Foodborne Infections and Intoxications

Foodborne Infections and Intoxications

by Elsevier Science

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Foodborne Infections and Intoxications 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 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

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780123914767
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 03/06/2013
Series: Food Science and Technology
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 568
File size: 7 MB

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