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Sat, 08/24/2019 - 01:03
Available online 22 August 2019 Author(s): Jianglin Xiong, Lijuan Peng, Hualin Zhou, Bo Lin, Pingyu Yan, Wenxuan Wu, Yulan Liu, Lingying Wu, Yinsheng QiuAbstractThe objective of this study was to survey the prevalence of aflatoxin M1 (AFM1) in raw, pasteurized, extended shelf life (ESL) and UHT milk from central-south China. A total of 734 milk samples, comprising raw milk (133 samples),...
Fri, 08/23/2019 - 01:03
Available online 22 August 2019 Author(s): Hui-Erh Chai, Cheng-An Hwang, Lihan Huang, Vivian C.H. Wu, Lee-Yan SheenAbstractThe objective of this study was to evaluate the feasibility and efficacy of using chlorine dioxide (ClO2) gas generated by dry media (sodium chlorite and ferric chloride) and sodium chlorite-hydrogen chloride dosing methods for decontamination of foodborne pathogens on...
Fri, 08/23/2019 - 01:03
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Fri, 08/23/2019 - 01:03
Available online 21 August 2019 Author(s): Lihui Zhang, Lixia Hou, Shuang Zhang, Xiaoxi Kou, Rui Li, Shaojin WangAbstractWater activity (aw) and heating rates are two major factors altering heat resistance of food-borne pathogens. The specific mechanism of heat resistance triggered by these two factors is still unclear. In this study, S. aureus ATCC 25923 was inoculated in walnut shells with two...
Fri, 08/23/2019 - 01:03
Available online 21 August 2019 Author(s): Dandan Huang, Jingchen Zhao, Minglin Wang, Shuhua ZhuAbstractRepresenting tremendous enhancement effect for the Raman signal of trace chemicals, branched gold nanoparticles (Au NPs) are particularly attractive as surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy (SERS) substrates, though precise morphology control during synthesis might remain challenging. Herein,...
Fri, 08/23/2019 - 01:03
Available online 21 August 2019 Author(s): Romina P. Pizzolitto, Andrés G. Jacquat, Virginia L. Usseglio, Fernanda Achimón, Alejandro E. Cuello, Julio A. Zygadlo, José S. DambolenaAbstractFusarium verticillioides is the principal fungal pathogen affecting corn maize both in the field and/or during grain storage. The efficiency of essential oils (EOs) as antifungals has been well established...
Thu, 08/22/2019 - 01:03
Publication date: February 2020 , Volume 108Author(s): Lijuan Wei, Jianan Pei, Aihua Zhang, Xinyang Wu, Yunhui Xie, Yongheng YangAbstractSafety status of baby formulas in market is of great concerns due to food safety scandals occurred in China as well as vulnerability of infants and young children, despite the efforts of various stakeholders in recent years to enhance safety & quality. In...
Thu, 08/22/2019 - 01:03
Publication date: February 2020 , Volume 108Author(s): Caterina Villa, Joana Costa, M. Beatriz P.P. Oliveira, Isabel MafraAbstractCow's milk proteins are food allergens present in uncounted foodstuffs. By exploiting and comparing different regions of bovine genome, this work intended to develop a real-time PCR method to detect/quantify traces of milk in complex foods. Two mitochondrial (cytb and...
Thu, 08/22/2019 - 01:03
Publication date: February 2020 , Volume 108Author(s): Bo Ma, Yongming Han, Shiying Cui, Zhiqiang Geng, Hongda Li, Chong ChuAbstractFood safety risks has received great attention in all world. And the reasonable effectiveness of security warnings can reduce public panic and risk losses. Therefore, this paper proposes an improved risk early warning method for food safety detection data based on...
Thu, 08/22/2019 - 01:03
Publication date: January 2020 , Volume 107Author(s): Beihua Zhang, Lihui Zhang, Teng Cheng, Xiangyu Guan, Shaojin WangAbstractContaminated condiments with low water activity (aw) have encouraged the scientific community to study effective thermal methods of inactivating pathogens. The aim of this study was to identify whether microbial thermo-tolerance in red pepper powder was affected by water...
Thu, 08/22/2019 - 01:03
Available online 21 August 2019 Author(s): Chenlu Zhou, Mengya Zhu, Yongjuan Wang, Zhenquan Yang, Mao Ye, Litin Wu, Hongduo Bao, Maoda Pang, Yan Zhou, Ran Wang, Lichang Sun, Heye Wang, Chengkun Zheng, Hui ZhangAbstractListeria monocytogenes is a food borne pathogen causing listeriosis in humans and animals. L. monocytogenes can tolerate severe environments and food processing conditions by...
