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Food Safety in the Middle East - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128224175

Food Safety in the Middle East

1st Edition

Editor: Ioannis Savvaidis
Paperback ISBN: 9780128224175
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st September 2021
Page Count: 250
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Food Safety in the Middle East provides the latest research data on food safety of each individual country in the middle east and gulf area and summarizes the latest developments on food safety practices, policies and legislation. Food safety is a hot issue in research over the last decade due to the surge in foodborne infections particularly in these areas. Data suggests the increase is due the foods consumed by the increasing holidaymakers, tourists and locals.

This book surmises the information published in scientific literature with additional reports, knowledge and expertise to help reduce foodborne illness in these growing areas. This an excellent reference to bridge existing data, complement already existing data, discuss the state-of-the-art findings comparing and contrasting new data for the purposes of implementing preventative measures. The book also discusses current food safety regulations at the state and government level as well as the latest recommendations applying in these areas.

Key Features

  • Provides current research on pathogens in traditional foods consumed in specific regions of Mid-East and UAE
  • Includes information on policies and strategies measures to combat food safety intoxications
  • Presents perspectives on current and future legislations to limit foodborne intoxications to improve food safety in middle east countries and the gulf states
  • Discusses foodborne intoxications to gain and understanding of causes to promote best practices


Researchers, librarians etc. and professionals working in the food sector/industry and government regulatory officials. Academics/grad students in Food Safety, Food Policy

Table of Contents

  1. Traditional Foods consumed in the Middle East and the Gulf Countries
    2. Food Safety of Traditional Foods consumed in the Middle East and the Gulf Countries
    3. Historical Aspects of Food related Infections
    4. Foodborne Infections and intoxications in the Middle East and the Gulf Countries
    5. Food Safety Developments, Legislation, Measures in the Middle East and in the Gulf State
    6. Government policies and strategies to combat foodborne infections
    7. Concluding Remarks, Future Plans of Food Safety in the Middle East and the Gulf Countries


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About the Editor

Ioannis Savvaidis

Ioannis Savvaidis

Dr. Savvaidis received his Ph.D. in Chemistry/Microbiology, University of London, London, Department of Microbiology, UK. He has over 25 years of teaching experience in food microbiology. He has been a visiting professor in countries including, Canada, Qatar, and Lebanon, and in prestigious schools such as Notre Dame. He is a member of six societies and his expertise is in food safety, food microbiology, food analysis, food chemistry and food quality management. He’s an invited speaker to many conferences globally and published ~80 articles.

Affiliations and Expertise

Laboratory of Food Chemistry and Food Microbiology, Department of Chemistry, University of Ioannina, Greece

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