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Microorganisms in Foods 7: Microbiological Testing in Food Safety Management / Edition 1

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The latest book in this excellent series describes the role of microbiological testing in modern food safety management systems. It explores how risk assessment and risk management can be used to establish goals for use in controlling food borne illness, and provides guidelines for establishing effective management systems to control specific hazards in foods.

This groundbreaking book will interest food microbiologists, researchers, and others in the food industry, regulatory agencies and academia worldwide.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780306472626
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 1/1/2002
  • Edition description: 1st ed. 2002. Corr. 2nd printing. 2006
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 362
  • Product dimensions: 10.00 (w) x 7.00 (h) x 0.88 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction.- 1. Microbiological Hazards and Their Control.- 2. Evaluating Risks and Establishing Food Safety Objectives.- 3. Meeting the FSO Through Control Measures.- 4. Selection and Use of Acceptance Criteria.- 5. Establishment of Microbiological Criteria for Lot Acceptance.- 6. Concepts of Probability and Principles of Sampling.- 7. Sampling Plans.- 8. Selection of Cases and Attributes Plans.- 9. Tightened, Reduced, and Investigational Sampling.- 10. Experience in the Use of Two-Class Attributes Plans for Lot Acceptance.- 11. Sampling to Assess Control of the Environment.- 12. Sampling, Sample Handling, and Sample Analysis.- 13. Process Control.- 14. Aflatoxins and Peanuts.- 15. Salmonella in Dried Milk.- 16. Listeria Monocytogenes in Cooked Sausage (Frankfurters).- 17. E. Coli O157:H7 in Frozen Raw Ground Beef Patties.- Index.

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