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Fri, 07/19/2019 - 01:03
Available online 16 July 2019 Author(s): Shi Meng, Yuqing Tan, Sam Chang, Jiaxu Li, Soheila Maleki, Naveen PuppalaAbstractEnzymatic processing could reduce the allergenicity of peanut proteins while may lose the functional properties. Transglutaminase (TGase) is an enzyme for improving the functional properties of proteins/hydrolysates. No studies have been conducted on peanut hydrolysates that...
Fri, 07/19/2019 - 01:03
Available online 17 July 2019 Author(s): Sylwester Smoleń, Rafal Baranski, Iwona Ledwożyw-Smoleń, Łukasz Skoczylas, Włodzimierz SadyAbstractThe aim of a three-year study was to assess the effect of combined biofortification with I and Se in carrot. Four cultivars ('Askona' F1, 'Samba' F1, 'Kazan' F1 and 'White Satin') were grown in soil fertilized with KI (4 kg I·ha-1) and Na2SeO4 (0.25 kg Se·ha-...
Fri, 07/19/2019 - 01:03
Available online 17 July 2019 Author(s): Tânia Leal, Luís Abrunhosa, Lucília Domingues, Armando Venâncio, Carla OliveiraAbstractAnalytical chromatographic techniques for mycotoxins control are well established, but they often depend on costly immunoaffinity sample clean-up. Serum albumins, particularly that from bovine origin (BSA), have stable binding affinity towards some mycotoxins, and can be...
Wed, 07/17/2019 - 01:03
Available online 13 July 2019 Author(s): Tao Wei, Pingping Ren, Linli Huang, Zicheng Ouyang, Ziying Wang, Xiangfeng Kong, Tiejun Li, Yulong Yin, Yongning Wu, Qinghua HeAbstractMycotoxins are toxic metabolites produced by fungi or molds, which may cause serious harm to human health through polluted cereal foods. In order to measure the typical mycotoxin contaminations in wheat and corn, a surface...
Wed, 07/17/2019 - 01:03
Available online 13 July 2019 Author(s): Manshun Liu, Jing Wang, Xin Wang, Wenxin Zhu, Xiaolin Yao, Lihong Su, Jing Sun, Tianli Yue, Jianlong WangAbstractPatulin (PAT) contamination of apple juice leads to a serious food safety issue. Developing an excellent adsorbent to efficiently remove PAT is more desirable. Herein, a cost-effective and efficient adsorbent (GO-SH/diatomite) with abundant...
Wed, 07/17/2019 - 01:03
Available online 15 July 2019 Author(s): Manuela Panić, Veronika Gunjević, Giancarlo Cravotto, Ivana Radojčić RedovnikovićAbstractBioactive compounds should be extracted using alternative solvents and enabling technologies, in accordance with green extraction principles. The aim of this study is to develop an eco-friendly extraction method for grape-pomace anthocyanins on a larger scale. From a...
Wed, 07/17/2019 - 01:03
Available online 16 July 2019 Author(s): S.T. Narenderan, S.N. Meyyanathan, Veera Venkata Satyanarayana Reddy Karri, B. Babu, Pavankumar ChintamaneniAbstractAn effective, simple and sensitive analytical method has been developed employing liquid chromatography coupled with tandem mass spectrometry and validated for estimation of five organophosphate pesticides at trace levels in six fruits and...
Sat, 07/13/2019 - 01:03
Publication date: 30 November 2019 , Volume 299Author(s): Shuping Hu, Min Zhao, Qiqi Mao, Chengyan Fang, Dawei Chen, Pengcheng YanAbstractMatrix effects in complex tea matrices remains a great challenge to rapid quantitative analysis of multi-residue pesticides by analysis of mass spectrometry. Herein, a mixed-mode polymer cationic exchange based dispersive solid-phase extraction (DSPE) procedure...
Mon, 07/08/2019 - 01:04
Publication date: 30 November 2019 , Volume 299Author(s): Tülay Borahan, Tuğçe Unutkan, Nouha Bakaraki Turan, Fatma Turak, Sezgin BakırdereAbstractDetermination of lead at trace levels was achieved by slotted quartz tube-flame atomic absorption spectrometry (SQT-FAAS) after the preconcentration with deep eutectic solvent-based liquid phase microextraction (DES-LPME). A green solvent was used to...
