The objective of this book is to provide a scientific background to dairy microbiology by re-examining the basic concepts of general food microbiology and the microbiology of raw milk while offering a practical approach to the following aspects: well-known and newfound pathogens that are of major concern to the dairy industry. Topics addressed incl
Basic Concepts of Food Microbiology. Microbiology of Raw Milk. Dairy Pathogens: Characteristics and Impact. Dairy Starter Cultures. Application of Probiotics in the Dairy Industry: The Long Way from Traditional to Novel Functional Foods. Application of Molecular Methods for Microbial Identification in Dairy Products. Application of Food Safety Management Systems (FSMS) in The Dairy Industry.