Microbial Food Safety in Animal Agriculture: Current Topics

Microbial Food Safety in Animal Agriculture: Current Topics

Editor(s): Mary E. Torrence, Richard E. Isaacson

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

Print ISBN: 9780813814957

Online ISBN: 9780470752616

DOI: 10.1002/9780470752616

About this Book

In answer to public concerns, Microbial Food Safety in Animal Agriculture: Current Topics provides timely information on this area of increasing importance, giving a broad overview of pre-harvest microbial food safety.

Written by specialists from around the world, this essential reference focuses on research in the areas of antimicrobial resistance, risk assessment, microbial detection methods and diagnostics, and emerging diseases. Coverage provides balanced overviews of Federal, industry, and academic perspectives on key issues in food safety. Specific organisms explored in depth include:

  • Salmonellaspp.,
  • Campylobacterspp.,
  • Escherichia coli 0157:H7, and
  • Listeria monocytogene.

No other single source offers current information and detailed references on issues in pre-harvest food safety in production animal agriculture. Veterinarians, researchers, and food safety professionals in academia, government agencies, and food animal production industries will discover this resource crucial to defensive awareness.

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Overview of Food Safety

    1. Chapter 3

      Food Animal Industry Activities in Food Safety (pages 19–26)

      Peter Cowen, Donald E. Hansen, Charles L. Hofacre, Edward J. Noga, David G. Pyburn and A. Gebreyes Wondwossen

  2. Part II: Antimicrobial Resistance in Foodborne Organisms

  3. Part III: Salmonella spp.

    1. Chapter 12

      Foodborne Salmonella Infections (pages 97–108)

      Wolfgang Rabsch, Craig Altier, Helmut Tschäpe and Andreas J. Bäumler

  4. Part IV: Escherichia Coli O157 - H7

  5. Part V: Campylobacter spp.

  6. Part VI: Listeria Monocytogenes

    1. Chapter 23

      Epidemiology of Listeriosis (pages 221–232)

      Ynte H. Schukken, Yrjo T. Grohn and Martin Wiedmann

    2. Chapter 24

      Detection and Diagnosis of Listeria and Listeriosis in Animals (pages 233–242)

      Irene V. Wesley, Monica Borucki, Douglas R. Call, David Larson and Linda Schroeder-Tucker

  7. Part VII: Risk Assessment

    1. Chapter 29

      The Salmonella Enteriditis Risk Assessment (pages 281–292)

      W. D. Schlosser, E. D. Ebel, B. K. Hope, A. T. Hogue, R. Whiting, R. Morales, R. McDowell and A. Baker

    2. Chapter 31

      Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy: Risk Assessment and Governmental Policy (pages 303–312)

      Anne K. Courtney, Mary Porretta, Joshua T. Cohen, George M. Gray, Silvia Kreindel and Daniel L. Gallagher

    3. Chapter 32

      A Risk Assessment of Escherichia Coli O157:H7 in Ground Beef (pages 313–324)

      E. Ebel, W. Schlosser, K. Orloski, J. Kause, T. Roberts, C. Narrod, S. Malcolm, M. Coleman and M. Powell

  8. Part VIII: Emerging Issues

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