Compendium of Methods for the Microbiological Examination of Foods

Compendium of Methods for the Microbiological Examination of Foods Author Marvin L. Speck
ISBN-10 UCSC:32106007502831
Release 1984-01-01
Pages 914
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Compendium of Methods for the Microbiological Examination of Foods

Compendium of Methods for the Microbiological Examination of Foods Author Carl Vanderzant
ISBN-10 0875531733
Release 1992
Pages 1219
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General laboratory procedures; special procedure; microorganisms involved in processing and spoilage of foods; indicator microorganisms and pathogens; rapid methods; food safety: foodborne illness; foods and their safety and quality.

Compendium of Methods for the Microbiological Examination of Foods

Compendium of Methods for the Microbiological Examination of Foods Author Yvonne Salfinger
ISBN-10 087553273X
Release 2015-06
Pages 955
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Compendium of Methods for the Microbiological Examination of Foods

Compendium of Methods for the Microbiological Examination of Foods Author F. P. Downes
ISBN-10 OCLC:709398372
Release 2001
Pages 676
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Laboratory quality assurance, Sample collection, Shipment, and preparation; Microbiological monitoring of the food processing environmet; Microscopic methods; Cultural methods; Cultural methods for the enrichment and isolation of microorganisms; Culture methods for enumeration of microorganisms; Aerobic plate count; Enterobacteriaceae, coliforms, and escherichia coli as quality and safety; Enterococci; Rapid methods for detection, identification, and enumeration; Molecular typing and differentiation; Labor savings and automation; Psychotrophic microorganisms; Thermoduric microorganisms and heat resistance measurements; Lipolytic microorganisms; Proteolytic microorganisms; Halophilic and osmophilic microorganisms; Pectinolytic and pectolytic microorganisms; Acid-producing microorganisms; Yeasts and molds; Detection and Enumeration of heat-resistant molds; Mesophilic Aerobic Sporeformers; Mesophilic anaerobic Sporeformers; Aciduric flat sour sporeformers; Thermophilic anaerobic sporeformers;Sulfide Spoilage Sporeformers; Investigationof FoodborneIIInessOutbreak; Microbial Food Safety Risk Assessment; Aeromonas, Arcobacter, and Plesiomonas; Campylobacter; Bacíllus cereus; Clostrídíum botulínum and Its Toxins; Clostrídíum perfríngens; Pathogenic Escheríchíacolí; Lístería; Salmonella; Shigella; Staphylococcus aureus and Staphylococcal Enterotoxins; Vibrio; Yersinia; Waterborne and Foodborne Parasites; Toxigenic Fungi and Fungal Toxins; Foodborne Viruses; Meat and Poultry Products; Eggs and Egg Products; Milk and Milk Product; Fish, Crustaceans, and Precooked Seafoods; Molluscan Shellfish: Oysters, Mussels, and Clams; Fruits and Vegetables; Fermented and Acidified Vegetables; Gums and Spices; Salad Dressings; Sweeteners and Starches; Cereal and Cereal Products; Confectionery Products; Nut Meats; Fruit Beverages; Soft Drinks; Bottled Water; Canned Foods- Tests for CommercialSterility; Canned Foods- Tests for Cause of Spoilage; Media, Reagents, and Stains; Measurement of Water Activity (a), Acidity, and Brix.

Compendium of the Microbiological Spoilage of Foods and Beverages

Compendium of the Microbiological Spoilage of Foods and Beverages Author William H. Sperber
ISBN-10 1441908269
Release 2009-09-23
Pages 369
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The increased emphasis on food safety during the past two decades has decreased the emphasis on the loss of food through spoilage, particularly in developed co- tries where food is more abundant. In these countries spoilage is a commercial issue that affects the pro?t or loss of producers and manufacturers. In lesser developed countries spoilage continues to be a major concern. The amount of food lost to spoilage is not known. As will be evident in this text, stability and the type of spoilage are in?uenced by the inherent properties of the food and many other factors. During the Second World War a major effort was given to developing the te- nologies needed to ship foods to different regions of the world without spoilage. The food was essential to the military and to populations in countries that could not provide for themselves. Since then, progress has been made in improved product formulations, processing, packaging, and distribution systems. New products have continued to evolve, but for many new perishable foods product stability continues to be a limiting factor. Many new products have failed to reach the marketplace because of spoilage issues.

