Micro-organisms in foods their significance and methods of enumeration. Compiled and edited by F.S. Thatcher [and] D.S. Clark. by F. S. Thatcher

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Published by University of Toronto Press in [Toronto] .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Food -- Microbiology,
  • Micro-organisms, Pathogenic,
  • Sanitary microbiology

Edition Notes

Sponsored by the International Committee on Microbiological Specifications for Foods, a standing committee of the International Association of Microbiological Societies. Includes bibliography.

Book details

ContributionsClark, D. S., International Association of Microbiological Societies. International Committee on Microbiological Specifications for Foods
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Paginationxiii, 234 p. ;
Number of Pages234
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19040614M

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