Journal of Food Composition and Analysis

Sun, 06/06/2021 - 06:05
Author(s): Daniel Martín-Vertedor, Antonio Fernández, Marta Mesías, Manuel Martínez, Elisabet Martín-Tornero Californian-style processes are widely applied to the elaboration of black ripe olives in the table olive industry. During this procedure, a carcinogenic contaminant known as acrylamide is generated in thermal oxidation. The content of this compound can be modified according to the stage...
Thu, 05/27/2021 - 06:14
Author(s): Jamras Lerdsri, Jittrapun Soongsong, Pornpun Laolue, Jaroon Jakmunee The development of a label-free colorimetric aptasensor has been accomplished for rapid quantification of aflatoxin M1 (AFM1) based on localized surface plasmon resonance (LSPR) and aggregation of gold nanoparticles (AuNPs). The sensor utilizes competitive interactions of the aptamer to the AFM1 or the AuNPs under a...
Mon, 05/17/2021 - 06:07
Author(s): Miray Öner, Süleyman Bodur, Cansu Demir, Elif Yazıcı, Sezin Erarpat, Sezgin Bakırdere In this study, a new and efficient sample pretreatment method called as dispersive solid phase extraction (DSPE) was proposed for the extraction and preconcentration of cadmium from edible oil samples and combined with inductively coupled plasma-optical emission spectrometry (ICP OES) for analyte...
Thu, 04/22/2021 - 06:11
Author(s): Simge Öztürk, Nalan Demir To determine melamine (MEL) in dairy products, a novel immobilized metal affinity chromatography (IMAC) sorbent using chitosan (CTS) and 2-hydroxyethyl methacrylate (HEMA) as monomers, ethylene glycol dimethacrylate (EGDMA) as cross-linker and Cu2+ ions as chelated metal ion was synthesized by radical polymerization and characterized by Fourier transfer...
Sat, 04/17/2021 - 06:12
Author(s): Georgiana-Diana Dumitriu, Carmen Teodosiu, Irina Morosanu, Oana Plavan, Iulian Gabur, Valeriu V. Cotea Wine contamination with heavy metals may pose long-term human health risks and environmental damages. This study evaluated the frequently detected heavy metals (HMs): Cr-Chromium, Fe-Iron, Cu-Copper, Mn-Manganese, Ni-Nickel and Zn-Zinc in the winemaking stages of white (Grasă de...
Fri, 04/16/2021 - 06:06
Author(s): Wilson Barón-Cortez, Sandra Milena Vásquez-Mejia, Héctor Suárez-Mahecha Acrylamide is a food contaminant that is formed during processes such as frying, baking and roasting. According to the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), acrylamide is a possible carcinogenic compound in humans. In this work, 257 food samples were analyzed in Colombia to determine the acrylamide...
Sat, 04/03/2021 - 06:11
Author(s): Vahideh Mahdavi, Arnavaz Keikavousi Behbahan, Gholamreza Golmohammadi, Behrouz Tajdar, Zahra Eslami, Amin Mousavi Khaneghah Saffron is a strategic agricultural product having extensive flavoring applications in Asia. Although utilization of pesticides for its cultivation is limited, there is a possible risk of contamination in this prominent spice. Herein, 88 pesticides were analyzed...
Sun, 03/28/2021 - 06:06
Author(s): Tereza Slámová, Adéla Fraňková, Jan Banout Aim of this work was to in detail investigate the practices of traditionally smoke-cured fish from the Tonle Sap area, Cambodia and monitoring of the concentrations of selected polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs). The levels of benzo(a)pyrene (BaP), sum of 4 PAHs (ƩPAH4) and total PAHs (ƩPAH12) in 57 samples of smoked fish commonly...
Fri, 03/19/2021 - 06:06
Author(s): Ava Kharazi, Mostafa Leili, Mohammad Khazaei, Mohammad Yusef Alikhani, Reza Shokoohi In this study, 103 water, agricultural soil, and crops irrigated with wastewater or tube-well water were collected, and their heavy metal content was evaluated using inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry (ICP-MS). The Monte Carlo simulation method was used for exposure assessment and...
Thu, 03/18/2021 - 06:08
Author(s): Ljilja Torović, Gorica Vuković, Nina Dimitrov The occurrence of pesticide residues in food and the consequent health risks attract considerable attention. The current study comprised 139 samples of fruit juice present on the Serbian market. Out of 69 pesticide active substances analysed by liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry with electrospray ionisation, 19 were detected,...
