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The Horse Who Came to Dinner - The First Criminal Case of Food Fraud (Paperback): Glenn Taylor The Horse Who Came to Dinner - The First Criminal Case of Food Fraud (Paperback)
Glenn Taylor
R696 Discovery Miles 6 960 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Food fraudsters be warned! Sophisticated science was at the centre of detecting and prosecuting this new crime of food fraud. The ground-breaking case, a first of its kind, needed new sentencing guidelines for judges, new working arrangements for prosecutors and police and an EU-wide agreement on techniques and standards used for prosecution, which were agreed on the hoof in response to a crime detected in over 40 countries. In 2013 thousands of consumers, retailers and food businesses were ripped-off by insiders - thieves who substituted and sold horse-meat in place of beef. They used a web of deception that involved unwitting suppliers passing off their fraudulent produce to some of Britain's largest retailers and international food business. Following so-called Horsegate, the enforcement world had to change. There is now a team focussing on food fraud and a desire to put the perpetrators behind bars. Much tougher sanctions have been introduced with the aim of discouraging such crimes. This book is a timely look at the web of deception and how it can be stopped. Aimed at food enforcement professionals, lay readers with an interest in crime, students studying food fraud, criminology or forensics and anyone who eats food. Once again, life emulated art, this deception mirrors the story of the thief who came to dinner, gained inside knowledge and stole priceless artefacts from the host. So, who will come to dinner next time? This is the second book by the author, a scientist sharing his inside knowledge on this food crime.

Plunkett's Food Industry Almanac 2020 (Paperback): Jack W Plunkett Plunkett's Food Industry Almanac 2020 (Paperback)
Jack W Plunkett
R8,833 Discovery Miles 88 330 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

The food industry is among the most competitive and globally-linked of all business sectors. Plunkett's Food Industry Almanac will be your guide to the entire food business, from production, to distribution, to retailing. This exciting new book covers everything you need to know about the food, beverage and tobacco industry, including: Analysis of major trends and markets; historical statistics and tables; major food producers such as Kraft and Frito Lay; retailers of all types, from convenience store operators to giant supermarket chains; emerging technologies including genetically-engineered (GM) foods; giant distributors such as Sysco; beverage companies such as Coca-Cola; wine, liquor and beer producers; tobacco, candy and gum; and much more. We discuss trends in food commodities demand, agricultural biotechnology, imports and exports, as well as growing demand in China and other emerging markets. This book includes statistical tables, industry contacts and indexes. The corporate section includes our proprietary, in-depth profiles of 450 leading companies, public and private, in all facets of the industry. You'll find a complete overview, industry analysis and market research report in one superb, value-priced package.

Takeaway Food Packaging Now (Hardcover): Yvett Arzate Gomez Takeaway Food Packaging Now (Hardcover)
Yvett Arzate Gomez
R771 R641 Discovery Miles 6 410 Save R130 (17%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

As our lives speed up, our relationship with food changes. Choice of meal depends on convenience, quality, and presentation - this book focusses on the latter. With every passing year, the strength of takeaway food packaging design becomes stronger, particularly with the increased popularity and ease of ordering food online as well as eating on the go. As a branch of graphic design, the essence of this packaging is to grab the potential customer's attention and identify a brand. Packaging design can make a big difference in the sales of a product, since it not only works to inform the consumer, but also provoke a feeling or reaction, communicate emotion, and even respond to any given desire. Good packaging is attractive and can impress people with its creativity and it is a way for the customer to express their identity. It offers a fabulous opportunity for companies to communicate with consumers and it is a powerful marketing tool that can make brands instantly recognisable around the world. This comprehensive full-colour guide explores current global trends in takeaway food packaging design driven by a broad range of high calibre designers, including big global players and fast-food giants, and boutique brands. This book provides useful detail on a wide assortment of materials used, recyclability and sustainability, and functionality; all essential components in regard to overall customer appeal. No other advertising medium is as close to the consumer as takeaway food packaging is - it is literally in their hands. AUTHOR: Yvett Arzate Gomez was born on July 29, 1984 in Guerrero, Mexico. She studied graphic design at the University of Monterrey (UDEM) where she graduated with multiple honours. She started working as a freelance designer for independent brands, until she decided to create her own business. At Nomada Design Studio, she continues to develop projects for independent, transnational, and renowned brands. She is experienced in designing packaging for food, including takeaways and even frozen food. Publishing credits include blog articles and several books. SELLING POINTS: * Focuses on a rapidly growing market * Contains beautiful packaging patterns and advertising concepts, all illustrated in colour * Both aesthetically pleasing for the casual reader, and useful as a reference for designers and students 300 colour illustrations

