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Fri, 03/01/2019 - 00:00
Abstract The purpose of lautering in beer brewing is to separate the wort, which contains soluble malt components from the solids, the brewer’s spent grains. Lautering is a critical point in wort production and its primary objective is the efficient recovery of extract. Lautering is a special type of cake filtration; the particle sedimentation behavior of the mash results in...
Fri, 03/01/2019 - 00:00
An analytical method based on sugaring-out assisted liquid-liquid extraction (SULLE) and HPLC-fluorescence detection has been developed for the determination of bisphenol A (BPA) and bisphenol B (BPB) in royal jelly. Experimental parameters of SULLE including the extraction solvent, amount of phase separation agent, initial concentration of acetonitrile (ACN), and sample size...
Fri, 03/01/2019 - 00:00
A gold nanoparticle/reduced graphene oxide composite electrode (AuNP/rGO) was fabricated for the determination of the main bioamines and their precursor amino acids in beer based on a miniaturized capillary electrophoresis with amperometric detection system (mini-CE-AD). The surface morphology and structure of the synthetic AuNP/rGO material were observed by scanning electron...
Fri, 03/01/2019 - 00:00
A novel, sensitive, and rapid analytical method for analyzing valifenalate residue in grape, vegetables (tomato, lettuce, eggplant, potato), and soil was established and validated using a modified quick, easy, cheap, effective, rugged, and safe (QuEChERS) method by ultrahigh performance liquid chromatography coupled to tandem mass spectrometry (UHPLC-MS/MS). The determination...
Mon, 02/18/2019 - 01:14
Publication date: 15 July 2019 , Volume 286Author(s): Yuxiao Wang, Zhenzhen Xu, Xin Wen, Mo Li, Sicheng Pang, Yuqi Huang, Yuanying NiAbstractOne interesting phenomenon of Chrysanthemum morifolium tea is its formation of green or dark green color after hours of brewing. We investigated the greening reaction and its bioactivities, including an analysis of the green compounds. Results showed that...
Mon, 02/18/2019 - 01:14
Publication date: 15 July 2019 , Volume 286Author(s): Zhiming Guo, Mingming Wang, Jingzhu Wu, Feifei Tao, Quansheng Chen, Qingyan Wang, Qin Ouyang, Jiyong Shi, Xiaobo ZouAbstractZearalenone is a contaminant in food and feed products which are hazardous to humans and animals. This study explored the feasibility of the Raman rapid screening technique for zearalenone in contaminated maize. For...
Mon, 02/18/2019 - 01:14
Available online 15 February 2019 Author(s): Laura Tamkutė, Beatriz Melero Gil, Jordi Rovira Carballido, Milda Pukalskienė, Petras Rimantas VenskutonisAbstractEthanol and water extracts were prepared from defatted cranberry pomace by pressurized liquid extraction and tested in bacterial cultures of L. monocytogenes, B. thermospacta, P. putida, lactic acid bacteria (LAB), aerobic mesophilic...
Mon, 02/18/2019 - 01:14
Publication date: Available online 14 February 2019Source: LWTAuthor(s): Josilene Lima Serra, Fábio Moura, Gilberto V.M. Pereira, Carlos R. Soccol, Hervé Rogez, Sylvain DarnetAbstractHigh-throughput DNA sequencing (HTS) was used to investigate the microbial community of cocoa bean spontaneous fermentation in the Amazon biome. The characterization was described in three localities from Para state...
Mon, 02/18/2019 - 01:14
Publication date: Available online 14 February 2019Source: LWTAuthor(s): Aarti A. Boricha, Satyamitra L. Shekh, Sheetal P. Pithva, Padma S. Ambalam, Bharatkumar Rajiv Manuel VyasAbstractThe study was aimed at evaluating probiotic potential of different Lactobacillus strains isolated from different sources. We isolated six lactic acid bacterial strains isolated from fruits, fermented foods and...
Sun, 02/17/2019 - 01:13
Available online 15 February 2019 Author(s): Bo Zhang, Yibeibaihan Maimaiti, Chunyan Liu, Jing Li, Haiye Wang, Haojie Lin, Zhaohui Deng, Xinhong Lu, Xin ZhangAbstractObjectiveClinical diagnosis of bloodstream infection diseases depends on the blood culture results. Bacterial identification by traditional methods is time-consuming. This study aimed to utilize molecular beacon-based fluorescence in...
Sat, 02/16/2019 - 00:00
Toxins, Vol. 11, Pages 121: Evaluation of Cellulosic Polymers and Curcumin to Reduce Aflatoxin B1 Toxic Effects on Performance, Biochemical, and Immunological Parameters of Broiler Chickens Toxins doi: 10.3390/toxins11020121 Authors: Bruno Solis-Cruz Daniel Hernandez-Patlan Victor M. Petrone Karine P. Pontin Juan D. Latorre Eric Beyssac Xochitl Hernandez-Velasco Ruben Merino-...
