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1st Edition

Trends in Food Safety and Protection

ISBN 9781138070912
Published September 20, 2017 by CRC Press
328 Pages 30 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

Trends in Food Safety and Protection explores the recent developments and ongoing research in the field of food safety and protection. The book covers improvements in the existing techniques and implementation of novel analytical methods for detecting and characterizing foodborne pathogens.

Table of Contents

Next generation sequencing and its application in food microbiology and One Health. Molecular Methods to Characterize Foodborne Microbial Pathogens. Molecular recognition: versatility and challenges in the design of nanobiosensors for food security. Biofilms: from food safety perspective. Spectroscopic methods for fresh food authentication: an overview. Reconditioning of vegetable wash water by physical methods. Meat from Wild Game: Food Safety and Impact on Food Security. Managing Food Supply Chains for Safety and Quality. Retail Food Safety: Concerns, Regulations, Remedies. Effects of climate change on food safety-protectionsecurity.

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V Ravishankar Rai earned his MSc and PhD from the University of Mysore, India. Currently, Dr. Rai is working as a Professor in the Department of Studies in Microbiology, University of Mysore, India. He was awarded a fellowship from the UNESCO Biotechnology Action Council, Paris (1996), the Indo-Israel Cultural Exchange Fellowship (1998), the Biotechnology Overseas Fellowship, Government of India (2008), and the Indo-Hungarian Exchange Fellowship (2011) Indian National Academy Fellowship (2015) and Cardiff Incoming Visiting Fellowship (2017).   Presently, he is the coordinator for the Department of Science and Technology, Promotion of University Research and Scientific Excellence and University Grants Commission innovative programs.

Jamuna A. Bai has completed her MSc and PhD in Microbiology from University of Mysore, India. She is working as a Researcher in UGC sponsored University with Potential Excellence Project, University of Mysore, India. She has previously worked as ICMR Senior Research Fellow and carried a research work on food safety, role of quorum sensing and biofilms in food-related bacteria and developing quorum-sensing inhibitors. Her research interests also include antimicrobial application of functionalized nanomaterials against food-borne pathogens.