Animals, Diseases, and Human Health: Shaping Our Lives Now and in the Future is written by leading experts in their fields and is centered around topics that are most relevant to the overlap and connection of animal and human health. Topics covered include human health concerns derived from animals such as allergies and dog bites, global concerns of emerging diseases and pandemics, wildlife smuggling, animal abuse, and common diseases that can stem from popular household pets. Social issues—such as the connection between animal abuse and human violence—are also examined.
This book was written so that readers can easily understand content aimed at enhancing continuing global efforts to deliver safe food and improve health and environmental conditions in developing countries. The book is useful in getting the latest information in food safety and foodborne pathogens. The comprehensive contents include coverage of:Foodborne microbial agents and their growth, survival, and death in food Emerging and reemerging foodborne pathogens Emergence of drug-resistant pathogens Impact of climate change on foodborne pathogens Technology for rapid and accurate detection of foodborne pathogens Risk analysis, assessment, and pathogen management in food Strategies to destroy or control foodborne pathogens Biosecurity issues and the implications of new regulatory guidelines Worldwide food safety status