Advanced Food Analysis Tools

Advanced Food Analysis Tools
Author: Rovina Kobun
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 254
Release: 2020-09-25
ISBN 10: 0128223952
ISBN 13: 9780128223956
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Advanced Food Analysis Tools Book Review:

Advanced Food Analysis Tools: Biosensors and Nanotechnology provides the latest information on innovative biosensors and tools that are used to perform on-site detection tests. Food safety is a global health goal, with the food industry providing testing and guidance to keep the population safe. Food contamination is mainly caused by harmful substances and biological organisms, including bacteria, viruses and parasites, which can all have a major impact on human health. The lack of specific, low-cost, rapid, sensitive and easy detection of harmful compounds has resulted in the development of the electrochemical technologies that are presented in this book. Includes the most recent and innovative biosensor and nanotechnology for the food industry Applies the most current trends in food analysis research Presents opportunities for unique electrochemical tools to enhance performance

Food Analysis

Food Analysis
Author: Suzanne Nielsen
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 557
Release: 2003-04-30
ISBN 10: 9780306474958
ISBN 13: 0306474956
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Food Analysis Book Review:

This book provides information on the techniques needed to analyze foods in laboratory experiments. All topics covered include information on the basic principles, procedures, advantages, limitations, and applications. This book is ideal for undergraduate courses in food analysis and is also an invaluable reference to professionals in the food industry. General information is provided on regulations, standards, labeling, sampling and data handling as background for chapters on specific methods to determine the chemical composition and characteristics of foods. Large, expanded sections on spectroscopy and chromatography are also included. Other methods and instrumentation such as thermal analysis, selective electrodes, enzymes, and immunoassays are covered from the perspective of their use in the chemical analysis of foods. A helpful Instructor's Manual is available to adopting professors.

Chemical Analysis of Food

Chemical Analysis of Food
Author: Yolanda Picó
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 798
Release: 2012
ISBN 10: 0123848628
ISBN 13: 9780123848628
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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"The book contains twenty three chapters written by experts on the subject is structured in two parts: the first one describes the role of the latest developments in analytical and bioanalytical techniques, and the second one deals with the most innovative applications and issues in food analysis. The two first introductory chapters about sampling technique, from basic one to the most recent advances, which is still a food challenge because is responsible of the quality and assurance of the analysis, andon data analysis and chemometrics are followed by a review of the most recently applied techniques in process (on-line) control and in laboratories for the analysis of major or minor compounds of food. These techniques ranged from the non-invasive and non-destructive ones, such as infrared spectroscopy, magnetic resonance and ultrasounds, to emerging areas as nanotechnology, biosensors and electronic noses and tongues, including those already well-established in food analysis, such as chromatographic andelectrophoretic techniques. These chapters also include two important tools for solving problems in chemical and biological analysis such as mass spectrometry and molecular-based techniques"--

Advanced Gas Chromatography in Food Analysis

Advanced Gas Chromatography in Food Analysis
Author: Peter Q Tranchida
Publsiher: Royal Society of Chemistry
Total Pages: 478
Release: 2019-10-30
ISBN 10: 1788011279
ISBN 13: 9781788011273
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Advanced Gas Chromatography in Food Analysis Book Review:

Gas chromatography is widely used in applications involving food analysis. Typical applications pertain to the quantitative and/or qualitative analysis of food composition, natural products, food additives, and flavour and aroma components. Providing an up-to-date look at the significant advances in the technology, this book includes details on novel sample preparation processes; conventional, high-speed multidimensional gas chromatography systems, including preparative instrumentation; gas chromatography–olfactometry principles; and, finally, chemometrics principles and applications in food analysis. Aimed at providing the food researcher or analyst with detailed analytical information related to advanced gas chromatography technologies, this book is suitable for professionals and postgraduate students learning about the technique in the food industry and research.

