Journal of Food Composition and Analysis

Thu, 11/07/2019 - 03:23
Author(s): Gabriela Camera Leal, Patricia Mattiazzi, Franciele Rovasi, Thaís Dal Molin, Denise Bohrer, Paulo Cícero do Nascimento, Leandro M. de Carvalho, Carine VianaAbstractA method has been developed for the determination of lead (Pb) in dietary supplements using direct solid sampling and high-resolution continuum source graphite furnace atomic absorption spectrometry. The lead concentration...
Fri, 10/25/2019 - 03:30
Author(s): Mengting Wang, Bin Peng, Yang Wang, Na Zhao, Zhili Xiong, Longshan ZhaoAbstractA novel multi-residue method was developed for the simultaneous analysis of tetracyclines and β-receptor agonists in chicken by coupling pressurized liquid extraction (PLE) with ultra-high performance liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry (UHPLC-MS/MS). The parameters of PLE method was optimised,...
Sun, 10/13/2019 - 03:27
Author(s): Nabi Shariatifar, Manouchehr Dadgar, Yadolah Fakhri, Saeed Shahsavari, Mojtaba Moazzen, Mahsa Ahmadloo, Amin Kiani, Saeed Aeenehvand, Shahrokh Nazmara, Amin Mousavi KhanegahAbstractAn MSPE/GC-MS method was used for the measuring of 16 PAHs and assessing of the effect of different factors on PAHs concentrations among different types of dairy products. Moreover, the probabilistic health...
Sun, 10/13/2019 - 03:27
Author(s): Nwokoma Oliver Chijioke, Mayeen Uddin Khandaker, Kolo Matthew Tikpangi, D.A. BradleyAbstractRecognizing the global concerns about metal contamination in food chain coupled with the high rate of consumption of chicken products as a major component of daily diet to humans, the presence of 14 metals (Fe, Cu, Mg, Zn, Al, Hg, Cd, As, Pb, Se, Ni, Sr, Cr and Sb) due to their persistence in...
Tue, 09/24/2019 - 03:25
Author(s): Mauro Esposito, Antonella De Roma, Stefania Cavallo, Oto Miedico, Eugenio Chiaravalle, Vittorio Soprano, Loredana Baldi, Pasquale GalloAbstractThe levels of trace elements in a variety of fruit and vegetables have been investigated. A total of 161 samples were randomly collected on the field during the proper seasons in Campania region of Southern Italy to be included in this study....
Tue, 09/24/2019 - 03:25
Author(s): Carla Paulo Vieira, Marion Pereira da Costa, Beatriz da Silva Frasão, Vitor Luiz de Melo Silva, Rodrigo Vilela de Barros Pinto Moreira, Yves Eduardo Chifarelli de Oliveira Nunes, Carlos Adam Conte-JuniorAbstractPhysicochemical and microbiological changes in yogurts determine their storage and shelf life. Thus, monitoring yogurt quality is essential for consumer acceptance and food...
Tue, 09/24/2019 - 03:25
Author(s): Ahmed Salem Sebaei, Manar Ibrahim YoussifAbstractSudan I, II, III, IV, Para Red, Orange G and Red 7B are synthetic regularly dyes utilized to dye plastics and other manufactured materials. In recent years, concerns about the genotoxic possibilities of Sudan colors have been raised. A few national bodies and food experts consider Sudan dyes to be genotoxic cancer-causing agents while...
Tue, 09/24/2019 - 03:25
Author(s): Dana Hoffman-Pennesi, Judith Spungen, Terry Councell, Edward Nyambok, Stephanie Kenez, Alexandra Gavelek, Mark WirtzAbstractIn 2014, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Total Diet Study (TDS) began updating the digestion/extraction and the determinative methods for nutrient and toxic elements. The analytical methods for iodine, manganese, and selenium were all updated to...
Tue, 09/24/2019 - 03:25
Author(s): Herbert Musarurwa, Luke Chimuka, Vusumzi Emmanuel Pakade, Nikita Tawanda TavengwaAbstractQuEChERS (quick, easy, cheap, effective, rugged, and safe) is one of the pre-treatment techniques that has gained tremendous popularity among researchers during pesticide analysis of food and agricultural samples. Since its inception, this method is considered particularly suitable and effective in...
Tue, 09/24/2019 - 03:25
Author(s): Ruth Vanderschueren, Daniela Montalvo, Bart De Ketelaere, Jan A. Delcour, Erik SmoldersAbstractCommercially available single origin chocolates (n = 139) were analysed by ICP-MS to identify the potential of elemental fingerprinting for tracing cacao origin in chocolate and to compare chocolate composition relative to trace metal limits. Cadmium (Cd) concentrations exceeded the EU limit...
Tue, 09/24/2019 - 03:25
Author(s): Krešimir Mastanjević, Brankica Kartalović, Jelena Petrović, Nikolina Novakov, Leona Puljić, Dragan Kovačević, Marko Jukić, Jasmina Lukinac, Kristina MastanjevićAbstractThe aim of this study was to determine the content of 16 polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in the traditional dry fermented sausage Slavonska kobasica. Smoking was conducted in a traditional smokehouse (two and...
Tue, 09/24/2019 - 03:25
Author(s): Nicolai Mirlean, Alexandre Henrique Ferraz, Elisa Rosa Seus-Arrache, Carlos Francisco Ferreira Andrade, Larissa Pinheiro Costa, Karen H. JohannessonAbstractIn this study we estimate the content of mercury (Hg) and selenium (Se) in 32 fish and 6 shellfish species that represent the most intensively caught, consumed, and exported seafood species from the Brazilian subtropics. The mean Hg...
Tue, 09/24/2019 - 03:25
Author(s): Yiyong Wu, Peihong Deng, Yaling Tian, Felista Magesa, Jun Liu, Guangli Li, Quanguo HeAbstractDeveloping simple and accurate QY detection methods is of great significant importance in ensuring food safety including drinks. Manganese dioxide nanoparticles (MnO2 NPs) with different morphologies were synthesized by hydrothermal method. Manganese dioxide/graphene (MnO2/GR) nanocomposites...
Tue, 09/24/2019 - 03:25
Author(s): Sherif M. Elgammal, Mona A. Khorshed, Eman H. IsmailAbstractWhey protein is a by-product obtained from cheese manufacturing, contains high amounts of essential metals and amino acids. We assessed levels and health risk of Co, Ni, Sn, Cr, Cu, Mn, Zn, Fe, Al, Na, Ca, Mg, Pb, Cd, and Hg in different whey protein samples collected in Egypt using inductively coupled plasma optical emission...