ISBN 9781845691523,Shellfish Safety And Quality

Shellfish Safety And Quality


S. Shumway



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Publication Year 2009

ISBN 9781845691523

ISBN-10 1845691520

Hard Back

Number of Pages 608 Pages
Language (English)

Computer programming

Shellfish are a very popular and nutritious food source worldwide and their consumption has risen dramatically. Because of their unique nature as compared to beef and poultry, shellfish have their own distinct aspects of harvest, processing and handling Edited by leading authorities in the field, this collection reviews issues of current interest and outlines steps that can be taken by the shellfish industry to improve shellfish safety and eating quality. Opening chapters consider microbial, biotoxin, metal and organic contaminants of shellfish. Techniques to reduce contamination are then discussed, such as mitigation of the effects of harmful algal blooms. Chapters also address approaches to managing disease and other methods to improve quality, such as improved packaging methods and reduction of biofouling.

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