Microbiological Examination Methods of Food and Water

Microbiological Examination Methods of Food and Water Author Neusely da Silva
ISBN-10 9780203168394
Release 2012-12-18
Pages 484
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Microbiological Examination Methods of Food and Water is an illustrated laboratory manual that provides an overview of current standard microbiological culture methods for the examination of food and water, adhered to by renowned international organizations, such as ISO, AOAC, APHA, FDA and FSIS/USDA. It includes methods for the enumeration of indicator microorganisms of general contamination, indicators of hygiene and sanitary conditions, sporeforming, spoilage fungi and pathogenic bacteria. Every chapter begins with a comprehensive, in-depth and updated bibliographic reference on the microorganism(s) dealt with in that particular section of the book. The latest facts on the taxonomic position of each group, genus or species are given, as well as clear guidelines on how to deal with changes in nomenclature on the internet. All chapters provide schematic comparisons between the methods presented, highlighting the main differences and similarities. This allows the user to choose the method that best meets his/her needs. Moreover, each chapter lists validated alternative quick methods, which, though not described in the book, may and can be used for the analysis of the microorganism(s) dealt with in that particular chapter. The didactic setup and the visualization of procedures in step-by-step schemes allow the user to quickly perceive and execute the procedure intended. This compendium will serve as an up-to-date practical companion for laboratory professionals, technicians and research scientists, instructors, teachers and food and water analysts. Alimentary engineering, chemistry, biotechnology and biology (under)graduate students specializing in food sciences will also find the book beneficial. It is furthermore suited for use as a practical/laboratory manual for graduate courses in Food Engineering and Food Microbiology.

Micro facts

Micro facts Author Laurie Curtis
ISBN-10 1904007546
Release 2003-01
Pages 279
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Micro-Facts has proved to be a useful ready reference for practising food microbiologists and others concerned with ensuring the microbiological safety of foods. For the new fifth edition, key sections of the text have been updated and focussed directly on the assurance of safety in the food supply. The information presented remains topical and takes into account the wealth of recent research into food-poisoning organisms and their current relevance to food safety. This fifth edition also gives a more international view of foodborne disease. As in previous editions, the emphasis of this book is on microbiological safety. Foodborne bacterial pathogens - source, incidences of food poisoning, growth/survival characteristics and control - are discussed in detail. Foodborne viruses and protozoa are also examined. The section on spoilage organisms (produced as a supplement to the fourth edition) has been expanded to include a new section on the acetic acid bacteria. The book concludes with brief coverage of HACCP, EC Food Hygiene Legislation, and equipment suppliers. Micro-Facts 5th Edition is an invaluable tool for food microbiologists everywhere, as a source book of information relevant to the prevention of food-poisoning hazards worldwide.

Handbook of Culture Media for Food Microbiology

Handbook of Culture Media for Food Microbiology Author Janet E. L. Corry
ISBN-10 0444510842
Release 2003
Pages 662
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This is a completely revised edition, including new material, from 'Culture Media for Food Microbiology' by J.E.L. Corry et al., published in Progress in Industrial Microbiology, Volume 34, Second Impression 1999. Written by the Working Party on Culture Media, of the International Committee on Food Microbiology and Hygiene, this is a handy reference for microbiologists wanting to know which media to use for the detection of various groups of microbes in food, and how to check their performance. The first part comprises reviews, written by international experts, of the media designed to isolate the major groups of microbes important in food spoilage, food fermentations or food-borne disease. The history and rationale of the selective agents, and the indicator systems are considered, as well as the relative merits of the various media. The second part contains monographs on approximately 90 of the most useful media. The first edition of this book has been frequently quoted in standard methods, especially those published by the International Standards Organisation (ISO) and the European Standards Organisation (CEN), as well as in the manuals of companies manufacturing microbiological media. In this second edition, almost all of the reviews have been completely rewritten, and the remainder revised. Approximately twelve monographs have been added and a few deleted. This book will be useful to anyone working in laboratories examining food - industrial, contract, medical, academic or public analyst, as well as other microbiologists, working in the pharmaceutical, cosmetic and clinical (medical and veterinary) areas - particularly with respect to quality assurance of media and methods in relation to laboratory accreditation.

Rapid Analysis Techniques in Food Microbiology

Rapid Analysis Techniques in Food Microbiology Author P. Patel
ISBN-10 0751400300
Release 1994-04-30
Pages 294
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This highly practical book reviews the current status of these techniques from an international perspective, and with particular emphasis on commercially available detection and estimation systems.

