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Food and food supply in relation to public health

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  • Introduction to the US Food Systemby Roni Neff

    Wiley 2014; US$ 85.00

    A public health approach to the US food system Introduction to the US Food System: Public Health, Environment, and Equity is a comprehensive and engaging textbook that offers students an overview of today's US food system, with particular focus on the food system's interrelationships with public health, the environment, equity, and society. Using... more...

  • Nutrition and Food Safetyby Tara Tomczyk; Terry L Smith

    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...

  • Food, risk and politicsby Ed Randall

    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...

  • Eating Dangerouslyby Michael Booth; Jennifer Brown

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 23.99

    When people get sick from their food, headlines rage. More and more, people are getting sick from food that is supposedly safe. And as the price of food continues to rise, consumers are forced to make decisions about what to eat, how to eat, and what to buy. This book illustrates the problems with current food safety standards and shows readers... more...

  • Practical Food Safetyby Rajeev Bhat; Vicente M. Gomez-Lopez

    Wiley 2014; US$ 249.95

    The past few years have witnessed an upsurge in incidences relating to food safety issues, which are all attributed to different factors. Today, with the increase in knowledge and available databases on food safety issues, the world is witnessing tremendous efforts towards the development of new, economical and environmentally-friendly techniques... more...

  • Integrated Food Safety and Veterinary Public Healthby S. Buncic

    CABI 2006; US$ 80.00

    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...

  • Viruses in Foodby WHO

    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...

  • Food Hygieneby Kavita Marwaha

    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...

  • Procedures to Investigate Foodborne Illnessby International Association For Food Protection

    Springer 2011; US$ 29.95

    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...

  • Shellfish Safety and Qualityby S E Shumway; G E Rodrick

    Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 290.00

    Shellfish are a very popular and nutritious food source worldwide and their consumption has risen dramatically. Because of their unique nature as compared to beef and poultry, shellfish have their own distinct aspects of harvest, processing and handling. Edited by leading authorities in the field, this collection of review papers discusses issues of... more...