Innovations in Food Labelling

Innovations in Food Labelling
Author: J Albert
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 184
Release: 2014-01-23
ISBN 10: 1845697596
ISBN 13: 9781845697594
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Innovations in Food Labelling Book Review:

Increasingly, consumers desire information about the health, safety, environmental and socioeconomic characteristics of food products. These traits often cannot be detected by sight, smell or taste. Therefore, consumers must use food labels to select products that meet their needs and preferences. The growing consumer and industry interest in food labels presents challenges for governments, which must ensure that the product information is accurate, truthful and not misleading to consumers. Governments must decide whether provision of information should be mandatory or voluntary. With the increase in global trade in food, there is a need to harmonize food labels so that product information is understood and relevant to foreign markets. Innovations in food labelling provides information about the principles and requirements of food labelling and reviews the latest trends in this important area. Following an introduction on the evolution of food labelling, further chapters cover the Codex Alimentarius and food labelling, international trade agreements, nutrition labelling, allergies and food labels and environmental and social labels, among other topics. An essential reference for food regulatory agencies, food law experts and professionals in the food industry responsible for labelling as well as consumer and environmental associations with an interest in labelling. Provides important information about the principles and requirements of food labelling and reviews the trends in this area Documents label evolution and considers standards and legal issues, as well as protection of the environment and sustainable food production Features labels for a variety of different markets, including organic foods, and addresses social issues such as association of food quality with location

Consumer Driven Innovation in Food and Personal Care Products

Consumer Driven Innovation in Food and Personal Care Products
Author: S R Jaeger,Hal MacFie
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 704
Release: 2010-08-30
ISBN 10: 1845699971
ISBN 13: 9781845699970
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Consumer Driven Innovation in Food and Personal Care Products Book Review:

Experts from around the world present changes in the global marketplace and developments in research methodologies underpinning new product development (NPD) in this essential collection. The business and marketing aspects of NPD, sometimes neglected in books of this type, are addressed alongside methods for product testing. Trends, processes and perspectives in consumer-driven NPD in the food and personal care product industries are addressed in the opening chapters of the book. Specific topics include evolution in food retailing and advances in concept research. Hedonic testing is the focus of the next section. Different viewpoints on consumer research methods and statistics for NPD are reviewed in later chapters. The final part of the book looks towards the future of innovation, covering the implications for NPD of topics such as human genetic variation in taste perception and neuroimaging. Several chapters are not standard scientific articles. Rather they are written records of conversations between two people on a particular topic related to consumer-driven innovation in foods and personal care products. In them the interviewees speak freely about their views and experiences in NPD, providing unique insights. Consumer-driven innovation in food and personal care products will broaden readers’ understanding of the many approaches available to NPD personnel and ways in which they can be used to support innovation activities. Provides expert insight into the changes in the global market place and developments in research methodologies underpinning NPD Examines the business and marketing aspects of NPD, sometimes neglected in books of this type, are addressed alongside methods for product testing Chapters review the different viewpoints on consumer research methods and statistics for NPD

Health Claims and Food Labelling

Health Claims and Food Labelling
Author: Sian Astley
Publsiher: Royal Society of Chemistry
Total Pages: 198
Release: 2019-12-03
ISBN 10: 183916087X
ISBN 13: 9781839160875
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Health Claims and Food Labelling Book Review:

Providing an introduction to the use of nutrition and health claims, this book explores these claims around the world and the impact of the different legislations on consumers as well as likely developments in the future. As nations tackle the food and health issues of the 21st century, this book will provide a single source drawing together all of these topics. In recent years, nutrition and health claims displayed on food packaging have become more regulated with the dual aims of protecting consumers from false claims and promoting consumption of foods with proven health benefits. Edited by Siân Astley, with contributions from renowned experts, chapters describe the legislation underpinning nutrition and health claims globally, explain the permitted use of claims globally in theory and practice and explore differences between the various legislative frameworks. This book will be of interest to those involved in food health and dietary impact research, as well as food manufacturers, legal and healthcare students with an interest in food, nutrition, bioactive compounds and human health.