Forked - A New Standard for American Dining (Paperback): Saru Jayaraman Forked - A New Standard for American Dining (Paperback)
Saru Jayaraman; Foreword by Jane Fonda
R384 R317 Discovery Miles 3 170 Save R67 (17%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Food and Nutritional Supplements - Their Role in Health and Disease (Hardcover, 2001 ed.): J. K. Ransley, J.K. Donnelly, N.W.... Food and Nutritional Supplements - Their Role in Health and Disease (Hardcover, 2001 ed.)
J. K. Ransley, J.K. Donnelly, N.W. Read
R2,791 R2,241 Discovery Miles 22 410 Save R550 (20%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Consumer interest in diet and nutritional supplements is increasing dramatically. Patients and members of the public are seeking advice from health professionals, nutritionists and food scientists. This book is designed to meet the needs of those professionals who are called upon to advise patients and the general public. It provides also a valuable text for those who are researchers or decision makers in the food and pharmaceutical industries. The text presents a thorough account of this topical subject and enables the reader to appreciate the functions of nutrients in health and common disease states, to understand the current debates over the roles of nutrients and supplements in the diet, and to answer those questions frequently asked by patients and consumers.

Food Protection & Safety (Hardcover, New): Lyman F. Thomasson Food Protection & Safety (Hardcover, New)
Lyman F. Thomasson
R2,399 Discovery Miles 23 990 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Societal and demographic changes, the globalisation of the food supply, new threats and communication issues require new approaches to food protection and safety. The chapters in this book present important new information in this area which is crucial to everyone.

Emerging Developments and Environmental Impacts of Ecological Chemistry (Hardcover): Gheorghe Duca, Ashok Vaseashta Emerging Developments and Environmental Impacts of Ecological Chemistry (Hardcover)
Gheorghe Duca, Ashok Vaseashta
R5,325 Discovery Miles 53 250 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Pollution has been a developing problem for quite some time in the modern world, and it is no secret how these chemicals negatively affect the environment. With these contaminants penetrating the earth's water supply, affecting weather patterns, and threatening human health, it is critical to study the interaction between commercially produced chemicals and the overall ecosystem. Understanding the nature of these pollutants, the extent in which they are harmful to humans, and quantifying the total risks are a necessity in protecting the future of our world. Emerging Developments and Environmental Impacts of Ecological Chemistry is an essential reference source that discusses the process of chemical contributions and their behavior within the environment. Featuring research on topics such as organic pollution, biochemical technology, and food quality assurance, this book is ideally designed for environmental professionals, researchers, scientists, graduate students, academicians, and policymakers seeking coverage on the main concerns, approaches, and solutions of ecological chemistry in the environment.

Animal Feed Impact on Food Safety - Report of the FAO/WHO Expert meeting, FAO Headquarters, Rome, 8-12 October 2007... Animal Feed Impact on Food Safety - Report of the FAO/WHO Expert meeting, FAO Headquarters, Rome, 8-12 October 2007 (Paperback)
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
R553 R480 Discovery Miles 4 800 Save R73 (13%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The role of animal feed in the production of safe food is recognized worldwide, and several events have underlined its impact on public health, feed and food trade, and food security. The Expert Meeting was convened to review current knowledge on animal feed and its impact on food safety, and provide orientation and advice on this matter to international organizations. This is the report of the meeting, with the experts' conclusions and recommendations.

Eat, Drink, and Be Wary - How Unsafe Is Our Food? (Paperback): Charles M. Duncan Eat, Drink, and Be Wary - How Unsafe Is Our Food? (Paperback)
Charles M. Duncan
R506 Discovery Miles 5 060 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Food safety has fast become one of the nation's top issues. Three thousand people die each year in the U.S. from foodborne illnesses. Another 48 million are sickened annually and our government fails to protect us. Many foods and additives that we eat every day have been banned for years in other countries. Our government food safety agencies move in reverse--cutting back on inspections, allowing food producers to inspect themselves, and permitting the vast majority of potentially adulterated foods to enter this country without benefit of any testing or inspection. How, in a country so advanced in most areas, could we have descended to this alarming state of food safety? One answer: Budget cuts and bureaucrats. Eat, Drink, and Be Wary examines the multitude of dangers in food production, transportation, storing, and preparation that result in this shocking number of preventable illnesses and deaths. It takes a broad and detailed look, in all food groups, at the problems and potential solutions in food safety practices, inspections, and enforcements. This book answers the questions and concerns of millions of Americans who have reached new levels of serious doubts about the safety of our food. Charles Duncan points readers to the dangers to look for in deli foods, raw milk, seafood, poultry, eggs, beef, and others. For consumers who care about the food they eat, this book details the dangers, offers direction for choosing safe foods, and provides a critique of our current system that suggests ways it can be fixed, or at least improved.

