The Microbiological Safety of Food in Healthcare Settings

The Microbiological Safety of Food in Healthcare Settings

by Paul Hunter and Barbara Lund

Hardback Publication Date: 13/12/2007

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Drawing together the work of a wide range of experts, this
extremely important book provides a clear, practical account of the
salient features of foodborne pathogenic microorganisms and of the
particular risks that they pose to vulnerable groups of the
population in hospitals, nursing and residential homes, nurseries,
and in the community at large. Chapters cover the following topics:

? Properties and importance of microorganisms that cause
foodborne disease

? Surveillance of foodborne disease

? Occurrence of foodborne disease in healthcare

? Vulnerable groups of the population

? Provisions for food and water

? Implementation of safety systems

Presenting a wealth of information of great importance, this
comprehensive and well-edited book is a vital resource for
physicians, doctors and nurses responsible for the control of
infection, clinicians, physicians, public health doctors and
specialists, those responsible for catering management,
microbiologists, environmental health officers, food scientists and
food technologists. It is also designed to be accessible to policy
makers and administrators who may not have specialist training.
Libraries in all universities, research establishments and medical
schools where these subjects are studied and taught should have
copies of this essential work on their shelves.
Food & beverage technology
Publication Date:
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
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