Dictionary of Food Ingredients / Edition 5

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Overview

The Dictionary of Food Ingredients is a unique, easy-to-use source of information on over 1,000 food ingredients and additives. Like the previous editions, the Fifth Edition provides clear and concise information on currently used additives, including natural ingredients, FDA-approved artificial ingredients, and compounds used in food processing. The dictionary entries, organized in alphabetical order, include information on ingredient functions, chemical properties, and uses in food products. This revised and updated fifth edition also features a new section, “Food Definitions and Formulations,” a thoroughly expanded list of food ingredients approved for use in the European Union, with E numbers, as well as new information on existing andmore recentlyapproved ingredients.

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Defines and describes some 1,000 food ingredients and additives, including natural ingredients, FDA-approved artificial ingredients, and compounds used in food processing. Definitions cover functionality, chemical properties, and applications. Unfortunately, there is non pronunciation guide. New to this edition is a section which groups ingredients by function and describes characteristics and applications of each group. Also new is a list of food ingredients approved for use in the EU. Igoe is a consultant to the food industry. Hui works in the private sector. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781441997128
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 6/20/2011
  • Edition description: 5th ed. 2011
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 264
  • Sales rank: 641,196
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Robert S. Igoe, MS, MBA, now retired, worked at Kelco Company and its subsequent companies owned by Merck, Monsanto, ISP in Research & Development, Technical Services, and Technical/Sales Management for Latin America. He also worked as a consultant to the food industry.

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Table of Contents

Preface.- Part I. Ingredients Dictionary.- Part II. Ingredient Categories.- Part III. Food Definitions and Formulations.- Part IV. Additives/Substances for Use in Foods: Listed under Title 21 of the Code of Federal Regulations.- Part V. Food Additives E Numbers in the European Union.- Bibliography.

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