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Case studies in food safety and authenticity : lessons from real-life situations, edited by J. Hoorfar

Case studies in food safety and authenticity : lessons from real-life situations
Case studies in food safety and authenticity
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lessons from real-life situations
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edited by J. Hoorfar
"The identification and control of food contaminants rely on careful investigation and implementation of appropriate management strategies. Using a wide range of real-life examples, Case studies in food safety and authentucity provides a vital insight into the practical application of strategies for control and prevention."--P. [4] of cover
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Woodhead Publishing series in food science, technology and nutrition,
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no. 240
Case studies in food safety and authenticity : lessons from real-life situations, edited by J. Hoorfar
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • Machine generated contents note: pt. I Outbreak investigations -- 1.Tracing an outbreak of listeriosis in Austria: what an investigative microbiologist needs to consider / F. Allerberger -- 1.1.Introduction to the case -- 1.2.Significance of the case -- 1.3.The case history continues -- 1.4.Resolution and outcomes -- 1.5.Commentary and personal reflections -- 1.6.Critical questions for discussion -- 1.7.References -- 2.A point-source outbreak of Salmonella in an ethnic community in the UK / C. Theodore -- 2.1.Introduction -- 2.2.Significance of the situation -- 2.3.The case history continues -- 2.4.Resolution and outcomes -- 2.5.Commentary -- 2.6.Acknowledgements -- 2.7.Critical questions for discussion -- 2.8.Further reading -- 2.9.References -- 3.Investigating the source of a food poisoning incident in Cheshire, UK / S. Ghebrehewet -- 3.1.Introduction -- 3.2.Significance of the situation -- 3.3.The case history continues -- 3.4.Resolution and outcomes -- 3.5.Commentary --
  • Contents note continued: 3.6.Acknowledgements -- 3.7.Critical questions for discussion -- 3.8.Further reading -- 3.9.References -- 4.Investigating a large outbreak of salmonellosis in the US involving fresh produce / J. Hoorfar -- 4.1.Introduction to the case -- 4.2.Significance of the case -- 4.3.Background information -- 4.4.The case history continues -- 4.5.Resolution and outcomes -- 4.6.Commentary and personal reflections -- 4.7.Critical questions for discussion -- 4.8.Further reading -- 4.9.References -- 5.What was the source of the 2011 outbreak of Escherichia coli in Germany and France? / L. Beutin -- 5.1.Introduction to the case -- 5.2.Significance of the case -- 5.3.The case continues -- 5.4.Resolution and outcomes -- 5.5.Commentary and personal reflections -- 5.6.Acknowledgments -- 5.7.Critical questions for discussion -- 5.8.References -- 6.Tracing the source of a community-wide gastroenteric outbreak caused by Campylobacter in Finland / A. Horman --
  • Contents note continued: 6.1.Introduction to the case -- 6.2.Significance of the case -- 6.3.The case history continues -- 6.4.Management of the outbreak and source tracing -- 6.5.Conclusions of the outbreak and attempts to identify its source -- 6.6.Commentary: how can safety be improved and what constitutes an outbreak? -- 6.7.Critical questions for discussion -- 6.8.Further reading -- 6.9.References -- 7.One pathogen but two different types of foodborne outbreak: Bacillus cereus in catering facilities in Germany / U. Messelhausser -- 7.1.Introduction to the cases -- 7.2.Significance of the cases -- 7.3.The case histories continue -- 7.4.Resolution and outcomes -- 7.5.Commentary and personal reflections -- 7.6.Critical questions for discussion -- 7.7.References -- 8.Investigating a suspected case of mycotoxin poisoning in South Africa / M. F. Dutton -- 8.1.Introduction to the case -- 8.2.Significance of the case -- 8.3.The case continues -- 8.4.Outcomes -- 8.5.Commentary --
