Utilization of By-Products and Treatment of Waste in the Food Industry

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Vasso Oreopoulou, Winfried Russ
Springer Science & Business Media, Nov 23, 2006 - Technology & Engineering - 316 pages
The single-most important task of food scientists and the food industry as a whole is to ensure the safety of foods supplied to consumers. Recent trends in global food prod- tion, distribution, and preparation call for increased emphasis on hygienic practices at all levels and for increased research in food safety in order to ensure a safer global food supply. The ISEKI Food book series is a collection of volumes where various aspects of food safety and environmental issues are introduced and reviewed by scientists speci- izing in the ?eld. In all of the books a special emphasis was placed on including case studies applicable to each speci?c topic. The books are intended for graduate students and senior-level undergraduate students as well as professionals and researchers int- ested in food safety and environmental issues applicable to food safety. The idea and planning of the books originates from two working groups in the European thematic network; ‘‘ISEKI Food’’ is an acronym for ‘‘Integrating Safety and Environmental Knowledge Into Food Studies. ’’ Participants in the ISEKI Food network come from 29 countries in Europe and most of the institutes and universities involved with food science education at the university level are represented. Some international companies and nonteaching institutions also have participated in the program. The ISEKI Food network is coordinated by Professor Cristina Silva at the Catholic Univ- sity of Portugal, College of Biotechnology (Escola) in Porto.
 

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Contents

Waste Related to the Food Industry A Challenge in Material Loops
1
Introduction to Food Waste Treatment The 14001 Standards
15
Basic Unit Operations in Wastewater Treatment
31
Anaerobic Digestion of Organic Residues and Wastes
53
Fundamentals and Applications of Anaerobic Digestion for Sustainable Treatment of Food Industry Wastewater
73
Fermentation of Distillers Wash in a Biogas Plant
99
Brewery and Winery Wastewater Treatment Some Focal Points of Design and Operation
109
Olive Mill Wastewater Treatment
133
Utilization of Whey
193
Utilization of Plant ByProducts for the Recovery of Proteins Dietary Fibers Antioxidants and Colorants
209
Utilization of ByProducts in the Fish Industry
233
Examples of Special Case Studies in Different Branches
259
Incineration of Solid Food Waste A Project About Spent Grain
273
Composting of Food and Agricultural Wastes
283
INDEX
303
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Anaerobic Degradation of Animal ByProducts
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