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Microbial Food Contamination


ISBN10: 849322294
ISBN13: 9780849322297

Publisher: CRC Press

Price: $149.95
Pages: 304
Publish date: September 2000

o Offers an international perspective on bacterial, fungal, and viral contamination Emphasizes the impact and the interaction of microbial food contaminants on human and animal health Contains not only bacterial contamination of food, but a wide range of contaminants and their interaction Discusses new techniques and applications related to ribotyping and biosensors Microbial Food Contamination presents a more comprehensive and international view on the subject of microbial food contamination than any book previously written. Drawing from the works of eminent authorities from around the globe, the text discusses a broad spectrum of food contaminants, including bacteria, fungi, viruses, protozoa, and mycotoxins. In addition, the book examines information on the latest detection technology for microbial food contaminants, along with the ongoing research in the area. Even more interestingly, the material delves into a worldwide perspective of the history and impact of microbial food contamination. Further, the author investigates the impact of regulatory measures on microbial food contaminants and the effects of food borne diseases on international trade. Researchers, administrators, regulatory personnel, and students will find a refreshingly new perspective on microbial food contamination in this book.

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