1st Edition

Fundamentals of Microanalytical Entomology
A Practical Guide to Detecting and Identifying Filth in Foods

ISBN 9780849389252
Published October 17, 1995 by CRC Press
316 Pages

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Book Description

This text offers insight into the practical applications of microanalytical entomology in the laboratory and in the field of consumer protection. This is the only guide that gives an overview of the subject from initial analysis of a product to interpreting significance of final results. Complete insect illustrations throughout and an insect fragment identification discussion covers all pests that are found in foods. Micrographs illustrate a complete reference on identifying types of hair contaminants found in various foods. Chapters are written by practicing regulatory experts.

Table of Contents

Introduction, A.R. Olsen
Quality Assurance for Regulatory Science, R.A. Baldwin
Identification of Filth, A.R. Olsen
Ametabolous and Hemimetabolous Insects, T.H. Sidebottom
Beetles (Insecta: Coleoptera), J.J. Madenjian
Flies (Insecta: Diptera), A.R. Olsen
Moths (Insecta: Lepidoptera), A.R. Olsen
Ants and Parasitoids (Insecta: Hymenoptera), V.K. Avaritt III and N.J. Richter
Mites (Archnida: Acarina), A.R. Olsen and R.W. Potter
Spiders (Arachnida: Araneae), A.R. Olsen, W.E. Savary, and D. Ubick
Other Arthropods, A.R. Olsen
Hairs and Feathers, D.H. Ludwig and J.R. Bryce
Ethnoentomology: Insects for Human Consumption, A.R. Olsen
Reference Collections and Materials, H.G. Semey
Laboratory Procedures, E.C. Washbon and K.A. Halcrow
Forensic Evidence Development, M.L. Zimmerman and P.L. Brickey, Jr.
Reflections on Food-Borne Filth in Relation to Human Disease, J.R. Gorham
Subject Index
Taxonomic Index

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