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Essential Microbiology and Hygiene for Food Professionals

1st Edition

By Sibel Roller

CRC Press

240 pages

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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

Table of 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.

About the Author

Sibel Roller is Professor of Microbiology and has taught food microbiology at London South Bank University and the London School of Hospitality and Tourism (University of West London) for over a decade.

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