Sat, 07/06/2019 - 01:07
Available online 4 July 2019 Author(s): Vijayakumar Bommuraj, Yaira Chen, Hagai Klein, Roy Sperling, Shimon Barel, Jakob A. ShimshoniAbstractBeehive products are considered sentinels for environmental pollutants. The presence of trace elements and pesticides in honey and beeswax may pose a health hazard to consumers. The study’s aim was to determine the profile of pesticides and trace elements in...
Fri, 07/05/2019 - 01:05
Available online 2 July 2019 Author(s): Xufeng Zhang, Jinping Cheng, Deming Han, Xinda Zhao, Xiaojia Chen, Yu LiuAbstractTraceability and authenticity is crucial to the food safety of scallop. The present study investigated the possibility of using stable isotope analysis to identify the origins and species of scallops (Patinopecten yessoensis, Chlamys farreri, and Argopecten irradians) in the...
Fri, 07/05/2019 - 01:05
Available online 3 July 2019 Author(s): Kiomars Sharafi, Ramin Nabizadeh Nodehi, Amir Hossein Mahvi, Meghdad Pirsaheb, Shahrokh Nazmara, Babak Mahmoudi, Masoud YunesianAbstractThe health risk assessment of exposure to toxic metals through the consumption food crops is very important. The present study was aimed to investigate the bioaccessibility of toxic metals (including arsenic, lead and...
Sun, 06/30/2019 - 01:07
Publication date: 15 November 2019 , Volume 298Author(s): Jie Li, Siying Lu, Jianxing Xiang, Xin Xu, Lijun Wei, Xianglei ChengAbstractA ultrasensitive chemiluminescence (CL) method for the determination of fluoroquinolones (FQs) in milk was proposed based on the enhancement effect of FQs on the CL reaction between cerium(IV) and methoxylated Cypridina luciferin analogs (MCLA). Prior to the CL...
Sun, 06/30/2019 - 01:07
Publication date: 15 November 2019 , Volume 298Author(s): Ondřej Zvěřina, Jan Kuta, Pavel Coufalík, Pavlína Kosečková, Josef KomárekAbstractA method for simultaneous determination of cadmium and iron in cereal flakes using high-resolution continuum source graphite furnace atomic absorption spectrometry is presented.Sample digest is introduced into the graphite furnace together with Pd/Mg(NO3)2...
Fri, 06/28/2019 - 01:07
Publication date: 15 November 2019 , Volume 298Author(s): Samia A. Kosa, Zoya ZaheerAbstractNatural red purple dye, Betanin, was extracted from the beetroot, purified by aqueous two- phase extraction and gel permeation column chromatography, and used as a reducing agent for the synthesis of silver-betanin core-shell triangular nanodisks for the first time. Spectroscopic data show that the...
Sun, 06/23/2019 - 01:07
Publication date: 15 November 2019 , Volume 298Author(s): Jinghua Wu, Lingwen Zeng, Nianlong Li, Chengshuai Liu, Junhua ChenAbstractA wash-free and label-free colorimetric biosensor for the amplified detection of aflatoxin B1 (AFB1) has been constructed by the integration of an ingenious hairpin DNA probe with exonuclease III (Exo III)-assisted signal amplification. The presence of the AFB1...
Sun, 06/23/2019 - 01:07
Publication date: 15 November 2019 , Volume 298Author(s): Hasim Munawar, Abeer H.M. Safaryan, Annalisa De Girolamo, Alvaro Garcia-Cruz, Pedro Marote, Kal Karim, Vincenzo Lippolis, Michelangelo Pascale, Sergey A. PiletskyAbstractFumonisin B1 (FB1) is a carcinogenic mycotoxin produced by Fusarium species contaminating maize. At present, fumonisin determination is performed using costly and...
Sun, 06/23/2019 - 01:07
Publication date: 15 November 2019 , Volume 298Author(s): Laura M. Melton, Michael J. Taylor, Emily E. FlynnAbstractA robust and sensitive method utilising a hybrid ion chromatography tandem mass spectrometry system (IC-MS/MS) for the simultaneous determination of nine (9) highly polar anionic pesticides (chlorate, ethephon, fosetyl aluminium, glufosinate, glyphosate, N-acetyl AMPA, N-acetyl...
Fri, 06/21/2019 - 01:06
Available online 19 June 2019 Author(s): María Carolina Talio, Vanesa Muñoz, Mariano Acosta, Liliana P. FernándezAbstractHeavy traces metals may be present in honey being their detection very important for the quality control and it also serves as an indicator of environmental pollution. A new methodology for lead traces determination has been developed based on the quenching effect of the metal...