Sun, 02/21/2021 - 06:07
Author(s): Enrique Lozano-Bilbao, David Domínguez, José A. González, José M. Lorenzo, Gonzalo Lozano, Arturo Hardisson, Carmen Rubio, Dailos González Weller, Soraya Paz, Ángel J. Gutiérrez The levels of toxic heavy metals (Al, Cd, Pb), macroelements (Ca, K, Mg, Na) and microelements and trace elements (B, Ba, Co, Cr, Cu, Fe, Li, Mn, Mo, Ni, Sr, V, Zn) were determined in 54 muscle samples from...
Thu, 02/18/2021 - 06:15
Author(s): Lucas Suchecki Barnet, Dirce Pozebon, Valderi L. Dressler, Daiane Cioato A methodology for As speciation in rice using liquid chromatography-inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (LC-ICP-MS) was optimised and validated. Chromatographic separation and elution of As(III), DMA(V) (dimethylarsenic acid), MMA(V) (monomethylarsenic acid) and As(V) were achieved in less than 8 min...
Sat, 01/30/2021 - 06:13
Author(s): María Belén Medina, Martín Sebastián Munitz, Silvia Liliana Resnik The residues of deltamethrin, penconazole, kresoxim-methyl, cyproconazole, epoxiconazole and azoxystrobin were determined in husk rice, brown rice, husk and bran, fifty samples of each matrix, obtained from industrial rice facilities, to estimate the distribution of contamination levels during industrial rice processing...
Fri, 01/29/2021 - 06:07
Author(s): Seyedeh Faezeh Taghizadeh, Ramin Rezaee, Majid Azizi, A. Wallace Hayes, John P. Giesy, Gholamreza Karimi The present study assessed the risk posed by simultaneous oral exposure to a mixture of 22 pesticides, 6 metals, and 16 Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) in fruits of date palms, to Iranian consumers. Various cultivars of dates were collected from six regions in Iran....
Thu, 01/28/2021 - 06:13
Author(s): Rabab A. Hakami, Ahmad Aqel, Ayman A. Ghafr, Zeid A. ALOthman, Ahmed-Yacine Badjah-Hadj-Ahmed Cereal crops comprise more than 60% of agricultural production worldwide. To ensure high production, the extensive use of pesticides is common practice. Analysis of pesticide residues in food and particularly cereals has become an essential requirement for consumers, producers, food inspectors...
Thu, 12/31/2020 - 06:09
Author(s): Qian Wang, Zihao Fan, Liping Qiu, Xiangli Liu, Yuting Yin, Ibrahim. musa. Ibrahim. Jamus, Chao Song, Jiazhang Chen The Chinese mitten crab (Eriocheir Sinensis) is a popular aquatic product in China. However, these crabs accumulate heavy metals from the ecosystem. The occurrence, source, and risk assessment of heavy metals in crabs from the main production area in China were...
Thu, 12/17/2020 - 06:10
Author(s): Jordana Alves Ferreira, Sonia C.N. Queiroz Several pesticides are used in the cultivation of coconut palm, hence evaluation of the residues from these substances must be analyzed in the fruit, to provide and ensure the food safety. Therefore, the development and validation of comprehensive and effective methods becomes crucial, given the complexity of the matrix. Thus, a novel method...
Wed, 12/09/2020 - 06:07
Author(s): Mehmet Ali Sarıdas The rich polyphenol and antioxidant contents of the strawberry fruits have been attracting particular attention in the recent years with their contribution to the fruit’s aroma and taste, which are indispensable in the diet of the people of the Mediterranean countries. In this context, the aim of this study was to reveal the variation of the taste and the health...
Sun, 12/06/2020 - 06:07
Author(s): Ozgur Golge, Seren Cinpolat, Bulent Kabak The monitoring of pesticide residues in fruits and vegetables is a great concern in public health and international trade. This study aims to assess the incidence and quantification of pesticides in gherkins cultivated in Turkey. The sample preparation was based on QuEChERS (quick, easy, cheap, effective, rugged, and safe) extraction. The...
Wed, 12/02/2020 - 06:08
Author(s): Heba Mohamed Mohamed El-Sherbiny, Khalid Ibrahim Sallam Two hundred fish samples comprising 100 each of European sardine (Sardina pilchardus) and Atlantic mackerel (Scomber Scombrus) collected from the Mediterranean Sea Coast, Egypt, were evaluated for their residual contents of mercury (Hg), lead (Pb) and cadmium (Cd) along with the potential risks posed by residual metal content on...
