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Thu, 12/13/2018 - 01:11
Available online 12 December 2018 Author(s): Adejumoke Abosede Inyinbor, Olugbenga Solomon Bello, Abimbola Peter Oluyori, Henry Eromosele Inyinbor, ayomide Emmanuel FadijiAbstractThe serious water scarcity experienced across the globe and the desire for sufficient food production all year round to combat hunger, poverty and malnutrition necessitate the need for wastewater reuse in irrigation....
Thu, 12/13/2018 - 01:11
Available online 12 December 2018 Author(s): Elizabeth A. Kearns, Ryann E. Gustafson, Sonia M. Castillo, Hamoud Alnughaymishi, Daniel V. Lim, Elliot T. RyserAbstractIn pilot-scale testing, dead-end ultrafiltration concentration (DEUF-C) sampling increased detection of pathogens in lettuce wash water. This study investigated DEUF-C performance when scaled up to commercial processing levels. Two...
Thu, 12/13/2018 - 01:11
Available online 11 December 2018 Author(s): Eun Ji Choi, Hae Woong Park, Sung Bong Kim, Seungmin Ryu, Junghyun Lim, Eun Jeung Hong, Yong Seong Byeon, Ho Hyun ChunAbstractImproving the microbiological quality of salted Chinese cabbage, used in kimchi, an important part of the Asian culinary scene, is critical for minimising exposure to foodborne pathogens. This study evaluated the effects of a...
Tue, 12/11/2018 - 01:10
Available online 10 December 2018 Author(s): Saskia M. van Ruth, Isabelle C.J. Silvis, Martin Alewijn, Ningjing Liu, Marc Jansen, Pieternel A. LuningAbstractQuality nutmeg is characterized by a delicate aroma. Next to quality nutmeg, other – lower - grades exist on the market, such as extracted material (spent) or ground shell or dried fruit pulp. Strong fluctuations in the price of nutmeg lead...
Sun, 12/09/2018 - 01:10
Available online 7 December 2018 Author(s): Grégoire Delaporte, Mathieu Cladière, Valérie CamelAbstractThis study aims at assessing the capability of comparing and combining different instrumental platforms in an untargeted approach with a view of detecting chemical contaminants in food matrices at low levels. A strategy based on liquid chromatography-high resolution mass spectrometry (LC-HRMS)...
Sat, 12/08/2018 - 01:11
Available online 7 December 2018 Author(s): Qian Wang, Lu Li, Wu Ding, Dequan Zhang, Jiayi Wang, Kevin Reed, Boce ZhangAbstractBattling meat adulteration is essential in preserving both public health and a fair market. This study depicts a method of reducing adulteration in meats, in which Electronic-nose (E-nose) and gas chromatography-mass spectrometer (GC-MS) were applied to identify...
Sat, 12/08/2018 - 01:11
Available online 6 December 2018 Author(s): Faizan Ali, Kimberly J. Harris, Kisang RyuAbstractThis study reports an investigation of the determinants of the likelihood consumers will revisit a restaurant that has had a foodborne illness outbreak, including the moderating effects of restaurant type and consumer dining frequency. A scenario-based survey was distributed via Amazon’s Mechanical Turk...
Fri, 12/07/2018 - 01:10
Available online 6 December 2018 Author(s): Ainara López-Maestresalas, Kizkitza Insausti, Carmen Jaren, Claudia Pérez-Roncal, Olaia Urrutia, Mari Jose Beriain, Silvia Arazuri
Fri, 12/07/2018 - 01:10
Available online 5 December 2018 Author(s): Beilei Fan, Jianping Qian, Xiaoming Wu, Xiaowei Du, Wenyong Li, Zengtao Ji, Xiaoping XinAbstractRadio frequency identification (RFID) and quick response (QR) codes are an effective way to identify traceable resource units (TRUs) and are widely applied in traceability systems. TRU transformation is common for things such as beef segmentation and wheat-...
Fri, 12/07/2018 - 01:10
Available online 4 December 2018 Author(s): Shengjun Bu, Kuiyu Wang, Chuanjing Ju, Chengyu Wang, Zhongyi Li, Zhuo Hao, Shenming Hao, Jiayu WanAbstractThe extended application of low cost disposable infusion extension lines, used primarily in the medical field, is limited. In this study, a facile signal readout method was developed for point-of-care (POC) detection of foodborne pathogenic bacteria...
