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Sat, 05/18/2019 - 01:12
Publication date: 1 October 2019 , Volume 294Author(s): Erwei Wang, Yaqin Li, Bibole Lubamba Maguy, Zaixiang Lou, Hongxin Wang, Wanqing Zhao, Xiaohua ChenAbstractSeparation and enrichment of phenolic components from Citrus medica L. var. sarcodactylis were performed to improve the antibiofilm and antibacterial activity/efficiency of the fractions for the first time. Through separation of the...
Fri, 05/17/2019 - 01:12
Publication date: 1 October 2019 , Volume 294Author(s): Hongwei Zheng, Feng Han, Hong Lin, Limin Cao, Tushar Ramesh Pavase, Jianxin SuiAbstractDetection of pathogenic bacteria by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) is progressively emerging, although it is still hindered by a complex matrix, long-term bacterial enrichment and low bacterial abundance. Here, we report a novel material based on boronate...
Fri, 05/17/2019 - 01:12
Publication date: 1 October 2019 , Volume 294Author(s): Toshiaki Yoshioka, Yoshihiro Izumi, Yasushi Nagatomi, Yasuhisa Miyamoto, Koji Suzuki, Takeshi BambaAbstractAcrylamide (AA) analysis is an important topic in food safety. However, it is difficult to rapidly and accurately analyze low concentrations of AA with currently available methods. In the present study, we introduce a highly sensitive...
Thu, 05/16/2019 - 01:07
Publication date: 1 October 2019 , Volume 294Author(s): Celestina Mascolo, Marina Ceruso, Paolo Sordino, Giuseppe Palma, Aniello Anastasio, Tiziana PepeAbstractSparid fish species have different commercial values related to their organoleptic features. Mitochondrial (mt) DNA provides a potential tool to distinguish species, but the enrichment of high-quality mtDNA from total genomic DNA is...
Sun, 05/12/2019 - 01:13
Publication date: 1 October 2019 , Volume 294Author(s): Jian Zhou, Xiao-Hong Chen, Sheng-Dong Pan, Jun-Lin Wang, Yi-Bin Zheng, Jiao-Jiao Xu, Yong-Gang Zhao, Zeng-Xuan Cai, Mi-Cong JinAbstractAn effective method has been developed for the simultaneous determination of four bisphenols (bisphenol A, S, F and B) in various foodstuffs. The contaminants were extracted by QuEChERS-based strategy and...
Sun, 05/12/2019 - 01:13
Publication date: 1 October 2019 , Volume 294Author(s): Bin Wang, Jiushang Zheng, Ailing Ding, Liqun Xu, Jiuncun Chen, Chang Ming LiAbstractA novel aptasensor, based on a perylene probe (PAPDI; N,N′-bis(propylenetrimethylammonium)-3,4,9,10-perylenediimide), was developed for the detection of aflatoxin B1 (AFB1) in maize samples. AuNPs/DNA composites were synthesized and integrated with aptamers-...
Sun, 05/12/2019 - 01:13
Publication date: 1 October 2019 , Volume 294Author(s): Fei Xu, Feng Liu, Chaozhan Wang, Yinmao WeiAbstractMagnetic solid-phase extraction (MSPE), using a new reversed-phase/weak anion exchange mix-mode mesoporous magnetic SiO2 adsorbent, was assessed as an approach for reducing matrix effects in the analysis of six lipophilic marine biotoxins in shellfish using ultrahigh-performance liquid...
Mon, 05/06/2019 - 01:18
Available online 3 May 2019 Author(s): Jesús M. González-Jartín, Lisandra de Castro Alves, Amparo Alfonso, Y. Piñeiro, Susana Yáñez Vilar, Manuel González Gomez, Zulema Vargas Osorio, María J. Sainz, Mercedes R. Vieytes, J. Rivas, Luis M. BotanaAbstractMycotoxins are toxic compounds that can be present in feed, food and beverages. In this work, 25 magnetic nanostructured materials were developed...
