Chapter 4. Bacterial Hazards in Fresh and Fresh-Cut Produce: Sources and Control

  1. Ross C. Beier,
  2. Suresh D. Pillai and
  3. Timothy D. Phillips
  1. Alejandro Castillo and
  2. M. Ofelia Rodríguez-García

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470752579.ch4

Preharvest and Postharvest Food Safety: Contemporary Issues and Future Directions

Preharvest and Postharvest Food Safety: Contemporary Issues and Future Directions

How to Cite

Castillo, A. and Rodríguez-García, M. O. (2004) Bacterial Hazards in Fresh and Fresh-Cut Produce: Sources and Control, in Preharvest and Postharvest Food Safety: Contemporary Issues and Future Directions (eds R. C. Beier, S. D. Pillai and T. D. Phillips), Blackwell Publishing, Ames, Iowa, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470752579.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 29 APR 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813808840

Online ISBN: 9780470752579

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Keywords:

  • hazards;
  • sources;
  • control;
  • fruits;
  • contamination

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Effect of Produce Contamination on Public Health

  • Distribution of Pathogens in Produce

  • Sources of Bacterial Pathogens in Fruits and Vegetables

  • Survival and Growth of Pathogenic Bacteria in Produce

  • Pathogen Control

  • Conclusions