Regulations and Standards

  • George J. Banwart


When the United States began to change from a rural society to an urban one, food science was nonexistent, microbiology was in its infancy, and little was known about the chemistry of foods. Workers in the food business were trained in the need for sanitation. The adulteration of food was common.


Sample Unit Microbiological Quality Foodborne Illness Codex Alimentarius Commission Standard Plate Count 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • George J. Banwart
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  1. 1.Department of MicrobiologyThe Ohio State UniversityUSA

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