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Hepatitis A in a food worker and subsequent prophylaxis of restaurant patrons.

Foodborne Disease: A Focus for Health Education

World Health Organization (2000)

This book provides a guide to the education of food handlers and consumers as a strategy for reducing the illnesses and enormous economic losses caused by foodborne disease. Addressed to policy makers as well as food safety managers in the public and private sectors, the book responds to mounting concern over the increasing incidence of foodborne disease, including outbreaks caused by new or newly recognized pathogens. Readers will find that the book presents the facts, figures, and practical examples needed to demonstrate both the links between food and disease and the many reasons that health education is one of the best approaches to prevention.

198 pages, softcover. Member: $63.95. Nonmember: $74.50. Catalog #998.

Along with information about microorganisms such as bacteria, mold, and yeast in foods, this book has a chapter covering viruses, such as hepatitis A, and other proven and suspected foodborne biohazards.

Modern Food Microbiology--Sixth Edition

James M. Jay (1996)

The sixth edition of this highly acclaimed text explores the fundamental elements affecting the presence, activity, and control of microorganisms in food. The book includes an overview of microorganisms in food and what allows them to grow; specific microorganisms in fresh, fermented, and processed meats, poultry, seafood, dairy products, fruits, vegetables, and other products; methods for finding and measuring microorganisms and their products in foods; methods for preserving foods; food safety and quality controls; foodborne diseases; and in-depth references following each chapter. New chapters cover food preservation by modified atmospheres and high-pressure and pulsed-electric-field processing, as well as an introduction to foodborne pathogens.

679 pages, hardcover. Member: $59.95. Nonmember: $69.90. Catalog #578.
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