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Publication date: July 2018 , Volume 89 Author(s): Nodali Ndraha, Hsin-I Hsiao, Jelena Vlajic, Ming-Feng Yang, Hong-Ting Victor Lin The management of food cold chains is receiving more and more attention, both in practice and in the scientific literature. In this paper, we review temperature abuse in food cold chains that operate in different countries, as well as cold chain...
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Publication date: July 2018 , Volume 89 Author(s): Xinran Lv, Huanhuan Ma, Mengtong Sun, Yang Lin, Fengling Bai, Jianrong Li, Bolin Zhang A novel bacteriocin DY4-2 was produced by strain DY4-2 which was isolated from cutlassfish (Trichiurus lepturus) and identified as Lactobacillus plantarum. This bacteriocin reached the maximum production at stationary phase after 24 h...
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Publication date: July 2018 , Volume 89 Author(s): Gexin Xiao, Yingli Hu, Ning Li, Dajin Yang The aim of this study was to analyze the spatial distribution of heavy metal monitoring data in paddy rice to provide a scientific basis for food safety risk assessment and suggestions for possible risk management. In this study, the spatial distribution data of heavy metals (cadmium, lead,...
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Publication date: July 2018 , Volume 89 Author(s): Chunling Zhang, Xiaodong Xia, Baoming Li, Yen-Con Hung Brown rice is prone to be contaminated by microorganism and it is a common problem during brown rice soaking and germination. In this study, efficacy of acidic electrolyzed water (AEW) and slightly acidic electrolyzed water (SAEW) with different available chorine concentrations (...
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Publication date: July 2018 , Volume 89 Author(s): E. Fulladosa, A. Austrich, I. Muñoz, L. Guerrero, J. Benedito, J.M. Lorenzo, P. Gou Multi energy X-ray sensors are able to differentiate and quantify X-rays of different energies. In contrast to conventional sensors, which simply record the overall energy of the X-rays whatever the energy of x-rays is, multi energy sensors...
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Publication date: July 2018 , Volume 89 Author(s): Siyuan Zhou, Changying Hu, Guohua Zhao, LinShu Liu, Shiowshuh Sheen, Kit L. Yam Chlorine dioxide (ClO2) is an antimicrobial compound used in fresh produce sanitation. Compared to its aqueous form, gaseous ClO2 has an enhanced antimicrobial effect. This research proposed a novel generating method of ClO2(g) that utilized carbon...
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Publication date: July 2018 , Volume 89 Author(s): Aaron Adalja, Erik Lichtenberg The Produce Rule implementing the Food Safety Modernization Act establishes on-farm standards for agricultural water, animal-based soil amendments, domesticated and wild animal intrusion, employee health and hygiene, and building and equipment sanitation. Many produce growers fear that the Rule will require...
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Publication date: July 2018 , Volume 89 Author(s): Ana T.S. Semeano, Daniele F. Maffei, Susana Palma, Rosamaria W.C. Li, Bernadette D.G.M. Franco, Ana C.A. Roque, Jonas Gruber As consumption of fish and fish-based foods increases, non-destructive monitoring of fish freshness also becomes more prominent. Fish products are very perishable and prone to microbiological growth, not...
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Publication date: July 2018 , Volume 89 Author(s): Maryam Jokar, Manuel Correia, Katrin Loeschner Research on the potential migration of nanoparticles (NPs) from nano-based food contact materials (FCMs) has often reached inconsistency in previous studies. Conventional food simulants and traditional migration tests, which are established for small molecules, have been used for studying...
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Publication date: July 2018 , Volume 89 Author(s): James Noah Ssemanda, Martine W. Reij, Gerrieke van Middendorp, El Bouw, Rozemarijn van der Plaats, Eelco Franz, Claude Mambo Muvunyi, Mark Cyubahiro Bagabe, Marcel H. Zwietering, Han Joosten In this study, we tested farm vegetables and agricultural water for the presence of foodborne pathogens, and evaluated farming...
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Publication date: July 2018 , Volume 89 Author(s): Abhinand Thaivalappil, Lisa Waddell, Judy Greig, Richard Meldrum, Ian Young Foodborne disease outbreaks are frequently associated with improper food handling at retail and food service settings, indicating a need to improve food safety practices among food handlers. Many qualitative research studies have been conducted to examine...
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Publication date: July 2018 , Volume 89 Author(s): Rocío Ríos-Reina, Diego Luis García-González, Raquel María Callejón, José Manuel Amigo High-quality wine vinegars protected by the indication “Protected Designation of Origin” (PDO) need efficient tools to protect their brands and prevent adulteration and unfair competition. In this sense, Near-Infrared spectroscopy (NIRs) combined...
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Publication date: July 2018 , Volume 89 Author(s): Juliana Novo Borges, Karina Corrêa Lopes, Cláudia Portes Santos The presence of trematodes in fish products is a problem of concern to health authorities because of the potential hazards. Viability studies of heterophyid metacercariae are still scarce and lack methodological standardization. In this study of the heterophyid trematode...
