"Food borne diseases associated with microbial pathogens are an important cause of human illness. Changes in both lifestyle and eating habits increase the opportunity for the transmission of pathogenic microorganisms in foods, for example, the consumption of raw foods implies risks for food borne infections and intoxications, as does the greater demand for refrigerated ready-to-eat foods, as some food borne pathogens are capable of growth even at refrigeration temperatures. The extended shelf life of many food items can ...

Food Associated Pathogens 2013, CRC Press

ISBN-13: 9781466584983