First published in 1983: This handbook provides an overview of different biological agents and important toxins that may cause diseases on ingestion with food or water.
Table of Contents
Foodborne Toxins. Viruses of Vertebrates: Thermal Resistance. Microbial Food Toxicants: Clostridium botulinum Toxins. Microbial Food and Feed Toxicants: Fungal Toxins. Microbial Food Toxicants: Rubratoxins. Citreoviridin. Microbial Food Toxicants: Ochratoxins. Acute and Chronic Biological Effects of Trichothecene Toxins. Examining Food and Drink for Parasitic, Saprophytic, and Free-Living Protoza and Helminths. Food Contaminants: Enteric Pathogens in Shellfish. Algal Toxins. Foodborne Diseases. Foodborne Diseases: Viral Infections. Clostridium perfingens Food Poisoning. Foodborne Diseases Due to Vibrio cholerae. Foodborne Diseases: Brucellosis. Foodborne Diseases: Aflatoxicosis. Foodborne Diseases: Alimentary Toxic Aleukia. Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning.
Miloslav Rechcigl, Jr. is a Nutrition Advisor and Chief of Research and Methodology Division in the Agency for International Development.