Innovative Food Processing Technologies

Innovative Food Processing Technologies
Author: Kai Knoerzer,Pablo Juliano,Geoffrey W Smithers
Publsiher: Woodhead Publishing
Total Pages: 510
Release: 2016-06-29
ISBN 10: 008100298X
ISBN 13: 9780081002988
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Innovative Food Processing Technologies Book Review:

Innovative Food Processing Technologies: Extraction, Separation, Component Modification and Process Intensification focuses on advances in new and novel non-thermal processing technologies which allow food producers to modify and process food with minimal damage to the foodstuffs. The book is highly focused on the application of new and novel technologies, beginning with an introductory chapter, and then detailing technologies which can be used to extract food components. Further sections on the use of technologies to modify the structure of food and the separation of food components are also included, with a final section focusing on process intensification and enhancement. Provides information on a variety of food processing technologies Focuses on advances in new and novel non-thermal processing technologies which allow food producers to modify and process food with minimal damage to the foodstuffs Presents a strong focus on the application of technologies in a variety of situations Created by editors who have a background in both the industry and academia

Open Innovation in the Food and Beverage Industry

Open Innovation in the Food and Beverage Industry
Author: Marian Garcia Martinez
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 448
Release: 2013-01-22
ISBN 10: 0857097245
ISBN 13: 9780857097248
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Open Innovation in the Food and Beverage Industry Book Review:

Food and beverage companies are increasingly choosing to enhance internal idea development by pursuing an ‘open innovation’ approach, allowing the additional exploitation of external ideas and paths to market. Drawing on a range of important case studies, Open innovation in the food and beverage industry investigates the challenges and opportunities afforded by the incorporation of open innovation into the food industry. Part one provides a comprehensive overview of the changing nature of innovation in the food and drink industry, acknowledging trends and considering the implications and impact of open innovation. Part two then reviews the role of partners and networks in open innovation, with collaboration, co-creation of value with consumers, the effectiveness of cluster organizations and the importance of network knowledge all discussed, before part three goes on to explore the establishment and varied management aspects of open innovation partnerships and networks. Finally, open-innovation tools, processes and managerial frameworks are the focus of part four, with discussion of the development, application and psychology of a range of initiatives. With its distinguished editor and international team of expert contributors, Open innovation in the food and beverage industry is a unique guide to the implementation and management of open innovation for all food industry professionals involved in management, research and product development, as well as academics with an interest in open innovation across all industries. Investigates the challenges and opportunities afforded by the incorporation of open innovation into the food industry Provides a comprehensive overview of the changing nature of innovation in the food and drink industry and reviews the role of partners and networks in open innovation Explores the establishment and varied management aspects of open innovation partnerships and networks and discusses the development, application and psychology of a range of initiatives

Innovation and Future Trends in Food Manufacturing and Supply Chain Technologies

Innovation and Future Trends in Food Manufacturing and Supply Chain Technologies
Author: Craig Leadley
Publsiher: Woodhead Publishing
Total Pages: 308
Release: 2015-11-18
ISBN 10: 1782424709
ISBN 13: 9781782424703
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Innovation and Future Trends in Food Manufacturing and Supply Chain Technologies Book Review:

Innovation and Future Trends in Food Manufacturing and Supply Chain Technologies focuses on emerging and future trends in food manufacturing and supply chain technologies, examining the drivers of change and innovation in the food industry and the current and future ways of addressing issues such as energy reduction and rising costs in food manufacture. Part One looks at innovation in the food supply chain, while Part Two covers emerging technologies in food processing and packaging. Subsequent sections explore innovative food preservation technologies in themed chapters and sustainability and future research needs in food manufacturing. Addresses issues such as energy reduction and rising costs in food manufacture Assesses current supply chain technologies and the emerging advancements in the field, including key chapters on food processing technologies Covers the complete food manufacturing scale, compiling significant research from academics and important industrial figures

Multifunctional and Nanoreinforced Polymers for Food Packaging

Multifunctional and Nanoreinforced Polymers for Food Packaging
Author: José-María Lagarón
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 736
Release: 2011-05-09
ISBN 10: 0857092782
ISBN 13: 9780857092786
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Multifunctional and Nanoreinforced Polymers for Food Packaging Book Review:

