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Determining Mycotoxins and Mycotoxigenic Fungi in Food and Feed

Determining Mycotoxins and Mycotoxigenic Fungi in Food and Feed Book
Author : Sarah De Saeger
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2011-02-07
ISBN : 0857090976
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Mycotoxins - toxic secondary metabolites produced by mycotoxigenic fungi – pose a significant risk to the food chain. Indeed, they may be the most hazardous of all food contaminants in terms of chronic toxicity and legislative limits on their levels in food and feed continue to be developed worldwide. Rapid and reliable methods for the determination of both mycotoxigenic fungi and mycotoxins in food and feed are therefore essential. This book reviews current and emerging methods in this area. Part one focuses on the essentials of mycotoxin determination, covering sampling, sample preparation and clean-up and key determination techniques, such as chromatographic separation, liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry and immunochemical methods. Part two then goes on to describe quality assurance, official methods and performance criteria for determining mycotoxins in food and feed. Topics covered include laboratory accreditation, method validation and measurement uncertainty. The development and analysis of biomarkers for mycotoxins are discussed in part three. Individual chapters focus on detecting exposure in humans and animals. Part four is concerned with the processes involved in determining mycotoxigenic fungi in food and feed. It also describes the identification of genes and gene clusters involved in mycotoxin synthesis, as well as DNA barcoding of toxigenic fungi. Finally, part five explores some of the emerging methods for mycotoxin analysis, ranging from bio-sensing to spectroscopic techniques. With its distinguished editor and international team of contributors, Determining mycotoxins and mycotoxigenic fungi in food and feed is a standard reference for all those concerned with reducing mycotoxin contamination in the food chain. Focuses on the essentials of mycotoxin determination, covering sampling, sample preparation, clean-up and key determination techniques Documents quality assurance and official methods and performance criteria for determining mycotoxins in food and feed Explores the processes of determining mycotoxigenic fungi in food and feed including the identification of genes and gene clusters

Mycotoxigenic Fungi Methods and Protocols

Mycotoxigenic Fungi  Methods and Protocols Book
Author : Antonio Moretti,Antonia Susca
Publisher : Methods in Molecular Biology
Release : 2018-12-20
ISBN : 9781493982790
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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"Published In: United States, 06 December 2016" -- Distributor's website.

Animal Feed Contamination

Animal Feed Contamination Book
Author : J Fink-Gremmels
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2012-06-11
ISBN : 0857093614
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The production of animal feed increasingly relies on the global acquisition of feed material, increasing the risk of chemical and microbiological contaminants being transferred into food-producing animals. Animal feed contamination provides a comprehensive overview of recent research into animal feed contaminants and their negative effects on both animal and human health. Part one focuses on the contamination of feeds and fodder by microorganisms and animal by-products. Analysis of contamination by persistent organic pollutants and toxic metals follows in part two, before the problem of natural toxins is considered in part three. Veterinary medicinal products as contaminants are explored in part four, along with a discussion of the use of antimicrobials in animal feed. Part five goes on to highlight the risk from emerging technologies. Finally, part six explores feed safety and quality management by considering the safe supply and management of animal feed, the process of sampling for contaminant analysis, and the GMP+ feed safety assurance scheme. With its distinguished editor and international team of expert contributors, Animal feed contamination is an indispensable reference work for all those responsible for food safety control in the food and feed industries, as well as a key source for researchers in this area. Provides a comprehensive review of research into animal feed contaminants and their negative effects on both animal and human health Examines the contamination of feeds and fodder by microorganisms and animal by-products Analyses contamination by persistant organic pollutants, toxic metals and natural toxins

Corn

Corn Book
Author : Sergio O. Serna-Saldivar
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2018-11-09
ISBN : 0128118865
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Corn: Chemistry and Technology, Third Edition, provides a broad perspective on corn from expert agronomists, food scientists and geneticists. This encyclopedic storehouse of comprehensive information on all aspects of the world’s largest crop (in metric tons) includes extensive coverage of recent development in genetic modification for the generation of new hybrids and genotypes. New chapters highlight the importance of corn as a raw material for the production of fuel bioethanol and the emerging topic of phytochemicals or nutraceutical compounds associated to different types of corns and their effect on human health, especially in the prevention of chronic diseases and cancer. Written by international experts on corn, and edited by a highly respected academics, this new edition will remain the industry standard on the topic. Presents new chapters that deal with specialty corns, the production of first generation bioethanol, and the important relationship of corn phytochemicals or nutraceuticals with human health Provides contributions from a new editor and a number of new contributors who bring a fresh take on this highly successful volume Includes vastly increased content relating to recent developments in genetic modification for the generation of new hybrids and genotypes Contains encyclopedic coverage of grain chemistry and nutritional quality of this extensively farmed product Covers the production and handling of corn, with both food and non-food applications