Fri, 02/15/2019 - 17:00
Marianne S. Morseth, Inger Aakre, Ingrid Barikmo, Lisbeth Dahl, Sigrun Henjum Excessive iodine intake is a major public health problem in the Saharawi refugee camps in Algeria, where animal milk is an important source of iodine. The purpose of this study was to assess the association between iodine concentrations in locally produced animal milk and in animal drinking water and further to assess...
Fri, 02/15/2019 - 03:00
Journal of Food Protection, Volume 82, Issue 3, Page 371-378, March 2019.
Fri, 02/15/2019 - 01:14
Publication date: Available online 13 February 2019Source: LWTAuthor(s): Junsheng Liu, Zhennan Gu, Hao Zhang, Jianxin Zhao, Wei ChenAbstractSalmonellosis is one of the world's most leading epidemic diseases and poses a great threat to public health. Probiotic administration is an effective strategy to cope with pathogenic infections with few side-effects and a high safety profile. Lactobacillus...
Fri, 02/15/2019 - 01:12
Available online 13 February 2019 Author(s): Domenico Carminati, Barbara Bonvini, Lia Rossetti, Miriam Zago, Flavio Tidona, Giorgio GiraffaAbstractThe aim of this study was to investigate on the presence, dissemination and persistence of blue pigmenting Pseudomonas strains in a cheese factory previously involved in cases of blue spoilage of mozzarella cheese. The production of the blue pigment is...
Fri, 02/15/2019 - 01:12
Available online 13 February 2019 Author(s): Huibin Chen, Meiying Wang, Chengfeng Yang, Xuzhi Wan, Huihuang H. Ding, Yizhuo Shi, Chao ZhaoAbstractMicroorganisms harbored in oyster gills are potentially related to the spoilage and safety of oyster during storage. In this study, the microbial activities and pH changes of the gills of the two species, Crassostrea gigas and C. virginica, harvested...
Fri, 02/15/2019 - 00:00
Abstract Transcriptional regulatory proteins (TRPs)-based whole-cell biosensors are promising owing to their specificity and sensitivity, but their applications are currently limited. Herein, TRPs were adapted for the extracellular detection of a disease biomarker, uric acid, and a typical pesticide residue, carbaryl. A mutant regulatory protein that specifically recognizes...
Thu, 02/14/2019 - 17:00
Alda F. A. Pires, Amos Peterson, Jerome N. Baron, Ragan Adams, Beatriz Martínez-López, Dale Moore The number of small-scale and backyard livestock and poultry owners in urban and peri-urban areas has increased greatly over the last 10 years in the U.S. However, these animal owners may live in areas without access to livestock and/or poultry veterinary care. The purpose of this study was to...
Thu, 02/14/2019 - 17:00
Marcelle Mareze, Aline do Nascimento Benitez, Ana Pérola Drulla Brandão, Fernanda Pinto-Ferreira, Ana Carolina Miura, Felippe Danyel Cardoso Martins, Eloiza Teles Caldart, Alexander Welker Biondo, Roberta Lemos Freire, Regina Mitsuka-Breganó, Italmar Teodorico Navarro Human toxoplasmosis, a protozoonosis caused Toxoplasma gondii, has been described as a worldwide foodborne disease with important...
Thu, 02/14/2019 - 01:14
Available online 13 February 2019 Author(s): Cornelia Eder, Heiko BriesenAbstractWith electrical impedance spectroscopy (EIS), a method is presented which is possibly suitable for the independent determination of the content of dissolved and crystalline sucrose and the concentration of salts during the crystallization of sucrose from thick juice. Therefore, a sensor using this measurement...
Thu, 02/14/2019 - 01:14
Available online 13 February 2019 Author(s): Samantha Lindemann, Bertrand Colson, Robert Newkirk, Steffen Uhlig, Ravinder ReddyABSTRACTData collected from FDA proficiency tests (PT) during 2012-2018 was used to evaluate the performance of most probable number (MPN) and polymerase chain reaction (PCR) methods used to enumerate Vibrio parahaemolyticus in oyster samples. The primary aim was to...
Thu, 02/14/2019 - 01:14
Available online 12 February 2019 Author(s): Ana Cecilia Lorenzo-Leal, Enrique Palou, Aurelio López-MaloAbstractSeeds are usual source of contamination and their sprouts are commonly associated foodborne illness. Therefore, the aim of this study was to evaluate the antibacterial vapor phase efficiency of allspice, thyme and rosemary essential oils on two foodborne pathogens in in vitro and on...
