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Thermal Processing of Ready-to-Eat Meat Products

Thermal Processing of Ready-to-Eat Meat Products

C. Lynn Knipe (Editor), Robert E. Rust (Editor)

ISBN: 978-0-813-80861-1

Sep 2009, Wiley-Blackwell

248 pages

Description

Thermal Processing of Ready-to-Eat Meat Products provides critical technical information on all aspects of thermal processing of RTE meat products. Edited and authored by the most experienced and knowledgeable people in the meat industry on this subject, the book addresses all technical and regulatory aspects of the production of RTE meat products, such as heat and mass transfer, pathogen lethality, post-packaging pasteurization, sanitary design, predictive equations and supportive documentation for HACCP.
Chapter 1 Heat and Mass Transfer (Bradley P. Marks).

Chapter 2 Microbiology of Cooked Meats (Aubrey F. Mendonca).

Chapter 3 Fundamentals of Continuous Thermal Processing (Donald Burge).

Chapter 4 Thermal Processing of Slurries (Darrell Horn and Daniel Voit).

Chapter 5 Processing Interventions to Inhibit Listeramonocytogenes Growth in Ready-to-Eat Meat Products (C. Lynn Knipe).

Chapter 6 Introduction to Lethality Equations (Bradley P. Marks).

Chapter 7 Predictive Microbiology Information Portal with Particular Reference to the USDA—Pathogen Modeling

Program (Vijay Juneja, Andy Hwang, and Mark Tamplin).

Chapter 8 Supporting Documentation Materials for HACCP Decisions (Mary Kay Folk).

Chapter 9 The 10 Principles of Sanitary Design for Ready-to-Eat Processing Equipment (David Kramer).

Chapter 10 Principles of Sanitary Design for Facilities (David Kramer).

Chapter 11 Third Party Audits (Robert E. Rust).

Chapter 12 Food Safety Beyond Guidelines and Regulations (Bradley P. Marks).

Appendix A Objectives and Critical Elements of Thermal Processing of Ready-to-Eat Meat Products (Erwin Waters).


  • Critical technical information on thermal processing of RTE meat products

  • Editors and authors are renowned meat industry experts

  • Covers key regulatory aspects of RTE meat production