Seafood Authenticity and Traceability

Seafood Authenticity and Traceability : A DNA-based Pespective

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Seafood Authenticity and Traceability: a DNA-based Pespective is a concise reference showcasing the latest developments in the field. Written for those in food authenticity who may not have a technical molecular biology background, the book covers methods used for DNA analysis and an overview of their applications in fish and seafood, also providing reviews of the technology and processes for each method. It offers a practical and succinct overview of the relationship between accurate identification, traceability, sustainability, and safety of seafood, including an overview of the supply chain and the industry's need for improved traceability.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 198 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 12.7mm | 340g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0128015926
  • 9780128015926

Table of contents

Chapter 1: Seafood Mislabeling Incidence and Impact Chapter 2: Seafood Traceability and Consumer Choice Chapter 3: Legal Framework for Seafood Authenticity and Traceability Chapter 4: IUU Fishing and Impact on the Seafood Industry Chapter 5: Tools for Seafood Identification Chapter 6: Choosing the Most Appropriate Tool for Your Application Chapter 7: Standardization of DNA-based Analysis Chapter 8: Species Identification Using DNA Sequencing Chapter 9: Species Identification Using Other Tools Chapter 10: Population or Point of Origin Identification
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About Amanda Naaum

Amanda Naaum completed her undergraduate studies in molecular biology at the University of Guelph, followed by a PhD focused on molecular diagnostics for food authenticity and traceability at the same institute. She has over seven years of experience in assay development for species identification and was awarded the IUFoST Young Scientist Award (2016). Dr. Naaum is currently the Lead Molecular Biologist at TRU-ID Ltd., developing tests for use in certification of food and natural health product authenticity. Head of Biodiversity Institute of Ontario at University of Guelph; Science Advisory Committee Member, Traceability Subcommittee, GS1 (Global Standards One); Coordinator Global Fish; leading expert in his field including: Molecular Biodiversity, DNA Barcoding, Forensics, Molecular Diagnostics; published author of books and in journals; invited speaker to more than 100 talks.
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