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Food and Chemical Toxicology

Mon, 02/12/2018 - 07:45
Publication date: Available online 12 February 2018 Food and Chemical Toxicology Author(s): Raffaelina Mercogliano, Serena Santonicola Bisphenol A (BPA), widely used as additive in food packaging, is an environmental and food contaminant that shows a weak estrogenic activity in general population and toxicity in the infant population. A temporary tolerable daily intake (t-TDI) of 4 μg/kg ...
Sun, 02/11/2018 - 07:44
Publication date: Available online 10 February 2018 Food and Chemical Toxicology Author(s): Yasmina M. Abd-Elhakim, Khlood M. El Bohi, Sahar Khalifa Hassan, Shorouk El Sayed, Sabry M. Abd-Elmotal Melamine (MEL) is a widespread food contaminant and adulterant. Moringa olifera is a widely known medicinal plant with various pharmacological properties. Herein, this study aimed to...
Wed, 02/07/2018 - 05:17
Publication date: Available online 6 February 2018 Food and Chemical Toxicology Author(s): Kyeong Seok Kim, Hyun-Jung Lim, Jong Seung Lim, Ji Yeon Son, Jaewon Lee, Byung Mu Lee, Seung Chul Chang, Hyung Sik Kim Chronic exposure to cadmium (Cd) causes remarkable damage to the kidneys, a target organ of accumulated Cd after oral administration. The aim of the present study was to...
Sat, 02/03/2018 - 12:43
Publication date: March 2018 Food and Chemical Toxicology, Volume 113 Author(s): Bahareh Ghasemidehkordi, Ali Akbar Malekirad, Habibollah Nazem, Mohammad Fazilati, Hossein Salavati, Nabi Shariatifar, Mohammad Rezaei, Yadolah Fakhri, Amin Mousavi Khaneghah The current study was undertaken to determine the concentration of Hg and Pb in ten types of collected green leafy...
Sat, 02/03/2018 - 12:43
Publication date: March 2018 Food and Chemical Toxicology, Volume 113 Author(s): Ananditya Nugraha, Khusnul Khotimah, Ivonne M.C.M. Rietjens Aflatoxin B1 (AfB1) is a secondary fungal metabolite product widely found in many foodstuffs and considered a public health concern worldwide due to its genotoxicity and carcinogenicity. Tropical climate and inappropriate food safety practices in...
Wed, 01/31/2018 - 12:38
Publication date: Available online 31 January 2018 Food and Chemical Toxicology Author(s): Milad Adel, Chiara Copat, Mohammad Reza Saeidi, Gea Oliveri Conti, Mehdi Babazadeh, Margherita Ferrante Persian bamboo shark (Chiloscyllium arabicum) was collected from two sites of the Khozestan province, northern basin of Persian Gulf, with the aim to identify differences in metal...
Wed, 01/31/2018 - 12:38
Publication date: Available online 31 January 2018 Food and Chemical Toxicology Author(s): Yu Fan, Laiting Liu, Lihong Zhao, Xinping Wang, Dacai Wang, Churan Huang, Jianyun Zhang, Cheng Ji, Qiugang Ma Aflatoxin B1 (AFB1) elicits serious threats to public health due to its widespread occurrence, as well as its teratogenic, carcinogenic and mutagenic effects. This study aimed...
Wed, 01/31/2018 - 12:38
Publication date: Available online 31 January 2018 Food and Chemical Toxicology Author(s): Samuel M. Cohen, Gerhard Eisenbrand, Shoji Fukushima, Nigel J. Gooderham, F. Peter Guengerich, Stephen S. Hecht, Ivonne M.C.M. Rietjens, Jeanne M. Davidsen, Christie Lucas Harman, Sean V. Taylor An effective and thorough approach for the safety evaluation of natural flavor complexes...
Wed, 01/17/2018 - 12:11
Publication date: Available online 16 January 2018 Food and Chemical Toxicology Author(s): Yadolah Fakhri, Geir Bjørklund, Anoushiravan Mohseni Bandpei, Salvatore Chirumbolo, Hassan Keramati, Rokhsane Hosseini Pouya, Anvar Asadi, Nazak Amanidaz, Mansour Sarafraz, Amir Sheikhmohammadi, Zahra Baninameh, Seyed Mohsen Mohseni, Maryam Sarkhosh, Seyed Mehdi Ghasemi...
