Food Alert!: The Ultimate Sourcebook for Food Safety / Edition 2 by Morton Satin | 9780816069682 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Food Alert!: The Ultimate Sourcebook for Food Safety / Edition 2

Food Alert!: The Ultimate Sourcebook for Food Safety / Edition 2

by Morton Satin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0816069689

ISBN-13: 9780816069682

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

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816069682
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/28/2008
Series:
Facts for Life Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)
Age Range:
14 - 17 Years

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