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Food Safety and Toxicology: Present and Future Perspectives (de Gruyter Textbook) (Hardcover)

Food Safety and Toxicology: Present and Future Perspectives (de Gruyter Textbook) By Oluwatosin Ademola Ijabadeniyi (Editor), Omotola Folake Olagunju (Editor) Cover Image
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Safety assurance of consumer goods has become a global challenge. The presence of natural and synthetic contaminants in food compromises food safety and poses a risk to public health. This book discusses biological and chemical food contaminants, predictive and detection methods of food toxicants, survival mechanism of food pathogens, legislation on microbial contaminants to prevent public health risks and strategies to mitigate contamination.

About the Author

Oluwatosin Ademola Ijabadeniyi Oluwatosin Ademola Ijabadeniyi is Professor at the Department of Biotechnology and Food Technology, Durban University of Technology, South Africa. Oluwatosin holds a doctoral degree in Food Science from University of Pretoria South Africa. Since 2001, he has conducted research, published, and lectured internationally in the area of food quality and safety. Current research foci include safety assessment, antioxidant potential and metabolomics of fermented foods; control of persistent pathogens in ready to eat food and empowerment of emerging farmer through value addition, postharvest handling and agro-processing. Oluwatosin who is the founder of Operation Transform and Food Safety Africa received the Association of Commonwealth Fellowship in 2018 and was appointed as Visiting Professor at Department of Food Science, University of Manitoba, Canada in 2019. Omotola Folake Olagunju Omotola Olagunju is a lecturer in Food Safety at the School of Health and Life Sciences, Teesside University, Middlesbrough, United Kingdom. She obtained a doctoral degree in Food Science and Technology from Durban University of Technology, South Africa (2019). Her research interests include Food Safety and Food Quality Control. As an academic, Omotola has authored and co-authored research articles in internationally recognised and peer-reviewed journals, as well as book chapters that focus on identification of microbial food contaminants and management strategies to achieve decontamination. Prior to joining Teesside University, she worked at Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti in Nigeria. A member of national and international scientific associations including the Institute of Food Science and Technology (IFST), Omotola holds several years' experience of teaching and supervision, both at undergraduate and graduate levels. Omotola is internationally recognized as a Global Talent under the Exceptional Promise category by the Royal Society in the United Kingdom (August 2022).
Product Details
ISBN: 9783110748338
ISBN-10: 3110748339
Publisher: de Gruyter
Publication Date: December 31st, 2023
Pages: 536
Language: English
Series: de Gruyter Textbook