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The Microbiological Safety of Food in Healthcare Settings



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The Microbiological Safety of Food in Healthcare Settings
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A multi-contributed text, giving a clear, practical account of the salient features of foodborne pathogenic microorganisms, of the particular risks that they pose to vulnerable groups of the population in hospitals, nursing and residential homes and in the community. Outlining the medical conditions that lead to susceptibility to foodborne infection, and the types of immunosuppression and discussing the ways in which the production and supply of food needs to be controlled, in order to minimise the risks to these vulnerable groups from foodborne diseases. Includes practical guidelines for implementation of systems for the production of safe food. Written at a level appropriate for medically and scientifically qualified persons with responsibility for the production and supply of food reaching vulnerable groups of the population, but also accessible to policy makers and administrators without specialist training.

Author Biography

Barbara M. Lund is Visiting Scientist, Institute of Food Research, Norwich, U.K. Formerly, Head of the Microbiological Food Safety and Spoilage Group, Institute of Food Research, Norwich, UK Paul R. Hunter is Professor of Health Protection, School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich, U.K. Formerly, Director of the Chester Public Health Laboratory, UK
Release date NZ
December 13th, 2007
Edited by Barbara Lund Edited by Paul Hunter
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
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