Chapter 2. Characterization of Food Hazards

  1. Ronald H. Schmidt and
  2. Gary E. Rodrick
  1. Robert (Skip) A. Seward II

Published Online: 28 JAN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/047172159X.ch2

Food Safety Handbook

Food Safety Handbook

How to Cite

Schmidt, R. H. and Rodrick, G. E. (2003) Characterization of Food Hazards, in Food Safety Handbook, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/047172159X.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2005
  2. Published Print: 24 FEB 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471210641

Online ISBN: 9780471721598



  • HACCP;
  • NOAEL;
  • NOEL


This chapter includes the following topics:

  • Introduction and Definition of Issues

  • Background and Historical Significance

  • Scientific Basis and Implications

  • Regulatory, Industrial, and International Implications

  • Current and Future Implications