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Essential Microbiology and Hygiene for Food Professionals
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ESSENTIAL MICROBIOLOGY AND HYGIENE FOR FOOD PROFESSIONALS

PAPERBACK BY ROLLER, SIBEL (LONDON, UK)

£29.99

ISBN
9781444121490
IMPRINT
HODDER EDUCATION
 
 
EDITION
PUBLISHER
TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD
STOCK FOR DELIVERY
LOW STOCK
FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
240 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
27 APR 2012

DESCRIPTION

Essential Microbiology and Hygiene for Food Professionals is an accessible and practical introduction, providing the basic science relating to microorganisms in food. Assuming no prior knowledge of microbiology, chapters take a fresh and modern approach in helping students appreciate the importance of microbiology and hygiene in assuring food safety and quality, and demonstrate the application of key principles relating to the presence, detection, and control of microorganisms in foods. Written in a user-friendly style, this book is an invaluable text for all those studying microbiology and hygiene on courses in the food professions, including food science, food technology, culinary arts, catering and hospitality, nutrition, dietetics, environmental health, and public health.

CONTENTS

Introduction: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of the Microbial World Life Unseen: The Anatomy of Microbes Microbes Are All around Us The Global Food Poisoning Problem The Reigning Champions of Food Poisoning: Campylobacter and Salmonella Less Common but More Deadly: E. coli and Listeria Clostridia, Viruses and Other Undesirables Control. Prevention is Better than Cure Legislation and Maintaining Standards Epilogue