Foodborne Pathogens

Foodborne Pathogens
Author: Pina M. Fratamico,Arun K. Bhunia,James L. Smith
Publsiher: Horizon Scientific Press
Total Pages: 453
Release: 2005
ISBN 10: 9781904455004
ISBN 13: 190445500X
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Foodborne Pathogens Book Review:

A cutting edge summary of all the latest advances, providing the first coherent picture of the current status.

Foodborne Diseases

Foodborne Diseases
Author: Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu,Alina Maria Holban
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 564
Release: 2018-02-05
ISBN 10: 0128114967
ISBN 13: 9780128114964
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Foodborne Diseases Book Review:

Foodborne Diseases, Volume Fifteen, is the latest release in the Handbook of Bioengineering series. This volume covers the ever-changing complex issues that have emerged in the food industry over the past decade. This is a solid reference with broad coverage to provide a foundation for a practical understanding of diseases and related industrial applications. It will help researchers and scientists manage foodborne diseases and prevent and control outbreaks. The book provides information on the most common and classical foodborne diseases, their emergence and inquiries, along with the most investigated and successful strategies developed to combat these health-threatening conditions. Identifies the advances in biotechnology, emerging technologies, food safety and quality control that impact foodborne diseases Explores advances in vaccines to fight foodborne illness Addresses Campylobacter, Listeria, Staphylococcus aureus, Salmonella, Vibrio and Helicobacter Discusses biosensor based methods for determining foodborne pathogens Includes molecular typing of major foodborne pathogens

Foodborne Disease Outbreaks

Foodborne Disease Outbreaks
Author: World Health Organization
Publsiher: World Health Organization
Total Pages: 146
Release: 2008
ISBN 10: 9241547227
ISBN 13: 9789241547222
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Foodborne Disease Outbreaks Book Review:

"These guidelines have been written for public health practitioners, food and health inspectors, district and national medical officers, laboratory personnel and others who may undertake or participate in the investigation and control of foodborne disease outbreaks."--P. 4 of cover.

Food Safety

Food Safety
Author: Lan Hu
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2018-07-04
ISBN 10: 1351612018
ISBN 13: 9781351612012
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Food Safety Book Review:

This new volume, Food Safety: Rapid Detection and Effective Prevention of Foodborne Hazards, focuses on the general concepts, mechanisms, and new applications of analytical and molecular biology techniques for detecting, removing, and preventing chemical and biological hazards from food. Edited by a microbiologist and medical officer with over 20 years of laboratory and research experience in bacteriology, molecular biology, infectious disease, and food safety, and who has trained with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the volume provides an abundance of valuable information on food safety and foodborne hazards in our food and drink. Today, food safety is a growing concern not only of food-related professionals and policymakers, but also of the public. Foodborne hazards, including chemical and biological hazards, can cause food intoxication, infectious diseases, cancers, and other health risks. Foodborne diseases are a major public health and economic burden in both the developed and developing countries. In the United States alone, the incidence of foodborne illness is approximately 9.4 million cases with about 56,000 hospitalizations and 1,351 deaths every year. Written in an easy-to-read and user-friend style, each chapter introduces a chemical or biological hazard and addresses: What kinds of disease does the foodborne hazard cause Why is it necessary for us to study it What routes does it take to enter our food and how does it cause us to become sick How do we identify it Chapters then go on to present new technologies employed to detect, isolate, and/or identify the hazard and prevention procedures such as: (ADD BULLETS) How can the current application of new technology be used to detect the foodborne hazards How do we prevent the diseases caused by the foodborne hazards This book will be valuable to professionals and other specialists who work in food preparation, food safety, clinical laboratories, and food manufacturing industry. It will be a resource for food handling trainers as well as to anyone interested in foodborne hazards and their affective detection, reduction, and prevention strategies. This book can also serve as a important reference for more specialized courses in food safety-related courses and training programs.

