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Food irradiation has been in the news lately, and this news strongly favors the consideration of food irradiation as a practical, economical method for improving food safety and shelf life.
This new edition of a popular guidebook provides an updated, detailed, readable survey of the past, present and future of food irradiation. It covers a wide variety of topics ranging from the scientific basics to an examination of the many objections to food irradiation. Also included is a detailed discussion of the role of food irradiation in preventing a variety of foodborne diseases.
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"The book provides a detailed survey of the past, present and future of food irradiation. It covers a wide range of topics, ranging from the scientific basis of the idea to an examination of the objections to the irradiation of food." -Food Trade Review "Whatever your views, I think that this book is well worth reading." -Margaret Patterson, Food Microbiology Dept., The Queens University of Belfast, in Trends in Food Science & Technology "This excellent and long overdue book is a very useful contribution. It is well written and produced with a good blend of historical and scientific detail, and amusing and informative anecdotes reflecting the author's breadth and depth of knowledge." -Food Safety & Security "The book is a comprehensive information source on the subject . . . . It is also a valuable starting point for acquiring basic knowledge of the procedure." -Zeitschrift fur Lebensmittel-Untersuchung und-Forschung
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Book Description CRC Press, 1993. Condition: Good. 1st Edition. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # GRP13178482
Book Description CRC Press 1993-07-11, 1993. Paperback. Condition: Good. Creases along the spine, marks across the top of the front cover, the actual book is in good condition. Book. Seller Inventory # 075671-11
Book Description CRC Press, 1993. Paperback. Condition: Used: Good. Seller Inventory # SONG1566760372
Book Description Technomic, 1993. Paperback. 1993. Technomic. Signed by author. Softback. Book- VG. 9x6. 185pp. Some b/w illus. Seller Inventory # 1120281