Encyclopedia of Dairy Sciences

Encyclopedia of Dairy Sciences Author
ISBN-10 9780123744074
Release 2011-03-25
Pages 4170
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Dairy Science includes the study of milk and milk-derived food products, examining the biological, chemical, physical, and microbiological aspects of milk itself as well as the technological (processing) aspects of the transformation of milk into its various consumer products, including beverages, fermented products, concentrated and dried products, butter and ice cream. This new edition includes information on the possible impact of genetic modification of dairy animals, safety concerns of raw milk and raw milk products, peptides in milk, dairy-based allergies, packaging and shelf-life and other topics of importance and interest to those in dairy research and industry. Fully reviewed, revised and updated with the latest developments in Dairy Science Full color inserts in each volume illustrate key concepts Extended index for easily locating information

Public Health Microbiology

Public Health Microbiology Author John F. T. Spencer
ISBN-10 1588291170
Release 2004-05-20
Pages 548
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Public Health Microbiology: Methods and Protocols is focused on microorganisms that can present a hazard to human health in the course of everyday life. There are chapters dealing with organisms that are directly pathogenic to humans, including bacteria, viruses, and fungi; on organisms that produce toxins during growth in their natural habitats; on the use of bacteriocins produced by such organisms as lactobacilli and bifidobacteria; as well as several chapters on hazard analysis, the use of disinfectants, microbiological analysis of cosmetics, and microbiological tests for sanitation equipment in food factories. Additional chapters look at the use of animals (mice) in the study of the various characteristics of milk and their relationships with lactic acid bacteria in particular. Other chapters focus on special methods for determining particular components of milk. In particular, in Parts I and II, on bacterial and viral pathogens, special attention is given to methods for PCR detection of genes with resistance to tetracycline, as well as to Salmonella enterica; for identification and typing of Campylobacter coli; for detection of the abundance of enteric viruses, hepatitis A virus, and rotaviruses in sewage, and of bacteriophages infecting the O157:H7 strain of Escherichia coli. Part III offers methods for computerized analysis and typing of fungal isolates, for isolation and enumeration of fungi in foods, and for the determination of aflatoxin and zearalenone.

Principles and Practices for the Safe Processing of Foods

Principles and Practices for the Safe Processing of Foods Author H J Heinz
ISBN-10 9781483165349
Release 2013-10-22
Pages 572
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Principles and Practices for the Safe Processing of Foods presents information on the design, construction, and sanitary maintenance of food processing plants. This book also provides guidelines for establishing and implementing the Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP) System and for training personnel in hygienic practices. This text is divided into 13 chapters and begins with the assessment of corporate policies concerning the controlled production of clean, wholesome foods in a sanitary manner. The next chapters deal with some of the requirements for safe food processing, including the establishment and implementation of HACCP rules, building status, sanitation, and personnel. A chapter briefly covers the structure of some microorganisms that affect safe food, such as viruses, bacteria, and fungi. This topic is followed by discussions of the biological factors underlying food safety, preservation, and stability; the principles and application of microbiological control methods; pathogenicity and pathogen profiles; and enzymes and their importance in food spoilage. The last chapters examine the aspects of microbiological safety in food preservation technologies and the criteria for ingredients and finished products. This book will prove useful to food manufacturers, policy makers, and public health workers.

Food Safety

Food Safety Author Nina Redman
ISBN-10 9781598840483
Release 2007
Pages 331
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Presents a survey of food safety issues, ranging from mad cow disease to genetically modified corn. Through a combination of statistics and substantive information, this book delineates the nature and scope of the issues. It also introduces readers to the activists and government agencies that play a role in the battle for food safety.