Molecular Biology of the Cell

Molecular Biology of the Cell
Author: Bruce Alberts
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2004
ISBN 10: 9780815332183
ISBN 13: 0815332181
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Improving Food Safety Through a One Health Approach

Improving Food Safety Through a One Health Approach
Author: Institute of Medicine,Board on Global Health,Forum on Microbial Threats
Publsiher: National Academies Press
Total Pages: 418
Release: 2012-10-10
ISBN 10: 0309259339
ISBN 13: 9780309259330
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Improving Food Safety Through a One Health Approach Book Review:

Globalization of the food supply has created conditions favorable for the emergence, reemergence, and spread of food-borne pathogens-compounding the challenge of anticipating, detecting, and effectively responding to food-borne threats to health. In the United States, food-borne agents affect 1 out of 6 individuals and cause approximately 48 million illnesses, 128,000 hospitalizations, and 3,000 deaths each year. This figure likely represents just the tip of the iceberg, because it fails to account for the broad array of food-borne illnesses or for their wide-ranging repercussions for consumers, government, and the food industry-both domestically and internationally. A One Health approach to food safety may hold the promise of harnessing and integrating the expertise and resources from across the spectrum of multiple health domains including the human and veterinary medical and plant pathology communities with those of the wildlife and aquatic health and ecology communities. The IOM's Forum on Microbial Threats hosted a public workshop on December 13 and 14, 2011 that examined issues critical to the protection of the nation's food supply. The workshop explored existing knowledge and unanswered questions on the nature and extent of food-borne threats to health. Participants discussed the globalization of the U.S. food supply and the burden of illness associated with foodborne threats to health; considered the spectrum of food-borne threats as well as illustrative case studies; reviewed existing research, policies, and practices to prevent and mitigate foodborne threats; and, identified opportunities to reduce future threats to the nation's food supply through the use of a "One Health" approach to food safety. Improving Food Safety Through a One Health Approach: Workshop Summary covers the events of the workshop and explains the recommendations for future related workshops.

Foodborne Pathogens and Food Safety

Foodborne Pathogens and Food Safety
Author: Md. Latiful Bari,Dike O. Ukuku
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 318
Release: 2015-11-18
ISBN 10: 1498724108
ISBN 13: 9781498724104
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Foodborne Pathogens and Food Safety Book Review:

Foodborne pathogens continue to cause major public health problems worldwide and have escalated to unprecedented levels in recent years. In this book, major foodborne diseases and the key food safety issues are discussed elaborately. In addition, emerging and reemerging microbial agents and other food safety related topics are discussed. This book

Biological Hazards in Food

Biological Hazards in Food
Author: Maria Schirone,Pierina Visciano,Rosanna Tofalo,Giovanna Suzzi
Publsiher: Frontiers Media SA
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2017-03-07
ISBN 10: 2889451135
ISBN 13: 9782889451135
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Biological Hazards in Food Book Review:

The ingestion of food containing pathogenic microorganisms (i.e. bacteria and their toxins, fungi, viruses) and parasites can cause food-borne diseases in humans. A growing number of emerging pathogens, changes of virulence of known pathogens and appearance of antibiotic resistance has recently exposed consumers to a major risk of illness. Also infected people and the environment can spread microorganisms on raw or processed food. Outbreaks of food-borne diseases are often unrecognized, unreported, or not investigated and particularly in developing countries their agents and sources are mostly unknown. Surveillance and analytical methods aiming at their detection are to be hoped, as well as good strategies to struggle against these threats. This E-book is subdivided in chapters regarding to pathogenic and spoiling microorganisms, chemical hazards produced by biological agents and food safety management systems.

Who Estimates of the Global Burden of Foodborne Diseases

Who Estimates of the Global Burden of Foodborne Diseases
Author: World Health Organization
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 268
Release: 2016-01-30
ISBN 10: 9789241565165
ISBN 13: 9241565160
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Who Estimates of the Global Burden of Foodborne Diseases Book Review:

Up to now, the global burden of illness and deaths caused by foodborne disease has never been quantified. In order to fill this data vacuum, the World Health Organization (WHO) together with its partners launched in 2006 the Initiative to Estimate the Global Burden of Foodborne Diseases. After an initial consultation, WHO in 2007 established a Foodborne Disease Burden Epidemiology Reference Group (FERG) to lead the initiative. Six taskforces were established under FERG, focusing on groups of hazards or aspects of the methodology. These taskforces commissioned systematic reviews and other studies to provide the data from which to calculate the burden estimates. This report is an outcome of a decade of work by WHO key partners and a number of dedicated individuals. Some additional findings--which cannot be integrated into this report--will be published and user-friendly online tools made available separately. This report and related tools should enable governments and other stakeholders to draw public attention to this often under-estimated problem and mobilize political will and resources to combat foodborne diseases.

