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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...

Ambient Mass Spectroscopy Techniques in Food and the Environment

1st Edition

Leo M.L. Nollet, Basil K. Munjanja
February 06, 2019

Ambient mass spectrometry—that is the use of mass spec but in the atmospheric environment—has been widely employed in food and environmental analysis. Ambient Mass Spectroscopy Techniques in Food and the Environment presents the theoretical underpinnings of mass spectrometry, and the benefits and...

Applied Food Science and Engineering with Industrial Applications

1st Edition

Cristóbal Noé Aguilar, Elizabeth Carvajal-Millan
February 01, 2019

Applied Food Science and Engineering with Industrial Applications highlights the latest advances and research in the interdisciplinary field of food engineering, emphasizing food science as well as quality assurance. The volume provides detailed technical and scientific background of technologies...

Postharvest Physiological Disorders in Fruits and Vegetables

1st Edition

Sergio Tonetto de Freitas, Sunil Pareek
January 16, 2019

This book, chock full of color illustrations, addresses the main postharvest physiological disorders studied in fruits and vegetables. For a wide variety of fruits and vegetables, Postharvest Physiological Disorders in Fruits and Vegetables describes visual symptoms, triggering and inhibiting...

Hyperspectral Imaging Analysis and Applications for Food Quality

1st Edition

N.C. Basantia, Leo M.L. Nollet, Mohammed Kamruzzaman
December 03, 2018

In processing food, hyperspectral imaging, combined with intelligent software, enables digital sorters (or optical sorters) to identify and remove defects and foreign material that are invisible to traditional camera and laser sorters. Hyperspectral Imaging Analysis and Applications for Food...

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,...

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 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...

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...

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