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Food Contamination And Safety

Food Contamination And Safety

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The food safety and contamination practices were explained in this book. The microbial contamination of the food products was emphasized in detail. Some of the harmful bacteria that produces food borne toxins were illustrated. Some of the advanced techniques that can be used in the analysis of the food contaminants was explained in this book. Various types of flavors that enhance the customer's satisfaction was explained with examples. Some of the molecular techniques that can determine the quality of the food was discussed. Some of the chemical contaminants that spoil the food products were described with popular examples. The evaluation of food safety protocols was described by considering the local legislations of various countries. The process of food fortification and its role in the food processing industries was discussed in detail.

Dr. Urvashi is a microbiologist. She completed her Masters from Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar, after which she joined Panjab University, Chandigarh for completing doctorate. Her main area of research was fermentation and phytotherapy. After completion of PhD, she moved to Kuwait where she is running her own business of medical writing and editing.

Vijay Singh Gondil is Masters in Microbiology from Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla, India. Currently he is working in area of medical microbiology and exploration of alternative strategies to counter multi-drug resistance pathogens. His main area of interest is bacteriophages, endolysins and their delivery strategies. He has filled patent and published a number of papers in international journals of repute. He along with his research group designed a novel drop cast method of bacteriophage enumeration. Additionally, he is also working on other alternative antimicrobial agents such as antibacterial enzymes of bacterial origin, antibacterial nanoparticles, antibacterial metal complexes and antibacterial pigments as new drug targets for drug resistant pathogens. He aims to control cumbersome drug resistant bugs with alternative therapeutic agents, which are less or yet to be explored in human healthcare.