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the state-of-the-art and latest developments, and advanced technological innovations in the field of food production and water treatment
the importance of food and water supplies and their security and safety along with non-conventional food production and public health response to combat agro and environmental terrorism
recommendations for regional policy makers and business people towards improving environmental and food safety and security
This book covers important aspects of the field of food security and safety, ranging from fundamental production, through advanced water treatment technologies and detection of novel pollutants, to management and policy making. The discussion strives to develop an integrated approach to solving the associated problems by simultaneously considering sociological, ecological and economic aspects. Special focus is on the environmental management systems that should be integrated in the processes of environmental risk assessment. Also addressed are other technologies applied in the service of detecting, preventing and monitoring possible threats to food security and safety. With its variety of subjects, this volume can serve both as a textbook for advanced studies and as a useful reference source for professionals.
Content Level »Graduate
Keywords »Food and Water Security and Safety - Functional Food - Novel Technologies, Clean Technologies - Public Health Protection
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