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Title Microbial hazard identification in fresh fruit and vegetables / edited by Jennylynd James
Published Hoboken, NJ : Wiley-Interscience, [2006]


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 MELB  664.8001579 Jam/Mhi  AVAILABLE
Description xii, 312 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents 1. Overview of microbial hazards in fresh fruit and vegetables operations -- 2. The epidemiology of produce-associated outbreaks of foodborne disease -- 3. Microbiological risk in produce from the field to packing -- 4. Produce quality and foodborne disease : assessing water's role -- 5. Food worker personal hygiene requirements during harvesting, processing, and packaging of plant products -- 6. Overview of hazards in fresh-cut produce production : control and management of food safety hazards -- 7. Pathogen survival on fresh fruit in ocean cargo and warehouse storage -- 8. Fresh produce safety in retail operations -- 9. Consumer handling of fresh produce from supermarket to table -- 10. The economics of food safety and produce : the case of green onions and hepatitis A outbreaks
Summary This detailed text examines the fresh produce supply chain and the hazardous points at which produce can become contaminated. It examines the challenges of handling produce, a wide range of contaminants, and the current state of the microbiological safety of the fresh produce supply.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Fruit trade -- Safety measures.
Fruit -- Contamination.
Fruit -- Microbiology.
Vegetable trade -- Safety measures.
Vegetables -- Contamination.
Vegetables -- Microbiology.
Author James, Jennylynd.
LC no. 2005056741
ISBN 0471670766 (hbk.)
9780471670766 (hbk.)