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Improving the Safety and Quality of Nuts

Improving the Safety and Quality of Nuts Book
Author : Linda J Harris
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2013-10-31
ISBN : 0857097482
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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As tree nuts and peanuts become increasingly recognised for their health-promoting properties, the provision of safe, high quality nuts is a growing concern. Improving the safety and quality of nuts reviews key aspects of nut safety and quality management. Part one explores production and processing practices and their influence on nut contaminants. Chapters discuss agricultural practices to reduce microbial contamination of nuts, pest control in postharvest nuts, and the impact of nut postharvest handling, de-shelling, drying and storage on quality. Further chapters review the validation of processes for reducing the microbial load on nuts and integrating Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) and Statistical Process Control (SPC) for safer nut processing. Chapters in part two focus on improving nut quality and safety and highlight oxidative rancidity in nuts, the impact of roasting on nut quality, and advances in automated nut sorting. Final chapters explore the safety and quality of a variety of nuts including almonds, macadamia nuts, pecans, peanuts, pistachios and walnuts. Improving the safety and quality of nuts is a comprehensive resource for food safety, product development and QA professionals using nuts in foods, those involved in nut growing, nut handling and nut processing, and researchers in food science and horticulture departments interested in the area. Reviews key aspects of nut safety and quality management and addresses the influences of production and processing practices on nut safety Analyses particular nut contaminants, safety management in nut processing and significant nut quality issues, such as oxidative rancidity Places focus on quality and safety in the production and processing of selected types of nuts

Improving the Safety and Quality of Nuts

Improving the Safety and Quality of Nuts Book
Author : Linda J Harris
Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
Release : 2013-11-14
ISBN : 9780857092663
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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As tree nuts and peanuts become increasingly recognised for their health-promoting properties, the provision of safe, high quality nuts is a growing concern. Improving the safety and quality of nuts reviews key aspects of nut safety and quality management. Part one explores production and processing practices and their influence on nut contaminants. Chapters discuss agricultural practices to reduce microbial contamination of nuts, pest control in postharvest nuts, and the impact of nut postharvest handling, de-shelling, drying and storage on quality. Further chapters review the validation of processes for reducing the microbial load on nuts and integrating Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) and Statistical Process Control (SPC) for safer nut processing. Chapters in part two focus on improving nut quality and safety and highlight oxidative rancidity in nuts, the impact of roasting on nut quality, and advances in automated nut sorting. Final chapters explore the safety and quality of a variety of nuts including almonds, macadamia nuts, pecans, peanuts, pistachios and walnuts. Improving the safety and quality of nuts is a comprehensive resource for food safety, product development and QA professionals using nuts in foods, those involved in nut growing, nut handling and nut processing, and researchers in food science and horticulture departments interested in the area. Reviews key aspects of nut safety and quality management and addresses the influences of production and processing practices on nut safety Analyses particular nut contaminants, safety management in nut processing and significant nut quality issues, such as oxidative rancidity Places focus on quality and safety in the production and processing of selected types of nuts

Preharvest Food Safety

Preharvest Food Safety Book
Author : Siddhartha Thakur,Kalmia E. Kniel
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2020-07-10
ISBN : 1555819648
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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An overview of farm-to-fork safety in the preharvest realm Foodborne outbreaks continue to take lives and harm economies, making controlling the entry of pathogens into the food supply a priority. Preharvest factors have been the cause of numerous outbreaks, including Listeria in melons, Salmonella associated with tomatoes, and Shiga toxin-producing E.coli in beef products, yet most traditional control measures and regulations occur at the postharvest stage. Preharvest Food Safety covers a broad swath of knowledge surrounding topics of safety at the preharvest and harvest stages, focusing on problems for specific food sources and food pathogens, as well as new tools and potential solutions. Led by editors Siddhartha Thakur and Kalmia Kniel, a team of expert authors provides insights into critical themes surrounding preharvest food safety, including Challenges specific to meat, seafood, dairy, egg, produce, grain, and nut production Established and emerging foodborne and agriculture-related pathogens Influences of external factors such as climate change and the growing local-foods trend Regulatory issues from both US and EU perspectives Use of pre- and probiotics, molecular tools, mathematical modeling, and one health approaches Intended to encourage the scientific community and food industry stakeholders to advance their knowledge of the developments and challenges associated with preharvest food safety, this book addresses the current state of the field and provides a diverse array of chapters focused on a variety of food commodities and microbiological hazards.