Sun, 11/29/2020 - 06:08
Author(s): Sengly Sroy, Elodie Arnaud, Adrien Servent, Sokneang In, Sylvie Avallone Freshwater fishes from the Tonle Sap Lake are used in several programs to improve the nutritional status of children and pregnant women. Our aim was to characterize the overall nutritional profile and heavy metal contents of ten freshwater fish species. The lipid contents ranged from 1.4 to 10.0 g/100 g and fish...
Sun, 11/29/2020 - 06:08
Author(s): Bulent Kabak This study aims to determine dietary exposure to aflatoxin B1 (AFB1) and the sum of aflatoxins (AFT) for the Turkish population and assess the risks to human health related to aflatoxins. A total of 1473 results on five main food categories commercialised in Turkey in 2002–2019 were used in the risk assessment. In the adult population, the mean middle bound (MB) exposure...
Wed, 11/25/2020 - 06:08
Author(s): Tomoaki Tsutsumi, Ayato Kawashima, Noriyuki Hamada, Rika Adachi, Hiroshi Akiyama We developed an analytical method for determining total (sum of all 209 congeners) polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) concentrations in fish and shellfish using a newly developed clean-up method and gas chromatography tandem mass spectrometry. The clean-up involved passing a sample extract through a column...
Tue, 10/27/2020 - 06:20
Author(s): Ederlan Magri, Alice Teresa Valduga, Itamar Luis Gonçalves, Julierme Zimmer Barbosa, Diego de Oliveira Rabel, Iohanna Moreira Nunes Ribeiro Menezes, Patrícia de Andrade Nascimento, Andrea Oliveira, Rodrigo Studart Corrêa, Antônio Carlos Vargas Motta Current legislation for Cd and Pb has been causing concern in the yerba mate production chain. An international survey was conducted to...
Thu, 10/22/2020 - 06:18
Author(s): Meghdad Pirsaheb, Mostafa Hadei, Kiomars Sharafi In this study, seven types of high-consumption cereals including lentil, peas, corn, split peas, bean, rice, and wheat (totally 48 brands) were surveyed from the market of Kermanshah city (Iran). A total of 144 samples (3 from each brand) were analyzed for cadmium (Cd), chromium (Cr), nickel (Ni), lead (Pb), zinc (Zn), copper (Cu),...
Thu, 10/22/2020 - 06:18
Author(s): Soleyman Moinfar, Lazgin Abdi Jamil, Helan Zeyad Sami, Sorayya Ataei In this work, for the first time, low-density organic solvents were employed in continuous sample drop flow microextraction (CSDF-ME) by changing the design of extraction vessel. To examine the effectiveness of the modified extraction method, different organophosphorus pesticides (OPPs) were extracted using proposed...
Thu, 10/22/2020 - 06:18
Author(s): Farnaz Monajemzadeh, Ali Mohebbi, Mir Ali Farajzadeh, Mahboob Nemati, Mohammad Reza Afshar Mogaddam A new sample preparation method based on a magnetic effervescent tablet dispersive solid phase extraction combined with in syringe dispersive liquid-liquid microextraction has been developed and applied for the extraction of some pesticides and their related metabolites from egg samples...
Wed, 10/21/2020 - 06:10
Author(s): Sara Pantalone, Lucia Tonucci, Angelo Cichelli, Lorenzo Cerretani, Ana Maria Gómez-Caravaca, Nicola d'Alessandro In order to find innovative protocols to reduce acrylamide (AA), a genotoxin and a probable carcinogen, in foods, several phenolic compounds were considered as additives to a potato derivative. Phenols are obtained from the by-products of the olive production chain. Potato...
Sat, 10/17/2020 - 06:17
Author(s): Bruno Elias dos Santos Costa, Nívia Maria Melo Coelho A noteworthy solid phase extraction procedure was developed for speciation of inorganic arsenic in rice samples using flow injection-hydride generation atomic absorption spectrometry (FI-HG AAS). The procedure is based on the in-situ formation of quaternary ammonium salt as µ-sorbent. A small amount of tetra-n-butylammonium bromide...
Sun, 09/27/2020 - 06:11
Author(s): Guofu Qin, Yan Chen, Fengrui He, Bixia Yang, Keting Zou, Nemin Shen, Bei Zuo, Ruixiao Liu, Wei Zhang, Yongbo Li In this study, we investigated the contamination of 123 vegetables and 130 fruits with 11 fungicides in the mid-western region of China. The index of food safety (IFS) and risk coefficient (R) were used to assess the health hazards of the fungicides to consumers. The results...
