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- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 42.00
Food recalls, recently of beef, spinach, peanut butter, and cookie dough, have made people nervous about eating some of their favorite foods. Every year, millions of people contract a food-borne illness. While many cases are nothing more than an upset stomach, some result in serious sickness. Nutrition and Food Safety explores the many risks to our... more...
- Manchester University Press 2009; US$ 95.00
This is a book about the risk politics of food safety. Food-related risks regularly grab the headlines in ways that threaten reasoned debate and obstruct sensible policy making. In this book, Ed Randall explains why this is the case. He goes on to make the case for a properly informed and fully open public debate about food safety issues. He argues... more...
- CABI 2006; US$ 75.00
The importance of food for human health has been widely recognized. The safety of foods of animal origin is particularly relevant because the large majority of foodborne diseases come from poultry, eggs, meat, milk and dairy products and fish. This textbook covers the longitudinal and integrated approach to food (primarily of animal origin) production,... more...
- World Health Organization 2008; US$ 12.00
This report draws attention to the threat of viruses as a risk to public health when they are present in food. Viruses play a major role in the burden of infectious intestinal disease and require special and separate attention because they behave differently from bacteria. Also, control measures currently being used typically either have not been validated,... more...
- GeneTech Books 2007; US$ 50.00
This book describes in detail some of the food hygiene techniques employed industrially as well as in homes. It focuses on numerous kits, instruments and systems used for quality and hygienic control of food, food stuffs and food processing environment, with emphasis also being given to the validation procedures of official organisations involved in... more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2010; US$ 9.99
Americans are facing an eating conundrum. As each new fad diet comes along to poke holes in longtime edicts of nutrition and further restrict the good foods we are allowed to consume, we are left to wonder, what exactly is healthy at this point? The one food that has seemed to avoid the ire of new diets is the old faithful of... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 19.95
This revised Sixth edition of "Procedures to Investigate Foodborne Illness" is designed to guide public health personnel or teams in any country that investigates reports of alleged foodborne illnesses. It is a companion to another manual published by the IAFP, "Procedures to Investigate Waterborne Illness". These two manuals are... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 35.00
Despite improvements in many areas, foodborne disease caused by microbiological hazards and chemical contaminants continues to be a growing public health concern, according to the World Health Organisation. Economic costs associated with foodborne disease represent a significant economic burden on consumers, the food industry and governments. more...
- CABI 2003; US$ 120.00
The results of several comparative studies on the impacts of health information on food consumption and behaviour amongst various socio-economic groups are presented in this book. It also provides economic analysis of food demand estimations and predictions about future food systems. more...