Sat, 05/04/2019 - 01:17
Available online 2 May 2019 Author(s): Cong Lv, Jing Jin, Ping Wang, Xiaofeng Dai, Yang Liu, Mumin Zheng, Fuguo XingAbstractWater activity (aw) and temperature are two pivotal environmental factors affecting Aspergillus flavus growth and aflatoxin production. Here, we found that AFB1 production on polished rice can occur over a wider range of temperature × aw levels than that on paddies. For...
Sat, 05/04/2019 - 01:17
Available online 2 May 2019 Author(s): Yating Zhang, Chuanfen Pu, Wenting Tang, Shiqing Wang, Qingjie SunAbstractGallic acid liposomes (GA-LIP) and gallic acid liposomes decorated with lactoferrin (LF-GA-LIP) were fabricated, and their physiochemical, in vitro digestion and antibacterial activity were analysed . The average particle size of LF-GA-LIP was larger than that of GA-LIP, and the former...
Fri, 05/03/2019 - 01:11
Available online 30 April 2019 Author(s): Yalan Hu, Dongxiao Sun-Waterhouse, Lei Liu, Weiwei He, Mouming Zhao, Guowan SuAbstractThis research investigated the effects of commonly practiced thermal treatments (simulated pasteurization, retort sterilization and UHT sterilization) on peanut protein isolate (PPI)-glucose solution. Results showed that thermal treatment on PPI-glucose solution from...
Fri, 05/03/2019 - 01:11
Available online 2 May 2019 Author(s): Hossein Mohammadzadeh-Aghdash, Nader Akbari, Karim Esazadeh, Jafar Ezzati Nazhad DolatabadiAbstractSynthetic food preservatives like sodium acetate (SA), sodium benzoate (SB), potassium sorbate (PS) and Butyl paraben (BP) have been widely used in food and pharmacy industries. One of the toxicological aspects of food additives is evaluation of their...
Mon, 04/29/2019 - 01:11
Available online 27 April 2019 Author(s): Manal Bitar, Céline Lafarge, Nicolas Sok, Philippe Cayot, Elias bou-MarounAbstractIprodione is a fungicide widely used in viticulture in most agricultural countries. It was banned recently in the European community because of its carcinogenic and endocrine disrupting characters. In this work, a cheap analytical method able to monitor iprodione in a white...
Sat, 04/27/2019 - 01:14
Available online 24 April 2019 Author(s): Wei Liu, Pengguang Zhao, Chaosheng Wu, Changhong Liu, Jianbo Yang, Lei ZhengAbstractSoybean oil is often contaminated by aflatoxin B1 (AFB1) which is regarded as a class Ⅰ carcinogen. The feasibility of rapid determination of AFB1 in soybean oil with terahertz spectroscopy was examined. t-SNE, as the pre-treatment method was used to get the best features...
Sat, 04/27/2019 - 01:14
Available online 24 April 2019 Author(s): Ellen De Paepe, Jella Wauters, Mik Van Der Borght, Johan Claes, Steve Huysman, Siska Croubels, Lynn VanhaeckeAbstractA generic extraction and UHPLC-Q-OrbitrapTM-HRMS method was developed for four insect species (mealworm, grasshopper, house cricket and black soldier fly) analyzing a large spectrum of organic chemical contaminants, including pesticides (n=...
Sat, 04/27/2019 - 01:14
Available online 25 April 2019 Author(s): Xi Chen, Mengshi Lin, Lin Sun, Taotao Xu, Keqiang Lai, Meizhen Huang, Hetong LinAbstractThe contamination of pesticide residues in Oolong tea has raised much concern in recent years. The objective of this study was to synthesize gold nanoparticles (AuNPs) and develop surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy (SERS) methods for detection and quantification of...