  • Contents note continued: 8.6.Critical questions for discussion -- 8.7.Further reading -- 8.8.References -- 9.Investigations of foodborne outbreaks caused by a parasite in Canada / F. Milord -- 9.1.Introduction to the cases -- 9.2.Significance of the cases -- 9.3.The background to the cases: previous outbreaks and challenges associated with detection and control -- 9.4.The case histories continue: traceback investigations and follow-up -- 9.5.Resolution and outcomes -- 9.6.Commentary -- 9.7.Acknowledgments -- 9.8.Critical questions for discussion -- 9.9.References -- pt. II Source tracing -- 10.Troubleshooting the environmental source of contamination with Listeria monocytogenes in a typical small food manufacturing plant in Ireland / E. M. Fox -- 10.1.Introduction to the case -- 10.2.Significance of the case -- 10.3.The case history continues -- 10.4.Resolution and outcomes -- 10.5.Commentary and personal reflections -- 10.6.Critical questions for discussion --
  • Contents note continued: 10.7.Further reading -- 11.Tracing the source of persistent contamination of ready-to-eat chicken products with Listeria monocytogenes in Italy / D. De Medici -- 11.1.Introduction to the case -- 11.2.Significance of the case -- 11.3.The case history continues -- 11.4.Resolution and outcomes -- 11.5.Commentary -- 11.6.Acknowledgements -- 11.7.Critical questions for discussion -- 11.8.References -- 12.An unforeseen source of aflatoxins in milk in Sweden / E. Nordkvist -- 12.1.Introduction to the case -- 12.2.Significance of the case -- 12.3.The case continues -- 12.4.Resolution and outcomes -- 12.5.Commentary and personal reflections -- 12.6.Acknowledgments -- 12.7.Critical questions for discussion -- 12.8.References -- 13.Investigations prompted by the discovery of high levels of Salmonella in fresh herbs in the UK / F. Jørgensen -- 13.1.Introduction -- 13.2.Significance of the case -- 13.3.The case history continues -- 13.4.Resolution and outcomes --
  • Contents note continued: 13.5.Commentary -- 13.6.Acknowledgements -- 13.7.Critical questions for discussion -- 13.8.References -- 14.Source tracing in Thailand following contamination of dog chew toys with Salmonella / S. D. Pillai -- 14.1.Introduction to the case -- 14.2.Significance of the case -- 14.3.Case history continues -- 14.4.Resolution and outcomes -- 14.5.Commentary and personal reflections -- 14.6.Acknowledgments -- 14.7.Critical questions for discussion -- 14.8.References -- 15.Analysing tap-water from households of patients with inflammatory bowel disease in Norway / M. H. Vatn -- 15.1.Introduction to the case -- 15.2.Significance of the case -- 15.3.The case history continues -- 15.4.Resolution and outcomes -- 15.5.Commentary -- 15.6.Acknowledgments -- 15.7.Critical questions for discussion -- 15.8.References -- pt. III Crisis management --
  • Contents note continued: 16.A proactive attempt to control an outbreak of foodborne disease in humans after detection of Salmonella during surveillance and control of pork in Denmark / K. G. Kuhn -- 16.1.Introduction to the case -- 16.2.Significance of the case -- 16.3.The outbreak history continues -- 16.4.Resolution and outcomes -- 16.5.Comments and personal reflections -- 16.6.Acknowledgements -- 16.7.Critical questions for discussion -- 16.8.References -- 17.Managing and learning from an anthrax outbreak in a Swedish beef cattle herd / S. Sternberg Lewerin -- 17.1.Introduction to the case -- 17.2.The Swedish outbreak in 2008: how did it all begin? -- 17.3.The case history continues -- 17.4.Significance of the case -- 17.5.Resolution and outcomes -- 17.6.Commentary -- 17.7.Critical questions -- 17.8.Acknowledgments -- 17.9.References -- 18.Mounting an effective response to an outbreak of viral disease involving street food vendors in Indonesia / F. M. C. Sigit Setyabudi --
