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Food Microbiology

By: Martin R Adams and Maurice O Moss

577 pages, Illus

Royal Society of Chemistry

Hardback | Sep 2007 | Edition: 3 | #168251 | ISBN-13: 9780854042845
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Covers the three main aspects of the interaction between micro-organisms and food - spoilage, foodborne illness and fermentation - and the positive and negative features that result. This work also discusses the factors affecting the presence of micro-organisms in foods and their capacity to survive and grow.


The Scope of Food Microbiology; Micro-organisms and Food Materials; Factors Affecting the Growth and Survival of Micro-organisms in Foods; The Microbiology of Food Preservation; Microbiology of Primary Food Commodities; Food Microbiology and Public Health; Bacterial Agents of Foodborne Illness; Non-bacterial Agents of Foodborne Illness; Fermented and Microbial Foods; Methods for the Microbiological Examination of Foods; Controlling the Microbiological Quality of Foods.

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