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The book presents the latest developments in the area of non-thermal preservation of foods and covers such various topics as high pressure processing, pulsed electric field processing, pulsed light processing, ozone processing, electron beam processing, pulsed magnetic field, ultrasonics, and plasma processing. The book discusses the use of non-thermal processing on commodities such as fruits and vegetables, cereal products, meat, fish and poultry, and milk and milk products. The effects of nonthermal processing on vital food components, enzymes and microorganisms is also discussed. Lastly, safety aspects and packaging requirements for non-thermal processed foods are also presented.