Thu, 08/22/2019 - 01:03
Available online 20 August 2019 Author(s): Samet Ozturk, Fanbin Kong, Rakesh K. SinghAbstractSalmonella contamination of various seasonings and spices has occurred in the last decade. Radio frequency (RF) heating has been shown to be a potential alternative inactivation method for pathogens in low moisture foods (LMF), including spices and vegetable powders. This study aimed to (1) determine the...
Thu, 08/22/2019 - 01:03
Available online 20 August 2019 Author(s): Jianhua Wang, Junying Tao, May ChuAbstractThis study aims to evaluate Chinese consumers’ trust in food certification, and incorporates perceived quality as a new construct into the theory of planned behaviour to further analyze their purchase intention of certified food. The study conducted a survey of 844 Chinese consumers in twelve selected cities in...
Thu, 08/22/2019 - 01:03
Available online 20 August 2019 Author(s): Antoni Femenias, Ferran Gatius, Antonio J. Ramos, Vicente Sanchis, Sonia MarínAbstractHyperspectral imaging (HSI) is an emergent, rapid, cost-effective and non-destructive technique in which the spectral data are obtained for each pixel location in a sample’s image. The application of this technique to assess mycotoxins and mycotoxigenic fungi in cereals...
Thu, 08/22/2019 - 01:03
Available online 20 August 2019 Author(s): E. Suffredini, Q.H. Le, S. Di Pasquale, T.D. Pham, T. Vicenza, M. Losardo, K.A. To, D. De MediciAbstractViral contamination of bivalve molluscs is an extensively document food safety issue. Limited data are available, however, on the prevalence and quantitative levels of such viruses in countries, as Vietnam, with an important shellfish production, both...
Thu, 08/22/2019 - 01:03
Available online 19 August 2019 Author(s): Wen Yan, Yiqi Zhang, Ruijin Yang, Wei ZhaoAbstractThe combined effect of slightly acidic electrolyzed water (SAEW) and ascorbic acid (AA) on the melanosis and quality of freshwater prawn (Macrobrachium rosenbergii) over a period of 6 days cold storage was investigated. AA solution (3 g/L) was used to immerse the prawn after prewashing with SAEW (pH 5.92...
Thu, 08/22/2019 - 01:03
Available online 19 August 2019 Author(s): F. Riccioli, R. Moruzzo, Z. Zhang, J. Zhao, Y. Tang, L. Tinacci, F. Boncinelli, D. De Martino, A. GuidiAbstractFood safety related incidents have increased consumers’ concern about food safety and quality and led to a distrust in the Chinese food market. This paper investigates how sociodemographic variables affect willingness to pay (WTP) both for safer...
Thu, 08/22/2019 - 01:03
Available online 19 August 2019 Author(s): Jing Hu, Xiaofeng Yang, Qianqian Peng, Fengyi Wang, Yue Zhu, Xuan Hu, Baozhan Zheng, Juan Du, Dan XiaoAbstractIn this study, a ratiometric fluorescent probe BCDs-Eu/CMP-cit was developed for the detection of tetracycline (TC) in food samples by simply mixing blue fluorescent carbon quantum dots (BCDs) and cytidine monophosphate (CMP)/europium...
Thu, 08/22/2019 - 01:03
Available online 19 August 2019 Author(s): Xiaodi Niu, Li Zhu, Lijuan Xi, Ling Guo, Hongsu WangAbstractThe purpose of this study is to obtain a washable, nontoxic and safe green antibacterial preservation material that can be used for food preservation. Therefore, a water-soluble N-succinyl chitosan (NSC) was prepared by reacting succinic anhydride with chitosan, and lysozyme-N-succinyl chitosan...
Thu, 08/22/2019 - 01:03
Available online 19 August 2019 Author(s): Arthur C. Okafor, Frank C. OgboAbstractSome Bacillus species are underestimated pathogens which commonly occur as irregular cases, rather than in major outbreaks. There are reports confirming the consistent presence of Bacillus species in edible snails. This study aimed to assess, by molecular studies, the virulent nature of some Bacillus strains in live...
Thu, 08/22/2019 - 01:03
Available online 17 August 2019 Author(s): Qiang Xia, Hong Tao, Yunfei Li, Daodong Pan, Jinxuan Cao, Lianliang Liu, Xiaowei Zhou, Francisco J. BarbaAbstractWhen ultrasonic stimulation is applied to plant seeds it may promote the development of new adaptive characteristics during germination, thus providing an alternative to regulate nutritional and physicochemical attributes of germinated seeds....
