Food Science

Food Safety: Contaminants and Toxins

Food Safety: Contaminants and Toxins

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Food Safety: Contaminants and Toxins examines various aspects related to safety of food including extensive overview about contaminants, toxins and related issues. It includes definitions of different food safety principles, contaminants, toxin, pre-harvest and post-harvest food safety. Additionally, it discusses the latest trends in the food industry. Provides the reader with insights into the development of its awareness, so as to understand the necessity of food safety and motivations, arguments, backgrounds of contamination of food.

Merly Fiscal-Arjona, M.A.T, Full time Professor of Laguna State Polytechnic University, Siniloan,Campus, Siniloan Laguna, Philippines. She graduated from the Laguna State Polytechnic University, Siniloan, Campus, with the degree of Master of Arts in Teaching, Major in Technology and Home Economics. Her professional experience includes an assessor in different Hotel and Restaurant Competency in TESDA. She was also the former Dean of the College of Hospitality Management and Tourism, Siniloan Campus, Siniloan, Laguna, Philippines. She is an active member of Association of Administrators in Hospitality Hotel and Restaurant Management Educational Institution (AAHRMEI) and has attended seminars and trainings in Hotel and Restaurant Management and member of several professional organizations, and now she is pursuing her Doctor of Philosophy in Education major in Educational Leadership and Management at St. Joseph's College, Quezon, and City. At present, she is an Associate Professor IV at the LSPU. Her greatest joy at the moment is to share her knowledge, expertise and give prestige to her students.