Food and Bioproducts Processing

The Research Publications track research that is published across national and international peer-reviewed journals. The most recent articles are available ahead of print and searchable by Journal Title, Subject, USDA Grant Funding Agencies or FDA Grant Funding Agencies. The research publications are tracked across five subject areas: Bacterial Pathogens, Chemical Contaminants, Natural Toxins, Parasites, and Viruses.

Fri, 02/14/2020 - 03:23
Author(s): Samir Subedi, Lihui Du, Amritha Prasad, Barun Yadav, M.S. RoopeshAbstractSeveral low water activity (aw) foods have been recently associated with Salmonella related outbreaks and recalls. The use of high intensity light pulses generated by light-emitting diodes (LEDs) is a novel approach to achieve microbial inactivation. This study compares the ability of light emitted by LEDs at...
Mon, 02/03/2020 - 03:23
Author(s): Reza Roohi, Seyed Mohammad Bagher HashemiAbstractThe coupled 3D and transient form of heat and Maxwell's equations were solved to determine the temperature distribution within a carrot slice in the microwave cavity during pasteurization as a clean and energy saving process. To precisely simulate the turning of the sample, the dissipated thermal energy was applied to the carrot as a...
Fri, 01/31/2020 - 03:23
Author(s): Lukas Schnöing, Wolfgang Augustin, Stephan SchollAbstractIn most industrial processes, heat exchangers are used for preheating, condensation and evaporation. Within these apparatuses, undesirable deposits often form. These deposits are known as fouling and cause a multitude of operational problems, such as a reduction in heat transfer, an increase in the pressure drop or a...
Sun, 12/15/2019 - 03:23
Author(s): Audrey L. Walter, Yiwei Ma, Chi Chen, Fernando Sampedro, Dennis Bayrock, Pedro E. Urriola, Gerald C. ShursonAbstractThe current knowledge of virginiamycin (VM) degradation kinetics at processing conditions observed in commercial ethanol production facilities is very limited. This knowledge is critical for assessing the feed and animal-derived food safety risk of the presence of VM...
Wed, 11/13/2019 - 03:23
Author(s): Saeedeh Taheri, Graham Brodie, Dorin GuptaAbstractBotrytis Grey Mould (BGM) is a problematic seed-borne disease of lentil crop, with little known about its possible physical control. Microwave fluidized bed dryers have been widely studied for grain, fruit and vegetable drying. In the present study, simultaneous drying and disinfection of red lentil seeds, were investigated in a...
Wed, 10/30/2019 - 03:24
Author(s): E.C. Chukwuma, Abdul Rashid, G. Okafor, A.O. NwokeAbstractIncreasing risk exposures emanating from slaughterhouses in developing countries calls for urgent attention, Risk Assessment (RA) was applied to five abattoirs using fuzzy logic system in Anambra State of Nigeria. Previous research works on abattoir operations asserted their risk assessment on subjective basis and descriptive...
Thu, 09/26/2019 - 03:21
Author(s): Pattrathip Rodsamran, Rungsinee SothornvitAbstractMicrowave heating extraction (ME) of pectin from pineapple peel were investigated. The yield was 1.02-2.12% with good quality of pectin. Increasing irradiation time (30 to 60 min) increased yield but decreased qualities. The whole pineapple peel pectin extract solution (PPS) was used as a solvent and plasticizer in film formation....
Sun, 09/22/2019 - 03:20
Author(s): Sang-Hyun Park, Won Choi, Sang-Soon Kim, Dong-Hyun KangAbstractA 3D numerical model using COMSOL software was developed to simulate the profile of ClO2 gas concentration and bacterial inactivation in treatment chambers with different gas inlets and outlets. The multiphysics simulation based on a finite element method (FEM) included compressible flow, convection and diffusion, and...
Sun, 09/22/2019 - 03:20
Author(s): Manal O. Abuagela, Basheer M. Iqdiam, Hussein Mostafa, Sara M. Marshall, Yavuz Yagiz, Maurice R. Marshall, Liwei Gu, Paul SarnoskiAbstractThe aim of this study was to assess the combination of citric acid (CA) and pulsed light (PL) treatments on B-aflatoxins inactivation and the treatment’s effects on the physicochemical properties of peanuts. AFT (B1 and B2) levels in peanuts after PL...
Sun, 09/22/2019 - 03:20
Author(s): Akhilesh Singh, Jahar Sarkar, Rashmi Rekha SahooAbstractThe simulation of batch type open cycle heat pump dryer has been performed to study the system performances and food quality using promising low GWP refrigerants (R290, R600a, R32, R152a and R1234yf) as a substitute of R134a for carrot and banana drying. The experimentation with heat pump dryer test facility using R134a has been...
Sun, 09/22/2019 - 03:20
Author(s): Alonzo A. Gabriel, Angelica C. MusniAbstractThis study determined the effects of prior exposures to individual acid, desiccation, and heat stress, and all their possible simultaneous combinations, on the subsequent ultraviolet-C (UV-C) inactivation kinetics of E. coli O157:H7 in a coconut liquid endosperm suspending medium. Sublethal injury rates determined in the cells after stress...