Food Borne Pathogens and Antibiotic Resistance

Food Borne Pathogens and Antibiotic Resistance
Author: Om V. Singh
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 512
Release: 2017-01-30
ISBN 10: 1119139155
ISBN 13: 9781119139157
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Food Borne Pathogens and Antibiotic Resistance Book Review:

Food is an essential means for humans and other animals to acquire the necessary elements needed for survival. However, it is also a transport vehicle for foodborne pathogens, which can pose great threats to human health. Use of antibiotics has been enhanced in the human health system; however, selective pressure among bacteria allows the development for antibiotic resistance. Foodborne Pathogens and Antibiotic Resistance bridges technological gaps, focusing on critical aspects of foodborne pathogen detection and mechanisms regulating antibiotic resistance that are relevant to human health and foodborne illnesses This groundbreaking guide: • Introduces the microbial presence on variety of food items for human and animal consumption. • Provides the detection strategies to screen and identify the variety of food pathogens in addition to reviews the literature. • Provides microbial molecular mechanism of food spoilage along with molecular mechanism of microorganisms acquiring antibiotic resistance in food. • Discusses systems biology of food borne pathogens in terms of detection and food spoilage. • Discusses FDA’s regulations and Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) towards challenges and possibilities of developing global food safety. Foodborne Pathogens and Antibiotic Resistance is an immensely useful resource for graduate students and researchers in the food science, food microbiology, microbiology, and industrial biotechnology.

Emerging Foodborne Pathogens

Emerging Foodborne Pathogens
Author: Y Motarjemi,M. Adams
Publsiher: Woodhead Publishing
Total Pages: 656
Release: 2006-05-30
ISBN 10: 1845691393
ISBN 13: 9781845691394
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Emerging Foodborne Pathogens Book Review:

Developments such as the increasing globalisation of the food industry, new technologies and products, and changes in the susceptibility of populations to disease, have all highlighted the problem of emerging pathogens. Pathogens may be defined as emerging in a number of ways. They can be newly-discovered, linked for the first time to disease in humans or to a particular food. A pathogen may also be defined as emerging when significant new strains emerge from an existing pathogen, or if the incidence of a pathogen increases dramatically. This important book discusses some of the major emerging pathogens and how they can be identified, tracked and controlled so that they do not pose a risk to consumers. After an introductory chapter, Emerging foodborne pathogens is split into two parts. The first part deals with how pathogens evolve, surveillance methods in the USA and Europe, risk assessment techniques and the use of food safety objectives. The second part of the book looks at individual pathogens, their characteristics, methods of detection and methods of control. These include: Arcobacter; Campylobacter; Trematodes and helminths; emerging strains of E. coli; Hepatitis viruses; Prion diseases; Vibrios; Yersinia; Listeria; Helicobacter pylori; Enterobacteriaceae; Campylobacter; Mycobacterium paratuberculosis; and enterocci. Emerging foodborne pathogens is a standard reference for microbiologists and QA staff in the food industry, and food safety scientists working in governments and the research community. Discusses identification issues Looks at surveillance methods and the tracking of viruses Looks at individual pathogens in detail

Hazard Characterization for Pathogens in Food and Water

Hazard Characterization for Pathogens in Food and Water
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Food & Agriculture Org.
Total Pages: 61
Release: 2003
ISBN 10: 9789251049402
ISBN 13: 9251049408
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Hazard Characterization for Pathogens in Food and Water Book Review:

Contains information that is useful to both risk assessors and risk managers, including international scientific committees, the Codex Alimentarius Commission, governments, and food regulatory agencies, scientists, food producers and industries and other people or institutions with an interest in microbiological hazards in foods, their impact on public health and food trade and their control.