Improving and Tailoring Enzymes for Food Quality and Functionality

Improving and Tailoring Enzymes for Food Quality and Functionality Book
Author : Rickey Y. Yada
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2015-07-28
ISBN : 1782422978
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Improving and Tailoring Enzymes for Food Quality and Functionality provides readers with the latest information on enzymes, a biological processing tool that offers the food industry a unique means to control and tailor specific food properties. The book explores new techniques in the production, engineering, and application of enzymes, covering sourcing, isolation, and production of enzymes for food applications. In addition, chapters include detailed discussions of enzyme processing, analytical and diagnostic applications of enzymes in the food industry, and enzyme applications in specific food commodities. Provides readers with the latest information on enzymes and their unique applications in the food industry Explores new techniques in the production, engineering, and application of enzymes, covering sourcing, isolation, and production of enzymes for food applications Chapters include detailed discussions of enzyme processing, engineering and analytical and diagnostic applications of enzymes in the food industry, and enzyme applications in specific food commodities

Statistical Process Control for the Food Industry

Statistical Process Control for the Food Industry Book
Author : Jiju Antony,Sarina A. Lim
Publisher : Wiley
Release : 2019-04-29
ISBN : 1119151988
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A comprehensive treatment for implementing Statistical Process Control (SPC) in the food industry This book provides managers, engineers, and practitioners with an overview of necessary and relevant tools of Statistical Process Control, a roadmap for their implementation, the importance of engagement and teamwork, SPC leadership, success factors of the readiness and implementation, and some of the key lessons learned from a number of food companies. Illustrated with numerous examples from global real-world case studies, this book demonstrates the power of various SPC tools in a comprehensive manner. The final part of the book highlights the critical challenges encountered while implementing SPC in the food industry globally. Statistical Process Control for the Food Industry: A Guide for Practitioners and Managers explores the opportunities to deliver customized SPC training programs for local food companies. It offers insightful chapter covering everything from the philosophy and fundamentals of quality control in the food industry all the way up to case studies of SPC application in the food industry on both the quality and safety aspect, making it an excellent “cookbook” for the managers in the food industry to assess and initiating the SPC application in their respective companies. Covers concise and clear guidelines for the application of SPC tools in any food companies' environment Provides appropriate guidelines showing the organizational readiness level before the food companies adopt SPC Explicitly comments on success factors, motivations, and challenges in the food industry Addresses quality and safety issues in the food industry Presents numerous, global, real-world case studies of SPC in the food industry Statistical Process Control for the Food Industry: A Guide for Practitioners and Managers can be used to train upper middle and senior managers in improving food quality and reducing food waste using SPC as one of the core techniques. It’s also an excellent book for graduate students of food engineering, food quality management and/or food technology, and process management.

Indigenous Fermented Foods of South Asia

Indigenous Fermented Foods of South Asia Book
Author : V.K. Joshi
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2016-01-05
ISBN : 143988790X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Indigenous Fermented Foods of South Asia covers the foods of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan, Maldives, and Afghanistan. For each type of food, its microbiology, biochemistry, biotechnology, quality, and nutritional value is covered in depth.The book discusses numerous topics including various types of fermented foods, their o

