Following the success of the previous editions, this popular introductory text continues to provide thorough, up-to-date information covering a broad range of topics in food science, with emphasis on food processing and handling and the methodology of specific foods. Presenting a multitude of easy-to-understand figures, tables, illustrated concepts and methods. This text maintains the strengths of the previous edition while adding new information. The book opens with a revised chapter on what food science actually is, detailing the progression of food science from beginning to future. Succeeding chapters include the latest information on food chemistry and dietary recommendations, food borne diseases and microbial activity. A complete revision of HACCP is outlined, accompanied by numerous examples of flow charts and applications, as well as major additions on food labeling. Extensive updates have been made on processing methods and handling of foods, such as new procedures on: candy making; coffee and tea production; beer and wine production; soft drinks; ultra high temperature processing; aseptic packaging; aquaculture and surimi; and UHT and low temperature pasteurization of milk. In addition, there is a completely new section which includes safety and sanitation as well as laboratory exercises in sensory, microbiological, chemical quality test, and processing methods for a variety of the foods described in previous chapters.
Following the success of the popular introductory text,Elementary Food Science(5th edition) coversabroad range of food science topics organized infour parts; Part (1)Interrelated food science topics, Part (2)Food safety & sanitation, Part (3)Food preservation and processing and Part (4)Handling & processing of foods. The opening two chapters discuss what food science actually is, the significanceforsociety, and the large contribution of the food industry to jobs and revenue in the USA and globally. Succeeding chapterscover food regulatory agencies, food labels, food quality and sensory evaluation, and consumer food literacy. Part (2)hastwo new chapters explaininghow microbes affect food quality,and alsofoodborne disease outbreaks; GMP is described independently and as a prerequisite for HACCP, VACCP andTACCPfood-safety management systems. Part (3) containstwo new chapters dealing with basic aspects of food processing, and the quality of dried foods. Part (4) covershandling and processing major food commodity groups (meat, dairy products, poultry and eggs, fish and shellfish, cereal grains, bakery products, fruits and vegetables, sugar confectionary). A new final chapter coversthe foodservice industry. The text highlights food science links with industry uniquelyusing the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS). Overall, the book is thoroughly modernized with over 1500 references cited in recognition of thousands of named food scientists and other professionals. The target readership remain unchanged for the current edition, i.e. Students of food science fromsenior high school, colleges or universities. Sections of the book will also appeal toadvanced readers from other disciplines with perhaps little or noprior food science experience. Additionally, readers covering the intersection of food science with culinary arts, foodservices, and nutritionor public health will find the book useful.
This book provides information on the techniques needed to analyze foods in laboratory experiments. All topics covered include information on the basic principles, procedures, advantages, limitations, and applications. This book is ideal for undergraduate courses in food analysis and is also an invaluable reference to professionals in the food industry. General information is provided on regulations, standards, labeling, sampling and data handling as background for chapters on specific methods to determine the chemical composition and characteristics of foods. Large, expanded sections on spectroscopy and chromatography are also included. Other methods and instrumentation such as thermal analysis, selective electrodes, enzymes, and immunoassays are covered from the perspective of their use in the chemical analysis of foods. A helpful Instructor's Manual is available to adopting professors.
Now in its fifth edition, Food Science remains the most popular and reliable text for introductory courses in food science and technology. This new edition retains the basic format and pedagogical features of previous editions and provides an up-to-date foundation upon which more advanced and specialized knowledge can be built. This essential volume introduces and surveys the broad and complex interrelationships among food ingredients, processing, packaging, distribution and storage, and explores how these factors influence food quality and safety. Reflecting recent advances and emerging technologies in the area, this new edition includes updated commodity and ingredient chapters to emphasize the growing importance of analogs, macro-substitutions, fat fiber and sugar substitutes and replacement products, especially as they affect new product development and increasing concerns for a healthier diet. Revised processing chapters include changing attitudes toward food irradiation, greater use of microwave cooking and microwaveable products, controlled and modified atmosphere packaging and expanding technologies such a extrusion cooking, ohmic heating and supercritical fluid extraction, new information that addresses concerns about the responsible management of food technology, considering environmental, social and economic consequences, as well as the increasing globalization of the food industry. Discussions of food safety an consumer protection including newer phychrotropic pathogens; HAACP techniques for product safety and quality; new information on food additives; pesticides and hormones; and the latest information on nutrition labeling and food regulation. An outstanding text for students with little or no previous instruction in food science and technology, Food Science is also a valuable reference for professionals in food processing, as well as for those working in fields that service, regulate or otherwise interface with the food industry.