Fri, 06/21/2019 - 01:06
Available online 19 June 2019 Author(s): Nho-Eul Song, Jun Young Lee, Ahmad Rois Mansur, Hae Won Jang, Min-Cheol Lim, Yunyeol Lee, Miyoung Yoo, Tae Gyu NamAbstractAn analytical method involving QuEChERS (quick, easy, cheap, effective, rugged, and safe) sample preparation, followed by LC-MS/MS and GC-MS/MS was developed and validated for the determination of 60 pesticides in eggs. Recoveries of 70...
Sun, 06/16/2019 - 01:12
Available online 14 June 2019 Author(s): Takashi Yarita, Shinsuke Inagaki, Ayano Miyamoto, Taichi Yamazaki, Migaku Kawaguchi, Hajime Uchida, Akiko Takatsu, Toshiyuki SuzukiAbstractA scallop midgut gland certified reference material, NMIJ CRM 7520-a, was developed for validation and quality assurance during the inspection of shellfish for diarrhetic shellfish toxins. The candidate material was...
Sun, 06/16/2019 - 01:12
Available online 15 June 2019 Author(s): Meng Wang, Muqi Sun, Yanyan Zhang, Yi Chen, Yanwen Wu, Jie OuyangAbstractThe effect of microwave irradiation-retrogradation (MIR) treatment on the physicochemical properties and in vitro digestibility of corn starch (A-type crystallinity), potato starch (B-type) and chestnut starch (C-type) were evaluated. After MIR treatment, the amount of resistant...
Fri, 06/14/2019 - 01:12
Available online 13 June 2019 Author(s): Sylwia Mildner-Szkudlarz, Maria Różańska, Paulina Piechowska, Agnieszka Waśkiewicz, Renata Zawirska-WojtasiakAbstractThe formation of toxic and potentially carcinogenic acrylamide, alongside volatile aroma compounds, was studied after polyphenols ((+)-catechin, quercetin, gallic, ferulic, caffeic acids) were added to model bread. The addition of as little...
Thu, 06/13/2019 - 01:17
Available online 12 June 2019 Author(s): Ornella M Ontañon, Silvina Ghio, Rubén Marrero Díaz de Villegas, Mercedes M Garrido, Paola M Talia, Csaba Fehér, Eleonora CamposAbstractGlycoside hydrolase family 8 (GH8) includes endoglucanases, lichenases, chitosanases and xylanases, which are essential for polysaccharides breakdown. In this work, we studied a thermally stable GH8 from the cellulose...
Wed, 06/12/2019 - 01:13
Available online 10 June 2019 Author(s): Moon-Jung Hwang, Se-Jin Kang, Hoe-Seong Kim, Kwang-Won LeeAbstractPolycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) are primarily produced during the incomplete combustion of organic matter. PAHs are suspected endocrine disruptors and possible carcinogenic materials. The major sources of human exposure to PAHs are inhaled fumes and food. The aim of this study was to...
Mon, 06/10/2019 - 01:13
Available online 8 June 2019 Author(s): Diana Angélica Varela-Martínez, Miguel Ángel González-Curbelo, Javier González-Sálamo, Javier Hernández-BorgesAbstractIn this work, three versions of the QuEChERS method (original, AOAC 2007.01 and CEN 15662) were evaluated for the extraction of 38 multiclass pesticides from a mixture of five dried fruits: (strawberry, blackberry, passion fruit, pineapple...
Mon, 06/10/2019 - 01:13
Available online 8 June 2019 Author(s): Abdelrahim Hussein Abdelazeem Hassan, José Francisco Bergua, Eden morales-Narváez, Arben MekoçiAbstractConsidering the health risks of E. coli O157:H7 presence in food and water, an affordable and highly sensitive detection method is crucial. Herein, we report the first use of a single antibody-based fluorescent lateral flow immunoassay (FLFIA) depending on...
Sat, 06/08/2019 - 01:13
Available online 22 May 2019 Author(s): Karla Aguilar, Alfonso Garvín, Alma Virginia Lara-Sagahón, Albert IbarzAbstractThis work studied the effect of multi-wavelength UV processing on the ascorbic acid content of aqueous solutions, at different pH values (3, 4, and 5). The source of radiation was a mid-pressure mercury lamp (460 W), emitting between 250 and 740 nm. The samples were treated for...