Improving the Safety and Quality of Milk

Improving the Safety and Quality of Milk Book
Author : Mansel W Griffiths
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2010-04-21
ISBN : 1845699432
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Consumers demand quality milk with a reasonable shelf-life, a requirement that can be met more successfully by the milk industry through use of improved processes and technologies. Guaranteeing the production of safe milk also remains of paramount importance. Improving the safety and quality of milk provides a comprehensive and timely reference to best practice and research advances in these areas. Volume 1 focuses on milk production and processing. Volume 2 covers the sensory and nutritional quality of cow’s milk and addresses quality improvement of a range of other milk-based products. The health aspects of milk, its role in the diet and milk-based functional foods are the focus of the opening section of Volume 2. Part two reviews essential aspects of milk quality, including milk microbial spoilage and chemical deterioration, sensory evaluation, factors affecting milk vitamin and mineral content and the impact of packaging on quality. Chapters in part three look at improving particular products, such as organic milk, goat milk and sheep milk. The impact of milk on the quality of yoghurt and cheese is also covered. With its distinguished editor and international team of contributors, volume 2 of Improving the safety and quality of milk is an essential reference for researchers and those in industry responsible for milk safety and quality. Examines the sensory and nutritional quality of cow's milk and addresses quality improvement of a range of other milk-based products Reviews the health aspects of milk and its role in the diet, as well as the essential aspects of milk quality, including microbial spoilage and chemical deterioration, sensory evaluation and factors affecting milk vitamin and mineral content Discusses various application requirements of milk such as milk quality requirements in yoghurt-making, cheesemaking, infant formulas and applications of milk components in products other than foods

Improving the Safety and Quality of Milk

Improving the Safety and Quality of Milk Book
Author : M. Griffiths
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2010-04-08
ISBN : 1845699424
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Consumers demand quality milk with a reasonable shelf-life, a requirement that can be met more successfully by the milk industry through use of improved processes and technologies. Guaranteeing the production of safe milk also remains of paramount importance. Improving the safety and quality of milk provides a comprehensive and timely reference to best practice and research advances in these areas. Volume 1 focuses on milk production and processing. Volume 2 covers the sensory and nutritional quality of cow’s milk and addresses quality improvement of a range of other milk-based products. The opening section of Volume 1: Milk production and processing introduces milk biochemistry and raw milk microbiology. Part two then reviews major milk contaminants, such as bacterial pathogens, pesticides and veterinary residues. The significance of milk production on the farm for product quality and safety is the focus of Part three. Chapters cover the effects of cows’ diet and mastitis, among other topics. Part four then reviews the state-of-the-art in milk processing. Improving the quality of pasteurised milk and UHT milk and novel non-thermal processing methods are among the subjects treated. With its distinguished editor and international team of contributors, volume 1 of Improving the safety and quality of milk is an essential reference for researchers and those in industry responsible for milk safety and quality. Addresses consumer demand for improved processes and technologies in the production, safety and quality of milk and milk products Reviews the major milk contaminants including bacterial pathogens, pesticides and vetinary residues as well as the routes of contamination, analytical techniques and methods of control Examines the latest advances in milk processing methods to improve the quality and safety of milk such as modelling heat processing, removal of bacteria and microfiltration techniques

Postharvest Pathology

Postharvest Pathology Book
Author : Davide Spadaro
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release : 2021-09-26
ISBN : 3030565300
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Postharvest Pathology book written by Davide Spadaro, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Encyclopedia of Food Security and Sustainability

Encyclopedia of Food Security and Sustainability Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2018-11-08
ISBN : 0128126884
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Encyclopedia of Food Security and Sustainability covers the hottest topics in the science of food sustainability, providing a synopsis of the path society is on to secure food for a growing population. It investigates the focal issue of sustainable food production in relation to the effects of global change on food resources, biodiversity and global food security. This collection of methodological approaches and knowledge derived from expert authors around the world offers the research community, food industry, scientists and students with the knowledge to relate to, and report on, the novel challenges of food production and sustainability. This comprehensive encyclopedia will act as a platform to show how an interdisciplinary approach and closer collaboration between the scientific and industrial communities is necessary to strengthen our existing capacity to generate and share research data. Offers readers a ‘one-stop’ resource on the topic of food security and sustainability Contains articles split into sections based on the various dimensions of Food Security and Food Sustainability Written by academics and practitioners from various fields and regions with a “farm to fork understanding Includes concise and accessible chapters, providing an authoritative introduction for non-specialists and readers from undergraduate level upwards, as well as up-to-date foundational content for those familiar with the field

