The Food Safety Information Handbook (Hardcover)

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Outbreaks of Mad Cow Disease, reports of potentially harmful genetically engineered corn and irradiated vegetables are fueling consumers' demands for clear, concise information about the safety and quality of the food supply. Librarians and consumers alike can quickly locate authoritative sources of up-to-date and accurate information in this easy to use handbook. There is a brief history of food safety with a chronology of incidents, products, and legislation. Recommended books, pamphlets, articles, Web sites, and other electronic resources are described. This one-stop handbook brings together in one volume food safety statistics, laws and regulations, and contact information for hot lines and help lines, organizations, and education and training opportunities. This book includes
-An Overview of Food Safety
-Issues in Food Safety
-Chronology of Food Safety-related events
-Food Safety Regulation
-Food Safety Statistics
-Careers in Food Safety
-Food Safety Resources
-Glossary R

About the Author

CYNTHIA A. ROBERTS is a faculty member at the Department of Nutrition and Food Science, University of Maryland. She has been the Coordinator of the USDA/FDA Foodborne Illness Education Information Center since its creation in 1994. The center is located at the National Agricultural Library in Belstville, MD and is funded and supported as part of a partnership between the United States Department of Agriculture, the Food and Drug Administration, and the National Agricultural Library. In 1998 Ms. Roberts was a recipient of the Food and Drug Administration Commissioner's Special Citation for fostering the exchange of information about food safety education between public and private sector organizations.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781573563055
ISBN-10: 1573563056
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publication Date: July 30th, 2001
Pages: 328
Language: English