Advances in Microbial Food Safety

Advances in Microbial Food Safety

by J Sofos
     
 

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New research, outbreaks of foodborne disease and changes to legislation mean that food microbiology research is constantly evolving. Advances in microbial food safety: Volume 1 summarises the key trends in this area for the food industry.

The book begins with an introductory chapter discussing food safety management systems from the past to the present day and

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New research, outbreaks of foodborne disease and changes to legislation mean that food microbiology research is constantly evolving. Advances in microbial food safety: Volume 1 summarises the key trends in this area for the food industry.

The book begins with an introductory chapter discussing food safety management systems from the past to the present day and looking to future directions. The book moves on to provide updates on specific pathogens including Salmonella, Listeria monocytogenes and Bacillus species. New developments in the area are explored with chapters on emerging parasites in food, advances in separation and concentration of microorganisms from food samples, new approaches in microbial pathogen detection, and an update on novel methods for pathogen control in livestock preharvest.

With its distinguished editor and international team of expert contributors, Advances in microbial food safety: Volume 1 is a standard reference for researchers, consultants and managers in the food industry responsible for food safety, analytical laboratories testing the safety of the food we eat, and researchers in academia working on food microbial safety.

  • Summarises new research, outbreaks of foodborne disease and changes to legislation in food microbiology research
  • Examines past, present and future food safety management systems
  • Provides updates on specific pathogens including Salmonella, Listeria monocytogenes and Bacillus species

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"...summarizes major recent advances in microbial food safety and provides an overview of developments in food microbiology." --IFIS

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780857098740
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
07/31/2013
Series:
Woodhead Publishing Series in Food Science, Technology and Nutrition
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
560
File size:
5 MB

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Meet the Author

John N. Sofos is Professor of Meat Microbiology at Colorado State University and a well-known authority on meat safety.

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