Sat, 01/13/2018 - 13:22
Publication date: February 2018 Food and Chemical Toxicology, Volume 112 Author(s): Jin Liu, Xiaoli Lu, Wenxiang Wang, Jianlin Zhu, Yuchen Li, Lingfeng Luo, Wenchang Zhang Research has revealed that cadmium can disrupt ovarian function; however, few reports have focused on MI oocytes meiotic progression, especially the activity of maturation promoting factor (MPF) and its...
Fri, 01/12/2018 - 13:21
Publication date: February 2018 Food and Chemical Toxicology, Volume 112 Author(s): Xiaojuan Gao, Peiqiang Mu, Jikai Wen, Yu Sun, Qingmei Chen, Yiqun Deng Trichothecene mycotoxins are a group of structurally related sesquiterpenoid metabolites produced by multiple Fusarium species that often contaminate cereals and threaten human and animal health. The basic structure of this...
Sat, 01/06/2018 - 12:00
Publication date: Available online 5 January 2018 Food and Chemical Toxicology Author(s): Yanfei Tao, Shuyu Xie, Fanfan Xu, Yanxin Wang, Dongmei Chen, Yuanhu Pan, Lingli Huang, Dapeng Peng, Xu Wang, Zonghui Yuan Ochratoxin A (OTA) is a widespread mycotoxin commonly found as a corn contaminant. It has been shown to be nephrotoxic, hepatotoxic, teratogenic and immunotoxic to...
Sat, 01/06/2018 - 12:00
Publication date: February 2018 Food and Chemical Toxicology, Volume 112 Author(s): Maria Rambla-Alegre, Sandra Leonardo, Yann Barguil, Cintia Flores, Josep Caixach, Katrina Campbell, Christopher T. Elliott, Claude Maillaud, Michael J. Boundy, D. Tim Harwood, Mònica Campàs, Jorge Diogène In August 2014, a puffer fish poisoning incidence resulting in one fatality was...
Thu, 01/04/2018 - 20:26
Publication date: February 2018 Food and Chemical Toxicology, Volume 112 Author(s): Adriana Trifan, Sebastian E.W. Opitz, Roland Josuran, Andreas Grubelnik, Nils Esslinger, Samuel Peter, Sarah Bräm, Nadja Meier, Evelyn Wolfram Comfrey root preparations are used for the external treatment of joint distortions and myalgia, due to its analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties...
Fri, 12/22/2017 - 20:09
Publication date: January 2018 Food and Chemical Toxicology, Volume 111 Author(s): Hend M. Hussien, Aml Abd-Elmegied, Doaa A. Ghareeb, Hani S. Hafez, Hany E.A. Ahmed, Nehad Abd El-moneam Heavy metals are reported as neurodegenerative disorders progenitor. They play a role in the precipitation of abnormal β-amyloid protein and hyper-phosphorylated tau, the main hallmarks of...
Thu, 12/21/2017 - 20:06
Publication date: Available online 20 December 2017 Food and Chemical Toxicology Author(s): C. Luz, J. Ferrer, J. Mañes, G. Meca Ochratoxin A (OTA) is a mycotoxin produced by the metabolism of fungus belonging to the genus Aspergillus and Penicillium. In this paper we report, the capacity of different cultures of lactic acid bacteria (LAB) to degrade OTA present in MRS broth at both...
Mon, 12/18/2017 - 12:57
Publication date: Available online 18 December 2017 Food and Chemical Toxicology Author(s): Faezeh Vahdati Hassani, Khalil Abnous, Soghra Mehri, Amirhossein Jafarian, Ruth Birner-Gruenberger, Rezvan Yazdian Robati, Hossein Hosseinzadeh Bisphenol A (BPA), discovered to be an artificial estrogen, has been shown to leach from some containers and mediate oxidative damage to cells...
Sun, 12/17/2017 - 12:57
Publication date: Available online 16 December 2017 Food and Chemical Toxicology Author(s): Ana M. Molina, Nieves Abril, Noelia Morales-Prieto, José G. Monterde, Antonio J. Lora, Nahúm Ayala, Rosario Moyano Given the importance of bisphenol A (BPA) as a xenoestrogen and its potential effects on human and animal health, we evaluated BPA exposure's short-term effects on follicular...
Fri, 12/15/2017 - 03:57
Publication date: Available online 14 December 2017 Food and Chemical Toxicology Author(s): Zahra Derakhshan, Gea Oliveri Conti, Ali Heydari, Motahreh Sadat Hosseini, Fateme Akrami Mohajeri, Hamidreza Gheisari, Samane Kargar, Elham Karimi, Margherita Ferrantee Introduction Irradiation is one of the intervention strategies for effective control of food-borne pathogen...
