This reference is an ABC on food irradiation on the one hand and an encyclopedia of food irradiation on the other. The authors have painstakingly compiled all terminologies related to this technology and have listed items ranging from Aeromanos to Yersinia for microbiological aspects; from Apple to Poultry to Wheat which can benefit from irradiation; vitamins in food which may be affected by irradiation; regulatory aspects including various methods of detection of irradiated food; consumer acceptance and commercial applications to date, etc. -Paisan Loaharanu, Head, Food Preservation Section, Joint FAO/IAEA Division of Nuclear Techniques in Food and Agriculture, Vienna
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology
Number of pages: 177
Weight: 526 g
Dimensions: 279 x 216 x 16 mm
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