Thu, 09/10/2020 - 06:14
Author(s): Nail Altunay, Konstantin P. Katin, Nevcihan Gürsoy, Adil Elik, Selçuk Şimşek, Savaş Kaya A green, simple, and cheap analytical approach for extraction, preconcentration, and determination of aflatoxin B1 (AFB1) in food samples based on vortex-assisted room temperature ionic liquid-based microextraction (VA-RTIL-ME) was presented. Important parameters including pH, metal amount, ligand...
Fri, 09/04/2020 - 06:09
Author(s): Oto Miedico, Ciro Pompa, Sebastiano Moscatelli, Andrea Chiappinelli, Leonardo Carosielli, A. Eugenio Chiaravalle Fishery products, in particular those belonging to tuna species, widely present in the human diet, may represent a toxicological issue because of the level of contamination by heavy metals (e.g., lead, cadmium and mercury) and the average per capita consumption. Control of...
Mon, 08/31/2020 - 06:09
Author(s): Chukwujindu M.A. Iwegbue, Kenneth O. Osijaye, Ufuoma A. Igbuku, Francis E. Egobueze, Godswill O. Tesi, Francisca I. Bassey, Bice S. Martincigh The use of the same batch of oil for deep-frying on several occasions is a common practice. This study sought to determine the effects of repeated frying cycles on the composition, concentrations and risk of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (...
Thu, 08/27/2020 - 06:14
Author(s): Quoc Tuc Dinh, Gabriel Munoz, Sung Vo Duy, Dat Tien Do, Stéphane Bayen, Sébastien Sauvé Freshwater and marine seafood products purchased in Montreal, Canada, were screened for diverse veterinary drug residues including sulfonamides and potentiators, macrolides, lincosamides, nitrofurans, nitroimidazoles, amphenicols, quinolones and fluoroquinolones, one triphenylmethane dye and its...
Sat, 08/15/2020 - 06:14
Author(s): Samir Mohammed Abd-Elghany, Hanan Ahmed Zaher, Mohammed Mohammed Elgazzar, Khalid Ibrahim Sallam The goal of the current research was to study the effect of cooking on the residual contents of toxic heavy metals in crabs (12-14 cm CW) and shrimps (25-35/pound) samples widely consumed in Mansoura city, Egypt, along with assessment of public health risks associated with consumption of...
Sun, 07/12/2020 - 06:08
Author(s): Antonio Garballo-Rubio, Jorge Soto-Chinchilla, Laura Martín-Pozo, Alberto Zafra-Gómez A gas chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry sensitive and selective method based on a combination of QuEChERS and subsequent molecularly imprinted polymer (MIP) technology was validated for the analysis of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in complex dry extracts of Eleutherococcus senticosus, Salvia...
Tue, 06/02/2020 - 03:33
Author(s): Ahmed Salem Sebaei, Hoda M. Refai, Hannah Tarek Elbadry, Sandra Mounir Armeya Aflatoxins are very dangerous natural toxins that are mainly produced by fungal organisms that are attracted to oil seeds, nuts and spices, where they are causing health and economic problems. Therefore, in this study, with 117 samples of tahini (a product made from toasted sesame seeds) were collected from...
Fri, 05/22/2020 - 03:32
Author(s): Meseret Amde, Ayalew Temsgen, Nigussie Dechassa Aflatoxins (AFs) in food and agricultural products pose serious health hazards to consumers. As a result, exports are restricted and farmers lose much needed income. One major challenge faced in controlling AFs in developing countries in particular is lack of simple and cost-effective methods of analysis. To address this problem, a solid-...
Thu, 05/14/2020 - 03:31
Author(s): Jonatan Schlotthauer, Lucila Brusa, Claudia Liberman, Mariano Durand, Alberto Livore, Mirna Sigrist Inorganic As (iAs) species require strict monitoring in foodstuff due to their toxicity. Rice is of particular concern, with recent legislations establishing limits for these species. In this work we develop a method based on selective hydride generation atomic absorption spectrometry (...
Wed, 04/08/2020 - 03:27
Author(s): Michail I. Gladyshev, Olesia V. Anishchenko, Olesia N. Makhutova, Olesia V. Kolmakova, Maria Y. Trusova, Vasiliy N. Morgun, Iliada V. Gribovskaya, Nadezhda N. Sushchik In cold smoked species of genus Coregonus, identified by molecular genetic analysis, contents of fatty acids and heavy metals and arsenic were measured. The highest content of sum of long-chain polyunsaturated fatty...
