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Food safety and quality considerations for cassava, a major staple containing a natural toxicant

Jackson, Jose and Karltun, Linley Chiwona and Gordon, André (2020). Food safety and quality considerations for cassava, a major staple containing a natural toxicant. I/In: Food Safety and Quality Systems in Developing Countries : volume III : Technical and Market Considerations. Sid./p. 343-366. Elsevier
ISBN 978-0-12-814272-1
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This chapter discusses the food safety and quality considerations for cassava (Manihot esculenta), a major staple across the developing world and one that is attracting increasing interest from developed country markets and consumers, as well as policy makers. It includes discussions on the agronomy and agricultural production, the types of cassava products in different continents, how they are traditionally and commercially made, nutritional considerations and how the products are used. Production of different cassava products and the attendant considerations for products for domestic consumption (e.g. gari), the export products from cassava (bammies, flour, others) and cassava toxicology, including the role of the cyanogenic glycosides and aflatoxin, and food safety. Discussion involve mitigating natural toxicants, quality considerations, implementation FSQS, and considerations for future growth and utilization of this important staple.

Authors/Creators:Jackson, Jose and Karltun, Linley Chiwona and Gordon, André
Title:Food safety and quality considerations for cassava, a major staple containing a natural toxicant
Year of publishing :2020
Page range:343-366
Number of Pages:24
Publisher:Elsevier
ISBN for printed version:978-0-12-814272-1
Language:English
Publication Type:Book Chapter
Article category:Scientific peer reviewed
Version:Published version
Full Text Status:Public
Subjects:(A) Swedish standard research categories 2011 > 1 Natural sciences > 104 Chemical Sciences > Organic Chemistry
(A) Swedish standard research categories 2011 > 4 Agricultural Sciences > 405 Other Agricultural Sciences > Other Agricultural Sciences not elsewhere specified
(A) Swedish standard research categories 2011 > 5 Social Sciences > 504 Sociology > Social Anthropology
Keywords:Food safety, Cassava, Cyanogenic glycosides, Toxicology, Aflatoxin
URN:NBN:urn:nbn:se:slu:epsilon-p-109639
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http://urn.kb.se/resolve?urn=urn:nbn:se:slu:epsilon-p-109639
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DOI10.1016/B978-0-12-814272-1.00008-5
Otherhttps://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780128142721000085
ID Code:22169
Faculty:NJ - Fakulteten för naturresurser och jordbruksvetenskap
Department:(NL, NJ) > Dept. of Urban and Rural Development
(LTJ, LTV) > Dept. of Urban and Rural Development
Deposited By: SLUpub Connector
Deposited On:09 Feb 2021 10:03
Metadata Last Modified:09 Feb 2021 10:11

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