Food Analysis (Hardcover, 5th ed. 2017): S. Suzanne Nielsen Food Analysis (Hardcover, 5th ed. 2017)
S. Suzanne Nielsen
R1,822 Discovery Miles 18 220 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This fifth edition provides information on techniques needed to analyze foods for chemical and physical properties. The book is ideal for undergraduate courses in food analysis and is also an invaluable reference to professionals in the food industry. General information chapters on regulations, labeling, sampling, and data handling provide background information for chapters on specific methods to determine chemical composition and characteristics, physical properties, and objectionable matter and constituents. Methods of analysis covered include information on the basic principles, advantages, limitations, and applications. Sections on spectroscopy and chromatography along with chapters on techniques such as immunoassays, thermal analysis, and microscopy from the perspective of their use in food analysis have been expanded. Instructors who adopt the textbook can contact the editor for access to a website with related teaching materials.

Ethnopharmacological Investigation of Indian Spices (Hardcover): Neha Mishra Ethnopharmacological Investigation of Indian Spices (Hardcover)
Neha Mishra
R6,831 Discovery Miles 68 310 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Though their usage greatly diminished at the dawn of the scientific area, Indian spices were traditional parts of healthcare for thousands of years. However, over the last decade, largely due to the growth in popularity of complementary and alternative medicine, spices have regained attention due to their physiological and functional benefits. By applying modern research methods to traditional remedies, it is possible to discover what made these spices such effective ailment treatments. Ethnopharmacological Investigation of Indian Spices is a collection of innovative research that analyzes the chemical properties and medical benefits of Indian spices in order to design new therapeutic drugs and for possible utility in the food industry. The book specifically examines the phytochemistry and biosynthetic pathway of active constituents of Indian spices. Highlighting a wide range of topics including pharmacology, antioxidant activity, and anti-cancer research, this book is ideally designed for pharmacologists, pharmacists, physicians, nutritionists, botanists, biotechnicians, biochemists, researchers, academicians, and students at the graduate and post-graduate levels interested in alternative healthcare.

The Politics of Genetically Modified Organisms in the United States and Europe (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2017): Kelly A. Clancy The Politics of Genetically Modified Organisms in the United States and Europe (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2017)
Kelly A. Clancy
R2,706 R2,210 Discovery Miles 22 100 Save R496 (18%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This book examines the puzzle of why genetically modified organisms continue to be controversial despite scientific evidence declaring them safe for humans and the environment. What explains the sustained levels of resistance? Clancy analyzes the trans-Atlantic controversy by comparing opposition to GMOs in the United Kingdom, Germany, Poland, Spain, and the United States, examining the way in which science is politicized on both sides of the debate. Ultimately, the author argues that the lack of labeling GMO products in the United States allows opponents to create far-fetched images of GMOs that work their ways in to the minds of the public. The way forward out of this seemingly intractable debate is to allow GMOs, once tested, to enter the market without penalty-and then to label them.

What They Don't Teach You at the C.I.A.* - *Not what you think ... The Culinary Institute of America (Paperback): Ron... What They Don't Teach You at the C.I.A.* - *Not what you think ... The Culinary Institute of America (Paperback)
Ron Salisbury
R402 R325 Discovery Miles 3 250 Save R77 (19%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
How McDonald's Became A Highly Profitable Brand, The Importance Of Brands Expanding Into New Foreign Markets Through Their... How McDonald's Became A Highly Profitable Brand, The Importance Of Brands Expanding Into New Foreign Markets Through Their Franchisees, And Why McDonald's Will Continue To Dominate The Fast Food Industry In The Coming Year (Paperback)
Harrison Sachs
R315 Discovery Miles 3 150 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Principles of Food Sanitation (Hardcover, 6th ed. 2018): Norman G. Marriott, Robert B. Gravani Principles of Food Sanitation (Hardcover, 6th ed. 2018)
Norman G. Marriott, Robert B. Gravani
R1,927 R1,679 Discovery Miles 16 790 Save R248 (13%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Now in its 6th Edition, this highly acclaimed textbook provides sanitation information needed to ensure hygienic practices and safe food for food industry personnel as well as students. It addresses the principles related to contamination, cleaning compounds, sanitizers, cleaning equipment. It also presents specific directions for applying these concepts to attain hygienic conditions in food processing or food preparation operations. New in this edition: Updated chapters on the fundamentals of food sanitation, contamination sources and hygiene, Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points, cleaning and sanitizing equipment, waste handling disposal, biosecurity, allergens, quality assurance, pest control, cleaning compound and sanitizer properties and selection criteria, hygienic construction, sanitation guidelines for food and foodservice establishments, and sanitation management principles.