Wed, 12/06/2017 - 02:32
Publication date: Available online 5 December 2017 Food and Chemical Toxicology Author(s): Francisco Pizzolato Montanha, Amanda Anater, Javier Felipe Burchard, Fernando Bittencourt Luciano, Giuseppe Meca, Lara Manyes, Cláudia Turra Pimpão
Mon, 11/27/2017 - 16:18
Publication date: January 2018 Food and Chemical Toxicology, Volume 111 Author(s): Amy McMillan, Justin B. Renaud, Kevin M.N. Burgess, Adebola E. Orimadegun, Olusegun O. Akinyinka, Stephen J. Allen, J. David Miller, Gregor Reid, Mark W. Sumarah Aflatoxin exposure is an important public health concern in sub-Saharan Africa as well as parts of Latin America and Asia. In...
Thu, 11/23/2017 - 13:10
Publication date: January 2018 Food and Chemical Toxicology, Volume 111 Author(s): Martin Olof Larsson, Vibe Sloth Nielsen, Niels Bjerre, Frank Laporte, Nina Cedergreen Relatively few studies are available on realistic cumulative risk assessments for dietary pesticide exposure. Despite available studies showing low risk, public concern remains. A method to estimate realistic residue...
Thu, 11/09/2017 - 22:56
Publication date: Available online 8 November 2017 Food and Chemical Toxicology Author(s): Seoyoung Kim, Gilim Mun, Eun Choi, Minjeong Kim, Ji Seong Jeong, Keon Wook Kang, Sunha Jee, Kyung-Min Lim, Yun-Sil Lee An association between bisphenol A (BPA) exposure and hepatic tumors was suggested, but the employment of high-dose levels raises questions about its relevance to...
Thu, 11/09/2017 - 22:56
Publication date: January 2018 Food and Chemical Toxicology, Volume 111 Author(s): Yolanda Picó, Mohamed A. El-Sheikh, Ahmed H. Alfarhan, Damià Barceló The occurrence of pesticide residues in fruits was determined by a target method for 62 analytes and a wide scope screening method against a database of 500 pesticides. Limits of quantification (LOQs) were from 0.5 to 6.3 μg kg−1 for...
Wed, 11/08/2017 - 22:53
Publication date: Available online 8 November 2017 Food and Chemical Toxicology Author(s): Abhishek Kumar Dwivedy, Vipin Kumar Singh, Bhanu Prakash, Nawal Kishore Dubey The study reports efficacy of Illicium verum essential oil(IvEO) against food borne moudls and its nanoencapsulation for enhancing antifungal and antiaflatoxigenic potency. Chemical characterization of the IvEO showed...
Mon, 11/06/2017 - 08:19
Publication date: December 2017 Food and Chemical Toxicology, Volume 110 Author(s): Sébastien Gorecki, Nawel Bemrah, Alain-Claude Roudot, Eric Marchioni, Bruno Le Bizec, Franck Faivre, Manik Kadawathagedara, Jérémie Botton, Gilles Rivière Bisphenol A (BPA) is used in a wide variety of products and objects for consumers use (digital media such as CD's and DVD's, sport...
Mon, 11/06/2017 - 08:19
Publication date: December 2017 Food and Chemical Toxicology, Volume 110 Author(s): Chan-Min Liu, Jie-Qiong Ma, Jian-Mei Sun, Zhao-Jun Feng, Chao Cheng, Wei Yang, Hong Jiang A-type dimeric epigallocatechin-3-gallate (A-type-EGCG-dimer, AEd), a new proanthocyanidins dimer from persimmon fruits, has been shown to have health benefit effects. However, A-type-EGCG-dimer affects...
Mon, 11/06/2017 - 08:19
Publication date: December 2017 Food and Chemical Toxicology, Volume 110 Author(s): M. Zbucka-Kretowska, I. Poplawska, A. Kretowska, M. Moniuszko, K. Grubczak Bisphenol A (BPA) is a phenolic compound being constituent of numerous everyday-used products. Additionally, good absorption through skin and gastrointestinal tract is an unquestionable evidence for high risk of BPA exposure...
Mon, 11/06/2017 - 08:19
Publication date: December 2017 Food and Chemical Toxicology, Volume 110 Author(s): Jessica Tressou, Nadia Ben Abdallah, Christelle Planche, Gaud Dervilly-Pinel, Pierre Sans, Erwan Engel, Isabelle Albert In this paper, exposure to Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) related to bovine meat consumption is assessed based on multiples sources of data, namely data collected within the...