Thu, 08/22/2019 - 01:03
Available online 16 August 2019 Author(s): María Isabel Rodríguez-López, María Teresa Mercader-Ros, José Antonio Pellicer, Vicente M. Gómez-López, Domingo Martínez-Romero, Estrella Núñez-Delicado, José A. GabaldónAbstractMonoterpenes have antimicrobial properties but are associated with strong smells and flavors that limit their use in foods; therefore, strategies to keep their effectivity using...
Thu, 08/22/2019 - 01:03
Available online 14 August 2019 Author(s): E. Gkogka, M.W. Reij, L.G.M. Gorris, M.H. ZwieteringAbstractTo assess the risk of C. perfringens toxico-infections related to the consumption of Cornish pasties in the United Kingdom, a stochastic risk assessment model was created. Exposure to the pathogen was modelled as the result of contamination of different ingredients (i.e. beef and pepper),...
Thu, 08/22/2019 - 01:03
Available online 13 August 2019 Author(s): Raul F. Guerrero, Josep Valls-Fonayet, Tristan Richard, Emma Cantos-VillarAbstractStilbenes are a family of bioactive phenolic compounds. Wine is one of the main sources of stilbenes in diet. Very few studies have dealt with a detailed quantitative analysis of stilbenes in wine. Most methodologies reported until now have been restricted to the analysis...
Thu, 08/22/2019 - 01:03
Available online 12 August 2019 Author(s): Jiayin Chen, Xiyang Wu, Gloria Sánchez, Walter RandazzoAbstractBerries have frequently been cited as causing gastroenteritis and acute hepatitis outbreaks due to enteric virus contamination, including human norovirus and hepatitis A virus (HAV). Model experiments were performed to evaluate the potential use of viability RT-qPCR to assess the thermal...
Thu, 08/22/2019 - 01:03
Available online 8 August 2019 Author(s): Hossein Daryaei, Qian Sui, Hui Liu, André Rehkopf, Walter Peñaloza, Andreas Rytz, Yuqi Luo, Jason WanAbstractTwenty-two Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) strains and six potential surrogates (E. coli strains K12 and P1, Listeria innocua, Lactobacillus plantarum, Bifidobacterium lactis, and Enterococcus faecium) were screened in wheat flour at...
Thu, 08/22/2019 - 01:03
Available online 7 August 2019 Author(s): Mohamed F. Abdallah, Kris Audenaert, Leonie Lust, Sofie Landschoot, Boris Bekaert, Geert Heasaert, Marthe De Boevre, Sarah De SaegerAbstractSugarcane juice is a traditional drink consumed on a daily basis in Egypt. The current work was conducted to (1) evaluate the multi-mycotoxin contamination in sugarcane juice, (2) identify the profiles of the...
Thu, 08/22/2019 - 01:03
Available online 6 August 2019 Author(s): Duygu Ozer Genis, Banu Sezer, Gonca Bilge, Sahin Durna, Ismail Hakki BoyaciAbstractAuthenticity of cow, goat, ewe and buffalo milk is a common concern worldwide for true labeling and value assessment. Because of their high economic value, these milk species are frequently adulterated with cow milk. Recently, non-invasive and rapid spectroscopic methods...
Thu, 08/22/2019 - 01:03
Available online 6 August 2019 Author(s): Sarina Pradhan Thapa, Smriti Shrestha, Anil Kumar AnalAbstractAntibiotics are the compounds widely used to treat bacterial infections in human and variety of agricultural sectors including livestock farming, plants and crops, and aquaculture. However, rampant and uncontrolled use of antibiotics results in the emergence of resistant bacterial strains. Such...
Thu, 08/22/2019 - 01:03
Available online 1 August 2019 Author(s): Aziz Homayouni Rad, Neda Hajipour
Thu, 08/22/2019 - 01:03
Available online 28 July 2019 Author(s): Alejandro Garrido-Maestu, Sarah Azinheiro, Joana Carvalho, Pablo Fuciños, Marta PradoAbstractE. coli O157 is the most commonly identified serotype among Shiga like-toxin E. coli infections. Current reference methodologies to detect these bacteria are reliable but take several days to provide a definitive result, as they require selective enrichment,...
