Biological Emerging Risks in Foods - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128139776

Biological Emerging Risks in Foods, Volume 86

1st Edition

Serial Volume Editors: David Rodriguez-Lazaro
Hardcover ISBN: 9780128139776
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st October 2018
Page Count: 230
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Table of Contents

1. Emerging biological risks in a global context: an introduction
2. Norovirus: the burden of the unknown
3. Hepatitis E virus: a new foordborne zoonotic concern
4. Parasites in foods: from a neglected position to an emerging issue
5. Antimicrobial resistance in the food chain: an emerging global concern
6. Salmonella in foods: a reemerging problem
7. Listeria monocytogenes in foods
8. Campylobacter in the food chain


Biological Emerging Risks in Foods, Volume 86,ddresses the emerging biological risks in food in a global context.

Specific sections in this new release include discussions on parasites in foods as an emerging issue and antimicrobial resistance in the food chain.

Key Features

  • Contains guidance from carefully selected researchers that is based on his/her long experience and high expertise on the subject matter
  • Presents updated and in-depth critical discussions of available information, giving readers a unique opportunity to gain a broad view of the subject
  • Provides high quality illustrations, with a high percentage in color, to enhance the content


Senior undergraduate and graduate students in nutrition and health related sciences. Academic staff and researchers in medicine, nursing and related sciences. Those industries involved in the production of pharmaceuticals and nutraceuticals would find this book invaluable


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About the Serial Volume Editors

David Rodriguez-Lazaro Serial Volume Editor

Dr. David Rodríguez-Lázaro is a Doctor in Veterinary Medicine (DVM), specialised in Food Science (BSc and MSc) and Molecular Microbiology (PhD). He is an associate professor and head of Microbiology ate the University of Burgos. He has performed research stays in the Danish Institute for Food and Veterinary Research (Denmark), University of Prague (Czech Republic), the Food and Environmental Research Agency (UK), and the University of Bristol (UK). He was a Leverhulme visiting Professor in the Institute of Advanced Sciences in the University of Bristol during the years 2004 and 2005 and Marie Curie Research Fellow in the Faculty of Medical and Veterinary Sciences in the University of Bristol (UK) until 2.007. After returning to Spain in 2007, he was senior scientist at ITACyL and assistant Professor of Microbiology at the University of Burgos, until September 2015. His research interest is focused on the development of emergent food preservation processes and their effects in the virulence and the establishment of reliable, quantitative molecular strategies for detection of important food-borne pathogens from environmental sources and various types of foodstuffs. He was awarded with the “XV Jaime Ferrán Award” in 2013 by the Spanish Society for Microbiology for his understanding promising scientific career in Microbiology. He has been elected fellow of the Castilla y Leon Academy of Veterinary Sciences in May 2016, and is member of scientific committee of the Spanish Agency of Food Safety an Nutrition (AECOSAN) of the Ministry of Health since January 2017.

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate professor and head of Microbiology, University of Burgos, Spain