Food Microbiology: In Human Health And Disease

Food Microbiology: In Human Health And Disease
Tags: Nancy Khardori

A broad overview of foodborne infectious diseases, this book covers recent outbreaks, highlighting the food sources and pathogens involved. It also examines foodborne infectious diseases in travelers that are not commonly seen in the United States, outbreak investigation, sources and vehicles of foodborne pathogens as well as diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of foodborne infectious diseases. The authors explore the relationship between antibiotic use in animal food and its effects on human health, and the use of "good bacteria" in food to promote health and treat disease.