Microorganisms in Foods 8

Microorganisms in Foods 8 Author International Commission on Microbiological Specifications for Foods (ICMSF)
ISBN-10 1441993746
Release 2011-06-02
Pages 400
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Microorganisms in Foods 8: Use of Data for Assessing Process Control and Product Acceptance is written by the International Commission on Microbiological Specifications for Foods with assistance from a limited number of consultants. The purpose of this book is to provide guidance on appropriate testing of food processing environments, processing lines, and finished product to enhance the safety and microbiological quality of the food supply. Microorganisms in Foods 8 consists of two parts. Part I, Principles of Using Data in Microbial Control, builds on the principles of Microorganisms in Foods 7: Microbiological Testing in Food Safety Management (2002), which illustrates how HACCP and Good Hygienic Practices (GHP) provide greater assurance of safety than microbiological testing, but also identifies circumstances where microbiological testing may play a useful role. Part II, Specific Applications to Commodities, provides practical examples of criteria and other tests and is an updated and expanded version of Part II of Microorganisms in Foods 2: Sampling for Microbiological Analysis: Principles and Specific Applications (2nd ed. 1986). Part II also builds on the 2nd edition of Microorganisms in Foods 6: Microbial Ecology of Food Commodities (2005) by identifying appropriate tests to evaluation the effectiveness of controls.

Guide to Foodborne Pathogens

Guide to Foodborne Pathogens Author Ronald G. Labbé
ISBN-10 0471350346
Release 2001-10-03
Pages 373
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An expert survey of foodborne pathogens, illnesses, and control methods This volume offers broad and accessible coverage of the pathogens-bacteria, viruses, and parasites-most commonly responsible for foodborne illness. It discusses the nature of illnesses; the epidemiology of pathogens; and current detection, prevention, and control methods. It also features chapters on the globalization of the food supply, seafood toxins, and other miscellaneous agents. Twenty-one chapters, by experts from around the world, cover the most dangerous illnesses and foodborne pathogens currently threatening world populations. Topics include: * Arcobacter/Helicobacter * Aspergillus * Bacillus cereus * Campylobacter * Clostidium perfringens * Clostridium botulinum * Escherichia coli * Fusarium * Listeria * Salmonella * Shigella * Staphylococcus aureus * Vibrio * Yersinia enterocolitica Guide to Foodborne Pathogens offers up-to-date analysis of the growing body of scientific information on both established and new and emerging pathogens. It provides concise coverage that serves the needs of scientists and food professionals who lack a specialized background in foodborne illness but want to stay informed on this vital health issue.

Statistical Aspects of the Microbiological Examination of Foods

Statistical Aspects of the Microbiological Examination of Foods Author Basil Jarvis
ISBN-10 9780128039748
Release 2016-07-12
Pages 352
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Statistical Aspects of the Microbiological Examination of Foods, Third Edition, updates some important statistical procedures following intensive collaborative work by many experts in microbiology and statistics, and corrects typographic and other errors present in the previous edition. Following a brief introduction to the subject, basic statistical concepts and procedures are described including both theoretical and actual frequency distributions that are associated with the occurrence of microorganisms in foods. This leads into a discussion of the methods for examination of foods and the sources of statistical and practical errors associated with the methods. Such errors are important in understanding the principles of measurement uncertainty as applied to microbiological data and the approaches to determination of uncertainty. The ways in which the concept of statistical process control developed many years ago to improve commercial manufacturing processes can be applied to microbiological examination in the laboratory. This is important in ensuring that laboratory results reflect, as precisely as possible, the microbiological status of manufactured products through the concept and practice of laboratory accreditation and proficiency testing. The use of properly validated standard methods of testing and the verification of ‘in house’ methods against internationally validated methods is of increasing importance in ensuring that laboratory results are meaningful in relation to development of and compliance with established microbiological criteria for foods. The final chapter of the book reviews the uses of such criteria in relation to the development of and compliance with food safety objectives. Throughout the book the theoretical concepts are illustrated in worked examples using real data obtained in the examination of foods and in research studies concerned with food safety. Includes additional figures and tables together with many worked examples to illustrate the use of specific procedures in the analysis of data obtained in the microbiological examination of foods Offers completely updated chapters and six new chapters Brings the reader up to date and allows easy access to individual topics in one place Corrects typographic and other errors present in the previous edition

An Evaluation of the Role of Microbiological Criteria for Foods and Food Ingredients

An Evaluation of the Role of Microbiological Criteria for Foods and Food Ingredients Author
ISBN-10 NAP:13442
Release 1985-01-01
Pages 436
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The safety and quality of the U.S. food supply depend on a total program of careful microbiological control. Microbiological criteria, which establish acceptable levels of microorganisms in foods and food ingredients, are an essential part of such a program. Says ASM News, "This book provides not only an informed and objective evaluation of microbiological criteria for a wide variety of foods and specific pathogens and the committee's recommendations regarding those criteria, but it also provides an excellent reference book on the applied microbiological aspects of food quality assurance."