Global Issues in Food Science and Technology

Edited by Gustavo Barbosa-Canovas, Alan Mortimer, David Lineback, Walter Spiess, Ken Buckle, Paul Colonna 
Academic Press  June 2009  

Hardcover  520 pp  ISBN 9780123741240      £63.00
A selected compilation of writings by IUFoST organization supporters, Global Themes in Food Science and Technology were those identified as representing the most important and relevant subjects facing food scientists and technologists today. Chosen by an international editorial board, these subjects offer insights into current research and developments and were selected to stimulate additional interest and work in these key areas.

The International Union of Food Science and Technology (IUFoST) is a country-membership organization is the sole global food science and technology organization. It is a voluntary, non-profit association of national food science organizations linking the world's best food scientists and technologists. The goals of their work include the international exchange of scientific and technical information, support of international food science and technology progress, the stimulation of appropriate education and training in these areas, and the fostering of professionalism and professional organization within the food science and technology community.

Of interest to food scientists and technologists.


Section 1 Contemporary Topics

  • Principles of Structured Food Emulsions: Novel Formulations and Trends
  • The Effect of Processing and the Food Matrix on Allergenicity of Foods
  • Nutrigenetic of Intestinal Absorption of Fat-Soluble Microconstituents (Vitamins A, E, D and K, Carotenoids and Phytosterols)
  • .Food Security: Local and Individual Solutions to a Global Problem

Section 2 Consumer Trends

  • Sensory Science and Consumer Behavior
  • Designing Foods for Sensory Pleasure
  • The Influence of Eating Habits on Preferences Towards Innovative Food Products
  • Consumer Targeted Sensory Quality
  • How We Consume New Products? The Example of Exotic Foods (1930-2000)
  • Consumer Response to a New Food Safety Issue: Food Terrorism

Section 3 Food Safety

  • Rapid Methods and Automation in Food Microbiology: 25 Years of Development and Predictions
  • The Role of Standardization Bodies in the Harmonization of Analytical Methods in Food Microbiology
  • Harmonization and Validation of Methods in Food Safety FOOD-PCR: A Case Study
  • Current Challenges in Molecular Diagnostics in Food Microbiology
  • Review of Currently Applied Methodologies Used for Detection and Typing of Foodborne Viruses
  • Tracing Antibiotic Resistance Along the Food Chain: Why and How?
  • Lessons Learned in Development and Application of Detection Methods for Zoonotic Foodborne Protozoa on Lettuce and Fresh Fruit
  • Antimicrobial Activity of Duck Egg Lysozyme Against Salmonella Enteritidis
  • High-Pressure Homogenization for Food Sanitization
  • Key Issues and Open Questions in GMO Controls

Section 4 Nanotechnology in Food Applications

  • Food Nanotechnology: Current Developments and Future Prospects
  • Nanotechnology and Applications in Food Safety
  • Nanotechnology for Foods: Delivery Systems
  • Nanostructured Encapsulation Systems: Food Antimicrobials
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