Food Safety: Old Habits, New Perspectives / Edition 1

Food Safety: Old Habits, New Perspectives / Edition 1

by Phyllis Entis
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1555814174

ISBN-13: 9781555814175

Pub. Date: 01/28/2007

Publisher: ASM Press

An intriguing, anecdotal assessment of food- and waterborne illnesses “from farm to fork.”
• Offers an international scope of coverage, including information on food outbreaks in various countries.
• Traces the safety lapses and responsibilities behind modern and historic outbreaks of food- and waterborne disease.
• Emphasizes that

Overview

An intriguing, anecdotal assessment of food- and waterborne illnesses “from farm to fork.”
• Offers an international scope of coverage, including information on food outbreaks in various countries.
• Traces the safety lapses and responsibilities behind modern and historic outbreaks of food- and waterborne disease.
• Emphasizes that food safety is everyone’s responsibility, from governments to the food handler in the restaurant or home.
• Presents summary information on the pathogens that are the major causes of most foodborne illnesses.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781555814175
Publisher:
ASM Press
Publication date:
01/28/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
414
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. Old Habits Die Hard

2. Engineering Errors

3. Recipes for Disaster

4. See No Evil

5. Cross-Contamination

6. Birth of a Pathogen

7. USDA, HACCP, and E. coli O157:H7

8. Crossing Over

9. When the Well Runs Dry

10. Mad Cows and Englishmen

11. The Politics of Prions -- BSE and World Trade

12. Asymptomatic Carriers and Captive Audiences

13. Deliberately Contaminated Food

14. The Impact of Imports

15. A Raw Deal

16. The Media and the Message

17. Changing Old Habits

Appendix I. A Microbial Who's Who
Appendix II. Glossary
Appendix III. Abbreviations and Acronyms

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