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By Hami Alpas, Madeleine Smith (auth.), Magdy Hefnawy (eds.)

ISBN-10: 9400710992

ISBN-13: 9789400710993

The worldwide food-supply chain is liable to threats from numerous instructions. consequently foodstuff safety and security continues to be a scorching subject around the world in educational examine arenas and meals practices. This e-book describes efforts from academia, executive, and to counter nutrients terrorism and to guard the foodstuff provide opposed to any risk. moreover, it evaluates the worldwide nutrition provide, creation functions, and nutrients availability in the course of and after failures. Articles within the e-book investigate nutrients safeguard emergencies, and the prevention of, and reaction to planned illness through microbial or chemical compounds. Minimization of health and wellbeing and monetary dangers following a terrorist act or unintended infection is also mentioned. The booklet also
examines novel protection thoughts, the way to produce secure nutrients items, and different issues for making sure a reliable and secure meals supply.

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Center of Disease Control (USA) gives the categories of bioterrorism agents/ diseases, which are based on parameters such as lethality, toxicity, morbidity and mortality. For assessment of public health threat of each biological agent this classification is very important. g. g. Lassa, Machupo]). g. g. Vibrio cholerae, Cryptosporidium parvum). Category C includes “emerging pathogens that could be engineered for mass dissemination in the future because of availability; ease of production and dissemination; and potential for high morbidity and mortality rates and major health impact” like Nipah virus and hanta virus [6].

World Health Organization (2002) WHO Global strategy for food safety: safer food for better health. WHO, Geneva 11. Dyckman LJ (2003) Bioterrorism – a threat to agriculture and the food supply. Testimony before the committee on governmental affairs. US Senate/US General Accounting Office, Washington, DC, 2003 12. Monastirskiy OA (2005) Globalization of agricultural production and food safety in Russia/ Food Safety in Russia. Materials of the Russian conference, 9 Dec 2004, Moscow State Academy of Veterinary Medicine and Biotechnology, named after KI Skryabin, Moscow, Edit House NP, 2005, pp 93–102.

22 D. Solodoukhina Toxinogenic mycoses are highly probable agents for bioterrorism, because they have cross-affect on plants, agricultural animals, and humans. Toxinogenic effect on Y Chromosome that can cause conformation diseases, at which the necessary for life of the organism proteins are transformed to toxic ones and the organism dies from auto-toxicosis. Vulnerable for bio-terroristic affect are those food chains, for which agricultural products are the basic ones. Particularly, it is dangerous if the food is grown in ecologically polluted areas: if pesticides and heavy metals are present in the soil, the grain or feed are contaminated by toxinogenic mycoses or contain heavy metals; bone-meal prepared from cattle is affected by pryones, viruses.

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