A handy, illustrated dictionary, this reference is an ideal source of quick answers. A collection of terms and definitions, it covers related areas such as food microbiology, food chemistry, food quality assurance, food borne incidents, food regulations, standards, to name just a few. Pocket-sized for easy portability, this dictionary also classifies and organizes food safety terms from various sources in alphabetical listing. Readers will find it a perfect companion to other technical and industry materials. It draws from the areas pertinent to food science including biological and medical sciences, infectious diseases, community medicine, and public health.