Sat, 04/27/2019 - 01:14
Available online 25 April 2019 Author(s): Jonatan V. Dias, Maria da Graça P. Nunes, Ionara R. Pizzutti, Bárbara Reichert, Aliar A. Jung, Carmem D. CardosoAbstractA simple and rapid method for simultaneous determination of pesticides and mycotoxins in red wine is presented. Sample preparation approach, called direct injection, consists of a sequence of only three steps: centrifugation, dilution...
Sat, 04/27/2019 - 01:14
Available online 26 April 2019 Author(s): Shouxue Li, Xia Fan, Jiaqi Mei, Guanghui Shen, Lujia Han, Yang Li, Xian Liu, Zengling YangAbstractNear-infrared microscopy (NIRM) technology can analyze different components within a sample while also obtaining spatial information about the sample. No rapid detection methods are available for effectively identifying antibiotic mycelia residues (AMRs) in...
Sun, 04/14/2019 - 01:12
Available online 11 April 2019 Author(s): Thiago Gomes Cordeiro, Mauro Sergio Ferreira Santos, Ivano Gebhardt Rolf Gutz, Carlos D. GarciaAbstractThe determination of ethanol is one of the most important parameters in the fermentation industry, influencing not only the production yield and the quality of the product, but also its commercial value. In addition to the traditional approach based on...
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Available online 12 April 2019 Author(s): Lijun Luo, Shuai Ma, Libo Li, Xiaohong Liu, Jiayi Zhang, Xia Li, Dong Liu, Tianyan YouAbstractAccurate and early diagnosis of mycotoxin is particularly significant to the food and agricultural product safety. In the present work, a sensitive and effective monitoring method for zearalenone (ZEN) was exploited based on a novel self-enhanced...
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Available online 12 April 2019 Author(s): Dandan Zhou, Ye Sun, Mengyu Li, Tong Zhu, Kang TuAbstractHot air (HA) treatment and ultraviolet C (UV-C) irradiation have been demonstrated to control chilling injury in peaches. However, little is known about the effects of HA and UV-C treatments on volatiles changes in peach fruit during cold storage. In this study, peaches were treated with HA at 40 °C...
Fri, 04/12/2019 - 01:14
Available online 10 April 2019 Author(s): Chee Wei Lim, Kit Yee Lai, Ho Wei Ting, Sheot Harn ChanAbstractThe current food safety concern for food integrity demands the availability of an accurate, easy and reliable analytical tool for assay development of nisin A in cheese. To address this, we report the application of isotopically labelled peptide sequence MSTKDFNLDLVSVSKKDSGASP(R) (without...
Wed, 04/10/2019 - 01:12
Available online 8 April 2019 Author(s): Xi Wu, Xinxin Zhang, Yanqiang Yang, Yurong Liu, Xiaoni ChenAbstractA novel and sensitive deep eutectic solvent-based matrix solid phase dispersion (DES-MSPD) method for the determination of aflatoxins (AFB1, AFB2, AFG1, AFG2) in various crops was established using high-performance liquid chromatography with fluorescence detection (HPLC-FLD). The DES-MSPD...
Wed, 04/10/2019 - 01:12
Available online 8 April 2019 Author(s): Jing wan, Shaobin Zhong, Paul Schwarz, Bingcan Chen, Jiajia RaoAbstractThe influence of homogenization conditions on selected essential oil (thyme, lemongrass, cinnamon, peppermint, and clove)-in-water nanoemulsion formation and stability was investigated. Physically stable essential oil nanoemulsions could be fabricated by a microfludizer under optimized...
Sun, 04/07/2019 - 01:14
Publication date: 1 September 2019 , Volume 291Author(s): Wan-Ning Lee, Ching-Hua Huang, Guangxuan ZhuAbstractThe formation of toxic disinfection by-products (DBPs) is among the main concerns in the use of chlorine sanitizers for washing fresh and fresh-cut produce to minimize microbial cross-contamination. Even so, robust analytical methods for measuring various DBPs in produce have been lacking...
