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Epidemiologic Principles and Food Safety

Tamar Lasky


This book details the various ways in which epidemiologic methods can improve food safety. Starting with a history and background of food-borne illness, the book continues by describing the means of investigating an outbreak and measuring exposure, and concludes by looking at the regulatory context in the United States.

Keywords: epidemiology, food safety, food-borne illness, outbreak, risk assessment, regulation, economics, food handling, food production, HAACP

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9780195172638
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2009 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172638.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Tamar Lasky, editor
Department of Pharmacy Practice, University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy

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