Food Safety and Quality Systems in Developing Countries

Food Safety and Quality Systems in Developing Countries Book
Author : Andre Gordon
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2020-04-15
ISBN : 0128142731
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Food Safety and Quality Systems in Developing Countries: Volume III: Technical and Market Considerations is a practical resource for companies seeking to supply food products from developing countries to developed country markets or to transnational business located in developing countries. It explores practical approaches to complying with food safety and quality systems requirements, backed by the science-based approaches used in the major markets applied in a developing country context. It explores the topic from the perspective of agribusiness value chains and includes deconstructions of regulatory and market channel-specific technical requirements in North America, Europe, and other major markets. Volume III builds on the platforms laid by the previous two volumes, providing guidance from industry-leading experts on addressing regulatory and market-specific microbiological, chemical, packaging and labelling, supply chain, and systems-related food safety and quality compliance requirements. This book addresses technical and market-determined standards that value chain participants in developing countries face supplying developed country markets or transnational firms, including hotels, major multiples, and quick serve restaurant brands. Provides detailed, scientific, and technical information to assist food safety and marketing professionals operating in the global market Helps farmers, processors, exporters, food scientists and technologists, regulators, students, and other stakeholders in the global food industry understand and apply tailored technical and scientific information to their food industry sector Uses specific real-world examples of systems implementation, supported by case studies and the required scientific and marketing inputs in a range of product categories including fruits and vegetables, sauces and spices, beverages, produce staples, dairy products, seafood, and others

Proceedings of the 5th International Asia Conference on Industrial Engineering and Management Innovation IEMI2014

Proceedings of the 5th International Asia Conference on Industrial Engineering and Management Innovation  IEMI2014  Book
Author : Ershi Qi,Qin Su,Jiang Shen,Feng Wu,Runliang Dou
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2015-01-19
ISBN : 9462391009
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The 5th International Asia Conference on Industrial Engineering and Management Innovation is sponsored by the Chinese Industrial Engineering Institution and organized by Xi’an Jiaotong University. The conference aims to share and disseminate information on the most recent and relevant researches, theories and practices in industrial and system engineering to promote their development and application in university and enterprises.

Written Comments on Certain Tariff and Trade Bills

Written Comments on Certain Tariff and Trade Bills Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1989
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Case Studies in Food Microbiology for Food Safety and Quality

Case Studies in Food Microbiology for Food Safety and Quality Book
Author : Rosa K Pawsey
Publisher : Royal Society of Chemistry
Release : 2007-10-31
ISBN : 1847550339
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This unique book covers the key issues relating to the control and management of the most commonly occurring food borne bacteria which compromise the safety and quality of food. The 21 case studies, drawn from a wide range of sources, present real life situations in which the management of food borne pathogens failed or was at risk of failure. Each chapter contains a case study which is supported by relevant background information (such as diagrams, tables of data, etc), study questions and a subsequent feedback commentary, all of which encourage the reader to apply their knowledge. With reference to specific organisms such as E. coli, Salmonella, Listeria monocytogenes and so on, the chapters move the reader progressively from strategies for control of food borne organisms, techniques for their control, appreciating risk, through sampling criteria and acceptance, to managing risk. With the provision of real-life problems to explore, along with the opportunity to propose and justify approaches to managing food safety, this book will be welcomed as a new approach to learning not only by students and their teachers, but also by food professionals in policy-making and enforcement and the many within the food industry who are involved with the management of food safety.

Fermented Grain Legumes Seeds and Nuts

Fermented Grain Legumes  Seeds and Nuts Book
Author : S. S. Deshpande,Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Publisher : Food & Agriculture Org.
Release : 2000
ISBN : 9789251044445
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This bulletin reviews the production of meat substitutes, condiments and bread-like products in various regions of the world, through the fermentation of grain legumes, seeds and nuts. Such traditional fermentation technologies, which are rapidly being lost, improve the nutritional quality and palatability of these protein-rich foods, while reducing levels of their toxic constituents and fuel requirement for their preparation. It is hoped that this document will generate wider interest in, and contribute to, the development and improvement of small-scale food fermentations in the developing world.

