Fundamentals of Microanalytical Entomology: A Practical Guide to Detecting and Identifying Filth in Foods, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Fundamentals of Microanalytical Entomology

A Practical Guide to Detecting and Identifying Filth in Foods, 1st Edition

By Alan Olsen

CRC Press

320 pages

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Hardback: 9780849389252
pub: 1995-10-17
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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

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Zoology / Entomology