Sat, 04/04/2020 - 03:37
Author(s): Gözde Özzeybek, İpek Şahin, Sezin Erarpat, Sezgin Bakirdere In the present study, trace level of cadmium was determined by a new, sensitive and simple analytical method called as reverse phase dispersive liquid–liquid microextraction (RP-DLLME) combined to slotted quartz tube flame atomic absorption spectrometry (SQT-FAAS) system. Microextraction parameters such as type and volume of...
Sun, 02/23/2020 - 03:24
Author(s): Retno Murwani, Andri Cahyo Kumoro, Ambariyanto Ambariyanto, Elena N. NaumovaAbstractFish roes are consumed globally as a delicacy and an important seafood-based source of macro and micro-nutrients that is intensively produced in Indonesia. The connective material holding the roes i.e. the skeins are also high in protein and therefore could be utilized as nutritious protein supplement...
Wed, 02/05/2020 - 03:23
Author(s): A. Anandkumar, Jian Li, K. Prabakaran, Zhang Xi Jia, Zhanrui Leng, R. Nagarajan, Daolin DuAbstractThe accumulation and potential health risks of eight trace elements (Cu, Cd, Cr, Mn, Zn, Pb, Hg and As) were analyzed in the commercially important crayfish and oriental river prawn species from the Zhenjiang City, Jiangsu Province, China. The accumulation sequence of elements in different...
Mon, 01/27/2020 - 03:23
Author(s): Merve Fırat Ayyıldız, Maral Selin Fındıkoğlu, Dotse Selali Chormey, Sezgin BakırdereAbstractThis study utilized reduced graphene oxide magnetic nanoparticles Fe3O4/rGO-MNP to preconcentrate two alkyl phenols, two organochlorine pesticides and one organophosphate pesticide from water and baby food samples for the determination by gas chromatography flame ionization detector (GC-FID)....
Wed, 01/22/2020 - 03:22
Author(s): Rouhollah Karami-OsbooAbstractMonitoring of Ochratoxin A (OTA), a toxic and carcinogenic metabolite of fungi, requires accurate and precise analytical methods. Quantitative determination of OTA at trace level in raisin samples was evaluated by nanofluid extraction coupled with HPLC–FLD. The experimental parameters affecting the extraction efficiency of OTA were investigated and...
Sun, 01/19/2020 - 03:21
Author(s): Xiaoran Tian, Shixin Lv, Huili Tian, Rongbo Wang, Hongtao WangAbstractPanax ginseng and Panax quinquefolius are two of the most commonly used Panax species with similar morphology but different pharmacological effects. These two species may be substituted for each other due to commercial interest or misidentification caused by similarity in appearance. Therefore, botanical origin...
Sun, 01/19/2020 - 03:21
Author(s): Tereza Slámová, Anna Sadowska-Rociek, Adéla Fraňková, Magdalena Surma, Jan BanoutAbstractThe aim of this study was to develop an effective sample preparation procedure for the determination of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in smoked fatty products of animal origin (fish, cheese and sausage). Two different approaches were tested: classical QuEChERS and procedure with the use...
Wed, 01/08/2020 - 03:24
Author(s): Esteban Avigliano, Jonatan Schlotthauer, Barbara Maichak de Carvalho, Mirna Sigrist, Alejandra V. VolpedoAbstractMonomethylarsonic acid (MMA), dimethylarsinic acid (DMA), inorganic arsenic (iAs), and non-toxic species (i.e. arsenobetaine) were determined by HPLC-ICP-MS as mg kg-1 wet weight in muscle, liver and gill of catfish (Genidens barbus) from Argentina (N = 12) and from Brazil (...
Wed, 12/18/2019 - 03:38
Author(s): Hassan Heidari, Samira Ghanbari-Rad, Esmaeil HabibiAbstractA deep eutectic solvent-based ultrasound-assisted liquid-liquid microextraction (DES-UALLME) followed by quantitative analysis using HPLC-UV has been developed for the determination of organophosphorus pesticides (phosalone and chlorpyrifos) in fruit juice samples (red grape juice and sour cherry juice). In DES-UALLME,...
Thu, 12/12/2019 - 03:25
Author(s): Afsaneh Mohajer, Abbas Norouzian Baghani, Parisa Sadighara, Kiandokht Ghanati, Shahrokh NazmaraAbstractIn this current study, the contents of heavy metals including Pb, As, Cr, Cd, Zn, Cu, and Mn in imported rice bran oil in Iran were investigated with microwave digestion method based on an inductively coupled plasma optical emission spectrometry system (ICP-OES). The concentrations...

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