Analysis of Food Toxins and Toxicants

Analysis of Food Toxins and Toxicants Book
Author : Yiu-Chung Wong,Richard J. Lewis, Sr.
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2017-07-03
ISBN : 1118992709
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Analysis of Food Toxins and Toxicants consists of five sections, providing up-to-date descriptions of the analytical approaches used to detect a range of food toxins. Part I reviews the recent developments in analytical technology including sample pre-treatment and food additives. Part II covers the novel analysis of microbial and plant toxins including plant pyrrolizidine alkaloids. Part III focuses on marine toxins in fish and shellfish. Part IV discusses biogenic amines and common food toxicants, such as pesticides and heavy metals. Part V summarizes quality assurance and the recent developments in regulatory limits for toxins, toxicants and allergens, including discussions on laboratory accreditation and reference materials.

Evaluation Technologies for Food Quality

Evaluation Technologies for Food Quality Book
Author : Jian Zhong,Xichang Wang
Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
Release : 2019-04-16
ISBN : 0128142189
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Evaluation Technologies for Food Quality summarizes food quality evaluation technologies, which include sensory evaluation techniques and chemical and physical analysis. In particular, the book introduces many novel micro and nano evaluation techniques, such as atomic force microscopy, scanning electron microscopy, and other nanomaterial-based methods. All topics cover basic principles, procedures, advantages, limitations, recent technology development, and application progress in different types of foods. This book is a valuable resource for scientists in the field of food science, engineering, and professionals in the food industry, as well as for undergraduate and postgraduate students studying food quality evaluation technology. Explains basic principles, procedures, advantages, limitations, and current applications of recent food quality technologies Provides guidance on the understanding and application of food quality evaluation technology in the field of food research and food industry Introduces many novel micro/nano evaluation techniques, such as atomic force and scanning electron microscopies and other nanomaterial-based methods

Masked Mycotoxins in Food

Masked Mycotoxins in Food Book
Author : Chiara Dall'Asta,Franz Berthiller
Publisher : Royal Society of Chemistry
Release : 2015-11-16
ISBN : 1849739722
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The first book to cover this fast developing field, Masked Mycotoxins in Food will provide a full overview of the issues relating to the toxicology of masked mycotoxins present in food products. Mycotoxins are naturally occurring chemicals produced by moulds that can grow on crops and foodstuffs. Masked mycotoxins are modified mycotoxins, due to this modification many cannot be detected using standard analytical techniques, for example HPLC and ELISA, and further research is needed to understand the health risks and threats from these modified compounds.Masked mycotoxin research is an area of toxicological research that has gained significant interest and momentum in recent years. The aim of this book is to provide a full picture of the topic, from the masked mycotoxin formation in plants to their catabolic fate in humans. The book also provides new insights and will highlight possible gaps in the knowledge base of this relatively new area. Edited and written by World renowned experts working within the field, this book is of interest to toxicologists and biochemists, but also food scientists and agricultural researchers working in industry and academia.

Haschek and Rousseaux s Handbook of Toxicologic Pathology

Haschek and Rousseaux s Handbook of Toxicologic Pathology Book
Author : Wanda M. Haschek,Colin G. Rousseaux,Matthew A. Wallig
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2013-05-01
ISBN : 0124157653
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Haschek and Rousseaux's Handbook of Toxicologic Pathology is a key reference on the integration of structure and functional changes in tissues associated with the response to pharmaceuticals, chemicals and biologics. The 3e has been expanded by a full volume, and covers aspects of safety assessment not discussed in the 2e. Completely revised with many new chapters, it remains the most authoritative reference on toxicologic pathology for scientists and researchers studying and making decisions on drugs, biologics, medical devices and other chemicals, including agrochemicals and environmental contaminants. New topics include safety assessment, the drug life cycle, risk assessment, communication and management, carcinogenicity assessment, pharmacology and pharmacokinetics, biomarkers in toxicologic pathology, quality assurance, peer review, agrochemicals, nanotechnology, food and toxicologic pathology, the environment and toxicologic pathology and more. Provides new chapters and in-depth discussion of timely topics in the area of toxicologic pathology and broadens the scope of the audience to include toxicologists and pathologists working in a variety of settings Offers high-quality and trusted content in a multi-contributed work written by leading international authorities in all areas of toxicologic pathology Features hundreds of full color images in both the print and electronic versions of the book to highlight difficult concepts with clear illustrations

