"...the first work on hurdle technology in which all aspects, the possibilities, and the limitations of hurdle technology, are comprehensively outlined and evaluated." (Trade Review)
Foreword. Preface. Acknowledgements. 1. Introduction. 2. The Hurdle Concept. 3. Basic Aspects. 4. Hurdles in Foods. 5. Predictive Microbiology. 6. Food Design and Risk Assessment. 7. Applications in Industralized Countries. 8. Applications in Developing Countries. 9. Legislative Status. 10. Conclusions and Perspectives. References. Index.