Sun, 12/02/2018 - 01:03
Available online 1 December 2018 Author(s): Fatma Nur Arslan, Gönül Akin, Şükriye Nihan Karuk Elmas, İbrahim Yilmaz, Hans-Gerd Janssen, Adnan KenarAbstractHere we report the comparison of ATR-FTIR and synchronous fluorescence (SyF) spectroscopy combined with multivariate data analysis to detect the authenticity of cold pressed black cumin seed oil (BCSO) and quantify adulterant levels of soybean...
Sun, 12/02/2018 - 01:03
Available online 30 November 2018 Author(s): Inês Pádua, André Moreira, Pedro Moreira, Filipa Melo de Vasconcelo, Renata BarrosAbstractIntroductionFood allergy is a public health concern and the information on food allergens incidents, including data provided by RASFF (Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed) portal, is crucial for risk management.AimOur aim is to analyse the data in RASFF portal to...
Sun, 12/02/2018 - 01:03
Available online 30 November 2018 Author(s): Jie Xu, Juming Tang, Yuqiao Jin, Jinxia Song, Ren Yang, Shyam S. Sablani, Mei-Jun ZhuAbstractSalmonella in low-moisture foods has enhanced thermal tolerance and is difficult to control. The objective of this research was to study relationship between thermal tolerance of Salmonella Enteritidis PT30 and water activity (aw) of food matrices measured at...
Sun, 12/02/2018 - 01:03
Available online 30 November 2018 Author(s): Yingshan Chen, Qiyi He, Ding Shen, Zhengyun Jiang, Sergei A. Eremin, Suqing ZhaoAbstractTo develop a sensitive fluorescence polarization immunoassay (FPIA) for detecting Diisobutyl phthalate (DIBP) in Yoghurt. Five tracers with different lengths of bridge between the hapten molecule and fluorescein isothiocyanate (FITC), fluoresceinthiocarbamyl...
Sun, 12/02/2018 - 01:03
Available online 29 November 2018 Author(s): Laura Castro-Sobrino, Noelia Briz-Cid, María Figueiredo-González, Thais Sieiro-Sampedro, Carmen González-Barreiro, Beatriz Cancho-Grande, Raquel Rial-Otero, Jesús Simal-GándaraAbstractThe influence of mepanipyrim (Mep) and tetraconazole (Tetra) and their formulations (Mep-Form and Tetra-Form) on the chromatic characteristics of Mencía wines was...
Sun, 12/02/2018 - 01:03
Available online 28 November 2018 Author(s): Xiaofu Wang, Ting Tang, Qingmei Miao, Shilong Xie, Xiaoyun Chen, Jun Tang, Cheng Peng, Xiaoli Xu, Wei Wei, Zhaotong You, Junfeng XuAbstractTo assess the effects of food processing on the detection and quantification of transgenic rice TT51-1 in processed food by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) technology, we monitored the presence of TT51-1 components...
Thu, 11/29/2018 - 01:11
Available online 27 November 2018 Author(s): F.E.N.G. Huanhuan, C.H.E.N. Jing, Z.H.O.U. Wei, Vilai Rungsardthong, Z.H.A.N.G. XiaoshuanAbstractShellfish have limited shelf life due to quality fluctuation caused by biochemical, microbiological or physical changes under real cold chain conditions. The objective of this study was to integrate Wireless Sensors Network (WSN) monitoring system and...
Wed, 11/28/2018 - 01:10
Available online 27 November 2018 Author(s): Junli Feng, Qing Shen, Jiajia Wu, Zhiyuan Dai, Yi WangAbstractShigella flexneri is one of the major food-borne pathogens in China. Herein, we reported the development of a colorimetric aptasensor based on aptamer and gold nanoparticles (AuNPs) for detection of Sh. flexneri. Aptamer with high binding affinity to Sh. flexneri was firstly immobilized on...
Wed, 11/28/2018 - 01:10
Available online 27 November 2018 Author(s): Oluwaseun T. Ojuri, Chibundu N. Ezekiel, Mari K. Eskola, Bojan Šarkanj, Akinola D. Babalola, Michael Sulyok, Jana Hajšlová, Christopher T. Elliott, Rudolf KrskaAbstractThis study compared mycotoxin levels in 53 household-formulated and 84 industrially-processed complementary foods, assessed co-exposure patterns from consumption of the contaminated...
