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Preharvest and Postharvest Food Safety: Contemporary Issues and Future Directions / Edition 1

Preharvest and Postharvest Food Safety: Contemporary Issues and Future Directions / Edition 1


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ISBN-13: 9780813808840
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 03/28/2004
Series: Institute of Food Technologists Series , #34
Pages: 480
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 10.30(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

Ross C. Beier is Research Chemist for the Food and FeedSafety Research Unit, Southern Plains Agricultural Research Center,ARS, USDA.

Suresh D. Pillai is Associate Director of the Instituteof Food Science and Engineering, Texas A&M University, CollegeStation, TX.

Timothy D. Phillips is Director of the Center for FoodSafety, Institute of Food Science and Engineering, Texas A&MUniversity, College Station, TX.

Table of Contents


Foreword (The Honorable Elsa A. Murano).


Part I: Pathogen/Host Interactions.

1 Foodborne Salmonella Infections (Andreas J.Bäumler).

2 Pathogenic Escherichia coli (Suryakant D.Waghela).

3 Foodborne Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli Infections(Vernon L. Tesh).

4 Bacterial Hazards in Fresh and Fresh-Cut Produce: Sources andControl (Alejandro Castillo and M. OfeliaRodríguez-García).

5 Campylobacter Species and Fresh Produce: Outbreaks,Incidence, and Biology (Robert E. Mandrell and Maria T.Brandl).

6 Campylobacter and Campylobacteriosis: What We Wish WeKnew (Richard L. Ziprin).

7 Global Analysis of the Mycobacterium avium subsp.paratuberculosis Genome and Model Systems ExploringHost–Agent Interactions (Thomas A. Ficht, L. Garry Adams,Sangeeta Khare, Brian O'Shea, and Allison C. Rice-Ficht).

8 Viruses in Food (Sagar M. Goyal).

Part II: Ecology, Distribution, and Spread of FoodborneHazards.

9 Microbial Ecology: Poultry Foodborne Pathogen Distribution(J. Allen Byrd II).

10 Microbial Ecological Principles Underlying PreharvestIntervention Strategies (Todd R. Callaway, Robin C. Anderson,Thomas S. Edrington, Kenneth M. Bischoff, Kenneth J. Genovese, ToniL. Poole, and David J. Nisbet).

11 Limiting Avian Gastrointestinal Tract SalmonellaColonization by Cecal Anaerobic Bacteria, and a Potential Role forMethanogens (Steven C. Ricke, Casendra L. Woodward, Young MinKwon, Leon F. Kubena, and David J. Nisbet).

12 Distribution and Spread of Enteric Pathogens in Swine:Outlook for the Future (Roger B. Harvey and H. MorganScott).

13 Environmental Reservoirs and Transmission of FoodbornePathogens (Scot E. Dowd, Jeanette A. Thurston-Enriquez, andMindy Brashears).

14 Do Animal Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies Pose aRisk for Human Health? (Mary Jo Schmerr).

Part III: Antimicrobial Resistance.

15 Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing (Patrick F.McDermott, David G. White, Shaohua Zhao, Shabbir Simjee, and RobertD. Walker).

16 Antimicrobial Resistance in Food Animals (Kenneth M.Bischoff, Toni L. Poole, and Ross C. Beier).

17 Antimicrobial Resistance and the Microflora of theGastrointestinal Tract (Toni L. Poole, Kenneth J. Genovese, RossC. Beier, Todd R. Callaway, and Kenneth M. Bischoff).

18 Disinfectants (Biocides) Used in Animal Production:Antimicrobial Resistance Considerations (Ross C. Beier, KennethM. Bischoff, and Toni L. Poole).

19 Prevalence of Antimicrobial-Resistant Bacteria in RetailFoods (David G. White, Shaohua Zhao, Shabbir Simjee, JianghongMeng, Robert D. Walker, and Patrick F. McDermott).

Part IV: Verification Tests.

20 The Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point System andImportance of Verification Procedures (Jimmy T. Keeton and KerriB. Harris).

21 Are They Vibrios? How Do You Know? (Sam W.Joseph).

22 Molecular Methods for Microbial Detection (Suresh D.Pillai).

23 Methods for Differentiation among Bacterial FoodbornePathogens (Steven L. Foley and Robert D. Walker).

Part V: Decontamination and Prevention Strategies.

24 Chemical Methods for Decontamination of Meat and Poultry(Jimmy T. Keeton and Sarah M. Eddy).

25 Decontamination Systems (M. Elena Castell-Perez and RosanaG. Moreira).

26 Control of Listeria monocytogenes in Ready-to-EatFoods (Douglas L. Marshall).

27 Bacteriophage: Potential Role in Food Safety (William E.Huff, Gerry R. Huff, Narayan C. Rath, Janice M. Balog, and Annie M.Donoghue).

28 Food Irradiation (Suresh D. Pillai).

29 Clay-Based Interventions for the Control of Chemical andMicrobial Hazards in Food and Water (Henry J. Huebner, PaulHerrera, and Timothy D. Phillips).

Part VI: Risk Analysis.

30 Food Safety Risk Communication and Consumer Food-HandlingBehavior (Wm. Alex McIntosh).

31 Addressing Microbial Food Safety Issues Quantitatively: ARisk Assessment Approach (Kristina D. Mena, Joan B. Rose, andCharles P. Gerba).

32 How to Manage Risk—The Way Forward (Ewen C. D.Todd).


Agricultural Biosecurity: An Important Component of HomelandSecurity (Neville P. Clarke).


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"This book, part of the IFT Press series, describes the current state of knowledge surrounding food safety and provides a focus for future developments."
Food Science and Technology Abstracts, January 2005

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