Bellenir, Karen and Peter D. Dresser, ed.
Health Reference Series Vol.7, Food and Animal Borne Disease Soucebook
. Detroit: Omnigraphics, Inc.,1985.
This book gives basic information about disease that can be spread to humans through the ingestion of contaminated food or water or by contact with infected animals and insects.
Dack, G.M., M.D.
. Chicago; The University of Chicago Press, 1967.
This book includes the discussion of illnesses resulting from ingestion of food containing certain inorganic chemicals, poisons derived from animals and plants and toxic products or infections caused by several species of bacteria.
FDA and NSTA,
Science and Our Food Supply
. New York, JMH Education Marketing Inc., 2001.
This is a teacher guide for middle level Science classrooms. Investigating food safety from farm to table
Center for Disease Control
. 6 Mar. 2002 http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dbmd/diseaseinfo/foodborneinfections_g.htm
This article defines foodborne Infection, their causes, the effects they have and how it effects the consumers. It also discuss what role the government plays in detection and prevention of outbreaks.
Josephson, Julian. “Cows for Fear, Is BSE a Threat to Human Health?”
Environmental Health Perspectives 106(1998): no 3. 28 June 2002. http://ehpnet1.niehsinih.gov/docs/1998/106-3/focus.html
This article investigates the disease Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) or Mad Cow Disease and discusses how similar it is to Creutzfeldt -- Jakob Disease (CJD) a human spongiform encephalopathy. Raising the questions, Is Mad Cow a threat to humans.
Mead PS, Slustsker L, Dietz V, et al. “Food Related Illness and Death in the United States” .
Emerging Infectious Disease
5(1999): no 5. 6 Mar. 2002. http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/EID/vol5no5/mead.htm
Multiple surveillance systems and other sources information on foodborne disease on health in the U.S. was complied and analyzed and presented in this synopsis.
Moller, Dade W.
Environmental Health chapter 6
. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1996.
Chapter 6 focuses on contaminants that are commonly found in food, their effects on health, and steps taken in the preservation and handling of food to assure safety.
Ratzan, Scott ed.
The Mad Cow Crisis
. London: UCL Press Limited, 1998.
This book presents a multi -- disciplinary approach to the crisis, with viewpoints form experts across a variety of fields, in an attempt to comprehend the ramifications of this unique case.