Mon, 11/26/2018 - 01:08
Available online 24 November 2018 Author(s): Qixian Zhang, Lu Jin, Feng Zhang, Kai Yao, Yao Ren, Jiaqi Zhang, Qisheng Zhang, Qiang He, Yuping Wan, Yuanlong ChiAbstractA gas chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry coupled to QuEchERS extraction method was developed for the determination of 7 volatile N-nitrosamines (VNAs) in Chinese Sichuan salted vegetables, and the method detection limit (MDL),...
Sun, 11/25/2018 - 01:11
Available online 24 November 2018 Author(s): Maria Marcela Martinez Miranda, Milton Rosero Moreano, Gonzalo Taborda OcampoAbstractThe purpose of this study was to assess the risk of aflatoxins due to arepa, bread and rice consumption among the adult population of the Department of Caldas, Colombia. A high-performance liquid chromatography method with fluorescence detection (HPLC-FD) was validated...
Sat, 11/24/2018 - 01:06
Available online 23 November 2018 Author(s): Ilija Djekic, Nickolas G. Kavallieratos, Christos G. Athanassiou, Danijela Jankovic, Erifili P. Nika, Andreja RajkovicAbstract:This study was performed with the aim to investigate and compare the level of pest control knowledge among food handlers in Serbia and Greece and to assess pest control practices in food establishments in the two countries....
Fri, 11/23/2018 - 01:10
Available online 22 November 2018 Author(s): Yucheng Zou, Cheng Zhang, Xingrong Ju, Zhigao Wang, Ying Wu, Jian Yuan, Wenye Chen, Rong HeAbstractRice bran, a resource-rich and nutritionally valuable by-product of rice milling, was contaminated seriously by cadmium in many parts of the world. An efficient and economical method to reduce Cd from Cd-contaminated rice bran, citric acid treatment, was...
Fri, 11/23/2018 - 01:10
Available online 21 November 2018 Author(s): Rui Liu, Xiudan Wang, Xuejiao Wang, Yanjing Shi, Chao Shi, Wei Wang, Cuiping MaAbstractAs meat adulteration issue is becoming increasingly prominent worldwide, it is crucial to realize on-site detection with simple equipment. Conventional nucleic acid amplification methods are reliable but the requirement of complex equipment, skilled technicians and...
Thu, 11/22/2018 - 01:10
Available online 20 November 2018 Author(s): Jennifer Washabaugh, Olawale Olaniyan, Arss Secka, Momodou Jeng, Robin BernsteinAbstractRaw milk is a common component of agropastoralist diet in The Gambia. Characterization of raw milk consumption and handling practices in the country is limited, as is knowledge of bacterial contamination of raw milk sold by herdsmen or at informal markets, which may...
Wed, 11/21/2018 - 01:12
Available online 20 November 2018 Author(s): Zi-Chao Wang, Yuzhen Yan, Zhongxiang Fang, Tanzeela Nisar, Lijun Sun, Yurong Guo, Ning Xia, Huichun Wang, De-Wei ChenAbstractNitric oxide (NO) and nitrogen (N2) (0.4/99.6, v/v) were flushed in a modified atmosphere packaging (NO-MAP) to preserve tilapia fillets at 4 °C. Compared with vacuum packaged (VAP) samples, NO-MAP samples had higher redness...
Wed, 11/21/2018 - 01:12
Available online 19 November 2018 Author(s): Cuijiao Feng, Fuxin Zhang, Bini Wang, Jiayuan Gao, Yin Wang, Yuyu ShaoAbstractHigh antibiotic resistance in the probiotic bacterium Lactobacillus plantarum was achieved using experimental evolution by subculture in the presence of kanamycin and neomycin. After 35 d in the presence of antibiotic, the minimum inhibitory concentration (MIC) of L....
Wed, 11/21/2018 - 01:12
Available online 19 November 2018 Author(s): Tingting Wang, Henrik Lauritz Frandsen, Natasha Roed Christiansson, Sofie Elisabeth Rosendal, Mikael Pedersen, Jørn SmedsgaardAbstractQuantification of a large number of compounds in the absence of authentic standards is always a challenge. More than 600 pyrrolizidine alkaloids (PAs) have been found in plants however only limited number of PAs...
Tue, 11/20/2018 - 01:04
Available online 19 November 2018 Author(s): Lone Jespersen, John Butts, Greg Holler, Jeff Taylor, Dave Harlan, Mansel Griffiths, Carol WallaceAbstractResearch into the connection between organizational effectiveness and culture has been documented since the early nineteen nineties. A connection between economic performance and organizational culture has been established directly linking strong...