Sat, 04/06/2019 - 01:12
Publication date: 30 August 2019 , Volume 290Author(s): Jia Shi, Xin-Huai ZhaoAbstractWhether caseinate oligochitosan-glycation of the transglutaminase-type followed by trypsin digestion could lead to better protection against the acrylamide-induced cell barrier damage was investigated. Compared with caseinate digest, glycated caseinate digest had similar amount of Lys and Arg but lower –NH2 (0....
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Publication date: 30 August 2019 , Volume 290Author(s): Sandra Leonardo, Sotiris Kiparissis, Maria Rambla-Alegre, Sergi Almarza, Ana Roque, Karl B. Andree, Aris Christidis, Cintia Flores, Josep Caixach, Katrina Campbell, Christopher T. Elliott, Katerina Aligizaki, Jorge Diogène, Mònica CampàsAbstractTwo small Lagocephalus sceleratus juveniles were captured in picarel targeting catches from North...
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Publication date: 30 August 2019 , Volume 290Author(s): Dongjie Chen, Peng Peng, Nan Zhou, Yanling Cheng, Min Min, Yiwei Ma, Qingqing Mao, Paul Chen, Chi Chen, Roger RuanAbstractCronobacter sakazakii can cause life-threatening infections in neonates. Exposure to contaminated powdered food, especially milk powder, is a major route for C. sakazakii infection. Cold atmospheric plasma (CAP) is well...
Wed, 04/03/2019 - 01:13
Publication date: 30 August 2019 , Volume 290Author(s): L. Rubio, S. Sanllorente, L.A. Sarabia, M.C. OrtizAbstractThe determination of cochineal (E-120) in strawberry jam was carried out in the presence of carmoisine (E-122) using the four-way PARAFAC decomposition and excitation-emission fluorescence matrices. In the measured conditions, there was no fluorescence signal for carmoisine due to a...
Thu, 03/28/2019 - 01:13
Available online 25 March 2019 Author(s): Shao Hua Lu, Sha Sha Li, Bo Yin, Jia Ying Mi, Hong Lin ZhaiAbstractDiverse interferences often affect the determination of pesticide residues in various kinds of food, and complex pretreatments are necessary. An effective approach for the simultaneous quantitative analysis of multi-target components in different substrates was proposed, and applied to the...
Thu, 03/28/2019 - 01:13
Available online 25 March 2019 Author(s): Wageh Sobhy Darwish, Hitoshi Chiba, Waleed Rizk El-Ghareeb, Abdelazim Elsayed Elhelaly, Shu-Ping HuiAbstractThis study was undertaken to estimate the concentrations of the formed polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in heat-treated (boiled, pan-fried and grilled) meats collected from Egypt. Dietary intakes and cancer risks of PAHs among Egyptian adults...
Thu, 03/28/2019 - 01:13
Available online 26 March 2019 Author(s): Rongrong Wang, Yu Mao, Hao Qu, Wei Chen, Aijin Ma, Lei ZhengAbstractDue to the potential toxicity of sulfite as widely used food additive, there is urgent need for the development of low-cost, rapid and convenient sensors for sulfite detection. Toward this end, highly sensitive and selective sulfite sensors based on solution gated graphene transistors (...
Thu, 03/28/2019 - 01:13
Publication date: 15 August 2019 , Volume 289Author(s): Deyun He, Zhengzong Wu, Bo Cui, Enbo Xu, Zhengyu JinAbstractCampylobacter jejuni (C. jejuni) is considered one of the most common cause of human gastroenteritis. Aiming to detect C. jejuni in food products rapidly and sensitively, a dual mode lateral flow assay, based on the peroxidase mimicking and surface enhanced Raman scattering (SERS)...