Recent developments in multifunctional and nanoreinforced polymers have provided the opportunity to produce high barrier, active and intelligent food packaging which can help ensure, or even enhance, the quality and safety of packaged foods. Multifunctional and nanoreinforced polymers for food packaging provides a comprehensive review of novel polymers and polymer nanocomposites for use in food packaging. After an introductory chapter, Part one discusses nanofillers for plastics in food packaging. Chapters explore the use of passive and active nanoclays and hidrotalcites, cellulose nanofillers and electrospun nanofibers and nanocapsules. Part two investigates high barrier plastics for food packaging. Chapters assess the transport and high barrier properties of food packaging polymers such as ethylene-norbornene copolymers and advanced single-site polyolefins, nylon-MXD6 resins and ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymers before going on to explore recent advances in various plastic packaging technologies such as modified atmosphere packaging (MAP), nanoscale inorganic coatings and functional barriers against migration. Part three reviews active and bioactive plastics in food packaging. Chapters investigate silver-based antimicrobial polymers, the incorporation of antimicrobial/antioxidant natural extracts into polymeric films, and biaoctive food packaging strategies. Part four examines nanotechnology in sustainable plastics with chapters examining the food packaging applications of polylactic acid (PLA) nanocomposites, polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHAs), starch-based polymers, chitosan and carragenan polysaccharides and protein-based resins for packaging gluten (WG)-based materials. The final chapter presents the safety and regulatory aspects of plastics as food packaging materials. With its distinguished editor and international team of expert contributors Multifunctional and nanoreinforced polymers for food packaging proves a valuable resource for researchers in packaging in the food industry and polymer scientists interested in multifunctional and nanoreinforced materials. Provides a comprehensive review of novel polymers and polymer nanocomposites for use in food packaging Discusses nanofillers for plastics in food packaging including the use of passive and active nanoclays and hidrotalcites and electrospun nanofibers Investigates high barrier plastics for food packaging assessing recent advances in various plastic packaging technologies such as modified atmosphere packaging (MAP)

The Oxford Handbook of Comparative Environmental Law

The Oxford Handbook of Comparative Environmental Law
Author: Emma Lees,Jorge E. Viñuales
Publsiher: Oxford University Press
Total Pages: 1092
Release: 2019-04-25
ISBN 10: 0192508385
ISBN 13: 9780192508386
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Oxford Handbook of Comparative Environmental Law Book Review:

This Handbook is the first comprehensive account of comparative environmental law. It examines in detail the methodological foundations of the discipline as well as the substance of environmental law across countries from four vantage points: country studies from all continents, responses to common problems (including air pollution, water management, nature conservation, genetically modified organisms, climate change and energy, chemicals, waste), foundational components of environmental law systems (including principles, property rights, administrative and judicial organisation, command-and-control regulation, market mechanisms, informational techniques and liability mechanisms), and common interactions of environmental protection with the broader public, private, and criminal law contexts. The volume brings together the foremost authorities in this field from around the world to provide a concise, self-contained, and technically rigorous account of environmental law as a single overall system.

Present Knowledge in Nutrition

Present Knowledge in Nutrition
Author: John W. Erdman, Jr.,Ian A. MacDonald,Steven H. Zeisel
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 1328
Release: 2012-05-30
ISBN 10: 0470963107
ISBN 13: 9780470963104
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Present Knowledge in Nutrition Book Review:

Present Knowledge in Nutrition, 10th Edition provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of human nutrition, including micronutrients, systems biology, immunity, public health, international nutrition, and diet and disease prevention. This definitive reference captures the current state of this vital and dynamic science from an international perspective, featuring nearly 140 expert authors from 14 countries around the world. Now condensed to a single volume, this 10th edition contains new chapters on topics such as epigenetics, metabolomics, and sports nutrition.The remaining chapters have been thoroughly updated to reflect recent developments. Suggested reading lists are now provided for readers wishing to delve further into specific subject areas. An accompanying website provides book owners with access to an image bank of tables and figures as well as any updates the authors may post to their chapters between editions. Now available in both print and electronic formats, the 10th edition will serve as a valuable reference for researchers, health professionals, and policy experts as well as educators and advanced nutrition students.

Nutrition Labeling and Information

Nutrition Labeling and Information
Author: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry. Subcommittee on Nutrition
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1979
ISBN 10: 1928374650XXX
ISBN 13: MINN:31951D00291154R
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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ASEAN Post 50

ASEAN Post 50
Author: Aida Idris,Nurliana Kamaruddin
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 251
Release: 2019-06-10
ISBN 10: 9811380430
ISBN 13: 9789811380433
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

ASEAN Post 50 Book Review:

The first 50 years of ASEAN integration has brought peace and prosperity to the Southeast Asian region, while the next 50 will undoubtedly be fraught with unprecedented challenges. Today ASEAN not only has to contend with its own internal challenges arising from the highly diverse political, economic and socio-cultural systems of its member countries, it also has to deal with external factors which include shifts in geostrategic balance, fraying global consensus on free trade, populism and xenophobia, climate change, digital revolutions and cybercrimes. Set against the above background, this edited collection considers some of the contemporary issues and challenges faced by ASEAN in its journey towards more cohesive and dynamic regional integration. Among the topics explored are ASEAN’s evolving partnerships with its key strategic partners including China and the United States on economic policies and strategies, educational systems and frameworks, migration and environmental threats.