Mon, 08/19/2019 - 01:05
Publication date: January 2020 , Volume 107Author(s): Angelo Colagiorgi, Rossella Festa, Pierluigi A. Di Ciccio, Marta Gogliettino, Marco Balestrieri, Gianna Palmieri, Aniello Anastasio, Adriana IanieriAbstractStaphylococcal food poisoning – caused by certain enterotoxigenic staphylococci – is one of the most common worldwide foodborne diseases. In this context, bacterial biofilms on food...
Sat, 08/17/2019 - 01:04
Publication date: January 2020 , Volume 107Author(s): Douglas Fernandes Barbin, Amanda Teixeira Badaró, Danielle C.B. Honorato, Elza Youko Ida, Massami ShimokomakiAbstractMeat processors and consumers are greatly concerned about nutritional value, safety and quality of food products. Besides the reproducibility, which is a significant quality parameter of processed food product, the adulteration...
Thu, 08/15/2019 - 01:05
Publication date: January 2020 , Volume 107Author(s): Hümeyra İspirli, Duygu Özmen, Mustafa Tahsin Yılmaz, Osman Sağdıç, Enes DertliAbstractIn this study, technological role of α-glucan with (α1-3) and (α1-6) glycosidic linkages produced by Lactobacillus reuteri E81 on sourdough rheology and bread texture was investigated. To achieve this, a glucan deficient ΔgtfA mutant was produced by the...
Thu, 08/15/2019 - 01:05
Publication date: January 2020 , Volume 107Author(s): Christine Felbinger, Florian Kutzsche, Stella Mönkediek, Markus FischerAbstractThe present work demonstrates a fast and cost efficient method to verify the authenticity of hazelnut cultivars. RAPD-PCR analysis was used to experimentally check 13 different hazelnut cultivars by using 16 RAPD-primers. It was possible to distinguish between all...
Wed, 08/14/2019 - 01:05
Publication date: January 2020 , Volume 107Author(s): Zhenyu Liao, Dongli Cao, Zhibin Gao, Shuliang ZhangAbstractPerchlorate has been recognized as a new threat to the environment and foods, which may cause serious health problems. The information on perchlorate contamination in water and food samples in China is limited. The aims of this study were to acquire the baseline contamination levels of...
Mon, 08/12/2019 - 01:03
Publication date: January 2020 , Volume 107Author(s): Zhongxu Zhan, Hui Li, Ju Liu, Guoyang Xie, Fangbing Xiao, Xin Wu, Zoraida P. Aguilar, Hengyi XuAbstractListeria monocytogenes (L. monocytogenes) is a foodborne pathogen which can cause significant threats to human health, thus, a highly specific and accurate method for detection in food is urgently needed. In this study, an enzyme-linked...
Sat, 08/10/2019 - 01:05
Publication date: January 2020 , Volume 107Author(s): Xunfei Deng, Zhi Liu, Yu Zhan, Kang Ni, Yongzhi Zhang, Wanzhu Ma, Shengzhi Shao, Xiaonan Lv, Yuwei Yuan, Karyne M. RogersAbstractReliable origin authentication methods are critical for protecting high-value food products with designated geographical origins. A total of 623 tea samples were collected from important green tea production regions...
Sat, 08/10/2019 - 01:05
Publication date: January 2020 , Volume 107Author(s): Shingai P. Nyarugwe, Anita R. Linnemann, Pieternel A. LuningAbstractFood safety outbreaks are recurrent events, which regularly cost human lives. Food safety goes beyond food safety management systems; an organisation's prevailing food safety culture, and its internal and external environment must also be considered. This study introduces a...
Sat, 08/10/2019 - 01:05
Publication date: January 2020 , Volume 107Author(s): Xinfeng Han, Junfeng Peng, Xingai Guan, Jiakang Li, Xuelin Huang, Shuliang Liu, Yiping Wen, Qin Zhao, Xiaobo Huang, Qigui Yan, Yong Huang, Sanjie Cao, Rui Wu, Xiaoping Ma, Likou ZouAbstractThe prevalence and diversity of Salmonella spp. was investigated along the duck slaughter line in Sichuan Province of China from May 2016 to July 2017. A...
Thu, 08/08/2019 - 01:03
Publication date: January 2020 , Volume 107Author(s): Fernanda B. Campagnollo, Marianna M. Furtado, Beatriz S. Silva, Larissa P. Margalho, Joyce A. Carminati, Anderson S. Sant’Ana, Maristela S. NascimentoAbstractThis study intended to estimate the probability of salmonellosis in the Brazilian population due to milk chocolate consumption using a quantitative microbiological risk assessment (QMRA...
