Microbial Food Safety

An Introduction

  • Omar A. Oyarzabal
  • Steffen Backert

Part of the Food Science Text Series book series (FSTS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Microorganisms and Food Contamination

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Omar A. Oyarzabal
      Pages 3-12
    3. Nicole Tegtmeyer, Manfred Rohde, Steffen Backert
      Pages 13-31
    4. Anup Kollanoor-Johny, Sangeetha Ananda Baskaran, Kumar Venkitanarayanan
      Pages 33-44
    5. Daniel C. Payne, Umid Sharapov, Aron J. Hall, Dale J. Hu
      Pages 73-92
  3. Safety of Major Food Products

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 93-93
    2. Maha N. Hajmeer, Beth Ann Crozier-Dodson
      Pages 95-107
    3. Mickey Parish, Michelle Danyluk, Jan A. Narciso
      Pages 109-125
    4. Elliot T. Ryser
      Pages 127-145
    5. Paul Whyte, Séamus Fanning
      Pages 147-158
    6. Kenneth Lum
      Pages 159-172
  4. Risk Analysis, Interventions and Regulations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 173-173
    2. Thomas P. Oscar
      Pages 175-187
    3. P. Michael Davidson, Faith M. Critzer
      Pages 189-202
    4. Patricia Curtis
      Pages 203-216
  5. List of Other Food Safety Resources

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 233-233
    2. Omar A. Oyarzabal, Steffen Backert
      Pages 235-239
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 241-262

About this book


In this book, some of the most qualified scientists review different food safety topics, ranging from emerging and reemerging foodborne pathogens, food regulations in the USA, food risk analysis and the most important foodborne pathogens based on food commodities. This book provides the reader with the necessary knowledge to understand some of the complexities of food safety. However, anybody with basic knowledge in microbiology will find in this book additional information related to a variety of food safety topics.

Editors and affiliations

  • Omar A. Oyarzabal
    • 1
  • Steffen Backert
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Biological SciencesAlabama State UniversityMontgomeryUSA
  2. 2.Belfield Campus, School of Biomolecular and Biomedical ScUniversity College DublinDublinIreland

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