Foodborne Infections and Intoxications / Edition 4

Foodborne Infections and Intoxications / Edition 4

by Elsevier Science
     
 

The accelerated globalization of the food supply, coupled with toughening government standards, is putting global food production, distribution, and retail industries under a high-intensity spotlight. High publicity cases about foodborne illnesses over recent years have heightened public awareness of food safety issues, and momentum has been building to find new ways… See more details below

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The accelerated globalization of the food supply, coupled with toughening government standards, is putting global food production, distribution, and retail industries under a high-intensity spotlight. High publicity cases about foodborne illnesses over recent years have heightened public awareness of food safety issues, and momentum has been building to find new ways to detect and identify foodborne pathogens and eliminate food-related infections and intoxications. This extensively revised Third Edition covers how the incidence and impact of foodborne diseases is determined, foodborne intoxications with an introduction that notes common features among these diseases and control measures that are applicable before and after the basic foodstuff is harvested.

* A summary of the foods most association with human infections
* A discussion of the principles of laboratory detection of the agent considering the advantages and disadvantages of various procedure
* A 'historical to present-day' section
* A description of the infection in humans and animals, including reservoirs and the mode of transmission

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780124160415
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
04/10/2013
Series:
Food Science and Technology Series
Pages:
568
Product dimensions:
7.60(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.50(d)

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Table of Contents

1Epidemiology of foodborne diseases3
2Microbial food safety risk assessment27
3Salmonella infections57
4Clostridium perfringens gestroenteritis137
5Vibrio infections185
6Escherichia coli205
7Campylobacter jejuni and related pathogens259
8Yersinia infections289
9Listeria monocytogenes infections313
10Infections with other bacteria341
11Infections with viruses and prions367
12Foodborne parasites449
13Clostridium botulinum485
14Staphylococcal intoxications523
15Bacillus cereus gastroenteritis563
16Mycotoxins and alimentary mycotoxicoses583
17Miscellaneous natural intoxicants663
18Effects of food processing on disease agents713
19Food safety833

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