  • Contents note continued: 18.1.Introduction to the case -- 18.2.Significance of the case -- 18.3.The case history continues -- 18.4.Commentary and personal reflections -- 18.5.Acknowledgements -- 18.6.Critical questions for discussion -- 18.7.References -- 19.Handling of the media during an incident in Romania involving dioxin contamination of yoghurts / A. I. Nicolau -- 19.1.Introduction to the case -- 19.2.Significance of the case -- 19.3.The case history continues -- 19.4.Resolution and outcomes -- 19.5.Commentary and personal reflections -- 19.6.Critical questions for discussion -- 19.7.References -- pt. IV Farm-level interventions -- 20.Is it possible to reduce foodborne Campylobacter infections in humans through vaccination of animals? / J. Hoorfar -- 20.1.Introduction to the case -- 20.2.Significance of the case -- 20.3.Why vaccinate poultry and not humans? -- 20.4.What vaccination strategy to use? -- 20.5.Resolutions and outcome -- 20.6.Critical questions for discussion --
  • Contents note continued: 20.7.Acknowledgements -- 20.8.References -- 21.The free-range meat paradox: the conflict between free-range poultry production systems and biocontainment against zoonotic microorganisms / L. S. Christensen -- 21.1.Introduction to the case -- 21.2.Significance of the case -- 21.3.The case continues -- 21.4.Resolution and outcomes -- 21.5.Commentary -- 21.6.Acknowledgements -- 21.7.Critical questions -- 21.8.References -- 22.How does Sweden control Salmonella before it enters the food chain? / P. Haggblom -- 22.1.Introduction to the case -- 22.2.Significance of the case -- 22.3.The case history continues -- 22.4.Resolution and outcomes -- 22.5.Commentary -- 22.6.Acknowledgements -- 22.7.Critical questions -- 22.8.References -- 23.Bovine spongiform encephalitis: the case of an unexpected and rapidly spreading epidemic in cattle with serious consequences / N. Skovgaard -- 23.1.Introduction to the case -- 23.2.Significance of the case --
  • Contents note continued: 23.3.Background to the case: the nature of BSE and vCJD -- 23.4.The case continues -- 23.5.Resolution and outcomes -- 23.6.Commentary -- 23.7.Acknowledgement -- 23.8.Critical questions for discussion -- 23.9.Further reading -- 24.The continuing debate over increasing consumption of raw (unpasteurised) milk: is it safe? / J. Hoorfar -- 24.1.Introduction to the case -- 24.2.Significance of the case -- 24.3.The case continues -- 24.4.Commentary and personal reflections -- 24.5.Acknowledgement -- 24.6.Critical questions for discussion -- 24.7.Further reading -- 24.8.References -- pt. V Safe food production -- 25.Challenges in food safety certification of a small enterprise producing a speciality product in Cyprus / P. N. Skandamis -- 25.1.Introduction to the case -- 25.2.Significance of the case -- 25.3.The case continues -- 25.4.Outcomes and commentary -- 25.5.Acknowledgments -- 25.6.References --
  • Contents note continued: 26.The dilemma of regulatory testing of dairy foods in Australia: minimising risk to the public while avoiding unnecessary regulatory burden / I. N. Haynes -- 26.1.Introduction to the cases -- 26.2.Significance of the cases -- 26.3.The case histories continue -- 26.4.Resolutions and outcomes -- 26.5.Commentary -- 26.6.Critical questions for discussion -- 26.7.References -- 27.Learning from outbreaks of Escherichia coli O157:H7 caused by low pH foods / P. Feng -- 27.1.Introduction -- 27.2.Significance of the cases -- 27.3.The case history continues -- 27.4.Resolutions and outcomes -- 27.5.Commentary -- 27.6.Acknowledgment -- 27.7.Critical questions for discussion -- 27.8.References -- 28.Hygiene control in the dry food products industry: the roles of cleaning methods and hygienic indicators / J. L. Kornacki -- 28.1.Introduction to the cases -- 28.2.Significance of the cases -- 28.3.Case studies -- 28.4.Commentary: where do we go from here? --