Non-Distorting Farm Support to Enhance Global Food Production (Paperback): Aziz Elbehri, Alexander Sarris Non-Distorting Farm Support to Enhance Global Food Production (Paperback)
Aziz Elbehri, Alexander Sarris
R1,769 R1,439 Discovery Miles 14 390 Save R330 (19%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The recent world food crisis highlighted the critical issue of global food security and the need to enhance global agricultural production capacity to meet current and future food demand. Increased investment in agriculture and adequate incentives to farmers are required to meet this global challenge. Developed countries provide support to farmers to increase farm income, reduce income variability, improve competitiveness of the agricultural sector, and provide for safe and quality food. Many farm support policies stimulate domestic production, but also create distortions in world markets, inducing disincentives in developing countries' agricultural production in the long run. These distortions have been the object of considerable debate within the World Trade Organization agreement on agriculture. This book provides a review of farm support in high income countries, and explores options for reshaping such farm support in a non-distortionary manner. It also addresses the responses needed in developing countries to ensure a long term and sustained faster growth in their agricultural sectors, enhanced food production, rising rural incomes, and lower poverty.

Grinding It Out - The Making Of Mcdonalds (Paperback): Ray Kroc Grinding It Out - The Making Of Mcdonalds (Paperback)
Ray Kroc
R192 R158 Discovery Miles 1 580 Save R34 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Few entrepreneurs can claim to have actually changed the way we live, but Ray Kroc is one of them. His revolutions in food service automation, franchising, shared national training and advertising have earned him a place beside the men who founded not merely businesses but entire new industries. But even more interesting than Ray Kroc the business legend is Ray Kroc the man. Not your typical self-made tycoon, Kroc was 52 when he met the McDonald brothers and opened his first franchise.

Food Safety - Is Anyone Watching? (Hardcover): V.L. Smyth Food Safety - Is Anyone Watching? (Hardcover)
V.L. Smyth
R1,806 R1,410 Discovery Miles 14 100 Save R396 (22%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

We all have to eat; it's one of the necessities of life. Thus, the status of the food supply is of great concern to everyone. American consumers spend hundreds of billions of dollars annually on food, so someone has to keep the population relatively assured that they are not purchasing contaminated condiments. Much of this responsibility has fallen into the hands of government. Since the passage of food safety laws in the early 1900s, the federal government along with state and local agencies have overseen the sanitary conditions of the US food industry. Overall, agencies like the FDA have been successful in regulating food production. However, occasional outbreaks of illnesses do occur, so food safety remains an evolving art. This book provides an overview of governmental oversight of the American food industry. The articles give the history behind relevant agencies, legislation and important events. In the unending quest to find good food, such a collection becomes as necessary as eating.

"Human Beasts" and Animals (Paperback): Anna Pellanda "Human Beasts" and Animals (Paperback)
Anna Pellanda
R114 Discovery Miles 1 140 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Black, White, and Green - Farmers Markets, Race, and the Green Economy (Hardcover, New): Alison Hope Alkon Black, White, and Green - Farmers Markets, Race, and the Green Economy (Hardcover, New)
Alison Hope Alkon
R1,527 R1,384 Discovery Miles 13 840 Save R143 (9%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Farmers markets are much more than places to buy produce. According to advocates for sustainable food systems, they are also places to "vote with your fork" for environmental protection, vibrant communities, and strong local economies. Farmers markets have become essential to the movement for food-system reform and are a shining example of a growing green economy where consumers can shop their way to social change.
"Black, White, and Green" brings new energy to this topic by exploring dimensions of race and class as they relate to farmers markets and the green economy. With a focus on two Bay Area markets--one in the primarily white neighborhood of North Berkeley, and the other in largely black West Oakland--Alison Hope Alkon investigates the possibilities for social and environmental change embodied by farmers markets and the green economy.
Drawing on ethnographic and historical sources, Alkon describes the meanings that farmers market managers, vendors, and consumers attribute to the buying and selling of local organic food, and the ways that those meanings are raced and classed. She mobilizes this research to understand how the green economy fosters visions of social change that are compatible with economic growth while marginalizing those that are not.
"Black, White, and Green" is one of the first books to carefully theorize the green economy, to examine the racial dynamics of food politics, and to approach issues of food access from an environmental-justice perspective. In a practical sense, Alkon offers an empathetic critique of a newly popular strategy for social change, highlighting both its strengths and limitations.

