Evaluation and production of functional foods in terms of food safety in Estonia, Slovenia and Turkey


GÜLDAŞ M. , Maher A., Meremäe K., Praakle-Amin K., Kutsar L., Tusar T., ...More

3rd Seminar on Risk Management by Hygienic Design and Efficient Sanitation Programs, Tallinn, Estonia, 4 - 06 May 2009, pp.201-210 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
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  • City: Tallinn
  • Country: Estonia
  • Page Numbers: pp.201-210

Abstract

In this study the production of functional foods in terms of food safety in Estonia, Slovenia and Turkey were evaluated. The definition, classification and health benefits of functional foods were investigated. The legal aspects concerning functional foods were also considered. The probiotic yoghurt production was chosen as model production in this study. The properties of probiotic bacterial cultures, selection criteria and benefits of probiotic bacteria were given. The production steps for the probiotic yoghurt production in terms of food safety were also evaluated.