Foodborne Infections and Intoxications

Foodborne Infections and Intoxications
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 928
Release: 2011-10-11
ISBN 10: 9780080454115
ISBN 13: 0080454119
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Foodborne Infections and Intoxications Book Review:

The accelerated globalization of the food supply, coupled with toughening government standards, is putting global food production, distribution, and retail industries under a high-intensity spotlight. High publicity cases about foodborne illnesses over recent years have heightened public awareness of food safety issues, and momentum has been building to find new ways to detect and identify foodborne pathogens and eliminate food-related infections and intoxications. This extensively revised Third Edition covers how the incidence and impact of foodborne diseases is determined, foodborne intoxications with an introduction that notes common features among these diseases and control measures that are applicable before and after the basic foodstuff is harvested. * A summary of the foods most association with human infections * A discussion of the principles of laboratory detection of the agent considering the advantages and disadvantages of various procedure * A 'historical to present-day' section * A description of the infection in humans and animals, including reservoirs and the mode of transmission

Foodborne Parasites

Foodborne Parasites
Author: Ynes R. Ortega
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 284
Release: 2006-11-22
ISBN 10: 0387311971
ISBN 13: 9780387311975
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Foodborne Parasites Book Review:

This book examines the two major parasite groups that are transmitted via water or foods: the single-celled protozoa, and the helminths: cestodes (tapeworms), nematodes (round worms), and trematodes (flukes). Each chapter covers the biology, mechanisms of pathogenesis, epidemiology, treatment, and inactivation of these parasites. This important new text offers a better understanding of the biology and control of parasitic infections necessary to reduce or eliminate future outbreaks in the U.S. and elsewhere.

Sequence Based Classification of Select Agents

Sequence Based Classification of Select Agents
Author: National Research Council,Division on Earth and Life Studies,Board on Life Sciences,Committee on Scientific Milestones for the Development of a Gene Sequence-Based Classification System for the Oversight of Select Agents
Publsiher: National Academies Press
Total Pages: 236
Release: 2010-11-08
ISBN 10: 0309159040
ISBN 13: 9780309159043
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sequence Based Classification of Select Agents Book Review:

Select Agents are defined in regulations through a list of names of particularly dangerous known bacteria, viruses, toxins, and fungi. However, natural variation and intentional genetic modification blur the boundaries of any discrete Select Agent list based on names. Access to technologies that can generate or 'synthesize' any DNA sequence is expanding, making it easier and less expensive for researchers, industry scientists, and amateur users to create organisms without needing to obtain samples of existing stocks or cultures. This has led to growing concerns that these DNA synthesis technologies might be used to synthesize Select Agents, modify such agents by introducing small changes to the genetic sequence, or create entirely new pathogens. Amid these concerns, the National Institutes of Health requested that the Research Council investigate the science and technology needed to replace the current Select Agent list with an oversight system that predicts if a DNA sequence could be used to produce an organism that should be regulated as a Select Agent. A DNA sequence-based system to better define when a pathogen or toxin is subject to Select Agent regulations could be developed. This could be coupled with a 'yellow flag' system that would recognize requests to synthesize suspicious sequences and serve as a reference to anyone with relevant questions, allowing for appropriate follow-up. Sequence-Based Classification of Select Agents finds that replacing the current list of Select Agents with a system that could predict if fragments of DNA sequences could be used to produce novel pathogens with Select Agent characteristics is not feasible. However, it emphasized that for the foreseeable future, any threat from synthetic biology and synthetic genomics is far more likely to come from assembling known Select Agents, or modifications of them, rather than construction of previously unknown agents. Therefore, the book recommends modernizing the regulations to define Select Agents in terms of their gene sequences, not by their names, and called this 'sequence-based classification.'

