Food Safety in the 21st Century, 1st Edition

  • Puja Dudeja
  • Rajul Gupta
  • Amarjeet Singh Minhas
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  • ISBN-10: 0128018461
  • ISBN-13: 9780128018460
  • DDC: 363.1926
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 624 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released January 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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This book is an important reference for anyone currently working in the food industry or those entering the industry. It provides realistic, practical, and very usable information about key aspects of food safety, while also systematically approaching the matter of foodborne illness by addressing the intricacies of both prevention and control.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
List of Contributors.
About the Editors.
Epidemiological Aspects of Foodborne Diseases.
1: Foodborne Diseases—Disease Burden.
2: Foodborne Infectious Diseases.
3: Outbreak Investigation of Foodborne Illnesses.
4: Surveillance of Foodborne Illnesses.
5: Role of Risk Analysis and Risk Communication in Food Safety Management.
Food Safety Issues in Contemporary Society.
6: An Ayurvedic Perspective on Food Safety.
7: Food Safety in Modern Society—Changing Trends of Food Production and Consumption.
Food Contamination and Adulteration.
8: Food Toxicology—Past, Present, and the Future (The Indian Perspective).
9: Toxicological Profile of Indian Foods—Ensuring Food Safety in India.
10: Detection of Food Adulterants/Contaminants.
11: Recent Advances in Detection of Food Adulteration.
12: Role of Public Health Food Safety Laboratories in Detection of Adulterants/Contaminants.
Food Safety from Farm-To-Fork.
13: Food-Safety Issues Related to Plant Foods at Farms.
14: Food Safety from Farm-to-Fork—Food Safety Issues Related to Animal Foods at Farm.
15: Food Safety From Farm-to-Fork—Food-Safety Issues Related to Processing.
16: Food Safety Issues in Production of Foods of Animal Origin and From Farm to Plate.
17: Safe Storage and Cooking Practices for Foods of Animal Origin in Home Kitchen Before Consumption.
Food Safety is a Shared Responsibility: Role of Various Stakeholders in Implementing Food Safety.
18: Role of Government Authorities in Food Safety.
19: Local Governing Bodies.
20: Role of Food Business Operators in Food Safety.
21: Food Handlers.
22: Consumers.
23: Public Health Professionals and Food Safety.
24: Role of Veterinary Experts in Food Safety.
25: Researchers and Food Safety.
26: Role of Hotel Management and Catering Technology Institutes in Ensuring Food Safety.
Food Safety in Large Eating Establishments.
27: Food Safety in Large Organized Eating Establishments.
28: Design and Construction of Eating Establishments for Ensuring Food Safety.
Food Safety in Small Eating Establishments and in Special Situations.
29: Safe Cooking Practices and Food Safety in Home Kitchen and Eating Establishment.
30: Food Safety in Schools, Canteens, Hostel Messes, Mid-Day Meal Scheme, ICDS.
31: Food Safety Issues Related to Street Vendors.
32: Food Safety During Travel.
33: Food Safety During Fairs and Festivals.
34: Food Safety During Disasters.
Domestic Regulatory Scenario of Food Safety and Interface of Food Safety Laws, Standards, Regulations, and Policies at the International Level.
35: Relevant Food Safety Regulations and Policies.
36: Food Safety Policies in Agriculture and Food Security with Traceability.
37: Food Safety in International Food Trade—Imports and Exports.
38: Regulation of Advertisement for Food Products in India—Advertisement for Food Products.
Food Safety Concerns in Context of Newer Developments in Agriculture/Food Science/Food Processing.
39: Nutritional Labeling.
40: Nutraceuticals.
41: Regulatory Requirements for Labeling, Health, and Nutritional Claim.
42: Genetically Modified (GM) Foods: The Food Security Dilemma.
43: Organic Farming: Is it a Solution to Safe Food?.
44: Safety and Quality of Frozen Foods.
45: Ready to Eat Meals.
46: Food Packaging.
47: Information Technology (IT) in Food Safety.