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Fennema's Food Chemistry

5th Edition

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Srinivasan Damodaran, Kirk L. Parkin
March 6, 2017

This latest edition of the most internationally respected reference in food chemistry for more than 30 years, Fennema’s Food Chemistry, 5th Edition once again meets and surpasses the standards of quality and comprehensive information set by its predecessors. All chapters reflect recent scientific ...

Laboratory Models for Foodborne Infections

1st Edition

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Dongyou Liu
March 21, 2017

Resulting from ingestion of inappropriately prepared or stored foods containing pathogenic viruses, bacteria, fungi and parasites, foodborne infections have become a significant source of human morbidity and mortality worldwide in recent decades. This may be largely attributable to the remarkable po...

Novel Postharvest Treatments of Fresh Produce

1st Edition

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Sunil Pareek
December 1, 2017

Consumption of fresh fruits and vegetables has increased dramatically in the last several decades. This increased consumption has put a greater burden on the fresh produce industry to provide fresher product quality, combined with a high level of food safety. Therefore, postharvest handling, storage...

The Regulation of Dietary Supplements: A Historical Analysis

1st Edition

Stephen J. Pintauro
December 14, 2018

This book documents the long, still ongoing battle between the US Food and Drug Administration and the dietary supplement industry. It presents the complex, often subtle, and sometimes overlooked series of events that had a major impact on how dietary supplements are manufactured, marketed, sold,...

Postharvest Extension and Capacity Building for the Developing World

1st Edition

Majeed Mohammed, Vijay Yadav Tokala
December 11, 2018

It is estimated that around 1.3 billion tons per year of food produced for human consumption, which is about one-third of all food produced, is either lost or wasted globally. Reduction of the postharvest losses is being considered as one of the sustainable ways to ensure world food security....

Nanoscience and Nanotechnology in Foods and Beverages

1st Edition

Vellaichamy Chelladurai, Digvir S. Jayas
December 03, 2018

Potential applications of nanotechnology in food industry include: encapsulation and delivery of substances in targeted sites, increasing flavor, introducing antibacterial nanoparticles into food, enhancing shelf life, sensing contamination, improved food storage, tracking, tracing, and brand...

Hyperspectral Imaging Analysis and Applications for Food Quality

1st Edition

N.C. Basantia, Leo M.L. Nollet, Mohammed Kamruzzaman
December 03, 2018

In processing food, hyperspectral imaging, combined with intelligent software, enables digital sorters (or optical sorters) to identify and remove defects and foreign material that are invisible to traditional camera and laser sorters. Hyperspectral Imaging Analysis and Applications for Food...

Botanical Drug Products: Recent Developments and Market Trends

1st Edition

Jayant N. Lokhande, Yashwant V. Pathak
November 29, 2018

Botanicals, which have been part of human food and medicine for thousands of years, are perceived as being safer than synthetic pharmaceuticals. The global botanical drug market was expected to reach $26.6 billion by 2017. In terms of FDA regulations, botanical drugs are no different from...

Hobbs’ Food Poisoning and Food Hygiene, 8th Edition

8th Edition

Jim McLauchlin, Christine Little
November 26, 2018

Continuing in the tradition of seven previous editions, this book takes a holistic approach to food poisoning and food hygiene, explaining in clear and non-technical language the causes of food poisoning with practical examples from "real-life" outbreaks. The book retains its longstanding clarity,...

Drying Technologies for Foods: Fundamentals and Applications

1st Edition

Prabhat K. Nema, Barjinder Pal Kaur, Arun S. Mujumdar
November 26, 2018

Drying is an important unit operation used in industry for processing and preservation of food products. Although a large volume of technical literature is available on drying of foods, it is still challenging for scientists and engineers to improve continuously upon the quality of dried products...

Plant- and Marine- Based Phytochemicals for Human Health: Attributes, Potential, and Use

1st Edition

Megh R. Goyal, Durgesh Nandini Chauhan
November 26, 2018

This new book, Plant- and Marine- Based Phytochemicals for Human Health: Attributes, Potential, and Use, provides insight with scientific evidence on the use of medicinal plants in the treatment of certain diseases. It describes bioactive compounds of marine and plant origin that have been...

Microbiological Examination Methods of Food and Water: A Laboratory Manual, 2nd Edition

1st Edition

Neusely da Silva, Marta H. Taniwaki, Valéria C.A. Junqueira, Neliane Silveira, Margarete Midori Okazaki, Renato Abeilar Romeiro Gomes
November 21, 2018

Microbiological Examination Methods of Food and Water (2nd edition) 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,...

Seaweed Bioactives: Health Benefits and Potential Applications

1st Edition

Amit K. Jaiswal
November 15, 2018

Studies show seaweeds are valuable sources of structurally diverse bioactive compounds. These compounds exhibited various biological activities and beneficial health effects, This book focuses on four aspects of seaweeds research: bioactive compounds in seaweeds, their health benefits, effect of...

Seaweed Bioactives: Extraction and Characterization Techniques

1st Edition

Amit K. Jaiswal
November 15, 2018

Seaweeds are a rich source of number of metabolites such as polyphenols, polysaccharides, fatty acids, proteins, peptides, which can be used as functional ingredients in many industrial applications such as functional food, nutraceuticals, pharmaceuticals and cosmeceuticals. While chromatographic...

Computational Fluid Dynamics in Food Processing 2e

2nd Edition

Da-Wen Sun
November 15, 2018

Since many processes in the food industry involve fluid flow and heat and mass transfer, Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) provides a powerful early-stage simulation tool for gaining a qualitative and quantitative assessment of the performance of food processing, allowing engineers to test...

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