Journal of Food Composition and Analysis

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...
Wed, 11/13/2019 - 03:22
Author(s): Azimeh Najafpour, Afshin Rajabi Khorrami, Parviz Aberoomand Azar, Mohammad Saber TehraniAbstractKombucha is a beverage obtained by the fermentation of sugared tea with tea fungus. The tea fungus converts the sweetened tea to a refreshing beverage with a variety of beneficial micronutrients. The presence of heavy metals in beverages is a major concern for public health due to their...
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...