Sat, 06/08/2019 - 01:13
Available online 4 June 2019 Author(s): Suyan Qiu, Lijuan Yuan, Yihua Wei, Dawen Zhang, Qinglong Chen, Zhenyu Lin, Linguang LuoAbstractA novel signal-on portable sensing system has been developed for OTA detection using personal glucose meter (PGM) as signal transducer. In the study, we explore the potential of using a short dsDNA as template to trigger the “click” ligation of two DNA strands,...
Sat, 06/08/2019 - 01:13
Available online 7 June 2019 Author(s): Daniel B. Alcântara, Tatiana S. M. Fernandes, Hélio O. Nascimento, Amanda F. Lopes, Marília G. G. Menezes, Ari C. A. Lima, Tecia V. Carvalho, Patricia Grinberg, Maria Aparecida L. Milhome, André H. B. Oliveira, Helena Becker, Guilherme J. Zocolo, Ronaldo F. NascimentoAbstractThis manuscript is a bibliographic review about analyses of different classes of...
Thu, 06/06/2019 - 01:11
Publication date: 30 October 2019 , Volume 296Author(s): Li Zhao, Ting Zhou, Fangfang Yan, Xiaoling Zhu, Qun Lu, Rui LiuAbstractThe potential synergistic effects of Flavan-3-ols to inhibit the formation of acrylamide have attracted wide attention. This study aims to investigate the synergistic inhibitory effects of the B-type procyanidin and flavan-3-ols monomer on acrylamide production in food...
Thu, 06/06/2019 - 01:11
Publication date: 30 October 2019 , Volume 296Author(s): Simona Birtic, Sylvaine Régis, Carine Le Bourvellec, Catherine M.G.C. RenardAbstractLittle data are available on the impact of pomace pre-treatment, notably drying, on the nature and yield of polyphenols. Pomace from two apple varieties (‘Avrolles’ and ‘Kermerrien’), pressed with and without oxidation, were air-dried to different degrees....
Wed, 06/05/2019 - 01:12
Available online 3 June 2019 Author(s): Renata De O. Silva, Marília G.G. Menezes, Rubens C. Castro, Crisiana De A. Nobre, Maria A.L. Milhome, Ronaldo F. Do NascimentoAbstractThe intensive use of pesticides has led to the need to optimize analytical methodologies for the control of residues in food. The present study aims to compare the efficiency of different ion sources (Eletrospray Ionization-...
Sat, 06/01/2019 - 01:14
Available online 31 May 2019 Author(s): Elisane O. dos Santos, Julia O. Gonzales, Joana C. Ores, Liziane C. Marube, Sergiane S. Caldas, Eliana B. Furlong, Ednei G. PrimelAbstractSand was studied as a solid support in ultrasound-assisted matrix solid-phase dispersion (UA–MSPD) for the extraction of different pesticide classes, including organophosphates, carbamates, triazoles and pyrethroids from...
Fri, 05/31/2019 - 01:12
Available online 27 May 2019 Author(s): Dongjie Chen, Yanling Cheng, Peng Peng, Juer Liu, Yunpu Wang, Yiwei Ma, Erik Anderson, Chi Chen, Paul Chen, Roger RuanAbstractCronobacter sakazakii and Salmonella spp. are foodborne pathogens associated with low moisture foods. An intense pulsed light (IPL) system is being developed as an alternative novel method to pasteurize powdered food. The aim of the...
Fri, 05/31/2019 - 01:12
Available online 28 May 2019 Author(s): Xianfeng Ren, Qi Zhang, Wenhua Wu, Tingting Yan, Xiaoqian Tang, Wen Zhang, Li Yu, Peiwu LiAbstractAn anti-idiotypic nanobody-phage display-mediated immuno-polymerase chain reaction (PD-IPCR) method was developed for simultaneous quantitative detection of total aflatoxins and zearalenone in cereals. Two phages, displaying the variable domain of the heavy...
Fri, 05/31/2019 - 01:12
Publication date: 15 October 2019 , Volume 295Author(s): Cícero C. Pola, Allan R.F. Moraes, Eber A.A. Medeiros, Reinaldo F. Teófilo, Nilda F.F. Soares, Carmen L. GomesAbstractThe aim of this work was to develop and optimize a pH-responsive nanoparticle based on poly(D,L-lactide-co-glycolide) (PLGA) and chitosan (CHIT) for delivery of natural antimicrobial using trans-cinnamaldehyde (TCIN) as a...
