, Peter Raspor
October 26, 2017

The high market demand based on consumers’ trust in fish as a healthy and nutritious food resource made fish processing a very dynamic industry, spurring many innovations in processing and packaging methods. Trends in Fish Processing Technologies not only reflects what is currently new in fish...

High Pressure Processing of Fruit and Vegetable Products

Milan Houška, Filipa Vinagre Marques da Silva
October 25, 2017

High pressure processing is a fast-growing food processing technology and opens the door to nearly-fresh products that retain their sensorial and nutritional qualities. High Pressure Processing of Fruit and Vegetable Products reviews and summarizes the latest advances in novel high-pressure...

Managing Food Safety Risks in the Agri-Food Industries

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,...

Food Safety and Protection

V Ravishankar Rai, Jamuna A Bai
September 20, 2017

Food Safety and Protection covers various aspects of food safety, security, and protection. It discusses the challenges involved in the prevention and control of foodborne illnesses due to microbial spoilage, contamination, and toxins....

Trends in Food Safety and Protection

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....

Meat Quality: Genetic and Environmental Factors

Wieslaw Przybylski, PhD, David Hopkins, PhD
September 01, 2017

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...

Food Allergy: Methods of Detection and Clinical Studies

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...

Food Forensics: Stable Isotopes as a Guide to Authenticity and Origin

James F. Carter, Lesley A. Chesson
July 13, 2017

Food forensics is a multi-disciplinary science involving advanced analytical techniques, plant and animal metabolism, and sophisticated data interpretation tools. This book explains how plants, and in turn animals eating those plants, assimilate stable isotopes and trace elements from their...

Food Identity Preservation and Traceability: Safer Grains

Gregory S. Bennet
June 16, 2017

A Practical Roadmap to IPT Integration From baby formula and peanut butter, to E. coli-tainted peppers and salmonella-tainted pistachios, no food product or means of its production is immune to risks. And while these risks may never be fully eliminated, identity preservation and traceability (IPT)...

Food Packaging Materials: Testing & Quality Assurance

Preeti Singh, Ali Abas Wani, Horst-Christian Langowski
June 14, 2017

This book is arguably the first one focusing on packaging material testing and quality assurance. Food Packaging Materials: Testing & Quality Assurance provides information to help food scientists, polymer chemists, and packaging technologists find practical solutions to packaging defects and...

Science and Strategies for Safe Food

Surender S. Ghonkrokta
May 26, 2017

Food system has become complex with globalisation and there are stringent requirements from food business operators. In this respect there is a need to bring together aspects of food security, food safety management, food quality management, food analysis and risk analysis. This book focuses on all...

Biosensors in Food Processing, Safety, and Quality Control

Mehmet Mutlu
May 22, 2017

This book details the latest developments in sensing technology and its applications in the food industry, profiling the improvements achieved in recent years for better food quality, safety, processing, and control. Topics discussed include the use of biosensors for the assessment of natural...

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