Introduction to Advanced Food Process Engineering

Introduction to Advanced Food Process Engineering
Author: Jatindra Kumar Sahu
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 717
Release: 2014-03-24
ISBN 10: 1439880727
ISBN 13: 9781439880722
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Introduction to Advanced Food Process Engineering Book Review:

Food materials are processed prior to their consumption using different processing technologies that improve their shelf life and maintain their physicochemical, biological, and sensory qualities. Introduction to Advanced Food Process Engineering provides a general reference on various aspects of processing, packaging, storage, and quality control

Rapid Food Analysis and Hygiene Monitoring

Rapid Food Analysis and Hygiene Monitoring
Author: Pierre-Jean Raugel
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 923
Release: 2012-12-06
ISBN 10: 3642583628
ISBN 13: 9783642583629
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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PROF. DR. ELKE ANKlAM Food control is essential for consumer protection. Due to the fact that agricul ture and food technology have increased rapidly in the past the analytical prob lems concerning food have become more complex. The consumer expects com petitively priced food of consistently high quality. The main consumer concerns are food safety and food quality including authenticity proof. Many national or international official, validated, reference or routine methods are existing. Food be performed rapidly especially in the fields of microbiological control has to contamination and customs control. This handbook describes many kits, instruments and systems used for quality control of food. The tools listed are not only restricted to validated analytical methods but are also foreseen for routine and screening methods. In addition, an address list of manufacturers, distributors and sales agencies is given to gether with a list and information concerning selected expert laboratories. In this edition, emphasis is put on validation procedures of three organizations (AOAC, AFNOR and Microval). The purpose of this book is to facilitate the purchase and use of kits needed for food analysis and is therefore an important help for food analysts.

Food Traceability and Authenticity

Food Traceability and Authenticity
Author: Didier Montet,Ramesh C. Ray
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 354
Release: 2017-11-22
ISBN 10: 1351230905
ISBN 13: 9781351230902
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Food Traceability and Authenticity Book Review:

Food traceability is a growing consumer concern worldwide. Traceability is undertaken primarily at the administrative level, where the use of advanced analytical tools is not available. Nevertheless, the determination of geographical origin is a requirement of the traceability system for the import and export of foodstuffs (EU regulation 178/2002). The topics covered in this book include the history of traceability; legislations and rules; the actual traceability techniques and the potential analytical techniques for food traceability such as molecular methods (e.g. DGGE, SSCP), next generation sequencers (NGS), bio-captors, chromatographic techniques, isotopic analysis that are used for discrimination of organic food, fish, oils. The chromatographic techniques help in the use of volatile compounds analysis. The isotope analysis helps in distinguishing between chicken meat and vegetable oils. Ambient mass spectrometry is used for studying mycotoxines and alkaloids in foodstuffs and their management, food and feed authentication in olive and other plant oils, and wine. Vibrational methods (e.g. NMR and NIRS) are used to trace food by global spectrum. The book reviews the current and future techniques including metabolomic techniques.

Modern Techniques for Food Authentication

Modern Techniques for Food Authentication
Author: Da-Wen Sun
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 805
Release: 2018-07-25
ISBN 10: 0128142650
ISBN 13: 9780128142653
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Modern Techniques for Food Authentication Book Review:

Modern Techniques for Food Authentication, Second Edition presents a comprehensive review of the novel techniques available to authenticate food products, including various spectroscopic technologies, methods based on isotopic analysis and chromatography, and other techniques based on DNA, enzymatic analysis and electrophoresis. This new edition pinpoints research and development trends for those working in research, development and operations in the food industry, giving them readily accessible information on modern food authentication techniques to ensure a safe and authentic food supply. It will also serve as an essential reference source to undergraduate and postgraduate students, and for researchers in universities and research institutions. Presents emerging imaging techniques that have proven to be powerful, non-destructive tools for food authentication Includes applications of hyperspectral imaging to reflect the current trend of developments in food imaging technology for each topic area Provides pixel level visualization techniques needed for fast and effective food sample testing Contains two new chapters on Imaging Spectroscopic Techniques

Fundamentals of Advanced Omics Technologies From Genes to Metabolites

Fundamentals of Advanced Omics Technologies  From Genes to Metabolites
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Newnes
Total Pages: 490
Release: 2014-02-14
ISBN 10: 0444626700
ISBN 13: 9780444626707
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Fundamentals of Advanced Omics Technologies From Genes to Metabolites Book Review:

Fundamentals of Advanced Omics Technologies: From Genes to Metabolites covers the fundamental aspects of the new instrumental and methodological developments in omics technologies, including those related to genomics, transcriptomics, epigenetics, proteomics and metabolomics, as well as other omics approaches such as glycomics, peptidomics and foodomics. The principal applications are presented in the following complementary volume. The chapters discuss in detail omics technologies, DNA microarray analysis, next-generation sequencing technologies, genome-wide analysis of methylation and histone modifications, emerging nanotechniques in proteomics, imaging mass spectrometry in proteomics, recent quantitative proteomics approaches, and advances in high-resolution NMR-based metabolomics, as well as MS-based non-targeted metabolomics and metabolome analysis by CE-MS, global glycomics analyses, foodomics, and high resolution analytical tools for quantitative peptidomics. Key aspects related to chemometrics, bioinformatics, data treatment, data integration and systems biology, deep-sequencing data analysis, statistical approaches for the analysis of microarray data, the integration of transcriptome and metabolome data and computational approaches for visualization and integration of omics data are also covered. Covers the latest advances in instrumentation, experimental design, sample preparation, and data analysis Provides thorough explanations and descriptions of specific omics technologies Describes advanced tools and methodologies for data pretreatment, storage, curation and analysis, as well as data integration

Agriculture Rural Development Food and Drug Administration and Related Agencies Appropriations for 2015

Agriculture  Rural Development  Food and Drug Administration  and Related Agencies Appropriations for 2015
Author: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Appropriations. Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 329
Release: 2014
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: STANFORD:36105050671739
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Mathematical and Statistical Methods in Food Science and Technology

Mathematical and Statistical Methods in Food Science and Technology
Author: Daniel Granato,Gastón Ares
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 536
Release: 2014-03-03
ISBN 10: 1118433688
ISBN 13: 9781118433683
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Mathematical and Statistical Methods in Food Science and Technology Book Review:

Mathematical and Statistical Approaches in Food Science and Technology offers an accessible guide to applying statistical and mathematical technologies in the food science field whilst also addressing the theoretical foundations. Using clear examples and case-studies by way of practical illustration, the book is more than just a theoretical guide for non-statisticians, and may therefore be used by scientists, students and food industry professionals at different levels and with varying degrees of statistical skill.

Acrylamide in Food

Acrylamide in Food
Author: Vural Gökmen
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 532
Release: 2015-07-31
ISBN 10: 0128028750
ISBN 13: 9780128028759
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Acrylamide in Food Book Review:

Acrylamide in Food: Analysis, Content and Potential Health Effects provides the recent analytical methodologies for acrylamide detection, up-to-date information about its occurrence in various foods (such as bakery products, fried potato products, coffee, battered products, water, table olives etc.), and its interaction mechanisms and health effects. The book is designed for food scientists, technologists, toxicologists, and food industry workers, providing an invaluable industrial reference book that is also ideal for academic libraries that cover the domains of food production or food science. As the World Health Organization has declared that acrylamide represents a potential health risk, there has been, in recent years, an increase in material on the formation and presence of acrylamide in different foods. This book compiles and synthesizes that information in a single source, thus enabling those in one discipline to become familiar with the concepts and applications in other disciplines of food science. Provides latest information on acrylamide in various foods (bakery products, fried potato products, coffee, battered products, water, table olives, etc.) Explores acrylamide in the food chain in the context of harm, such as acrylamide and cancer, neuropathology of acrylamide, maternal acrylamide and effects on offspring and its toxic effects in tissues Touches on a variety of subjects, including acrylamide, high heated foods, dietary acrylamide, acrylamide formation, N-acetyl-S-(2-carbamoylethyl)-cysteine (AAMA), acrylamide removal, L-asparaginase, and acrylamide determination Presents recent analytical methodologies for acrylamide determination, including liquid chromatographic tandem mass spectrometry and gas chromatography-mass spectrometry

Evaluation Technologies for Food Quality

Evaluation Technologies for Food Quality
Author: Jian Zhong,Xichang Wang
Publsiher: Woodhead Publishing
Total Pages: 914
Release: 2019-04-16
ISBN 10: 0128142189
ISBN 13: 9780128142189
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Evaluation Technologies for Food Quality Book Review:

Evaluation Technologies for Food Quality summarizes food quality evaluation technologies, which include sensory evaluation techniques and chemical and physical analysis. In particular, the book introduces many novel micro and nano evaluation techniques, such as atomic force microscopy, scanning electron microscopy, and other nanomaterial-based methods. All topics cover basic principles, procedures, advantages, limitations, recent technology development, and application progress in different types of foods. This book is a valuable resource for scientists in the field of food science, engineering, and professionals in the food industry, as well as for undergraduate and postgraduate students studying food quality evaluation technology. Explains basic principles, procedures, advantages, limitations, and current applications of recent food quality technologies Provides guidance on the understanding and application of food quality evaluation technology in the field of food research and food industry Introduces many novel micro/nano evaluation techniques, such as atomic force and scanning electron microscopies and other nanomaterial-based methods

Comprehensive Foodomics

Comprehensive Foodomics
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 2330
Release: 2020-11-12
ISBN 10: 0128163968
ISBN 13: 9780128163962
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Comprehensive Foodomics Book Review:

Comprehensive Foodomics offers a definitive collection of over 150 articles that provide researchers with innovative answers to crucial questions relating to food quality, safety and its vital and complex links to our health. Topics covered include transcriptomics, proteomics, metabolomics, genomics, green foodomics, epigenetics and noncoding RNA, food safety, food bioactivity and health, food quality and traceability, data treatment and systems biology. Logically structured into 10 focused sections, each article is authored by world leading scientists who cover the whole breadth of Omics and related technologies, including the latest advances and applications. By bringing all this information together in an easily navigable reference, food scientists and nutritionists in both academia and industry will find it the perfect, modern day compendium for frequent reference. List of sections and Section Editors: Genomics - Olivia McAuliffe, Dept of Food Biosciences, Moorepark, Fermoy, Co. Cork, Ireland Epigenetics & Noncoding RNA - Juan Cui, Department of Computer Science & Engineering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE Transcriptomics - Robert Henry, Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Australia Proteomics - Jens Brockmeyer, Institute of Biochemistry and Technical Biochemistry, University Stuttgart, Germany Metabolomics - Philippe Schmitt-Kopplin, Research Unit Analytical BioGeoChemistry, Neuherberg, Germany Omics data treatment, System Biology and Foodomics - Carlos Leon Canseco, Visiting Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid Green Foodomics - Elena Ibanez, Foodomics Lab, CIAL, CSIC, Madrid, Spain Food safety and Foodomics - Djuro Josić, Professor Medicine (Research) Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA & Sandra Kraljević Pavelić, University of Rijeka, Department of Biotechnology, Rijeka, Croatia Food Quality, Traceability and Foodomics - Daniel Cozzolino, Centre for Nutrition and Food Sciences, The University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia Food Bioactivity, Health and Foodomics - Miguel Herrero, Department of Bioactivity and Food Analysis, Foodomics Lab, CIAL, CSIC, Madrid, Spain Brings all relevant foodomics information together in one place, offering readers a ‘one-stop,’ comprehensive resource for access to a wealth of information Includes articles written by academics and practitioners from various fields and regions Provides an ideal resource for students, researchers and professionals who need to find relevant information quickly and easily Includes content from high quality authors from across the globe

Conventional and Advanced Food Processing Technologies

Conventional and Advanced Food Processing Technologies
Author: Suvendu Bhattacharya
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 744
Release: 2014-09-26
ISBN 10: 1118406303
ISBN 13: 9781118406304
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Conventional and Advanced Food Processing Technologies Book Review:

Food processing technologies are an essential link in the food chain. These technologies are many and varied, changing in popularity with changing consumption patterns and product popularity. Newer process technologies are also being evolved to provide the added advantages. Conventional and Advanced Food Processing Technologies fuses the practical (application, machinery), theoretical (model, equation) and cutting-edge (recent trends), making it ideal for industrial, academic and reference use. It consists of two sections, one covering conventional or well-established existing processes and the other covering emerging or novel process technologies that are expected to be employed in the near future for the processing of foods in the commercial sector. All are examined in great detail, considering their current and future applications with added examples and the very latest data. Conventional and Advanced Food Processing Technologies is a comprehensive treatment of the current state of knowledge on food processing technology. In its extensive coverage, and the selection of reputed research scientists who have contributed to each topic, this book will be a definitive text in this field for students, food professionals and researchers.