Sat, 10/21/2017 - 15:51
Publication date: November 2017 Food and Chemical Toxicology, Volume 109, Part 2 Author(s): Krystyna Skalicka-Woźniak, Agnieszka Grzegorczyk, Łukasz Świątek, Magdalena Walasek, Jarosław Widelski, Barbara Rajtar, Małgorzata Polz-Dacewicz, Anna Malm, Hosam O. Elansary A composition of essential oils obtained from Heracleum mantegazzianum (Apiaceae) was examined using a GC-MS...
Thu, 09/21/2017 - 09:09
Publication date: November 2017 Food and Chemical Toxicology, Volume 109, Part 1 Author(s): Sabitha Papineni, Jennifer A. Murray, Ekmay Ricardo, Christina M. Dunville, Radha Krishna Sura, Johnson Thomas A 90-day sub chronic toxicity study was conducted in rats to evaluate the safety of genetically modified DAS-444Ø6-6 soybeans expressing herbicide tolerant proteins when compared...
Fri, 09/15/2017 - 09:00
Publication date: Available online 14 September 2017 Food and Chemical Toxicology Author(s): Elzbieta Zieminska, Anna Ruszczynska, Jerzy W. Lazarewicz The brominated flame retardant tetrabromobisphenol A (TBBPA) has recognized neurotoxic properties mediated by intracellular Ca2+ imbalance and oxidative stress. Although these factors are known to trigger the release of Zn2+ from...
Wed, 09/06/2017 - 22:51
Publication date: Available online 6 September 2017 Food and Chemical Toxicology Author(s): Bruna Dachery, Flávio Fonseca Veras, Lucas Dal Magro, Vitor Manfroi, Juliane Elisa Welke The goals of this study were (i) to verify the effect of steam extraction used in juice production and the stages of vinification on the ochratoxin A (OTA) levels found in grapes naturally contaminated,...
Wed, 09/06/2017 - 22:51
Publication date: Available online 6 September 2017 Food and Chemical Toxicology Author(s): Maky Ideta-Otsuka, Katsuhide Igarashi, Minoru Narita, Yoko Hirabayashi As of 2017, chemical substances registered in Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) exceed 100 million, which is increasing yearly. The safety of chemical substances is adequately managed by regulations based on scientific...
Wed, 09/06/2017 - 22:51
Publication date: Available online 6 September 2017 Food and Chemical Toxicology Author(s): Cyndia A. González-Arias, Sonia Marín, Aurora E. García-Rojas, Vicente Sanchis, Antonio J. Ramos Ochatoxin A (OTA) is one of the most important mycotoxins based on its toxicity. The oral route is the main gateway of entry of OTA into the human body, and specialized epithelial cells constitute...
Tue, 09/05/2017 - 22:50
Publication date: Available online 5 September 2017 Food and Chemical Toxicology Author(s): Panchamee Dharmadasa, Nick Kim, Michelle Thunders Cadmium (Cd) exposure is not easily avoidable; it is a common contaminant found in many food sources, accumulates throughout life and, in high doses, is a significant health hazard for humans. Women are highly vulnerable to Cd because of their...
Fri, 09/01/2017 - 22:48
Publication date: October 2017 Food and Chemical Toxicology, Volume 108, Part A Author(s): A. LeBeau, R. Matulka, B. Comstock
Thu, 08/17/2017 - 17:00
Publication date: October 2017 Food and Chemical Toxicology, Volume 108, Part A Author(s): Luca Dellafiora, Roberta Ruotolo, Alessio Perotti, Martina Cirlini, Gianni Galaverna, Pietro Cozzini, Annamaria Buschini, Chiara Dall’Asta The mycotoxin zearalenone may contaminate food and feed worldwide upon infections by Fusarium spp. of plants and raw materials intended for human and...
Thu, 08/17/2017 - 17:00
Publication date: October 2017 Food and Chemical Toxicology, Volume 108, Part A Author(s): Francesco Esposito, Antonio Nardone, Evelina Fasano, Maria Triassi, Teresa Cirillo Potato crisps, corn-based extruded snacks and other savoury snacks are very popular products especially among younger generations. These products could be a potential source of acrylamide (AA), a toxic compound...
Thu, 08/17/2017 - 17:00
Publication date: October 2017 Food and Chemical Toxicology, Volume 108, Part A Author(s): Joseph H.Y. Galani, Nilesh J. Patel, Jayant G. Talati For directing scientists, consumers, industry and stakeholders on mitigation strategies, there is a need to understand the acrylamide-forming potential of important Indian foods. Flour obtained from total 16 varieties of 9 Indian cereals,...
