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Continuing in the tradition of seven previous editions, this book takes a holistic approach to food poisoning and food hygiene, explaining in clear and non-technical language the causes of food poisoning with practical examples from real-life outbreaks. The book retains its longstanding clarity, while being thoroughly revised and its perspective broadened. For the first time, it includes coverage of waterborne infections and sewage and, through judicious selection of case examples, indicates the global nature of food and water hygiene today.
This textbook provides a foundation for the theories and concepts to fully develop, implement, and manage a Food Fraud Prevention Strategy. The scope of focus includes all types of fraud (from adulterant-substances to stolen goods to counterfeits) and all types of products (from ingredients through to finished goods at retail). The root cause analysis is focused to combat the human adversary is based on Criminology Situational Crime Prevention theory. The overall prevention strategy expands fully through the system to the final resource-allocation decision-making based on the COSO principle of Enterprise Risk Management/ ERM. The content includes a detailed review of the Food Fraud Definitions and Scope, Basic Prevention Concepts, a thorough presentation of the Food Fraud Prevention concepts and approach, the application of Business Decision Making and COSO based Enterprise Risk Management ERM, Criminology Foundational Concepts then an Application Review, Supply Chain Management Fundamentals and then Application, a review of The Role of the Public Private Partnership, Standards & Certifications with a focus on the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), International Public and Private Response, Michael Porter theory based Marketing and Competitive Strategy, and finally a thorough review of Risk Analysis Basic Fundamentals and Implementation that includes full vulnerability assessment examples. The overall system is managed within the Food Fraud Prevention Cycle (FFPC) and starts with a pre-filter or Food Fraud Initial Screening (FFIS).
Spray drying is a mechanical process by which materials in liquid form can be converted into solid form such as powders. It is a rapid, continuous, cost-effective, reproducible and scalable process for the production of dry powders from a fluid material by atomization through an atomizer into a hot drying gas medium, usually air. This handbook will help food industry personnel optimize the processing conditions, identify numerous challenges faced during spray drying processes, and provide solutions for drying sticky food products. It will also deal with the quality and safety aspects that industry needs to follow during spray drying of different food products.
Gases in Agro-food Processes is the ultimate reference covering all applications of gases in agro-Food processes, from farm to fork. Divided into 11 sections, the book covers chemical and physical gas properties, gas monitoring, regulation, heat and mass transfers. Sections are dedicated to agriculture and food processing, wastewater treatment, safety applications and market trends. Users will find this to be a valuable resource for industrial scientists and researchers in technical centers who are developing agro-food products. In addition, the book is ideal for graduate students in agro-food science, chemistry and the biosciences.
This text comprehensively covers novel, innovative technologies used in the food and beverage industries in order to provide safe and healthy foods for consumers. The research provided in these chapters aims to show that the traditional pasteurization and commercial sterilization of foods result in unacceptable quality and nutrient retention, creating an important need for alternative methods used to minimize undesirable reactions such as thermal decomposition or degradation. Emerging processing methods to minimize heat induced alterations in foods and their applications are covered in-depth, demonstrating that these methods are useful not only for the inactivation of microorganisms and enzymes but also for improving the yield and development of ingredients and marketable foods with higher quality and better nutritional characteristics. Effect of Emerging Processing Methods on the Food Quality: Advantages and Challenges not only covers the advantages of using innovative processing methods, but also the disadvantages and challenges of using these techniques on food quality. Each chapter focuses on a different emerging processing technique, breaking down the sensory, textural and nutritional aspects for different food products in addition to the advantages and challenges for each method. New technologies and advanced theories are a major focus, pointing to innovative new paths for the quality and safety assurance in food products. From pulsed electric fields to ultrasounds, this work covers all aspects of emerging processing techniques for fruits and vegetables, foods and dairy products.
Studies show seaweeds are valuable sources of structurally diverse bioactive compounds. These compounds exhibited various biological activities and beneficial health effects, This book focuses on four aspects of seaweeds research: bioactive compounds in seaweeds, their health benefits, effect of processing on seaweeds bioactive compounds and its biological properties, and potential applications in food and pharmaceutical industries. The book also discusses the impact of processing on bioactives, bioactivity, and bioavailability of the seaweeds upon processing and will present potential applications of the seaweeds bioactives as nutraceuticals, functional food ingredients and cosmeceuticals.