Mon, 11/19/2018 - 01:11
Available online 17 November 2018 Author(s): Kye-Hun Chung, Myoung Su Park, Hae-Yeong Kim, Gyung Jin BahkAbstractVibrio parahaemolyticus is one of the most common causes of seafood-borne illnesses in South Korea and is typically found on traditional Korean raw crab marinated in soy sauce (ganjang-gejang). In this study, we investigated the growth of a cocktail of three V. parahaemolyticus strains...
Sun, 11/18/2018 - 01:02
Available online 16 November 2018 Author(s): Xianbin Cheng, Andrea Vella, Matthew J. StasiewiczAbstractAflatoxin contamination in corn poses threats to consumer food safety and grower economic stability. Current industrial methods for aflatoxin management in corn focus on the bulk aflatoxin level, which can lead to either acceptance of lots with contaminated corn kernels (consumer food safety...
Sun, 11/18/2018 - 01:02
Available online 16 November 2018 Author(s): Bolong Fang, Song Hu, Chun Wang, Meifang Yuan, Zhen Huang, Keyu Xing, Daofeng Liu, Juan Peng, Weihua LaiABSTRACTIn this study, magnetic nanobeads (MNBs) were used as a trifunctional material in lateral flow immunoassay for quantitative detection of sulfamethazine (SM2) in milk. Magnetic enrichment aimed to reduce matrix effects. Naked-eye screening of...
Sat, 11/17/2018 - 01:10
Available online 15 November 2018 Author(s): Yujie Yin, Pei'en Ni, Danlei Liu, Shiqiang Yang, Adelaide Almeida, Quanyou Guo, Zilei Zhang, Liuyan Deng, Dapeng WangAbstractVibrio parahaemolyticus constitutes an important foodborne pathogen frequently associated with seafood-borne illness. This bacterium can form biofilms on food and food contact surfaces during early stages of food processing,...
Sat, 11/17/2018 - 01:10
Available online 15 November 2018 Author(s): Seon-Min Go, Mi-Ri Park, Hyun-Seung Kim, Won Seok Choi, Rae-Dong JeongAbstractNon-thermal atmospheric plasma (NTAP) has been shown to be effective for controlling postharvest fungi in vitro, but little is known regarding its mode of action, fungal response to NTAP, and the effect of its application on fresh produce. NTAP was evaluated for its in vitro...
Sat, 11/17/2018 - 01:10
Available online 15 November 2018 Author(s): Alicia Niedzwiecka, Lyes Boucharef, Sarah Hahn, Michael Zarske, Andreas Steinhilber, Oliver Poetz, Jutta Zagon, Tassilo Seidler, Albert Braeuning, Alfonso LampenAbstractBlood is an important animal by-product and an attractive source for animal feed production. However, the outspread of bovine spongiform encephalopathy led to strict regulations on the...
Fri, 11/16/2018 - 01:08
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Fri, 11/16/2018 - 01:08
Available online 15 November 2018 Author(s): Xinyi Pang, Chunhong Wong, Hyun-Jung Chung, Hyun-Gyun YukAbstractL. monocytogenes is able to form biofilms as survival strategy in food processing environments. This study aimed to evaluate biofilm formation and sanitizer resistance of L. monocytogenes under a simulated salmon processing environment, involving low temperature, presence of organic...
Wed, 11/14/2018 - 01:10
Available online 13 November 2018 Author(s): Kevin Labrador, Altair Agmata, Joseph Dominic Palermo, Jhunrey Follante, Ma. Josefa PanteAbstractIn lieu of the importance of species authentication of processed fishery products, no reports have been made on sardine products in the Philippines. This is partly because of the challenges in dealing with biological material that has been subjected to...
Wed, 11/14/2018 - 01:10
Available online 12 November 2018 Author(s): SuYeon Sul, Mi-Ju Kim, Hae-Yeong KimAbstractWe developed a direct loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) assay targeting the mitochondrial 16S rRNA gene to detect chicken in processed meat products. This rapid on-site detection method was developed using a portable fluorescence device and the LAMP assay with direct amplification. Chicken-...
Wed, 11/14/2018 - 01:10
Available online 12 November 2018 Author(s): Hae-Won Lee, So-Ra Yoon, Hee-Min Lee, Jae Young Lee, Sung Hyun Kim, Ji-Hyoung HaAbstractIn this study, we evaluated the virucidal effects of chloroform, ethyl acetate, and n-butanol soluble fractions of ethanolic halophyte extracts, including extracts of iceplant (Mesembryantchemum crystallinum L.), salt sandspurry (Spergularia marina L. Besser), beach...