Thu, 03/28/2019 - 01:13
Publication date: 30 August 2019 , Volume 290Author(s): Orkun Alp, Gokce TosunAbstractA rapid on-line non-chromatographic hydride generation atomic fluorescence spectrometry is described and determination of inorganic arsenic (iAs (III) and iAs (V)) species is achieved within a single run. Thioglycolic acid (TGA) was used for on-line pre-reduction of iAs (V) and quantification of arsenic species...
Thu, 03/21/2019 - 01:18
Publication date: 15 August 2019 , Volume 289Author(s): Sylvain Merel, Jorge Regueiro, Marc H.G. Berntssen, Rita Hannisdal, Robin Ørnsrud, Noelia NegreiraAbstractEthoxyquin (EQ) is an additive present in fish feed and its fate in fish should be carefully characterized due to food safety concerns regarding this compound. Therefore, the objective of this work was to identify the transformation...
Wed, 03/20/2019 - 01:12
Available online 18 March 2019 Author(s): Qifang Wu, Huirong XuAbstractTo explore the effect of signal acquisition way on screening ability, the multiplexing fiber optic laser induced fluorescence spectroscopy (LIFS) system with one-, two- and three-probe, were employed respectively to detect artificially aflatoxin B1 (AFB1, 5, 10, 20, 30, and 50 ppb) contaminated 300 pistachio kernels in this...
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Available online 18 March 2019 Author(s): Seyedeh-Maryam Hasheminya, Reza Rezaei Mokarram, Babak Ghanbarzadeh, Hamed Hamishekar, Hossein Samadi Kafil, Jalal DehghannyaAbstractKefiran-carboxymethyl cellulose biocomposite films incorporated with Satureja Khuzestanica essential oil were developed and characterized. Results indicated that increase in the concentration of the essential oil increased...
Sun, 03/17/2019 - 01:12
Available online 12 March 2019 Author(s): Laurianne Paravisini, Devin G. PetersonAbstractThe role of Reactive Carbonyl Species (RCS) derived from the Maillard reaction and ascorbic acid degradation on brown color formation was investigated in orange juice during storage. Eight RCS were monitored in aseptic juice over an 8-week period under refrigerated (4 °C) and accelerated conditions (35 °C)....
Sun, 03/17/2019 - 01:12
Available online 15 March 2019 Author(s): Wenli Wang, Long Zhang, Zhengquan Wang, Xichang Wang, Yuan LiuAbstractTakifugu obscurus is famous for its delicious taste. In this study, three peptide fractions from Takifugu obscurus muscle hydrolysates were used to evaluate and compare physicochemical and sensory characteristics after Maillard reaction. Maillard reaction products (MRPs) were analyzed...
Thu, 03/14/2019 - 01:13
Available online 12 March 2019 Author(s): Heshmatollah Ebrahimi-Najafabadi, Ardalan Pasdaran, Rasoul Rezaei Bezenjani, Elahe BozorgzadehAbstractA straightforward and efficient method was developed by ultrasound assisted emulsification microextraction (USAEME) combined with inductively coupled plasma optical emission spectroscopy (ICP/OES) to trace some toxic heavy metal ions in eight select...
Thu, 03/14/2019 - 01:13
Available online 12 March 2019 Author(s): S.T. Narenderan, S.N. Meyyanathan, Veera Venkata Satyanarayana Reddy KarriAbstractThe sample extraction process is considered as the essential step in the pesticide residue analysis, as it provides the base for the detection of the pesticides in trace level. Various factors need to be optimized during the extraction of pesticides due to the complexity of...
Wed, 03/13/2019 - 01:13
Available online 12 March 2019 Author(s): Nina Nouri, Hassan SereshtiAbstractA fast method based on in-syringe solid phase extraction combined with dispersive liquid-liquid microextraction was developed for extraction of aflatoxins prior to HPLC-FD. Electrospun polyurethane nanofibers doped with graphene oxide were collected on a thin metal net sheet without using a binder, placed into a filter...
