Microorganisms in Foods 7: Microbiological Testing in Food Safety Management

R.L. Buchanan (Editor), W. Anderson (Editor), L. Anelich (Editor), J.L. Cordier (Editor), R. Dewanti-Hariyadi (Editor), T. Ross (Editor), M.H. Zwietering

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The second edition of Microorganisms in Foods 7: Microbiological Testing in Food Safety Management updates and expands on information on the role of microbiological testing in modern food safety management systems. After helping the reader understand the often confusing statistical concepts underlying microbiological sampling, the second edition explores how risk assessment and risk management can be used to establish goals such as a “tolerable levels of risk,” Appropriate Levels of Protection, Food Safety Objectives or Performance Objectives for use in controlling foodborne illness. Guidelines for establishing effective management systems for control of specific hazards in foods are also addressed, including new examples for pathogens and indicator organisms in powdered infant formula, Listeria monocytogenes in deli-meats, enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli in leafy green vegetables, viruses in oysters and Campylobacter in poultry. In addition, a new chapter on application of sampling concept to microbiological methods, expanded chapters covering statistical process control, investigational sampling, environmental sampling, and alternative sampling schemes.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationCham
Number of pages479
ISBN (Electronic)9783319684604
ISBN (Print)9783319684581
Publication statusPublished - 2018


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