Wed, 11/14/2018 - 01:10
Available online 12 November 2018 Author(s): Thanh Mai Ha, Shamim Shakur, Kim Hang Pham DoAbstractThe growing demand for safe and high quality food in Vietnam has been driven by not only the rise in living standard but also consumer worry about food safety. This paper analyses consumer concern about food safety and its determinants, taking into account spatial disparities. Using the mixed method...
Wed, 11/14/2018 - 01:10
Available online 12 November 2018 Author(s): Grace Wing-Chiu But, Hoi-Yan Wu, Pang-Chui ShawAbstractSushi is a popular food product in Hong Kong and around the world. It has been found susceptible to fraudulent substitution or mislabeling in various countries in North America, Europe, and Asia. In Hong Kong, the hygiene aspect of sushi products is tightly regulated, with regular evaluation of...
Tue, 11/13/2018 - 01:08
Available online 12 November 2018 Author(s): Anouk Veldhuis, Lis Alban, Derk Oorburg, Gerdien van SchaikAbstractEU Member States are obliged by legislation to implement residue surveillance programs to detect illegal use or misuse of veterinary medicines in food producing animals and investigate the reasons for residue violations. According to EU legislation, these programs should be (partly)...
Tue, 11/13/2018 - 01:08
Available online 12 November 2018 Author(s): R. Consonni, F. Bernareggi, L.R. CaglianiAbstractHoney represents a well appreciated food product endowed with several beneficial properties. In these last decades organic agriculture highly impacted social and political thought involving also honey production. To the best of our knowledge, no studies are present in literature focusing the...
Tue, 11/13/2018 - 01:08
Available online 12 November 2018 Author(s): Yasser Shahbazi, Nassim ShavisiAbstractThe current study was aimed to investigate the presence of aflatoxins (aflatoxin B1 (AFB1), aflatoxin B2 (AFB2), aflatoxin G1 (AFG1) and aflatoxin G2 (AFG2)) and ochratoxin A (OTA) in Gaz, a traditional Persian confection, and its ingredients (almond, pistachio, egg and white wheat flour) collected from Isfahan,...
Tue, 11/13/2018 - 01:08
Available online 12 November 2018 Author(s): Piyanan Chuesiang, Ubonrat Siripatrawan, Romanee Sanguandeekul, David Julian McClements, Lynne McLandsboroughAbstractThe impact of surfactant concentration (10–20 wt%) on the antimicrobial activity of cinnamon oil nanoemulsions formed by the phase inversion temperature (PIT) method was studied against a number of foodborne pathogens: Escherichia coli,...
Tue, 11/13/2018 - 01:08
Available online 12 November 2018 Author(s): K. Oudjedi, S. Manso, C. Nerin, N. Hassissen, F. ZaidiAbstractThe antioxidant activity of Sage leaf (SL) and Bay leaf (BL) extracts was studied. Both plants were extracted using water and ethanol at different concentration, and the antioxidant activity was measured by ABTS [2,2′-azinobis-(3-ethylbenzothiazoline-6-sulfonic acid)] radical cation...
Tue, 11/13/2018 - 01:08
Available online 12 November 2018 Author(s): July J. Sibanyoni, Frederick T. TabitAbstractThe microbial quality of food contact surfaces in the food preparation facilities is an indication of their hygiene status. The objective of this study was to assess the hygiene status and the incidence of pathogens of food contact surfaces in the food preparation facilities of schools offering school...
Mon, 11/12/2018 - 01:12
Available online 10 November 2018 Author(s): T. Pazartzi, S. Siaperopoulou, C. Gubili, S. Maradidou, D. Loukovitis, A. Chatzispyrou, A.M. Griffiths, G. Minos, A. ImsiridouAbstractFood authenticity has received an increasing focus due to high profile cases of substitution/mislabeling, with many investigations identifying sales of endangered or prohibited species. At the same time, the European...
Sun, 11/11/2018 - 01:02
Available online 10 November 2018 Author(s): Peipei An, Xingbin Yang, Jia Yu, Jianrui Qi, Xueyan Ren, Qingjun KongAbstractConcerns about Aspergillus niger (A. niger) contamination and subsequent overuse of synthetic preservatives in foods have arisen due to their potential threats on human health and the environment. Essential oils from plants, and some of the oils’ active components as natural...

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