Bad Bug Book

Bad Bug Book
Author: Mark Walderhaug
Publsiher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Total Pages: 292
Release: 2014-01-14
ISBN 10: 9781495203619
ISBN 13: 1495203611
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bad Bug Book Book Review:

The Bad Bug Book 2nd Edition, released in 2012, provides current information about the major known agents that cause foodborne illness.Each chapter in this book is about a pathogen—a bacterium, virus, or parasite—or a natural toxin that can contaminate food and cause illness. The book contains scientific and technical information about the major pathogens that cause these kinds of illnesses.A separate “consumer box” in each chapter provides non-technical information, in everyday language. The boxes describe plainly what can make you sick and, more important, how to prevent it.The information provided in this handbook is abbreviated and general in nature, and is intended for practical use. It is not intended to be a comprehensive scientific or clinical reference.The Bad Bug Book is published by the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN) of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Significance Prevention and Control of Food Related Diseases

Significance  Prevention and Control of Food Related Diseases
Author: Hussaini Makun
Publsiher: BoD – Books on Demand
Total Pages: 314
Release: 2016-04-13
ISBN 10: 9535122770
ISBN 13: 9789535122777
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Significance Prevention and Control of Food Related Diseases Book Review:

Food-borne diseases are major causes of morbidity and mortality in the world. It is estimated that about 2.2 million people die yearly due to food and water contamination. Food safety and consequently food security are therefore of immense importance to public health, international trade and world economy. This book, which has 10 chapters, provides information on the incidence, health implications and effective prevention and control strategies of food-related diseases. The book will be useful to undergraduate and postgraduate students, educators and researchers in the fields of life sciences, medicine, agriculture, food science and technology, trade and economics. Policy makers and food regulatory officers will also find it useful in the course of their duties.

Molecular Detection of Foodborne Pathogens

Molecular Detection of Foodborne Pathogens
Author: Dongyou Liu
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 905
Release: 2009-07-28
ISBN 10: 9781420076448
ISBN 13: 1420076442
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Molecular Detection of Foodborne Pathogens Book Review:

While the vast majority of our food supplies are nutritious and safe, foodborne pathogen-related illness still affects millions of people each year. Large outbreaks of foodborne diseases- such as the recent salmonella outbreak linked to various peanut butter products- continue to be reported with alarming frequency.All-Encompassing Guide to Detecti

Staphylococcus aureus

Staphylococcus aureus
Author: Alexandra Fetsch
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 316
Release: 2017-09-06
ISBN 10: 0128097973
ISBN 13: 9780128097977
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Staphylococcus aureus Book Review:

Staphylococcus aureus provides information on food borne outbreaks of disease and their impact on human health. It is for anyone interested in the features of the pathogen, and its food safety aspects, as well as its prevalence and possible control and eradication options. This is a practical reference for those in the food industry, but also includes some theoretical information useful for advising. The book introduces detailed features and molecular biology of the pathogen, as well as selective methods of detection, prevention and eradication essential for research. It covers methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus for food related industries, information on genetic lineages, cell wall components, cell division machinery, molecular characterization, and capillary electrophoresis for detecting and characterizing staphylococcus aureus. Includes information on established and novel antibiotic agents for experimental studies and methods of control and eradication Presents use cases of outbreak studies in molecular and cell biology Provides summary points of detection methods and applicability of those methods to other foodborne pathogens Covers the Staphylococcus aureus’ mode of transmission, detection, biology and impact on foodborne illness

Foodborne Microbial Pathogens

Foodborne Microbial Pathogens
Author: Arun Bhunia
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 276
Release: 2007-11-22
ISBN 10: 0387745378
ISBN 13: 9780387745374
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Foodborne Microbial Pathogens Book Review:

At last, here is a graduate-level textbook that focuses on the very latest information on the molecular and cellular mechanism of several major foodborne bacterial pathogens. For the first time in the field, this book makes the link between foodborne illness and immunology. It also covers virulence genes and their regulation in the host or the food environment, pathogenicity testing models, clinical symptoms and prevention and control strategies. Unlike other textbooks this one also covers the host/parasite interaction to a level where readers have a real appreciation of the disease mechanism. It is imperative that we acquire a better understanding of foodborne pathogens. And this is what this brilliant and timely contribution to the subject offers.