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Cover for Greenhouse operation and management.

This chapter discusses greenhouse operation and management. Its sanitation and hygiene for food safety and compliance programs and for crop protection; source water quality and treatment; biosecurity; waste management and disposal of wastewater and its treatment, disposal of and reduction in...

Author(s)
Morgan, L.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789244830)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Greenhouse produce quality and assessment.

'Quality' of greenhouse and hydroponic produce implies suitability for a particular purpose or the degree to which certain set standards are met. Aspects of produce quality may encompass sensory properties (appearance, texture, taste and aroma), nutritive values, chemical constituents, mechanical...

Author(s)
Morgan, L.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789244830)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Harvest and postharvest factors.

This chapter discusses harvest and postharvest factors. Harvesting involves the gathering or removal of a mature crop, with minimum damage and losses, from where it has been grown and transporting it on either for direct consumption or into the postharvest handling chain for further storage and...

Author(s)
Morgan, L.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789244830)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Food and feed safety assessment of RNAi plants and products.

This paper evaluates the potential hazards of food and feed derived from RNAi plants including: adverse changes of plant metabolism; mechanisms and potential for non-target gene silencing in humans and livestock, including gut microbiome; bioinformatics tools for predictionof off-target sequences...

Author(s)
Naegeli, H.; Klete, G.; Dietz-Pfeilstetter, A.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789248890)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Animal-human transmission models.

In this chapter the authors primarily focused on the diseases of the first categories (i.e. without human-to-human transmission or with limited human-to-human transmission), which clearly require an intervention in the animal reservoir and in food safety or improved sanitation in order to interrupt ...

Author(s)
Chitnis, N.; Zinsstag, J.; Fuhrimann, S.; Hattendorf, J.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Influence of diet on Rabbit meat quality.

This chapter discussed te influence of the different dietary factors such as cholesterol, fatty acids, water, protein, lipids, ash and energy on rabbit meat quality and safety.

Author(s)
Hernández, P.; Zotte, A. dalle
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241273)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Stakeholders and risk communication.

This chapter leans heavily on the risk communication lessons learned by the international food safety community of practice, while offering numerous original suggestions for improving the process. The chapter proceeds by examining who the primary pest risk assessment/analysis (PRA) stakeholders...

Author(s)
Yoe, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648798)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Control principles and methods.

This chapter discusses the principles of infectious disease control directed at either the agent, the route of transmission, the host or the social and physical environment. Control methods such as vaccination, environmental control (hygiene, sanitation, protection of foods, water supply, proper...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395245)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mycobacterium avium</i> subsp. <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">paratuberculosis</i> in animal-derived foods and the environment.

This book chapter summarizes current evidence for the presence of MAP in animal-derived foods, describes the effect of various dairy processes on MAP survival, and reviews the reservoirs of MAP infection in the environment and the various mechanisms potentially aiding its survival for long periods. ...

Author(s)
Grant, I. R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243413)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Food safety and nutrition.

This book chapter focuses on a programme on improving human health through livestock research in three areas: (i) animal-source foods for nutrition; (ii) zoonoses (diseases transmitted between animals and people); and (iii) FBD. This was the first CGIAR group with an explicit food safety mandate...

Author(s)
Grace, D.; Alonso, S.; Bett, B.; Lindahl, J.; Patel, E.; Hung Nguyen Viet; Roesel, K.; Unger, F.; Dominguez-Salas, P.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241853)
Type
Book chapter

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