Encyclopedia of Food Safety

Geoffrey W Smithers
en Limba Engleză Hardback – 10 oct 2023
Encyclopedia of Food Safety, Second Edition, Four Volume Set provides an authoritative one-stop reference work covering all aspects of the field. Specific focus lies in the book's coverage of key industry developments over the last ten years, including: (i) detailed understanding of infectious agents and toxins and their route into the food chain; (ii) sophisticated detection and identification methods; (iii) effective control mechanisms, like heat treatment, refrigeration and sanitizers; (iv) education of food processors, handlers and consumers about safe food handling practices; (v) sanctioned food production, processing, storage and transport control protocols, like HACCP; and (vi) a strong policy and regulatory environment.
With approximately 270 outstandingly written chapters from the world’s leading experts in food science, the book covers all aspects of food safety along the entire food chain and in one complete work, thus providing the ideal reference tool for professionals working across the multiple scientific disciplines and technologies that constitute modern food safety.

  • Provides an up-to-date, ‘one-stop’ resource that will bridge the gap in current knowledge
  • Intuitively organized into 9 sections over 4 volumes – providing an excellent overview of the field
  • Contains approximately 270 chapters written by a global team of experts in food science and safety
  • Ensures relevance to scientists across a variety of fields, such as food science, agriculture, health and climate change
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ISBN-13: 9780128225219
ISBN-10: 0128225211
Pagini: 3120
Ilustrații: 1000 illustrations (500 in full color)
Dimensiuni: 215 x 276 mm

Public țintă

The primary audience for this title will be food and agricultural scientists in academia, public sector and industry; from undergraduate level upwards, this title will be ideal for those looking for knowledge of multidisciplinary topics in food safety.
A secondary audience will be nutritionists, and staff of government regulatory bodies who want to understand aspects of food safety through the entire food chain.


Approximately 270 chapters, organised via the following sections: Background and History of Food Safety Specific Food Groups and Their Distribution Chemical and Physical Hazards Biological Hazards Detection and Identification Methods Effective Control Mechanisms Management and Control Protocols Education and Communication Policy, Regulatory and Legal