Food Safety: A Reference Handbook, 1st Edition

  • Nina E. Redman
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  • ISBN-10: 1598840495
  • ISBN-13: 9781598840490
  • DDC: 363.19
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 331 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released June 2010
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007
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Overview

This work is a detailed survey of food safety issues today, from E-coli contamination in fruits and vegetables to food production practices that increase antibiotic resistance. Food Safety: A Reference Handbook, Second Edition provides a broad, readable, and level-headed overview of food safety controversies. Through a combination of statistics and substantive information, it delineates the nature and scope of the issues. It also introduces readers to the researchers, activists, industries, and government agencies that play a role in the battle for food safety - an issue that impacts us all.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Editorial Page.
Guide to Related Topics.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Preface.
1: Background and History.
2: Problems, Controversies, and Solutions.
3: Special U.S. Issues.
4: Chronology.
5: Biographical Sketches.
6: Rachel Carson (1907–1964).
7: Ann Cooper (1953–).
8: Ronnie Cummins (1946–).
9: Nancy Donley (1954–).
10: Patricia Griffin (1949–).
11: Fritz Haber (1868–1934).
12: Mary Heersink (b. ?–).
13: Sir Albert Howard (1873–1947).
14: Fred Kirschenmann (1935–).
15: Alice Lakey (1857–1935).
16: Antoni van Leeuwenhoek (1623–1723).
17: Stuart Levy (1938–).
18: Howard Lyman (1938–).
19: Helen McNab Miller (1862–1949).
20: Marion Nestle (1936–).
21: Michael Osterholm (1953–).
22: Louis Pasteur (1822–1895).
23: Stanley Prusiner (1942–).
24: John Robbins (1947–).
25: Joel Salatin (b. ?–).
26: Upton Sinclair (1878–1968).
27: John Snow (1813–1858).
28: David Theno (1950–).
29: Harvey Wiley (1844–1930).
30: Craig Wilson (1948–).
31: Data and Documents.
32: Model Food Code of 2005.
33: Bioterrorism Act of 2002.
34: Effluent Guidelines and Standards for Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations.
35: Bad Bug Book.
36: References.
37: Directory of Organizations.
38: Nonprofit, Trade, and Professional Organizations.
39: International Agencies.
40: National Agencies (Canada and United States).
41: State Organizations.
42: Resources.
Glossary.
Index.
About the Author.