Biosynthesis and Molecular Genetics of Fungal Secondary Metabolites Volume 2

Biosynthesis and Molecular Genetics of Fungal Secondary Metabolites  Volume 2 Book
Author : Susanne Zeilinger,Juan-Francisco Martín,Carlos García-Estrada
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2015-06-15
ISBN : 1493925318
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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​Fungi produce many chemically diverse secondary metabolites whose biological roles largely remain elusive. Within the increasing number of sequenced fungal genomes several important genes involved in secondary metabolite formation have been identified. Most of these genes are clustered and their coordinated transcription is controlled in a complex way by both narrow pathway-specific regulators as well as broad global transcription factors responsive to environmental cues. In recent years it was discovered many of the newly identified gene clusters are silent under laboratory conditions suggesting that the biosynthetic potential of fungi is far from being exploited. Besides identifying novel bioactive metabolites from still unexplored sources, the activation of these gene clusters by several approaches may result in the discovery of new substances with antibiotic and pharmaceutical benefits. This book covers recent advances in the field of fungal secondary metabolisms ranging from methodologies to biological aspects and will include the latest knowledge on fungal molecular biology, genomics, and metabolomics. With the related volume by Professor Juan-Francisco Martin, where the most relevant and well-studied fungal secondary metabolites are compiled, this book provides a comprehensive overview of the state-of-the-art of research on fungal secondary metabolites.

Computer Vision Based Agriculture Engineering

Computer Vision Based Agriculture Engineering Book
Author : Han Zhongzhi
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2019-09-16
ISBN : 1000691616
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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In recent years, computer vision is a fast-growing technique of agricultural engineering, especially in quality detection of agricultural products and food safety testing. It can provide objective, rapid, non-contact and non-destructive methods by extracting quantitative information from digital images. Significant scientific and technological advances have been made in quality inspection, classification and evaluation of a wide range of food and agricultural products. Computer Vision-Based Agriculture Engineering focuses on these advances. The book contains 25 chapters covering computer vision, image processing, hyperspectral imaging and other related technologies in peanut aflatoxin, peanut and corn quality varieties, and carrot and potato quality, as well as pest and disease detection. Features: Discusses various detection methods in a variety of agricultural crops Each chapter includes materials and methods used, results and analysis, and discussion with conclusions Covers basic theory, technical methods and engineering cases Provides comprehensive coverage on methods of variety identification, quality detection and detection of key indicators of agricultural products safety Presents information on technology of artificial intelligence including deep learning and transfer learning Computer Vision-Based Agriculture Engineering is a summary of the author's work over the past 10 years. Professor Han has presented his most recent research results in all 25 chapters of this book. This unique work provides students, engineers and technologists working in research, development, and operations in agricultural engineering with critical, comprehensive and readily accessible information. It applies development of artificial intelligence theory and methods including depth learning and transfer learning to the field of agricultural engineering testing.

Feed and Feeding Practices in Aquaculture

Feed and Feeding Practices in Aquaculture Book
Author : D Allen Davis
Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
Release : 2015-05-12
ISBN : 0081005075
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Feed and fertilizer are significant costs in aquaculture operations and play an important role in the successful production of fish and other seafood for human consumption. This book reviews the key properties of feeds, advances in feed formulation and ingredient choices and the practicalities of feeding systems and strategies. Feed and Feeding Practices in Aquaculture provides an authoritative and comprehensive coverage of the topic and is an essential guide for nutritionists, farm owners and technicians in aquaculture, as well as those working in R&D in the feed production industry and academics/postgraduate students with an interest in the area. Reviews the key properties of aquafeed, advances in feed formulation and manufacturing techniques, and the practicalities of feeding systems and strategies Provides an overview of feed and fertilizer in aquaculture Covers feeding strategies and related issues in different areas of aquaculture

Molecular Biology of Food and Water Borne Mycotoxigenic and Mycotic Fungi

Molecular Biology of Food and Water Borne Mycotoxigenic and Mycotic Fungi Book
Author : R. Russell M. Paterson,Nelson Lima
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2015-06-24
ISBN : 1466559888
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A part of the Food Microbiology Series, Molecular Biology of Food and Water Borne Mycotoxigenic and Mycotic Fungi reveals similarities between fungi present in/on food and water and those that cause human fungal diseases. The book covers food borne mycotoxigenic fungi in depth and examines food borne fungi from the standpoint of mycoses (i.e. funga

Food Safety in China

Food Safety in China Book
Author : Joseph Jwu-Shan Jen,Junshi Chen
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2017-03-13
ISBN : 1119237971
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

From contaminated infant formula to a spate of all-too familiar headlines in recent years, food safety has emerged as one of the harsher realities behind China's economic miracle. Tainted beef, horse meat and dioxin outbreaks in the western world have also put food safety in the global spotlight. Food Safety in China: Science, Technology, Management and Regulation presents a comprehensive overview of the history and current state of food safety in China, along with emerging regulatory trends and the likely future needs of the country. Although the focus is on China, global perspectives are presented in the chapters and 33 of the 99 authors are from outside of China. Timely and illuminating, this book offers invaluable insights into our understanding of a critical link in the increasingly globalized complex food supply chain of today's world.

