Foodborne Diseases

Hardcover | January 6, 2017

byChristine Er DoddEditorTim Grant Aldsworth, RICHARD STEIN

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Foodborne Diseases, Third Edition, covers the ever-changing complex issues that have emerged in the food industry over the past decade. This exceptional volume continues to offer broad coverage that provides a foundation for a practical understanding of diseases and to help researchers and scientists manage foodborne illnesses and prevent and control outbreaks. It explains recent scientific and industry developments to improve awareness, education, and communication surrounding foodborne disease and food safety. Foodborne Diseases, Third Edition, is a comprehensive update with strong new topics of concern from the past decade. Topics include bacterial, fungal, parasitic, and viral foodborne diseases including disease mechanism and genetics where appropriate , chemical toxicants including natural intoxicants and bio-toxins , risk-based control measures, and virulence factors of microbial pathogens that cause disease, as well as epigenetics and foodborne pathogens. Other new topics include nanotechnology, bioterrorism and the use of foodborne pathogens, antimicrobial resistance, antibiotic resistance, and more. Presents principles in disease processes in foodborne illness Includes hot-topic discussions such as the impact of nanotechnology on food safety Provides in-depth description of our current understanding of the infectious and toxic pathogens associated with food Presents cutting-edge research on epigenetics, antimicrobial resistance, and intervention technologies

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Foodborne Diseases, Third Edition, covers the ever-changing complex issues that have emerged in the food industry over the past decade. This exceptional volume continues to offer broad coverage that provides a foundation for a practical understanding of diseases and to help researchers and scientists manage foodborne illnesses and prev...

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Foodborne disease is a widespread and ever-increasing public health problem, affecting developed and developing countries worldwide. Highly publicized outbreaks of foodborne infections and intoxications in recent years have heightened public awareness of this threat, so now more than ever it is necessary to understand the principles an...

Dr. Christine Dodd is the Department Chair of Food Science in the School of Biosciences at the University of Nottingham in the UK. Dr. Dodd is an expert in applied microbiology, cross-contamination, and enteric viruses; she has published more than 100 articles and has been an invited speaker at more than 40 conferences.Dr. Tim Aldswort...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:576 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:January 6, 2017Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:012385007X

ISBN - 13:9780123850072

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Part I: Principles Part II: Infections Part III: Intoxications Part IV: Food Sensitivities Part V: Prevention, Control, and Management of Foodborne Disease Hazards