Foodomics

Foodomics
Author: Alejandro Cifuentes
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 580
Release: 2013-02-05
ISBN 10: 1118537351
ISBN 13: 9781118537350
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Foodomics Book Review:

Provides the latest "-omics" tools to advance the study of food and nutrition The rapidly emerging field of foodomics examines food and nutrition by applying advanced "-omics" technologies in order to improve people's health, well-being, and knowledge. Using tools from genomics, transcriptomics, epigenomics, proteomics, and metabolomics, foodomics offers researchers new analytical approaches to solve a myriad of current challenges in food and nutrition science. This book presents the fundamentals of foodomics, exploring the use of advanced mass spectrometry techniques in food science and nutrition in the post-genomic era. The first chapter of the book offers an overview of foodomics principles and applications. Next, the book covers: Modern instruments and methods of proteomics, including the study and characterization of food quality, antioxidant food supplements, and food allergens Advanced mass spectrometry-based methods to study transgenic foods and the microbial metabolome Mass spectrometry-based metabolomics in nutrition and health research Foodomics' impact on our current understanding of micronutrients (phenolic compounds and folates), optimal nutrition, and personalized nutrition and diet related diseases Principles and practices of lipidomics and green foodomics Use of chemometrics in mass spectrometry and foodomics The final chapter of Foodomics explores the potential of systems biology approaches in food and nutrition research. All the chapters conclude with references to the primary literature, enabling readers to explore individual topics in greater depth. With contributions from a team of leading pioneers in foodomics, this book enables students and professionals in food science and nutrition to take advantage of the latest tools to advance their research and open up new areas of food and nutrition investigation.

Handbook of Dairy Foods Analysis

Handbook of Dairy Foods Analysis
Author: Fidel Toldrá,Leo M.L. Nollet
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 1020
Release: 2021-03-30
ISBN 10: 1000342034
ISBN 13: 9781000342031
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Dairy Foods Analysis Book Review:

Dairy foods account for a large portion of the Western diet, but due to the potential diversity of their sources, this food group often poses a challenge for food scientists and their research efforts. Bringing together the foremost minds in dairy research, Handbook of Dairy Foods Analysis, Second Edition, compiles the top dairy analysis techniques and methodologies from around the world into one well-organized volume. Exceptionally comprehensive in both its detailing of methods and the range of dairy products covered, this handbook includes tools for analyzing chemical and biochemical compounds and also bioactive peptides, prebiotics, and probiotics. It describes noninvasive chemical and physical sensors and starter cultures used in quality control. This second edition includes four brand-new chapters covering the analytical techniques and methodologies for determining bioactive peptides, preservatives, activity of endogenous enzymes, and sensory perception of dairy foods, and all other chapters have been adapted to recent research. All other chapters have been thoroughly updated. Key Features: Explains analytical tools available for the analysis of the chemistry and biochemistry of dairy foods Covers a variety of dairy foods including milk, cheese, butter, yogurt, and ice cream Analysis of nutritional quality includes prebiotics, probiotics, essential amino acids, bioactive peptides, and healthy vegetable-origin compounds Includes a series of chapters on analyzing sensory qualities, including color, texture, and flavor. Covering the gamut of dairy analysis techniques, the book discusses current methods for the analysis of chemical and nutritional compounds, and the detection of microorganisms, allergens, contaminants, and/or other adulterations, including those of environmental origin or introduced during processing. Other methodologies used to evaluate color, texture, and flavor are also discussed. Written by an international panel of distinguished contributors under the editorial guidance of renowned authorities, Fidel Toldrá and Leo M.L. Nollet, this handbook is one of the few references that is completely devoted to dairy food analysis – an extremely valuable reference for those in the dairy research, processing, and manufacturing industries.

