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Cover for Passengers and risk: health, wellbeing and liability.

This chapter explores 3 issues that may explain some possible causes of dissatisfaction among cruise ship passengers: illness outbreaks (e.g. Norovirus infection transmitted via food or person-to-person transmission), onboard crime (e.g. theft, assault and sexual assault), and health services...

Author(s)
Klein, R. A.; Lück, M.; Poulston, J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Microbial food safety: a food systems approach.

This book provides vital information and comprehensive coverage of foodborne microbial pathogens of potential risk to human consumers. It includes human pathogens and toxins originating from plants, fungi and animal products and considers their origin, risk, prevention and control. From the...

Author(s)
Wolf-Hall, C.; Nganje, W.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644806)
Type
Book
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Cover for Food.

This chapter focuses on the complexity that is food and introduce concepts for how microorganisms can become problems or risks in foods. It also discusses how humans manage the food supply to lower the risk of foodborne illness caused by microorganisms. The food products described in this chapter...

Author(s)
Wolf-Hall, C.; Nganje, W.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644806)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Foodborne infections, intoxications, and etiology.

This chapter reviews the causes, pathogenesis, and epidemiology of foodborne infections and intoxications. It also describes microbiological methods for detecting and measuring foodborne pathogens and toxins (e.g. bacterial toxins and mycotoxins), which are vital tools for determining aetiology and ...

Author(s)
Wolf-Hall, C.; Nganje, W.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644806)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Gram-positive bacteria.

This chapter focuses on Gram-positive bacterial pathogens of most concern in food safety, which can be further grouped into 2 categories: spore formers and non-spore formers. The bacterial spore formers of most concern for foodborne illness include Bacillus cereus, Clostridium botulinum, and C....

Author(s)
Wolf-Hall, C.; Nganje, W.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644806)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Gram-negative bacteria.

This chapter focuses on the Gram-negative bacteria of most concern for foodborne illness. One major distinction from Gram-positive bacteria is that none of these Gram-negative bacteria causes intoxications, and none is a spore former. The bacteria described in this chapter are Campylobacter jejuni, ...

Author(s)
Wolf-Hall, C.; Nganje, W.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644806)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Viruses and prions.

This chapter focuses on viruses and prions of most concern in food safety, highlighting the pathogenesis, clinical features, epidemiology, and prevention and control of foodborne diseases they cause. The viruses described include noroviruses, hepatitis A virus and rotaviruses, which are considered...

Author(s)
Wolf-Hall, C.; Nganje, W.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644806)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cost of microbial foodborne outbreaks.

Each year in the United States, there are ∼48 million illnesses (one in 6 Americans), 128 000 hospitalizations, and 3000 deaths due to foodborne diseases. These losses introduce significant amounts of cost to consumers, firms, and society as a whole. This chapter discusses the cost of foodborne...

Author(s)
Wolf-Hall, C.; Nganje, W.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644806)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Cost of microbial foodborne outbreaks to society.

This chapter discusses the categories of food safety costs to society, the cost to society of foodborne diseases and death, and the effect of food safety risks and perception of food risks on the cost to society. It also describes the use of the social accounting matrix (SAM) to estimate...

Author(s)
Wolf-Hall, C.; Nganje, W.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644806)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Invasive freshwater invertebrates and fishes: impacts on human health.

Inland waters are subject to more widespread biotic invasions than terrestrial ecosystems. During the last century, 756 aquatic species were introduced in Europe, frequently carrying new parasites for native fauna and humans. The consequences of such invasions are the loss of the invaders' original ...

Author(s)
Souty-Grosset, C.; Anastácio, P.; Reynolds, J.; Tricarico, E.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390981)
Type
Book chapter

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