Thu, 02/14/2019 - 01:14
Available online 12 February 2019 Author(s): Enrico María Lodolini, Manuel Cabrera-Bañegil, Antonio Fernández, Jonathan Delgado-Adámez, Rosario Ramírez, Daniel Martín-VertedorAbstractAcrylamide and phenolic compounds on both fresh and cooked olives were monitored by HPLC/MS-MS and reversed-phase-HPLC methods along different procedures: elaboration process, high hydrostatic pressure (HHP), cooking...
Thu, 02/14/2019 - 01:11
Publication date: Available online 11 February 2019 Food and Chemical ToxicologyAuthor(s): Mengxue Peng, Jiawei Liu, Zhihong LiangAbstractThe multiple toxic effects of ochratoxin A (OTA) are a threat for human and animal. This study aimed to examine whether B. subtilis CW14 protected against OTA-induced barrier disruption and cell damage to Caco-2 cells. The results showed that Caco-2 cells...
Thu, 02/14/2019 - 01:11
Publication date: Available online 11 February 2019Source: LWTAuthor(s): Fabio Coloretti, Cristiana Chiavari, Antonio Poeta, Mariantonietta Succi, Patrizio Tremonte, Luigi GraziaAbstractThe aim of this work is to fine tune a technology to produce horse meat sausages guaranteeing a rapid lowering of pH levels and optimising the sugar content to prevent structural and sensorial defects in the...
Thu, 02/14/2019 - 01:11
Publication date: Available online 12 February 2019Source: LWTAuthor(s): G.A. Evrendilek, P. OzdemirAbstractFresh carrots were processed using ozone, ultrasonication, alkaline ionized water, and high pressure processing (HPP) as well as quantifying their effects on 28 food quality and safety responses. Out of the four treatments, HPP at 350 and 450 MPa for 5 min achieved the highest reductions by...
Wed, 02/13/2019 - 12:50
Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, Volume 0, Issue ja, -Not available-.
Wed, 02/13/2019 - 01:14
Available online 11 February 2019 Author(s): Wilson José Fernandes Lemos Junior, Luana Pereira do Amaral dos Reis, Vanessa Sales de Oliveira, Léo Oliveira Lopes, Karen Signori PereiraAbstractThe reuse of refillable PET packaging by the soft drink industry requires high attention, since these packages may return to the industry with some contamination. Given this background, the aim of this study...
Wed, 02/13/2019 - 01:14
Available online 12 February 2019 Author(s): Ocen M. Olanya, Aaron K. Hoshide, Oluwatosin A. Ijabadeniyi, Dike O. Ukuku, Sudarsan Mukhopadhyay, Brendan A. Niemira, Olasunkanmi AyeniAbstractPeriodic outbreaks of foodborne pathogens have resulted in food safety concerns, due to health implications and cost consequences. Occurrence of Listeria monocytogenes in foods and listeriosis have been...
Wed, 02/13/2019 - 01:14
Available online 12 February 2019 Author(s): Simona Di Pasquale, Paola De Santis, Giuseppina La Rosa, Kevin Di Domenico, Marcello Iaconelli, Giuseppe Micarelli, Enrica Martini, Stefano Bilei, Dario De Medici, Elisabetta SuffrediniAbstractHepatitis E is an emerging disease in industrialized countries. The food-borne transmission of hepatitis E virus (HEV) is associated principally with products...
Wed, 02/13/2019 - 01:14
Available online 12 February 2019 Author(s): Farah Hossain, Peter Follett, Stephane Salmieri, Khanh Dang Vu, Carole Fraschini, Monique LacroixAbstractCellulose nanocrystal (CNC) reinforced chitosan based antifungal films were prepared by encapsulating essential oils (EOs) nanoemulsion. Vapor phase assays of the chitosan-based nanocomposite films loaded with thyme-oregano, thyme-tea tree and thyme...
Wed, 02/13/2019 - 00:00
Toxins, Vol. 11, Pages 109: Biocontrol of Aspergillus and Fusarium Mycotoxins in Africa: Benefits and Limitations Toxins doi: 10.3390/toxins11020109 Authors: Victor Kagot Sheila Okoth Marthe De Boevre Sarah De Saeger Fungal contamination and the consequent mycotoxin production is a hindrance to food and feed safety, international trade and human and animal health. In Africa, fungal...
Wed, 02/13/2019 - 00:00
Toxins, Vol. 11, Pages 110: Aflatoxin Contamination of Milk Marketed in Pakistan: A Longitudinal Study Toxins doi: 10.3390/toxins11020110 Authors: Agha Waqar Yunus Nida Imtiaz Haider Khan Mohammed Nawaz Mohammed Ibrahim Yusuf Zafar A longitudinal one-year study was conducted to determine aflatoxin M1 levels in different types of milk marketed in Pakistan. Processed and raw liquid...