Handbook of Advanced Chromatography Mass Spectrometry Techniques

Handbook of Advanced Chromatography  Mass Spectrometry Techniques
Author: Michal Holcapek,Wm. Craig Byrdwell
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 520
Release: 2017-09-07
ISBN 10: 0128117338
ISBN 13: 9780128117330
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Advanced Chromatography Mass Spectrometry Techniques Book Review:

Handbook of Advanced Chromatography /Mass Spectrometry Techniques is a compendium of new and advanced analytical techniques that have been developed in recent years for analysis of all types of molecules in a variety of complex matrices, from foods to fuel to pharmaceuticals and more. Focusing on areas that are becoming widely used or growing rapidly, this is a comprehensive volume that describes both theoretical and practical aspects of advanced methods for analysis. Written by authors who have published the foundational works in the field, the chapters have an emphasis on lipids, but reach a broader audience by including advanced analytical techniques applied to a variety of fields. Handbook of Advanced Chromatography / Mass Spectrometry Techniques is the ideal reference for those just entering the analytical fields covered, but also for those experienced analysts who want a combination of an overview of the techniques plus specific and pragmatic details not often covered in journal reports. The authors provide, in one source, a synthesis of knowledge that is scattered across a multitude of literature articles. The combination of pragmatic hints and tips with theoretical concepts and demonstrated applications provides both breadth and depth to produce a valuable and enduring reference manual. It is well suited for advanced analytical instrumentation students as well as for analysts seeking additional knowledge or a deeper understanding of familiar techniques. Includes UHPLC, HILIC, nano-liquid chromatographic separations, two-dimensional LC-MS (LCxLC), multiple parallel MS, 2D-GC (GCxGC) methodologies for lipids analysis, and more Contains both practical and theoretical knowledge, providing core understanding for implementing modern chromatographic and mass spectrometric techniques Presents chapters on the most popular and fastest-growing new techniques being implemented in diverse areas of research

Meat Quality Analysis

Meat Quality Analysis
Author: Ashim Kumar Biswas,Prabhat Mandal
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 458
Release: 2019-08-21
ISBN 10: 0128192348
ISBN 13: 9780128192344
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Meat Quality Analysis Book Review:

Meat Quality Analysis: Advanced Evaluation Methods, Techniques, and Technologies takes a modern approach to identify a compositional and nutritional analysis of meat and meat products, post-mortem aging methods, proteome analysis for optimization of the aging process, lipid profiles, including lipid mediated oxidations, meat authentication and traceability, strategies and detection techniques of potential food-borne pathogens, pesticide and drug residues, including antimicrobial growth promoters, food preservatives and additives, and sensory evaluation techniques. This practical reference will be extremely useful to researchers and scientists working in the meat industry, but will also be valuable to students entering fields of meat science, quality and safety. Presents focused detection techniques for reducing or eliminating foodborne pathogens from meat Includes strategies and methods on how to better understand meat authenticity and traceability, including meat speciation Provides tables, figures and illustrations to facilitate a better understanding of techniques and methods

Advances in Food Traceability Techniques and Technologies

Advances in Food Traceability Techniques and Technologies
Author: Montserrat Espiñeira,Francisco J Santaclara
Publsiher: Woodhead Publishing
Total Pages: 402
Release: 2016-06-18
ISBN 10: 0081003218
ISBN 13: 9780081003213
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Advances in Food Traceability Techniques and Technologies Book Review:

Advances in Food Traceability Techniques and Technologies: Improving Quality Throughout the Food Chain covers in detail a topic of great importance to both the food industry which is obliged to provide clear and accurate labeling of their products and the government and other organizations which are tasked with verification of claims of food quality and safety. The traceability of food products is becoming ever more important as globalization continues to increase the complexity of food chains. Coverage in the book includes the wide range of technologies and techniques which have been utilized in the tracing of food products. In addition, the ways in which the misuse of food traceability will affect the quality of food is also covered throughout. The first part of the book introduces the concept of traceability in the food industry, highlighting advantages of a robust traceability and the difficulties involved in implementing them. The second part looks at the technologies used to trace products, and the third section reviews the legal requirements for food traceability in the EU, the US, and the rest of the world. The final section contains a number of case studies which evaluate how food traceability has been successfully implemented in various foods focusing on the quality of the food. Provides a wide ranging overview of all recent advances in food traceability techniques and technologies Presents case studies covering when food traceability techniques have been applied to a range of food stuffs Covers the legal aspects of food traceability in the EU, the USA, and around the world