Seafood Authenticity And Traceability: A Dna-based Pespective by Amanda Naaum

Seafood Authenticity And Traceability: A Dna-based Pespective

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Paperback | August 25, 2016

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Seafood Authenticity and Traceability:a DNA-based Pespectiveis a concise reference showcasing the latest developments in the field. Written for those in food authenticity who may not have a technical molecular biology background, the book covers methods used for DNA analysis and an overview of their applications in fish and seafood, also providing reviews of the technology and processes for each method. It offers a practical and succinct overview of the relationship between accurate identification, traceability, sustainability, and safety of seafood, including an overview of the supply chain and the industry's need for improved traceability.



  • Presents current and future perspectives in the emerging field of traceability, including solid coverage of DNA analysis for origin detection
  • Includes molecular authentication tools to improve species identification throughout the seafood industry
  • Provides reviews of the technology and processes for each DNA analysis method
  • Offers a comprehensive overview for those in food authenticity who may not have an in-depth molecular biology background

About The Author

Amanda Naaum completed her undergraduate studies in molecular biology at the University of Guelph, followed by a PhD focused on molecular diagnostics for food authenticity and traceability at the same institute. She has over seven years of experience in assay development for species identification and was awarded the IUFoST Young Scien...

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Title:Seafood Authenticity And Traceability: A Dna-based PespectiveFormat:PaperbackDimensions:198 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:August 25, 2016Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0128015926

ISBN - 13:9780128015926

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Seafood Mislabeling Incidence and Impact Chapter 2: Seafood Traceability and Consumer Choice Chapter 3: Legal Framework for Seafood Authenticity and Traceability Chapter 4: IUU Fishing and Impact on the Seafood Industry Chapter 5: Tools for Seafood Identification Chapter 6: Choosing the Most Appropriate Tool for Your Application Chapter 7: Standardization of DNA-based Analysis Chapter 8: Species Identification Using DNA Sequencing Chapter 9: Species Identification Using Other Tools Chapter 10: Population or Point of Origin Identification