Social Sustainability in the Global Wine Industry - Concepts and Cases (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2020): Sharon L. Forbes, Tracy-Anne... Social Sustainability in the Global Wine Industry - Concepts and Cases (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2020)
Sharon L. Forbes, Tracy-Anne De Silva, Armand Gilinsky, Jr.
R1,339 Discovery Miles 13 390 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

This book examines the social dimension of sustainability in the wine industry. Social sustainability focuses on people and communities. Contributors explore topics such as philanthropy, poverty, natural disasters, communication, and wine tourism from a global perspective using research and case studies in developed and developing countries. This edited book provides researchers, academics, practitioners and students with varied perspectives of social sustainability in the global wine industry.

Consumer Taste Preference in Gin and Botanical Spirits - 2020 Report for Distillers and Spirit Creators (Paperback): Aaron J.... Consumer Taste Preference in Gin and Botanical Spirits - 2020 Report for Distillers and Spirit Creators (Paperback)
Aaron J. Knoll
R1,163 R1,086 Discovery Miles 10 860 Save R77 (7%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Handbook of Research on Globalized Agricultural Trade and New Challenges for Food Security (Hardcover): Vasilii Erokhin,... Handbook of Research on Globalized Agricultural Trade and New Challenges for Food Security (Hardcover)
Vasilii Erokhin, Tianming Gao, Xiuhua Zhang
R6,718 Discovery Miles 67 180 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Free trade promotes economic growth through international competition and the efficient allocation of resources while also helping to stabilize food supplies between countries that have an overabundance of product and countries that have a shortage. However, sudden price surges can threaten the social cohesion of developing countries and may lead to malnutrition and stunted growth. Balancing trade liberalization and protectionism is imperative for the provision of food security for all. The Handbook of Research on Globalized Agricultural Trade and New Challenges for Food Security is an essential publication that seeks to improve food security, food independence, and food sovereignty in the conditions of globalized agricultural trade and addresses the contemporary issues of agricultural trade including major commodities and food products traded between major countries, directions of trade, and trends. The book also examines the effects of tariff escalations, administrative restrictions, other forms of trade protectionism on food security, and the emerging trade tensions between major actors such as the US, China, the EU, and Russia. Featuring research on topics including plant fertility, dietary diversity, and protectionism, this book is ideally designed for government officials, policymakers, agribusiness managers, stakeholders, international tradesmen, researchers, industry professionals, academicians, and students.

Food Market Competitive Strategy (Paperback): Johnny,C.H. LOK Food Market Competitive Strategy (Paperback)
Johnny,C.H. LOK
R1,464 R1,355 Discovery Miles 13 550 Save R109 (7%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Design of Experiments for Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Food, and Industrial Applications (Hardcover): Eugenia Gabriela... Design of Experiments for Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Food, and Industrial Applications (Hardcover)
Eugenia Gabriela Carrillo-Cedillo, Jose Antonio Rodriguez-Avila, Karina Cecilia Arredondo-Soto, Jose Manuel Cornejo-Bravo
R6,079 Discovery Miles 60 790 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Statistics is a key characteristic that assists a wide variety of professions including business, government, and factual sciences. Companies need data calculation to make informed decisions that help maintain their relevance. Design of experiments (DOE) is a set of active techniques that provides a more efficient approach for industries to test their processes and form effective conclusions. Experimental design can be implemented into multiple professions, and it is a necessity to promote applicable research on this up-and-coming method. Design of Experiments for Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Food, and Industrial Applications is a pivotal reference source that seeks to increase the use of design of experiments to optimize and improve analytical methods and productive processes in order to use less resources and time. While highlighting topics such as multivariate methods, factorial experiments, and pharmaceutical research, this publication is ideally designed for industrial designers, research scientists, chemical engineers, managers, academicians, and students seeking current research on advanced and multivariate statistics.

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