The Role of Water and Water Testing in Produce Safety

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35 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationMicrobial Safety of Fresh Produce
PublisherWiley-Blackwell
Pages129-142
Number of pages14
ISBN (Print)9780813804163
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 28 2009

Keywords

  • Enteric virus and protozoa - greater resistance to chlorine disinfection
  • Fecal coliforms - genera Escherichia and Klebsiella
  • Foodborne pathogens in water
  • High-quality source water and separation from human wastes
  • Indicator microorganisms
  • Pathogen greatest loading in surface waters
  • Quantitative microbial risk assessment models
  • Role of water and water testing in produce safety
  • Surface water - susceptible to contamination
  • Survival of waterborne pathogens in water and number of factors

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)

Cite this

Gerba, C. P. (2009). The Role of Water and Water Testing in Produce Safety. In Microbial Safety of Fresh Produce (pp. 129-142). Wiley-Blackwell. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781444319347.ch7