Food Safety: Making Foods Safe and Free From Pathogens
This book will enrich the readers on the major improvement been made in food safety management in the last twenty years. It will explain food hygiene, the journey of research been taken in food safety till date and the challenges that we are going to face in future to ensure food safety and its wholesomeness. It also includes the role and responsibilities of the various sectors of society, namely governments, food industry, consumers and academia and also deals with HACCP, GMP practices and Food laws. This book is unique as it has included the causes of food allergies, adulteration, genetically modified seeds and crops, GM fruits and vegetables and the effect on human body. It has also discussed the difference between traditional and organic farming. The book will be helpful to know the foods to be used in space shuttle and also discussed the role of FDA and WHO in food safety which is a very important aspect in food safety, the role of bacteriocins obtained from bacteria of GRAS status; as natural preservative is very important. The author has discussed this aspect in detail. This book includes the role of packaging in food is another very important aspect in keeping the shelf storage of food.
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Table of Contents
1. Introduction 2. What is Food Safety 3. How Can We Make The Food Safe 4. How Good are Organic Foods 5. Role of Packaging Material in Food 6. Food Adulteration and the Harmful Side Effects 7. What are Food Pathogens and What is Food Contamination 8. Genetically Modified Foods and Safety 9. Role of WHO in Food Safety and Legislation 10. What is the Hazard Analysis of Critical Control Point System(HACCP) and How Does HACCP Work in Safe Food Production? What are GMP Practices 11. Role of Bacteriocins in Food Safety, Biopreservationand Food Allergies 12. Safety of Food in Space 13. Food Regulation and Food Security Bill 14. Challenges in Food Safety 15. Conclusions and Future Prospectives
Renu Agrawal, Ex. Chief Scientist, Central Food Technological Research Institute, Karnataka, India