Salam A. Ibrahim

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University

Dr. Salam A. Ibrahim is a Professor of Food Science in the Food and Nutritional Science Program, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, USA. He has established a research program around dairy technology, yogurt starter cultures, probiotics, and bioconversion processes, in addition to food safety and the use of natural compounds to inhibit the growth of foodborne illnesses. His program is well funded by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture-United States Department of Agriculture (NIFA-USDA), the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and other funding agencies. In addition, the food microbiology laboratory has strong connections with the food industry and often receives funds to support students and scientists around fermentation and the production of stable and functional probiotics products. Dr. Ibrahim is specifically interested in Lactobacillus bulgaricus, recognized in the early 1900s as a health-promoting starter culture in yogurt. Currently, Dr. Ibrahim is working on novel methods to produce stable and functional lactic acid cultures for the dairy industry.

Salam A. Ibrahim

2books edited

7chapters authored

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The dairy industry faces challenges that impact the quality, safety, nutrition, and consumer acceptability of dairy products. The most important dairy product is milk, which is one of the most nutritious of all foods and is widely consumed worldwide. As such, it is important to optimize processes and innovation to convert milk into value-added products to ensure consumer well-being and food security for the growing global population. This book provides a comprehensive overview of the science and technology of dairy processing. It includes eight chapters that discuss recent issues, technology updates, and unique topics in the field. Topics include starter cultures in fermentation, camel milk, milk-borne infectious disease, lactic acid bacteria, and much more.

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