Mon, 03/11/2019 - 01:11
Available online 9 March 2019 Author(s): Zhaoming Wang, Zhifei He, A.M. Emara, Xiao Gan, Hongjun LiAbstractThe effects of malondialdehyde (MDA) as a byproduct of lipid oxidation on myoglobin and myofibrillar proteins (MP) oxidations in muscle homogenates containing components native to rabbit muscle were investigated. For myoglobin, MDA could lead to increase in metmyoglobin percentage. For MP,...
Fri, 03/08/2019 - 01:14
Available online 26 February 2019 Author(s): Mohammad Negarian, Arash Mohammadinejad, Seyed Ahmad MohajeriAbstractIn this study, core-shell lincomycin-imprinted polymers were successfully synthesized and their binding properties evaluated. The functional monomers of methacrylamide and acrylamide were used for synthesis of core and shell, respectively. The optimum synthesized core-shell...
Fri, 03/08/2019 - 01:14
Available online 6 March 2019 Author(s): Chunhua Wu, Yang Zhu, Tiantian Wu, Lin Wang, Yi Yuan, Jicheng Chen, Yaqin Hu, Jie PangAbstractCurcumin loaded mesoporous silica nanoparticle (SBA-15) was incorporated into chitosan (CS) film to improve the functional properties of pure CS film. Curcumin was loaded into SBA-15 (SBA-15-Cur) through a rotavapor method. The structural properties of SBA-15-Cur...
Fri, 03/08/2019 - 01:14
Available online 6 March 2019 Author(s): Eric Ceballos-Alcantarilla, Consuelo Agulló, Antonio Abad-Somovilla, Antonio Abad-Fuentes, Josep V. MercaderAbstractMonoclonal antibody-based techniques have become a useful analytical technology in the agro-food sector. Nowadays, residues of the recently registered fungicide fluopyram are increasingly being found in quality control programs. In the...
Fri, 03/08/2019 - 01:14
Publication date: 1 August 2019 , Volume 288Author(s): José L. Hidalgo-Ruiz, Roberto Romero-González, José Luis Martínez Vidal, Antonia Garrido FrenichAbstractAn analytical method based on a QuEChERS procedure (quick, easy, cheap, effective, rugged and safe) has been developed for the determination of mycotoxins (α-zearalenol and zearalenone, and aflatoxins B1, B2, G1 and G2) in edible oils. The...
Thu, 03/07/2019 - 01:14
Publication date: 30 July 2019 , Volume 287Author(s): Branislav Šojić, Branimir Pavlić, Vladimir Tomović, Predrag Ikonić, Zoran Zeković, Sunčica Kocić-Tanackov, Saša Đurović, Snežana Škaljac, Marija Jokanović, Maja IvićAbstractThe effect of winter savory (Satureja montana L.) essential oil (SEO) and supercritical extracts (SE1; SE2) at concentrations of 0.075 and 0.150 µL/g on pH, lipid oxidation...
Thu, 03/07/2019 - 01:14
Publication date: 30 July 2019 , Volume 287Author(s): Qingyang Wang, Wai Fun Leong, Ryan J. Elias, Rohan V. TikekarAbstractA novel light-enhanced antimicrobial treatment was developed by exposing gallic acid (GA) to UV-C light. GA (15 mM) solution was exposed to UV-C for 30 min and subsequently incubated with E. coli O157:H7 for 30 min to achieve a 3.2 ± 0.2 log CFU/mL reduction. The...
Thu, 03/07/2019 - 01:14
Publication date: 30 July 2019 , Volume 287Author(s): Nan Wang, Chunfeng Duan, Xuhui Geng, Shenghong Li, Kun Ding, Yafeng GuanAbstractA rapid dispersive liquid-liquid micro-extraction (DLLME) with in-situ derivatization method for extraction and purification of aflatoxins (AFs) in vegetable oils was developed and evaluated. Oil extract, dichloromethane and trifluoroacetic acid were mixed and...

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