Developing Food Products for Consumers with Specific Dietary Needs

Developing Food Products for Consumers with Specific Dietary Needs
Author: Steve Osborn,Wayne Morley
Publsiher: Woodhead Publishing
Total Pages: 298
Release: 2016-05-17
ISBN 10: 0081003404
ISBN 13: 9780081003404
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Developing Food Products for Consumers with Specific Dietary Needs Book Review:

Developing Food Products for Customers with Specific Dietary Needs explains the process for developing foods for customers who have specific dietary needs, further shining a light on the number of increasing medical conditions related to food intake that have emerged in the past few decades. From increased fat and sugar intake leading to higher levels of obesity, to greater levels of coeliac disease, the ingredients and nutritional content of food is becoming more and more important. Additionally, consumers are following particular diets for many different reasons, be it health related, or for religious or moral reasons. The first part of the book looks, in detail, at the organizational structure required within a company to allow for the development of food products which meet the needs of these customers, while the second part presents a number of case studies highlighting the development of food products for various dietary requirements. Precise coverage includes section on the development of low-sodium, low-sugar, low-fat, and low-carbohydrate products with the aim of producing healthier foods, as well as the development of organic and vegetarian products for consumers who are following diets for personal reasons. The potential solutions for developing foods for customers who have specific dietary needs are likely to include both ingredients and technology developments. The ingredients area includes simple reductions as well as replacement strategies, whilst technology will be applied to both the ingredient itself and the host food product. All are aimed at maintaining the product quality as perceived by the customer. Provides an overview of the organizational structure required within a company to develop foods for specific customer needs Includes section on the development of low-sodium, low-sugar, low-fat, and low-carbohydrate products with the aim of producing healthier foods Presents case studies that deliver a best practice view on developing foods for customers with specific dietary needs Written by industry professionals, this book offers in-depth coverage of this topic of ever increasing importance to the food industry

Case Studies in Novel Food Processing Technologies

Case Studies in Novel Food Processing Technologies
Author: C J Doona
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 560
Release: 2010-10-28
ISBN 10: 0857090712
ISBN 13: 9780857090713
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Case Studies in Novel Food Processing Technologies Book Review:

Novel food processing technologies have significant potential to improve product quality and process efficiency. Commercialisation of new products and processes brings exciting opportunities and interesting challenges. Case studies in novel food processing technologies provides insightful, first-hand experiences of many pioneering experts involved in the development and commercialisation of foods produced by novel processing technologies. Part one presents case studies of commercial products preserved with the leading nonthermal technologies of high pressure processing and pulsed electric field processing. Part two broadens the case histories to include alternative novel techniques, such as dense phase carbon dioxide, ozone, ultrasonics, cool plasma, and infrared technologies, which are applied in food preservation sectors ranging from fresh produce, to juices, to disinfestation. Part three covers novel food preservation techniques using natural antimicrobials, novel food packaging technologies, and oxygen depleted storage techniques. Part four contains case studies of innovations in retort technology, microwave heating, and predictive modelling that compare thermal versus non-thermal processes, and evaluate an accelerated 3-year challenge test. With its team of distinguished editors and international contributors, Case studies in novel food processing technologies is an essential reference for professionals in industry, academia, and government involved in all aspects of research, development and commercialisation of novel food processing technologies. Provides insightful, first-hand experiences of many pioneering experts involved in the development and commercialisation of foods produced by novel processing technologies Presents case studies of commercial products preserved with the leading nonthermal technologies of high pressure processing and pulsed electric field processing Features alternative novel techniques, such as dense phase carbon dioxide, ozone, ultrasonics, cool plasma, and infrared technologies utilised in food preservation sectors

Food Labelling

Food Labelling
Author: J R Blanchfield
Publsiher: Woodhead Publishing
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2000-07-25
ISBN 10: 1855736365
ISBN 13: 9781855736368
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Food Labelling Book Review:

J Ralph Blanchfield has brought together a distinguished panel of European and American experts from industry and academia. Together they provide a comprehensive guide to producing labelling that complies with existing legislation and satisfies the needs of all interested parties. Food labelling also provides a valuable insight into possible future developments. The book deals with each aspect of food labelling from the EU and USA perspectives in turn. The legislative requirements for both are fully examined in sections written by experts from the UK Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food and the US Food and Drug Administration respectively. There are chapters on major themes including the declaration of ingredients and additives, durability indication, nutrition information and nutrition and health claims. Readers will find answers to the questions raise by the issues of Genetically Modified and irradiated foods and ingredients, as well as guides to good international practice in design, multi-lingual requirements, shelf-life issues, traceability and instructions for storage and use. Food labelling is an invaluable guide for food processors, those concerned with food law and regulation, and all those involved in selling food products in the European Union, United States and throughout the rest of the world. Current legislation on the labelling of food products in the EU and US Full coverage of US and EU labelling regulations in a single source Controversial issue of labelling genetically modified and irradiated ingredients and foods

Food Processing Technology

Food Processing Technology
Author: P.J. Fellows
Publsiher: Woodhead Publishing
Total Pages: 804
Release: 2022-06-18
ISBN 10: 0323984312
ISBN 13: 9780323984317
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Food Processing Technology Book Review:

Food Processing Technology: Principles and Practice, Fifth Edition includes emerging trends and developments in food processing. The book has been fully updated to provide comprehensive, up-to-date technical information. For each food processing unit operation, theory and principles are first described, followed by equipment used commercially and its operating conditions, the effects of the operation on micro-organisms, and the nutritional and sensory qualities of the foods concerned. Part I describes basic concepts; Part II describes operations that take place at ambient temperature; Part III describes processing using heat; Part IV describes processing by removing heat; and Part V describes post-processing operations. This book continues to be the most comprehensive reference in the field, covering all processing unit operations in a single volume. The title brings key terms and definitions, sample problems, recommended further readings and illustrated processes. Presents current trends on food sustainability, environmental considerations, changing consumer choices, reduced packaging and energy use, and functional and healthy/plant-based foods Includes highly illustrated line drawings and/or photographs to show the principles of equipment operation and/or examples of equipment that is used commercially Contains worked examples of common calculations

Food Chain Integrity

Food Chain Integrity
Author: Jeffrey Hoorfar,K Jordan,F Butler,R Prugger
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 384
Release: 2011-03-15
ISBN 10: 0857092510
ISBN 13: 9780857092519
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Food Chain Integrity Book Review:

Improving the integrity of the food chain, making certain that food is traceable, safe to eat, high quality and genuine requires new diagnostic tools, the implementation of novel information systems and input from all food chain participants. Food chain integrity reviews key research in this fast-moving area and how it can be applied to improve the provision of food to the consumer. Chapters in part one review developments in food traceability, such as food ‘biotracing’, and methods to prevent food bioterrorism. Following this, part two focuses on developments in food safety and quality management. Topics covered include advances in understanding of pathogen behaviour, control of foodborne viruses, hazard ranking and the role of animal feed in food safety. Chapters in part three explore essential aspects of food authenticity, from the traceability of genetically modified organisms in supply chains to new methods to demonstrate food origin. Finally, part four focuses on consumer views on food chain integrity and future trends. With its distinguished editors and expert team of contributors, Food chain integrity is a key reference for all those tasked with predicting and implementing actions to prevent breaches in the integrity of food production. Reviews key research in this fast-moving area and how it can be applied to improve the provision of food to the consumer Examines developments in food traceability, such as food ‘biotracing’, and methods to prevent food bioterrorism Focuses on developments in food safety and quality management featuring advances in understanding pathogen behaviour and control of foodborne viruses

Modifying Food Texture

Modifying Food Texture
Author: Jianshe Chen,Andrew Rosenthal
Publsiher: Woodhead Publishing
Total Pages: 292
Release: 2015-05-23
ISBN 10: 1782423516
ISBN 13: 9781782423515
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Modifying Food Texture Book Review:

Modifying Food Texture, Volume 1: Novel Ingredients and Processing Techniques discusses texture as an important aspect of consumer food acceptance and preference, and the fact that specific consumer groups, including infants, the elderly, and dysphagia patients require texture-modified foods. Topics covered include ingredients and processing techniques used in texture modification of foods, an overview of food texture issues, the novel use of processing techniques for texture modification, and the uses of food ingredients in texture-modified foods. Discusses texture as an important aspect of consumer food acceptance and preference Presents findings and tactics that address the special needs of infants, the elderly, and dysphagia patients Topics covered include ingredients and processing techniques used in texture modification of foods, along with an overview of food texture issues, amongst others

