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By Teresa R. S. Brandāo, Cristina L. M. Silva (auth.), Rui Costa, Kristberg Kristbergsson (eds.)

ISBN-10: 0387335129

ISBN-13: 9780387335124

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The ISEKI-Food booklet sequence is a set of books the place a number of elements of nutrition protection and environmental concerns are brought and reviewed through scientists focusing on the sector. In all the books a distinct emphasis is put on together with case reviews acceptable to every particular subject. The books are meant for graduate scholars and senior point undergraduate scholars in addition to execs and researchers drawn to meals safeguard and environmental matters appropriate to nutrition defense.

"ISEKI-Food" is an acronym for "Integrating defense and Environmental wisdom Into nutrition Studies". contributors within the ISEKI-Food community, coordinated through Professor Cristina Silva on the Catholic college of Portugal, come from 29 nations in Europe and many of the institutes and universities concerned with nutrients technology schooling on the college point in Europe are represented. a few foreign businesses and non educating associations have additionally participated within the community. the most goals of ISEKI-Food are to enhance the harmonization of stories in meals technological know-how and engineering in Europe and to strengthen and adapt meals technology curricula emphasizing the inclusion of security and environmental topics.

Predictive Modeling and hazard overview offers an summary of obtainable mathematical types in meals technology and similar matters. The ebook is a set of functions, making use of to meals, that have been lately constructed in fields equivalent to pharmacy, agriculture, and environmental- and materials-science. It deals a entire creation to predictive modeling and chance review, an summary of the processing, distribution and intake of meals, and eventually a dialogue on environmental toxins and contaminants.

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The ISEKI-Food ebook sequence is a suite of books the place a number of facets of nutrients defense and environmental concerns are brought and reviewed through scientists focusing on the sector. In the entire books a unique emphasis is put on together with case stories acceptable to every particular subject. The books are meant for graduate scholars and senior point undergraduate scholars in addition to pros and researchers attracted to foodstuff protection and environmental matters acceptable to nutrition defense.

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Part II Processing, Distribution and Consumption Chapter 3 Predictive Microbiology F. Devlieghere, K. Francois, A. Vermeulen, and J. 1 Introduction Recent crises in the food industry have increased the awareness of the public of the food they eat. In the last few decades, dioxins and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), but also microbial hazards such as Listeria monocytogenes or Bacillus cereus have reached the news headlines. The consumer has become more critical towards foods, demanding fresher, healthy, safe, and nutrition-rich food products.

Leguérinel, I. and Mafart, P. (1998) “Model for combined effects of temperature, pH and water activity on thermal inactivation of Bacillus cereus spores”, Journal of Food Science, 63, 887–889. H. F. (2000) “Structural model requirements to describe microbial inactivation during a mild heat treatment”, International Journal of Food Microbiology, 59, 185–209. , Bratchell, N. A. (1987) “The effect of sodium-chloride and temperature on the rate and extent of growth of Clostridium-botulinun type-A in pasteurized pork slurry”, Journal of Applied Bacteriology, 62(6), 479–490.

The first attempt was made by Ratkowsky et al. (1982), who suggested a simple relationship between the growth rate k and temperature. The equation was only to be applied to the low-temperature region: k = b(T − Tmin ). 13) Tmin is an estimated extrapolation of the regression line derived from a plot of √k as a function of temperature. By definition, the growth rate at this point is zero. , 1993). This basic square-root model has been adjusted several times by several authors. Some of the adaptations will be highlighted here, without the aim of being complete.

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