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Food Contamination and Safety

Urvashi Swami Vijay Singh Gondil

237 pages
Arcler Education Inc
The food safety and contamination practices were explained in this book. The microbial contamination of the food products was emphasized in detail. Some of the harmful bacteria that produces food borne toxins were illustrated. Some of the advanced techniques that can be used in the analysis of the food contaminants was explained in this book. Various types of flavors that enhance the customer’s satisfaction was explained with examples. Some of the molecular techniques that can determine the quality of the food was discussed. Some of the chemical contaminants that spoil the food products were described with popular examples. The evaluation of food safety protocols was described by considering the local legislations of various countries. The process of food fortification and its role in the food processing industries was discussed in detail.
Author Bio
Dr. Urvashi is a microbiologist. She completed her Masters from Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar, after which she joined Panjab University, Chandigarh for completing doctorate. Her main area of research was fermentation and phytotherapy. After completion of PhD, she moved to Kuwait where she is running her own business of medical writing and editing.