Food Irradiation: A Guidebook|
by Morton Satin (Author)
The book provides a detailed survey of the past, present and future of food
irradiation. It covers a wide range of topics, ranging from the scientific basis
of the idea to an examination of the objections to the irradiation of food.
-Food Trade Review
Whatever your views, I think that this book is well worth reading.
-Margaret Patterson, Food Microbiology Dept., The Queens University of Belfast,
in Trends in Food Science & Technology
This excellent and long overdue book is a very useful contribution. It is well
written and produced with a good blend of historical and scientific detail, and
amusing and informative anecdotes reflecting the author's breadth and depth of
-Food Safety & Security
The book is a comprehensive information source on the subject . . . . It is also
a valuable starting point for acquiring basic knowledge of the procedure.
-Zeitschrift fur Lebensmittel-Untersuchung und-Forschung
Food irradiation has been in the news lately, and this news strongly favors the
consideration of food irradiation as a practical, economical method for
improving food safety and shelf life. This new edition of a popular guidebook
provides an updated, detailed, readable survey of the past, present and future
of food irradiation. It covers a wide variety of topics ranging from the
scientific basics to an examination of the many objections to food irradiation.
Also included is a detailed discussion of the role of food irradiation in
preventing a variety of foodborne diseases.
Paperback: 236 pages
Publisher: CRC; 2 edition (January 5, 1996)