Wed, 02/13/2019 - 00:00
Toxins, Vol. 11, Pages 112: The Effect of Probiotic Supplementation on Performance and the Histopathological Changes in Liver and Kidneys in Broiler Chickens Fed Diets with Aflatoxin B1 Toxins doi: 10.3390/toxins11020112 Authors: Katarzyna Śliżewska Bożena Cukrowska Stefania Smulikowska Joanna Cielecka-Kuszyk The aim of the study was to investigate the toxic effects of aflatoxin B1...
Wed, 02/13/2019 - 00:00
Toxins, Vol. 11, Pages 114: Developmental Toxicity of Mycotoxin Fumonisin B1 in Animal Embryogenesis: An Overview Toxins doi: 10.3390/toxins11020114 Authors: Lumsangkul Chiang Lo Fan Ju A teratogenic agent or teratogen can disturb the development of an embryo or a fetus. Fumonisin B1 (FB1), produced by Fusarium verticillioides and F. proliferatum, is among the most commonly...
Wed, 02/13/2019 - 00:00
Abstract This study was conducted to investigate the effect of the collapse of the endogenous antioxidant enzymes, namely, catalase (CAT), glutathione peroxidase (GSH-Px) and superoxide dismutase (SOD) in post-mortem (PM) chicken thigh muscles on the extent of lipid and protein oxidation and the functionality of the muscle in terms of water-holding. To fulfil this...
Tue, 02/12/2019 - 19:00
Campylobacter jejuni secretes HtrA (high temperature requirement protein A), a serine protease that is involved in virulence. Here, we investigated the interaction of HtrA with the host protein occludin, a tight ...
Tue, 02/12/2019 - 01:14
Laura M. Carroll, Martin Wiedmann, Manjari Mukherjee, David C. Nicholas, Lisa A. Mingle, Nellie B. Dumas, Jocelyn A. Cole, Jasna Kovac
Tue, 02/12/2019 - 01:14
Publication date: Available online 11 February 2019Source: LWTAuthor(s): Tze Young Thung, Epeng Lee, Nor Ainy Mahyudin, Karunakaramoorthy Anuradha, Nurzafirah Mazlan, Chee Hao Kuan, Chai Fung Pui, Farinazleen Mohamad Ghazali, Nor-Khaizura Mahmud Ab Rashid, Wendy Dayang Rollon, Chia Wanq Tan, Son RaduAbstractIn the present study, a Salmonella Typhimurium-specific bacteriophage designated as ST02,...
Tue, 02/12/2019 - 01:14
Publication date: Available online 11 February 2019Source: LWTAuthor(s): Md Mehedi Hassan, Huanhuan Li, Waqas Ahmad, Muhammad Zareef, Jingjing Wang, Shicai Xie, Pingyue Wang, Qin Ouyang, Shaoyun Wang, Quansheng ChenAbstractThe study aimed to extend the applications of surface-enhanced Raman scattering (SERS) – recently one of the most promising and widely employed technique in food safety and...
Tue, 02/12/2019 - 01:12
Available online 10 February 2019 Author(s): Chi-Hung Chen, Hsin-Bai Yin, Abhinav Upadhayay, Stephanie Brown, Kumar VenkitanarayananAbstractSalmonella enterica is a major human pathogen that is responsible for 23,000 hospitalizations annually in the United States. Contact with contaminated pet food and infected companion animals can transmit salmonellosis to humans. Recent multistate human...
Tue, 02/12/2019 - 01:12
Available online 10 February 2019 Author(s): Lurdes Clemente, Vera Manageiro, Ivone Correia, Ana Amaro, Teresa Albuquerque, Patrícia Themudo, Eugénia Ferreira, Manuela CaniçaAbstractWe screened 1840 Enterobacteriaceae isolates from food-producing animals, meat, meat products and animal feed, for the detection of plasmid-mediated colistin resistance, during 2010–2015. The mcr-1 gene was detected...
Tue, 02/12/2019 - 01:12
Available online 10 February 2019 Author(s): Taehoon Lee, Pradeep Puligundla, Chulkyoon MokAbstractBenzo[a]pyrene (BaP), a carcinogenic polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon, is ubiquitous in nature, including smoked and grilled meats. BaP degradation has attracted attention due to its recalcitrant nature. In this study, low-pressure cold plasma (LPCP) was used to degrade BaP on glass slides and in...
Tue, 02/12/2019 - 01:12
Available online 10 February 2019 Author(s): Hyun-A Nam, Sudha Rani Ramakrishnan, Joong-Ho KwonAbstractConsumption and global utilization of mandarins is on the rise due to its easy-to-peel attribute compared to other citrus fruits. Mandarins are irradiated as an effective phyto-sanitary treatment for trade requirements. In this study, mandarins were irradiated with 0.4 and 1 kGy electron-beam as...

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