Food Science is a highly inter-disciplinary applied science. It incorporates concepts from many different fields including microbiology, chemical engineering, and biochemistry. Nutrition science investigates the metabolic and physio-logical responses of the body to diet. With advances in the field of molecular biology, biochemistry, and genetics, the study of nutrition is increasingly concerned with metabolism and metabolic pathways: the sequences of biochemical steps through which substances in living things change from one form to another. Food Science and Nutrition is a comprehensive textbook that is specially designed to meet the needs of students of hospitality studies, hotel management, and catering technology. Food Science and Nutrition provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of the food, nutrition and human health. The purpose of this book is to offer its readers a thoroughly adequate and up-to-date view of the food science and nutrition. Foods science and their nutritive value. With the development of the work, need has been felt for a text book presenting in concise form the composition and physical properties of foods, and discussing some of the main factors which affect their nutritive value. This book has been written so as to serve the purpose of equipping readers with all that entails the science of handling food in a technical and scientific manner, and retaining its nutritive qualities. The book begins with an all-round look into the intricacies of food science - what import it carries, the techniques and principles underlying it, the development of foods, the disciplines and aspects of food involved etc.
Food science draws from many disciplines such as biology, chemical engineering, and biochemistry in an attempt to better understand food processes and ultimately improve food products for the general public. As the stewards of the field, food scientists study the physical, microbiological, and chemical makeup of food. Food Biotechnology can be used as a tool within many disciplines including food science nutrition dietetics and agriculture. Food biotechnology uses what is known about plant science and genetics to improve the food we eat and how it is produced. The topic of food biotechnology continues to be complex and confusing and it is therefore important to identify the key factual messages and to state them clearly and concisely. Providing one or more supporting facts can then reinforce this knowledge. Food biotechnology is a process scientists use to enhance the production, nutritional value, safety, and taste of foods. It can also benefit the environment by improving crops so that they need fewer pesticides. The concept is not new: For centuries farmers have selectively bred plants to pass on desirable qualities. For example, our ancestors began by replanting only corn seeds from the highest yielding and best tasting corn they grew each year. This process selected desirable genes and fixed them by growing the seeds of the selected crop year after year. The presentation of food science principles begins with an introduction to food components evaluation of quality factors in food and water. The book contain information useful to the food engineers, chemists, biologists, ingredient suppliers, and other professionals involved in the food chain.
Cultivate a career in food science with INTRODUCTION TO FOOD SCIENCE AND FOOD SYSTEMS, 2nd Edition! Uncover the foundations of the modern food industry, from nutrition and chemistry to processing and safety, and delve into some of the most pressing foodborne issues of our day. Laced with full-color images, drawings, charts, and graphs, chapters discuss the latest information on genetically engineered foods, environmental concerns and sustainability, food needs of the world, the impacts of food on health, and more. INTRODUCTION TO FOOD SCIENCE AND FOOD SYSTEMS, 2nd Edition also tests your understanding of agriscience concepts with practical, hands-on activities in math, science and other key areas, aligning the readings with National Agricultural Education Standards and FFA Career Development Events (CDEs). Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
This is a work on food process engineering which treats the principles of processing in a scientifically rigorous yet concise manner, and which may be used as a lead in to more specialized texts for higher study. It is equally relevant to those in the food industry who desire a greater understanding of the principles of the food processes with which they work.
With thirty revised and updated chapters the new edition of this classic text brings benefits to professors and students alike who will find new sections on many topics concerning modern food microbiology. This authoritative book builds on the trusted and established sections on food preservation by modified atmosphere, high pressure and pulsed electric field processing. It further covers food-borne pathogens, food regulations, fresh-cut produce, new food products, and risk assessment and analysis. In-depth references, appendixes, illustrations, index and thorough updating of taxonomies make this an essential for every food scientist.
This book provides a fundamental understanding of physical properties of foods. It is the first textbook in this area and combines engineering concepts and physical chemistry. Basic definitions and principles of physical properties are discussed as well as the importance of physical properties in the food industry and measurement methods. In addition, recent studies in physical properties are summarized. The material presented is helpful for students to understand the relationship between physical and functional properties of raw, semi-finished, and processed food in order to obtain products with desired shelf-life and quality.
The first and second editions of Food Analysis were widely adopted for teaching the subject of Food Analysis and were found useful in the food industry. The third edition has been revised and updated for the same intended use, and is being published with an accompanying laboratory manual. Food Analysis, Third Edition, has a general information section that includes governmental regulations related to food analysis, sampling, and data handling as background chapters. The major sections of the book contain chapters on compositional analysis and on chemical properties and characteristics of foods. A new chapter is included on agricultural biotechnology (GMO) methods of analysis. Large sections on spectroscopy, chromatography, and physical properties are included. All topics covered contain information on the basic principles, procedures, advantages, limitation, and applications. This book is ideal for undergraduate courses in food analysis and also is an invaluable reference to professions in the food industry.