ABSTRACT

Divided into five parts, Microbial Food Contamination, Second Edition looks at emerging foodborne human pathogens andcomprehensively evaluates the microbiology, biochemistry, detection, risk, and threat of foodborne illness in today's global market. The first section introduces new insights into the pathogenic effect of E. coli, viral

part |2 pages

Section I: Instances and Nature of Microbial Food Contamination

chapter 1|28 pages

PulseNet and Emerging Foodborne Diseases

ByEfrain M. Ribot, Eija Hyytia-Trees, Kara Cooper

chapter 3|10 pages

Viruses and Protozoan Parasites in Food

ByDean O. Cliver

chapter 4|42 pages

Prions in the Food Chain

ByRebecca J. Buckner, David M. Asher

chapter 5|20 pages

Toxicity of Fumonisins, Mycotoxins from Fusarium verticillioides

ByKenneth A. Voss, Ronald T. Riley, Janee B. Gelineau-van Waes

part |2 pages

Section II: Detecting and Monitoring Microbial Food Contamination

chapter 8|26 pages

Rapid Electrochemical Biosensors for the Identification and Quantification of Bacteria

ByJudith Rishpon, Tova Neufeld

chapter 10|28 pages

Advances in Prion Detection

ByRodrigo Morales, Dennisse Gonza´lez, Claudio Soto, and Joaquı´n Castilla

part |2 pages

Section III: Control of Microbial Food Contamination

chapter 11|34 pages

Kosher and Halal Food Laws and Potential Implications for Food Safety

ByJoe M. Regenstein, Muhammad M. Chaudry, Carrie E. Regenstein

chapter 13|48 pages

Intervention Technologies for Food Safety and Preservation

ByVijay K. Juneja, Shiowshuh Sheen, Gaurav Tewari

chapter 14|32 pages

Genetic and Biochemical Control of Aflatoxigenic Fungi

ByDeepak Bhatnagar, Kanniah Rajasekaran, Robert Brown, Jeffrey W. Cary, Jiujiang Yu, Thomas E. Cleveland

part |2 pages

Section IV: Microbial Food Contamination and International Trade

chapter 15|34 pages

Mad Cow Disease and International Trade

ByRobert A. LaBudde and Edward V. LaBudde

chapter 16|8 pages

Use of Risk Assessment as a Tool for Evaluating Microbial Food Contaminants

ByMichael D. McElvaine

chapter 17|24 pages

Zoonotic Diseases Risk Assessment and Mitigation

ByMoez Sanaa, Hussni O. Mohammed

chapter 18|30 pages

Codex Alimentarius: What It Is and Why It Is Important

ByH. Michael Wehr

chapter 19|14 pages

The International Food Safety Authorities Network

ByMargaret Ann Miller, Kristin Viswanathan, Jørgen Schlundt

part |2 pages

Section V: Bioterrorism and Microbial Food Contamination

chapter 20|50 pages

Biological Contamination of Food

ByBarbara Rasco, Gleyn E. Bledsoe