Ravi Teja M | Research & Reviews | Food and Drug Toxico

ISSN: 2321-6204

Ravi Teja M

Senior Research Fellow
Food and Drug Toxicology Research Center
India

Biography

Ravi Teja Mandapaka is working as a Senior Research Fellow at Food and Drug Toxicology Research Center, India. He is a graduated in Food Science from Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences, Acharya Nagarjuna University, India.

Research Interest

 Food Safety and Food Security: Public health hazards due to microbial contamination of foods: Importantfood borne infections and intoxications due to bacteria, moulds, viruses(Salmonella typhi, Helicobacter pylori, Campylobacter jejuni, Yersiniaenterocolitica, Bacillus cereus, Staphylococcus aureus, Clostridiumbotulinum, Escherichia coli, Mycotoxins, Hepatitis A virus & Rota virus) Symptoms, mode of transmission and methods of prevention. Assessing the microbiological quality of food, indicator organisms,microbiological standards, principles of GMP & HACCP in foodprocessing. Safety management at household and industrial level. Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP), GoodManufacturing Practices (GMP), Good Hygienic Practices (GHP),International Organisation for Standardization (ISO), Food Safety Laws, Social science concepts for analyzing food security, Food security and poverty at household and community levels, Nutritional concepts for analyzing food security, The role of science and institutions in food security, Policy reforms for increasing food security, Hunger Control, Global Food Security Issues, Food Protection, Food Economics. Food Toxicology:Introduction to food toxicology, Natural Toxicants Present in Foods.