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Title Imported foods : microbiological issues and challenges / edited by Michael P. Doyle and Marilyn C. Erickson.

Publication Info. Washington, D.C. : ASM Press, ©2008.

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Description 1 online resource (xii, 276 pages) : illustrations.
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Series Emerging issues in food safety
Emerging issues in food safety.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Status and Projections for Foods Imported into the United States -- Food Safety Regulations Applicable to Imported Foods -- Outbreaks of Food-Borne Diseases Related to the International Food Trade -- Animal and Human Waste as Vehicles for Cross-Contamination of Imported Foods -- Sanitation and Hygiene Deficiencies as Contributing Factors in Contamination of Imported Foods -- Antimicrobial-Resistant Food-Borne Pathogens in Imported Food -- Mycotoxin Contamination of Foods from around the World -- Role of Programs Designed To Improve the Microbiological Safety of Imported Food -- Summary and Perspective of the Impact of Imported Foods on the Microbiological Safety of the United States' Food Supply.
Summary Food safety concerns have become a crucial public health issue. Perhaps most alarming of these is the questionable safety of many imported foods. As the market for food becomes increasingly global and our population clamors for more fresh produce and uncooked ready-to-eat foods, the microbiological risks of imported food have dramatically increased. This volume describes the problems with imported foods and suggests specific programs to improve the monitoring and safety of imported foods.
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Subject Food -- Microbiology -- United States.
Food contamination -- United States -- Prevention.
Foodborne diseases -- United States -- Prevention.
Food -- United States -- Safety measures.
Food supply -- Health aspects -- United States.
Food industry and trade -- Health aspects -- United States.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Doyle, Michael P., 1949-
Erickson, Marilyn C.
Other Form: Print version: Imported foods. Washington, D.C. : ASM Press, ©2008 9781555814137 (DLC) 2008008231 (OCoLC)212376015
ISBN 9781613442579 (electronic bk.)
1613442572 (electronic bk.)
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155581574X (electronic bk.)
9781555814137
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