The drying and roasting of cocoa and coffee beans play critical roles in governing the formation of flavor precursors in the early stage and also development of flavor and aroma in the later stage during processing. Hence, qualities of the finished chocolates and coffee powder products are affected greatly by the dried and roasted beans produced. This book discusses the principles and practices of drying and roasting of cocoa and coffee beans, processing equipment, flavor chemistry, and safety and quality. The book will also include recent scientific studies and developments and also from the authors whom are leading experts in the drying and roasting aspects of cocoa and coffee processing.
This book assembles internationally recognized experts to provide reviews on advanced drying technologies for food. The topics include general discussion of innovative drying technologies and advances in spray, DIC, swell, EHD, impinging steam, superheated steam, pulse combustion, microwave, intermittent batch, IR assisted and other technologies.
Preservatives for the Beverage Industry, Volume Fifteen, a new release in The Science of Beverages series, is a valuable resource that discusses preservatives and their impact in the beverage industry, including potential health impacts. The book takes a broad, multidisciplinary approach to explore both conventional and novel approaches of the types and uses of preservatives. The latest applications and techniques to reduce the use of non-natural or health-threatening preservation elements are also covered. This is a must-have reference for anyone who needs to increase their technical-scientific knowledge in this field.
Sustainable Biofloc Systems for Marine Shrimp describes the biofloc-dominated aquaculture systems developed over 20 years of research at Texas A&M AgriLife Research Mariculture Laboratory for the nursery and grow-out production of the Pacific White Shrimp, Litopenaeus vannamei. The book is useful for all stakeholders, with special attention given to entrepreneurs interested in building a pilot biofloc-dominated system. In addition to the content of its 15 chapters that cover topics on design, operation and economic analysis, the book includes appendices that expand on relevant topics, links to Excel sheets that assist in calculations, and video links that illustrate important operations tasks.
We are in the midst of an unprecedented era of rapid scientific and technological advances that are transforming the way our foods are produced and consumed. Food architecture is being used to construct healthier, tastier, and more sustainable foods. Functional foods are being created to combat chronic diseases such as obesity, cancer, diabetes, stroke, and heart disease. These foods are fortified with nutraceuticals or probiotics to improve our mood, performance, and health. The behavior of foods inside our guts is being controlled to increase their healthiness. Precision nutrition is being used to tailor diets to our unique genetic profiles, microbiomes, and metabolisms. Gene editing, nanotechnology, and artificial intelligence are being used to address modern food challenges such as feeding the growing global population, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, reducing waste, and improving sustainability. However, the application of these technologies is facing a backlash from consumers concerned about the potential risks posed to human and environmental health. Some of the questions addressed in this book are: What is food architecture? How does sound and color impact taste? Will we all have 3D food printers in all our homes? Should nanotechnology and gene editing be used to enhance our foods? Are these new technologies safe? Would you eat bug-foods if it led to a more sustainable food supply? Should vegetarians eat themselves? Can nutraceuticals and probiotics stop cancer? What is the molecular basis of a tasty sustainable burger? David Julian McClements is a Distinguished Professor in food science who has used physics, chemistry, and biology to improve the quality, safety, and healthiness of foods for over 30 years. He has published over 900 scientific articles and 10 books in this area and is currently the most highly cited food scientist in the world. He has won numerous scientific awards for his work. The aim of this book is to highlight the many exciting advances being made in the science of foods, and to show their application for solving important problems related to the modern food supply, such as tackling chronic diseases, feeding a global population, reducing food waste, and creating healthier and tastier foods.
Globally, natural medicine has been considered an important alternative to modern allopathic medicine. Although natural medicines are popular in the society, only few medicinal herbs have been scientifically evaluated for their potential in medical treatment. This book discusses several issues on evaluation and clinical aspects of herbal medicine, safety evaluation, metabolite profiling, biomarker analysis, formulation, and stability testing. It covers diverse nutritional challenges and potential health benefits, regulations around the world and regulatory hurdles, novel food innovation especially seed-to-clinic approaches, as well as future trends.