Description

Eggs are economical and of high nutritional value, yet can also be a source of foodborne disease. Understanding of the factors influencing egg quality has increased in recent years and new technologies to assure egg safety have been developed. Improving the safety and quality of eggs and egg products reviews recent research in these areas. Volume 2 focuses on egg safety and nutritional quality. Part one provides an overview of egg contaminants, covering both microbial pathogens and chemical residues. Salmonella control in laying hens is the focus of part two. Chapters cover essential topics such as monitoring and control procedures in laying flocks and egg decontamination methods. Finally, part three looks at the role of eggs in nutrition and other health applications. Chapters cover dietary cholesterol, egg allergy, egg enrichment and bioactive fractions of eggs, among other topics. With its distinguished editors and international team of contributors, Volume 2 of Improving the safety and quality of eggs and egg products is an essential reference for managers in the egg industry, professionals in the food industry using eggs as ingredients and all those with a research interest in the subject.


Key Features:-

  • Focuses on egg safety and nutritional quality with reference to egg contaminants such as Salmonella
  • Chapters discuss essential topics such as monitoring and control procedures in laying flocks and egg
  • Presents a comprehensive overview of the role of eggs in nutrition and other health applications inc

More Details about Improving The Safety And Quality Of Eggs And Egg Products Volume 2: Egg Safety And Nutritional

General Information  
Author(s)Bain M
PublisherWoodhead Publishing Ltd
Edition1
ISBN9780857090720
Pages448
BindingPaperback
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearAugust 2011