Fri, 07/14/2017 - 11:53
Publication date: September 2017 Food and Chemical Toxicology, Volume 107, Part A Author(s): Maciej Woźny, Kazimierz Obremski, Tomasz Zalewski, Maren Mommens, Alicja Łakomiak, Paweł Brzuzan To investigate whether ZEN transfers from the alimentary tract of fish to the somatic cells of ovaries or the oocytes, mature females of rainbow trout were orally exposed to ZEN at a dose of 1...
Wed, 07/05/2017 - 11:38
Publication date: September 2017 Food and Chemical Toxicology, Volume 107, Part A Author(s): Nikolai L. Chepelev, Rémi Gagné, Timothy Maynor, Byron Kuo, Cheryl A. Hobbs, Leslie Recio, Carole L. Yauk Acrylamide (AA) exposure in 2-year cancer bioassays leads to thyroid, but not liver, adenomas and adenocarcinomas in rats. Hypothesized modes of action (MOAs) include genotoxicity/...
Tue, 06/27/2017 - 22:48
Publication date: September 2017 Food and Chemical Toxicology, Volume 107, Part A Author(s): Seyedeh Faezeh Taghizadeh, Gholamhossein Davarynejad, Javad Asili, Seyed Hossein Nemati, Ramin Rezaee, Marina Goumenou, Aristides M. Tsatsakis, Gholamreza Karimi Pistachio is an important horticultural product and Iran is considered as a main pistachio producing country. Assessment of...
Fri, 06/23/2017 - 03:33
Publication date: September 2017 Food and Chemical Toxicology, Volume 107, Part A Author(s): Miao Li, Ronette Gehring, Jim E. Riviere, Zhoumeng Lin Penicillin G is a widely used antimicrobial in food-producing animals, and one of the most predominant drug residues in animal-derived food products. Due to reduced sensitivity of bacteria to penicillin, extralabel use of penicillin G is...
Fri, 06/23/2017 - 03:33
Publication date: September 2017 Food and Chemical Toxicology, Volume 107, Part A Author(s): José L. Domingo Meat and meat products is one of the most relevant food groups in an important number of human diets. Recently, the IARC, based on results of a number of epidemiological studies, classified the consumptions of red meat and processed meat as “probably carcinogenic to humans” and as “...
Tue, 06/20/2017 - 03:31
Publication date: August 2017 Food and Chemical Toxicology, Volume 106, Part A Author(s): Birgit Mertens, M. Van Bossuyt, S. Fraselle, M.N. Blaude, T. Vanhaecke, V. Rogiers, L. Verschaeve, E. Van Hoeck Up till now, no harmonized EU regulation exists on chemicals used in coatings for food contact materials (FCM). Therefore, these substances need to comply with the general...
Fri, 06/16/2017 - 03:29
Publication date: August 2017 Food and Chemical Toxicology, Volume 106, Part A Author(s): Soisungwan Satarug, David A. Vesey, Glenda C. Gobe Cadmium (Cd) is an environmental toxicant with high rates of soil-to-plant transference. This makes exposure to Cd through the food-chain contamination a public health concern. Cd accumulates in kidneys, and the most frequently reported adverse...
Sat, 06/03/2017 - 17:01
Publication date: August 2017 Food and Chemical Toxicology, Volume 106, Part A Author(s): Ah Hyun Kim, Hye Jeong Chun, Seulah Lee, Hyung Sik Kim, Jaewon Lee Tetrabromobisphenol A (TBBPA) is a brominated flame retardant that is commonly used in commercial and household products, such as, computers, televisions, mobile phones, and electronic boards. TBBPA can accumulate in human body...
Thu, 06/01/2017 - 16:59
Publication date: August 2017 Food and Chemical Toxicology, Volume 106, Part A Author(s): Ali Heshmati, Tahereh Zohrevand, Amin Mousavi Khaneghah, Amir Sasan Mozaffari Nejad, Anderson S. Sant’Ana In this study, the contamination levels of aflatoxins (AFs) and ochratoxin A (OTA) in 88 collected samples from Iran's market including dried mulberry, date, fig, and apricot were evaluated...
Thu, 06/01/2017 - 16:59
Publication date: August 2017 Food and Chemical Toxicology, Volume 106, Part A Author(s): Stefanie C. Fleck, Mona I. Churchwell, Daniel R. Doerge Zearalenone (ZEN) is a well-studied mycotoxin whose potent estrogenic properties have been used by international regulatory bodies to set health-based guidance values for ZEN exposure in grain-based foods from changes in hormonally responsive...

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