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Egg safety and nutritional quality / edited by Filip Van Immerseel, Yves Nys and Maureen Bain.

Van Immerseel, Filip. (Added Author). Nys, Yves. (Added Author). Bain, Maureen. (Added Author). INRA. (Added Author).
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Subject: Eggs > Quality.
Eggs > Sanitation.
Nutrition.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9780857093929
  • ISBN: 0857093924
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xxxii, 408 pages) : illustrations.
  • Publisher: Oxford ; Woodhead Pub. : 2011.

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General Note: "INRA."
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary: 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. Focuses on egg safety and nutritional quality with reference to egg contaminants such as Salmonella EnteritidisChapters discuss essential topics such as monitoring and control procedures in laying flocks and egg decontamination methodsPresents a comprehensive overview of the role of eggs in nutrition and other health applications including dietary cholesterol, egg allergy, egg enrichment and bioactive fractions of eggs.
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