Thu, 08/08/2019 - 01:03
Publication date: January 2020 , Volume 107Author(s): Amanda Beatriz Sales de Lima, Acsa Santos Batista, Josane Cardim de Jesus, Jaqueline de Jesus Silva, Antônia Cardoso Mendes de Araújo, Leandro Soares SantosAbstractSpices are high value-added ingredients that are part of a complex supply chain susceptible to a variety of fraudulent actions which requires fast and efficient quality control. The...
Mon, 07/29/2019 - 01:03
Publication date: January 2020 , Volume 107Author(s): Vincent Hort, Marina Nicolas, Angélique Travel, Catherine Jondreville, Corentin Maleix, Elisabeth Baéza, Erwan Engel, Thierry GuérinAbstractThis study assessed the transfer of fumonisins B1 and B2 (FBs), zearalenone (ZEA) and zearalenone metabolites α-zearalanol (α-ZAL) and α-zearalenol (α-ZEL) to poultry tissues. Two experimental groups of 9...
Fri, 07/26/2019 - 01:05
Available online 24 July 2019 Author(s): David J. Sullivan, Shafrina Azlin-Hasim, Malco Cruz-Romero, Enda Cummins, Joseph P. Kerry, Michael A. MorrisAbstractThe objective of this study was to evaluate the antimicrobial effects of benzoic and sorbic acid salt and their nano-solubilisates against planktonic and biofilm cultures of Staphylococcus aureus, Pseudomonas fluorescens and chicken...
Fri, 07/26/2019 - 01:05
Available online 23 July 2019 Author(s): Na Li, Xiaoying Liu, Jihe Zhu, Bijing Zhou, Junxian Jing, Aibing Wang, Rui Xu, Zhou Wen, Xingbo Shi, Shiyin GuoAbstract:A simple and sensitive electrochemical biosensor for acrylamide (AA) detection based on hemoglobin (Hb) entrapped in ionic liquid-carbon paste was constructed. The Hb-carbon ionic liquid paste electrode (Hb/CILPE) was studied and...
Fri, 07/26/2019 - 01:05
Available online 23 July 2019 Author(s): Abhinand Thaivalappil, Ian Young, Charles Paco, Apiramy Jeyapalan, Andrew PapadopoulosAbstractOlder adults are a high-risk population for foodborne illness because of weakened immune systems, chronic illnesses, and a resulting increased likelihood of complications. A systematic review was undertaken to identify, characterize, and synthesize the published...
Wed, 07/24/2019 - 01:03
Available online 22 July 2019 Author(s): Aranya Niponsak, Natta Laohakunjit, Orapin Kerdchoechuen, Punchira Wongsawadee, Apiradee UthairattanakijAbstractNovel ripeness indicators were prepared from starch combined with chitosan and methyl red mixed bromothymol blue as indicators. Mechanical and physical properties of ripeness indicator label had excellent physical/mechanical/barrier properties,...
Tue, 07/23/2019 - 01:03
Available online 22 July 2019 Author(s): Mo Chen, Xi Chen, Kit YamAbstractThis paper investigated the encapsulation complex (EC) of chlorine dioxide (ClO2) in α-cyclodextrin. The encapsulation process was evaluated with varying molar ratios of ClO2 to α-cyclodextrin; the structure of the EC was characterized using FTIR, XRD, and microscopy imaging; and the release and retention of ClO2 was...
Tue, 07/23/2019 - 01:03
Available online 21 July 2019 Author(s): Alexandros Ch Stratakos, Umer Zeeshan Ijaz, Patrick Ward, Mark Linton, Carmel Kelly, Laurette Pinkerton, Pam Scates, Jane McBride, Ioan Pet, Adriana Criste, Ducu Stef, Jillian M. Couto, William T. Sloan, Nick Dorrell, Brendan W. Wren, Lavinia Stef, Ozan Gundogdu, Nicolae CorcionivoschiAbstractListeriosis is an important food-borne disease responsible for...
Mon, 07/22/2019 - 01:04
Available online 20 July 2019 Author(s): Wilma Taverne-Veldhuizen, Ron Hoogenboom, Guillaume ten Dam, Rik Herbes, Pieternel LuningAbstractThe Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (period 1999–2014) reported exceeding levels of dioxins (polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxinsand dibenzofurans (PCDD/Fs)) in palm oil by-products, such as palm fatty acid distillate (PFAD) and hydrogenated palm fatty acid...

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