Nanotechnology in the Food Beverage and Nutraceutical Industries

Nanotechnology in the Food  Beverage and Nutraceutical Industries Book
Author : Qingrong Huang
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2012-04-19
ISBN : 085709565X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Nanotechnology has the potential to impact on food processing significantly. This important book summarises current research in this area and provides an overview of both current and possible future applications of nanotechnologies in the food industry. Issues such as safety and regulation are also addressed. After an introductory overview, the first part discusses general issues such as risk assessment, the regulatory framework, detection and characterisation of nanoparticles in food. Part two summarises the wide range of applications of nanotechnology in food processing, including nanoscale nutraceutical delivery systems, nanoemulsions and colloids, nanoscale rapid detection devices for contaminants, nanofiltration and nanocomposite packaging materials. With its distinguished editor and international team of contributors, Nanotechnology in the food, beverage and nutraceutical industries is a valuable reference work for both food processors and those researching this expanding field. Discusses issues such as risk assessment, regulatory framework, detection and characterisation of nanoparticles in food Summarises the wide range of applications of nanotechnology in food processing, including nutraceutical delivery and packaging materials Written by a distinguished team of international contributors, this book is an invaluable reference for industry professionals and academics alike

Modifying Food Texture

Modifying Food Texture Book
Author : Jianshe Chen,Andrew Rosenthal
Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
Release : 2015-05-23
ISBN : 1782423516
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Modifying Food Texture, Volume 1: Novel Ingredients and Processing Techniques discusses texture as an important aspect of consumer food acceptance and preference, and the fact that specific consumer groups, including infants, the elderly, and dysphagia patients require texture-modified foods. Topics covered include ingredients and processing techniques used in texture modification of foods, an overview of food texture issues, the novel use of processing techniques for texture modification, and the uses of food ingredients in texture-modified foods. Discusses texture as an important aspect of consumer food acceptance and preference Presents findings and tactics that address the special needs of infants, the elderly, and dysphagia patients Topics covered include ingredients and processing techniques used in texture modification of foods, along with an overview of food texture issues, amongst others

Handbook of Food Allergen Detection and Control

Handbook of Food Allergen Detection and Control Book
Author : Simon Flanagan
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2014-09-25
ISBN : 1782420215
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Allergens in food and their detection, management and elimination constitute a key issue for food manufacturers, especially in terms of safety. This book reviews current and emerging technologies for detecting and reducing allergens, as well as issues such as traceability, regulation and consumer attitudes. Following an introductory chapter by a distinguished expert, part one covers allergen management throughout the food chain. Part two details current and emerging methods of allergen detection in food, and part three covers methods for reducing and eliminating allergens in food. Finally, part four focuses on the control and detection of individual food allergens and the risks each one presents in food manufacture. Reviews current and emerging technologies for detecting and reducing allergens, as well as issues such as traceability, regulation and consumer attitudes Covers allergen management throughout the food chain and reviews current and emerging methods of allergen detection Examines methods for reducing and eliminating allergens in food and provides a detailed overview of the control and detection of individual food allergens

Open Innovation in the Food and Beverage Industry

Open Innovation in the Food and Beverage Industry Book
Author : Marian Garcia Martinez
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2013-01-22
ISBN : 0857097245
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Food and beverage companies are increasingly choosing to enhance internal idea development by pursuing an ‘open innovation’ approach, allowing the additional exploitation of external ideas and paths to market. Drawing on a range of important case studies, Open innovation in the food and beverage industry investigates the challenges and opportunities afforded by the incorporation of open innovation into the food industry. Part one provides a comprehensive overview of the changing nature of innovation in the food and drink industry, acknowledging trends and considering the implications and impact of open innovation. Part two then reviews the role of partners and networks in open innovation, with collaboration, co-creation of value with consumers, the effectiveness of cluster organizations and the importance of network knowledge all discussed, before part three goes on to explore the establishment and varied management aspects of open innovation partnerships and networks. Finally, open-innovation tools, processes and managerial frameworks are the focus of part four, with discussion of the development, application and psychology of a range of initiatives. With its distinguished editor and international team of expert contributors, Open innovation in the food and beverage industry is a unique guide to the implementation and management of open innovation for all food industry professionals involved in management, research and product development, as well as academics with an interest in open innovation across all industries. Investigates the challenges and opportunities afforded by the incorporation of open innovation into the food industry Provides a comprehensive overview of the changing nature of innovation in the food and drink industry and reviews the role of partners and networks in open innovation Explores the establishment and varied management aspects of open innovation partnerships and networks and discusses the development, application and psychology of a range of initiatives