Modeling Food Processing Operations

Modeling Food Processing Operations
Author: Serafim Bakalis,Kai Knoerzer,Peter J Fryer
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 372
Release: 2015-04-28
ISBN 10: 178242296X
ISBN 13: 9781782422969
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Modeling Food Processing Operations Book Review:

Computational modeling is an important tool for understanding and improving food processing and manufacturing. It is used for many different purposes, including process design and process optimization. However, modeling goes beyond the process and can include applications to understand and optimize food storage and the food supply chain, and to perform a life cycle analysis. Modeling Food Processing Operations provides a comprehensive overview of the various applications of modeling in conventional food processing. The needs of industry, current practices, and state-of-the-art technologies are examined, and case studies are provided. Part One provides an introduction to the topic, with a particular focus on modeling and simulation strategies in food processing operations. Part Two reviews the modeling of various food processes involving heating and cooling. These processes include: thermal inactivation; sterilization and pasteurization; drying; baking; frying; and chilled and frozen food processing, storage and display. Part Three examines the modeling of multiphase unit operations such as membrane separation, extrusion processes and food digestion, and reviews models used to optimize food distribution. Comprehensively reviews the various applications of modeling in conventional food processing Examines the modeling of multiphase unit operations and various food processes involving heating and cooling Analyzes the models used to optimize food distribution

Handbook of Food Powders

Handbook of Food Powders
Author: Bhesh Bhandari,NIDHI BANSAL,Min Zhang,Pierre Schuck
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 688
Release: 2013-08-31
ISBN 10: 0857098675
ISBN 13: 9780857098672
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Food Powders Book Review:

Many food ingredients are supplied in powdered form, as reducing water content increases shelf life and aids ease of storage, handling and transport. Powder technology is therefore of great importance to the food industry. The Handbook of food powders explores a variety of processes that are involved in the production of food powders, the further processing of these powders and their functional properties. Part one introduces processing and handling technologies for food powders and includes chapters on spray, freeze and drum drying, powder mixing in the production of food powders and safety issues around food powder production processes. Part two focusses on powder properties including surface composition, rehydration and techniques to analyse the particle size of food powders. Finally, part three highlights speciality food powders and includes chapters on dairy powders, fruit and vegetable powders and coating foods with powders. The Handbook of food powders is a standard reference for professionals in the food powder production and handling industries, development and quality control professionals in the food industry using powders in foods, and researchers, scientists and academics interested in the field. Explores the processing and handling technologies in the production of food powders Examines powder properties, including surface composition, shelf life, and techniques used to examine particle size Focusses on speciality powders such as dairy, infant formulas, powdered egg, fruit and vegetable, and culinary and speciality products

Viruses in Food and Water

Viruses in Food and Water
Author: N Cook
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 560
Release: 2013-05-10
ISBN 10: 085709887X
ISBN 13: 9780857098870
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Viruses in Food and Water Book Review:

Viruses can be highly infectious and are capable of causing widespread disease outbreaks. The significance of viral pathogens in food and waterborne illness is increasingly being recognised and viruses transferred by these routes are important areas of research. Viruses in food and water reviews the risks, surveillance and control of food and waterborne viral disease. Part one provides an introduction to food and environmental virology. Part two goes on to explore methods of detection, surveillance and risk assessment of viruses in food and water; it includes chapters on molecular detection of viruses in foods and food processing environments, quality control in the analytical laboratory, and quantitative risk assessment for food and waterborne viruses. Part three focuses on virus transmission routes and control of food and water contamination. It contains chapters on fresh produce, shellfish and viral presence, and control methods in waste water and sewage. Finally, part four highlights particular pathogens including norovirus, hepatitis A and emerging zoonotic viruses. Viruses in food and water is a standard reference book for microbiologists in academia, analytical labs and the food and water treatment industries, as well as environmental health professionals and researchers working on foodborne viruses. Explores methods of detection, surveilance and risk assessment of viruses in food and water Considers virus transmission routes and control of food and water contamination Highlights advances in the understanding of specific pathogens, including norovirus, hepatitis A and rotaviruses and the advances in vaccine development