Fri, 05/31/2019 - 01:12
Publication date: 15 October 2019 , Volume 295Author(s): Kangni Chen, Xiaoxue Yang, Zhan Huang, Shiliang Jia, Yuqi Zhang, Jing Shi, Hui Hong, Ligeng Feng, Yongkang LuoAbstractFish scales are usually discarded or used to produce fish meal, etc. In order to enhance their utility, we produced the gelatin hydrolysates from fish scales (FSGH) and they were heated with glucose, xylose, and ribose to...
Fri, 05/31/2019 - 01:12
Publication date: 15 October 2019 , Volume 295Author(s): Xiaodong Sun, Guozhong Lyu, Yushi Luan, Hong Yang, Zhihui ZhaoAbstractPenicillium glabrum GQ1-3 and Aspergillus oryzae HGPA20 isolated from home-made soybean pastes were separately inoculated into soybean paste subjected to brine fermentation for 90 days. The amino acid nitrogen contents of the two fermentation systems were detected every...
Sun, 05/26/2019 - 01:12
Publication date: 15 October 2019 , Volume 295Author(s): Maria Carla CraveroAbstractThis review collates the scientific literature regarding organic and biodynamic wines. It concerns techniques that allow organic or biodynamic wines to be distinguished from conventional products. Other aspects of the organic wines addressed include the antioxidant capacities and the content of compounds...
Thu, 05/23/2019 - 01:11
Available online 21 May 2019 Author(s): Xinying Gong, Mi Tang, Zhengjun Gong, Zhongping Qiu, Dongmei Wang, Meikun FanAbstractIn this work, we report a simple and rapid surface-enhanced Raman scattering (SERS) method for the screening of pesticide residues on fruit peels using a portable Raman spectrometer. Adhesive tapes were used as the sampling media; the effectiveness of different tape brands...
Thu, 05/23/2019 - 01:11
Available online 21 May 2019 Author(s): Liang Chen, Dimitra L. Capone, Emily L. Nicholson, David W. JefferyAbstractSauvignon blanc grape samples (n = 21) from across a single Geographical Indication of South Australia were analysed for thiol precursors and amino acids, and fermented in an identical laboratory-scale fermentation trial to investigate the intraregional pattern of varietal thiols in...
Thu, 05/23/2019 - 01:11
Publication date: 1 October 2019 , Volume 294Author(s): Amin Mousavi Khaneghah, Mohammad Hassan Kamani, Yadolah Fakhri, Carolina Fernanda Sengling Cebin Coppa, Carlos Augusto Fernandes de Oliveira, Anderson S. Sant'AnaAbstractThis study was aimed to evaluate the fate of D3G, 3-ADON, and 15-ADON during various processing steps (milling, fermentation, baking and cooking with water) of different...
Mon, 05/20/2019 - 01:11
Available online 16 May 2019 Author(s): Saeed S. AlbaseerAbstractControl of residual levels of synthetic pyrethroids in fresh fruits and vegetables as well as in foodstuff made of fresh agricultural produces is of utmost importance. Apart from the need to more control on application of pesticides by farmers, simple and effective postharvest practices by consumers and/or manufacturers usually...
Mon, 05/20/2019 - 01:11
Available online 16 May 2019 Author(s): Anibal Concha-meyer, Stephanie Grandon, Gloria Sepúlveda, Ricardo Diaz, José Antonio Yuri, Carolina TorresAbstractPesticide residues on foods are a global concern due to the impact on human health. Many countries have adopted regulations to establish Maximum Residue Levels (MRLs) to control use of pesticides. This study aimed to determine pesticide residues...
Mon, 05/20/2019 - 01:11
Available online 18 May 2019 Author(s): Xiaoxu Zhang, Menghua Li, Zhan Cheng, Liyan Ma, Longlian Zhao, Jingming LiAbstractThis study investigated discrimination and prediction of ochratoxin A (OTA) in three Aspergillus carbonarius strains cultured grape-based medium using E-nose technology and GC-MS analysis. Results showed that these strains cultured medium samples were divided into four groups...
Mon, 05/20/2019 - 01:11
Publication date: 1 October 2019 , Volume 294Author(s): Chong Wang, Yunting Xie, Huiyuan Wang, Yun Bai, Chen Dai, Chunbao Li, Xinglian Xu, Guanghong ZhouAbstractThe effect of various beer marinades on formation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in charcoal-grilled chicken wings (CWs) and the active ingredients in beer contributing to inhibition of PAH formation were studied. The 1,1-...
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...

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