High Throughput Screening for Food Safety Assessment

High Throughput Screening for Food Safety Assessment Book
Author : Arun K. Bhunia,Moon S. Kim,Chris R. Taitt
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2014-09-06
ISBN : 0857098071
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Recent advances in array-based detectors and imaging technologies have provided high throughput systems that can operate within a substantially reduced timeframe and other techniques that can detect multiple contaminants at one time. These technologies are revolutionary in terms of food safety assessment in manufacturing, and will also have a significant impact on areas such as public health and food defence. This book summarizes the latest research and applications of sensor technologies for online and high throughput screening of food. The book first introduces high throughput screening strategies and technology platforms, and discusses key issues in sample collection and preparation. The subsequent chapters are then grouped into four sections: Part I reviews biorecognition techniques; Part II covers the use of optical biosensors and hyperspectral imaging in food safety assessment; Part III focuses on electrochemical and mass-based transducers; and finally Part IV deals with the application of these safety assessment technologies in specific food products, including meat and poultry, seafood, fruits and vegetables. Summarises the latest research on sensor technologies for online and high-throughput screening of food Covers high-throughput screening and the current and forecast state of rapid contaminant detection technologies Looks at the use of optical and electrochemical biosensors and hyperspectral imaging in food safety assessment and the application of these technologies in specific food products

Persistent Organic Pollutants and Toxic Metals in Foods

Persistent Organic Pollutants and Toxic Metals in Foods Book
Author : Martin Rose,Alwin Fernandes
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2013-05-15
ISBN : 0857098918
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Persistent organic pollutants (POPs) and toxic elements, such as dioxins, flame retardants, lead and mercury, are substances of major concern for the food industry, the regulator and the public. They persist in the environment, accumulate in food chains and may adversely affect human health if ingested over certain levels or with prolonged exposure. Persistent organic pollutants and toxic metals in foods explores the scientific and regulatory challenges of ensuring that our food is safe to eat. Part one provides an overview of regulatory efforts to screen, monitor and control persistent organic pollutants and heavy metals in foods and includes case studies detailing regulatory responses to food contamination incidents. Part two moves on to highlight particular POPs, toxic metals and metalloids in foods, including dioxins and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), mercury, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) and phthalates. Persistent organic pollutants and toxic metals in foods is a standard reference for those in the food industry responsible for food safety, laboratories testing for food chemical safety, regulatory authorities responsible for ensuring the safety of food, and researchers in industry and academia interested in the science supporting food chemical safety. Includes case studies which detail regulatory responses to food contamination incidents Considers the uptake and transfer of persistent organic pollutants in the food chain and the risk assessment of contaminates in food Details perticular persistent organic pollutants, toxic metals and metalloids in foods including polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs), mercury and arsenic among others

Food Chain Integrity

Food Chain Integrity Book
Author : Jeffrey Hoorfar,K Jordan,F Butler,R Prugger
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2011-03-15
ISBN : 0857092510
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Improving the integrity of the food chain, making certain that food is traceable, safe to eat, high quality and genuine requires new diagnostic tools, the implementation of novel information systems and input from all food chain participants. Food chain integrity reviews key research in this fast-moving area and how it can be applied to improve the provision of food to the consumer. Chapters in part one review developments in food traceability, such as food ‘biotracing’, and methods to prevent food bioterrorism. Following this, part two focuses on developments in food safety and quality management. Topics covered include advances in understanding of pathogen behaviour, control of foodborne viruses, hazard ranking and the role of animal feed in food safety. Chapters in part three explore essential aspects of food authenticity, from the traceability of genetically modified organisms in supply chains to new methods to demonstrate food origin. Finally, part four focuses on consumer views on food chain integrity and future trends. With its distinguished editors and expert team of contributors, Food chain integrity is a key reference for all those tasked with predicting and implementing actions to prevent breaches in the integrity of food production. Reviews key research in this fast-moving area and how it can be applied to improve the provision of food to the consumer Examines developments in food traceability, such as food ‘biotracing’, and methods to prevent food bioterrorism Focuses on developments in food safety and quality management featuring advances in understanding pathogen behaviour and control of foodborne viruses