The microbiological safety and quality of food.

Author(s) : LUND B. M., BAIRD-PARKER T. C., GOULD G. W.

Type of monograph: Book


This book explores critical aspects of foodborne pathogens and disease and presents the essentials of microbiological safety and quality of food. Extract from the table of contents: Volume 1: principles and application of food preservation techniques (including: heat treatment; irradiation; chill storage; freezing; drying and reduction of water activity; modified atmospheres; microorganisms and their by-products; new and emerging physical methods of preservation); microbial ecology of different types of food (fresh and processed products). Volume 2: foodborne pathogens (surveillance; Aeromonas hydrophila, Bacillus species, Campylobacter, Clostridium botulinum and C. perfringens, Escherichia coli, Listeria monocytogenes, Salmonella, Shigella species, Staphylococcus aureus, Vibrio and Yersinia species; less recognized and suspected foodborne bacterial pathogens; protozoa; foodborne viruses; toxigenic fungi and mycotoxins; fish and shellfish poisoning; long-term consequences and economic costs of foodborne disease; transmissible spongiform encephalopathies); microbiological safety and quality assistance (good manufacturing practice, HACCP and quality systems; hygienic design of factories and equipment; sampling for analysis and detection; risks).


  • Original title: The microbiological safety and quality of food.
  • Record ID : 2002-1116
  • Languages: English
  • Subject: Regulation
  • Publication: Aspen - United states/United states
  • Publication date: 2000
  • ISBN: 0834213230
  • Source: Source: 2 vol.; 1981 p. (22 x 28.5); fig.; tabl.; ref.; index; GBP 343/USD 490.
  • Document available for consultation in the library of the IIR headquarters only.