  • Contents note continued: 28.5.Critical questions for discussion -- 28.6.References -- 29.Boosting exports of fresh meat by using faster laboratory methods in Denmark / F. Hansen -- 29.1.Introduction to the case -- 29.2.Significance of the case -- 29.3.The case history continues -- 29.4.Commentary and personal reflections -- 29.5.Acknowledgments -- 29.6.Critical questions for discussion -- 29.7.References -- 30.Using predictive microbiology to benefit the Australian meat industry / T. Ross -- 30.1.Introduction to the case -- 30.2.Significance of the case -- 30.3.The case history continues - extreme rainfall and tropical cyclone Yasi -- 30.4.Resolution and outcomes -- 30.5.Commentary -- 30.6.Critical questions for discussion -- 30.7.Further reading -- 30.8.References -- pt. VI Food adulteration and authenticity -- 31.Forensic investigation of a sabotage incident in a factory manufacturing nut-free ready meals in the UK / M. J. Walker -- 31.1.Introduction --
  • Contents note continued: 31.2.Significance of the case -- 31.3.The case history continues -- 31.4.Resolution and outcomes -- 31.5.Commentary and personal reflections -- 31.6.Acknowledgements -- 31.7.Critical questions for discussion -- 31.8.Further reading -- 31.9.References -- 32.Lessons from the large-scale incident of animal feed contamination with dioxins in Germany in 2011 / H. Schafft -- 32.1.Introduction to the case -- 32.2.Significance of the case -- 32.3.The case history continues -- 32.4.Resolution and outcomes -- 32.5.Commentary -- 32.6.Critical questions for discussion -- 32.7.References -- 33.Investigating the adulteration of UHT milk in Brazil / J. A. F. Faria -- 33.1.Introduction to the case -- 33.2.Significance of the case -- 33.3.The case history continues -- 33.4.Resolution and outcomes -- 33.5.Commentary and personal reflections -- 33.6.References --
  • Contents note continued: 34.Food adulteration with melamine on an international scale: field work and troubleshooting in Africa / D. Schoder -- 34.1.Introduction to the case -- 34.2.Significance of the case -- 34.3.The case history continues -- 34.4.Resolution and outcomes -- 34.5.Commentary and personal reflections -- 34.6.Acknowledgements -- 34.7.Critical questions for discussion -- 34.8.References -- 35.Investigating cases of taste disturbance caused by pine nuts in Denmark / N. Z. Ballin -- 35.1.Introduction to the case -- 35.2.Significance of the case -- 35.3.The case history continues -- 35.4.Resolution and outcomes -- 35.5.Commentary and personal reflections -- 35.6.Critical questions for discussion -- 35.7.References -- 36.Development and application of molecular tools to investigate the mislabeling of cod sold in Sweden / D. Bekkevold -- 36.1.Introduction to the case -- 36.2.Significance of the case -- 36.3.The case history continues -- 36.4.Resolution and outcomes --
  • Contents note continued: 36.5.Commentary and personal reflections -- 36.6.Acknowledgments -- 36.7.Critical questions for discussion -- 36.8.References -- 37.Testing for genetically modified organisms (GMOs) revealed the real source of rice imported to Norway / H.-U. Waiblinger -- 37.1.Introduction to the cases -- 37.2.Significance of the cases -- 37.3.The case histories continue -- 37.4.Resolution and outcomes -- 37.5.Commentary -- 37.6.Acknowledgments -- 37.7.Critical questions for discussion -- 37.8.Further reading -- 37.9.References -- 38.Documenting the t̀erroir' aspects of award-winning Danish conserves: a model for the development of authentic food products / S. Bisgaard -- 38.1.Introduction to the case -- 38.2.Significance of the case -- 38.3.The case histories continue -- 38.4.Resolution and outcomes -- 38.5.Commentary -- 38.6.Acknowledgments -- 38.7.Critical questions for discussion -- 38.8.References
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