Food Alert!: The Ultimate Sourcebook for Food Safety / Edition 2by Morton Satin
Pub. Date: 09/28/2008
Publisher: Facts on File, Incorporated
It is estimated that the annual number of foodrelated illnesses exceeds 100 million in the United States alone. From fast food hamburgers to salmonella, the dangers to our food supply make food safety a daily concern for everyone. Written by renowned expert Morton Satin, Food Alert! is the definitive consumer guide to the causes, dangers, and prevention of foodborne diseases.
Readers will find the most comprehensive, current, and accurate information on:
Deficiencies of modern food handling that allow germs and bacteria to thrive
Protection and prevention from exposure to foodborne illnesses
Immediate steps to take if food poisoning strikes
Precautions to take against foodborne illnesses abroad
The 20 most common causes of foodborne illnesses in the kitchen
A special reference section covering all of the potentially dangerous diseases and bacteria carried by food
How food is grown or processed, packaged, handled, and stored before it reaches consumers
An appendix of foodborne illnesses by symptom
Resources such as organizations, periodicals, and websites
The latest technologies and practices designed to make food safe.
Food Alert! is a musthave reference tool for research, as well as for the home.
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