Improving the Safety of Fresh Fruit and Vegetables

Improving the Safety of Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Book
Author : Wim Jongen
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2005-09-19
ISBN : 9780849334382
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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With fresh produce identified as a significant source of contaminants, Improving the Safety of Fresh Fruit and Vegetables reviews research on identifying and controlling hazards and its implications for food processors. Addressing major hazards, including pathogens and pesticide residues, the text discusses ways of controlling these hazards through techniques such as HACCP and risk assessment. It analyzes the range of decontamination and preservation processes, from alternatives to hypochlorite washing systems and ozone decontamination to good practice in storage and transport. With an international team of contributors, this is an invaluable reference for those in the fruit and vegetable industry.

SME Competitiveness Outlook 2016

SME Competitiveness Outlook 2016 Book
Author : International Trade Centre
Publisher : United Nations
Release : 2016-10-21
ISBN : 9210584570
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Standards and regulations are an integral, if easily overlooked, part of our daily life. They determine whether a plug fits into a socket, whether food is safe for human consumption or whether a bank is allowed to take deposits. They are also an indispensable part of international trade. Using new evidence from ITC databases, this report reveals how standards and regulations are holding SME competitiveness back, but crucially, what SMEs and other stakeholders can do to make standards and regulations work for, and not against, SMEs. In this report, advice targeted at SME managers is presented, as well as how Trade and Investment Support Institutions and policymakers can influence the business environment to boost competitiveness, and integration into global markets.

Biotechnology of Fruit and Nut Crops

Biotechnology of Fruit and Nut Crops Book
Author : Richard E. Litz
Publisher : CABI
Release : 2005-01-01
ISBN : 9780851990668
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book is a comprehensive reference work on the current status of biotechnology of the major temperate, subtropical and tropical fruit and nut crop species of the world. It is a replacement of Biotechnology of Perennial Fruit Crops (eds Hammerschlag and Litz, CABI, 1992) and includes coverage of more fruit as well as nut crop species. Each chapter contains a general introduction to the particular plant family, with an overview of the economic significance and potential of biotechnology for fruit and nut species within the family, before examining individual species in more detail.

Polymers Coatings

Polymers Coatings Book
Author : Inamuddin,Rajender Boddula,Mohd Imran Ahamed,Abdullah M. Asiri
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2020-05-27
ISBN : 1119654998
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The explores the cutting-edge technology of polymer coatings. It discusses fundamentals, fabrication strategies, characterization techniques, and allied applications in fields such as corrosion, food, pharmaceutical, biomedical systems and electronics. It also discusses a few new innovative self-healing, antimicrobial and superhydrophobic polymer coatings. Current industrial applications and possible potential activities are also discussed.

Handbook of Natural Antimicrobials for Food Safety and Quality

Handbook of Natural Antimicrobials for Food Safety and Quality Book
Author : M Taylor
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2014-11-04
ISBN : 1782420428
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Natural additives are increasingly favoured over synthetic ones as methods of ensuring food safety and long shelf-life. The antimicrobial properties of both plant-based antimicrobials such as essential oils and proteins such as bacteriocins are used in, for example, edible preservative films, in food packaging and in combination with synthetic preservatives for maximum efficacy. New developments in delivery technology such as nanoencapsulation also increase the potential of natural antimicrobials for widespread use in industry. Part one introduces the different types of natural antimicrobials for food applications. Part two covers methods of application, and part three looks at determining the effectiveness of natural antimicrobials in food. Part four focuses on enhancing quality and safety, and includes chapters on specific food products. Reviews different types of antimicrobials used in food safety and quality Covers how antimicrobials are created to be used in different foods Examines how the antimicrobials are used in foods to enhance the safety and quality