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Publication date: July 2018 , Volume 89 Author(s): Ying Luo, Xiaojiao Liu, Jianke Li Mycotoxins are secondary metabolites produced by fungal species and have been reported to be carcinogenic, genotoxic, teratogenic, nephro- and hepatotoxic. Economic losses and health concerns due to mycotoxins occur at all levels of food and feed production, and this has attracted research interest...
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Publication date: July 2018 , Volume 89 Author(s): Anja Mahne Opatić, Marijan Nečemer, Sonja Lojen, Jasmina Masten, Emil Zlatić, Helena Šircelj, David Stopar, Rajko Vidrih In recent years, the geographical authentication of different agro-products, including vegetables, has gained an increasing amount of attention. This study investigated different approaches, both...
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Publication date: July 2018 , Volume 89 Author(s): Yaping Wu, Wenbin Guo, Jianbo Zhao, Lianshuai Ding, Xinhua Chen A novel LCI like antibacterial protein produced by Bacillus sp. MD-5, which was isolated from the Arctic Ocean sediment sample during the sixth Chinese National Arctic Expedition in 2014, was purified and characterized. After saturation of Bacillus sp. MD-5 culture...
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Publication date: July 2018 , Volume 89 Author(s): Bhanu Prakash, Anupam Kujur, Amrita Yadav, Akshay Kumar, Prem Pratap Singh, N.K. Dubey Plant essential oils (EOs) possesses remarkable antimicrobial efficacy and therefore have great potential as an alternative of health hazardous synthetic preservatives. In spite of marvellous efficacy, their application yet not widely used by...
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Publication date: June 2018 , Volume 88
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Publication date: June 2018 , Volume 88 Author(s): Robert L. Buchanan, Leon G.M. Gorris, Melinda M. Hayman, Timothy C. Jackson, Richard C. Whiting
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Publication date: June 2018 , Volume 88 Author(s): Tainara Santos Oliveira, Luana Milen Varjão, Lis Nery Nunes da Silva, Rodrigo de Castro Lisboa Pereira, Ernesto Hofer, Deyse Cristina Vallim, Rogeria Comastri de Castro Almeida The aims of this study were to verify the occurrence of Listeria monocytogenes in chicken at industrial slaughterhouse, the presence of virulence genes...
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Publication date: June 2018 , Volume 88 Author(s): Francisco José Pérez-Elortondo, Ronan Symoneaux, Iñaki Etaio, Cécile Coulon-Leroy, Isabelle Maître, Mario Zannoni Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) is part of the regulated quality schemes in the European Union (EU). Producers of PDO food products and wines have to present EU authorities a technical specification of their...
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Publication date: June 2018 , Volume 88 Author(s): Marie-Christine Combes, Thierry Joët, Philippe Lashermes Worldwide appreciated beverage, “Arabica” and “Robusta” coffee produced from Coffea arabica and C. canephora respectively, represents a high economical value product. Arabica coffee is generally sold at a higher price than Robusta coffee. As both intentional and accidental...
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Publication date: June 2018 , Volume 88 Author(s): Young-Sun Moon, Hyeong-Mi Kim, Hyang Sook Chun, Sung-Eun Lee Aflatoxins are naturally occurring carcinogens. Humans and animals, such as turkeys, are highly susceptible to aflatoxin-induced diseases. In this study, we investigated the inhibitory effects of 5 food additives on the growth and aflatoxin production in Aspergillus flavus...
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Publication date: June 2018 , Volume 88 Author(s): Cécile Palaric, Serge Pilard, Jean-Xavier Fontaine, Dominique Cailleu, François Mesnard, Tristan Renaud, Alain Petit, Roland Molinié A global analytical control of dietary supplements has become essential. In this field, additives containing amino acids (AAs) are of growing interest in the food industry. AAs are important in...
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Publication date: June 2018 , Volume 88 Author(s): Yue Cui, Da Liu, Jinru Chen Contaminated vegetable seeds have been identified as a potential source of foodborne pathogens. This study was undertaken to observe the physiological behavior of various Salmonella enterica and enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli (EHEC) cells attached to different types of vegetable seeds during germination....
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Publication date: June 2018 , Volume 88 Author(s): Xiang Wang, Daqi Fu, Goran Fruk, Enxiu Chen, Xiaoshuan Zhang China is the world leader in peach production and export. Peaches are prone to rapid deterioration after harvest, especially when honey peach export chain always is longer and complex. Both traceability and Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) are considered...
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Publication date: June 2018 , Volume 88 Author(s): Yujiao Wang, Jiyun Nie, Zhen Yan, Zhixia Li, Yang Cheng, Weixia Chang In this study, 16 mycotoxins were analyzed in ten kinds of dried fruits and nuts sampled from four climate zones in China. The results showed that all 16 mycotoxins were detected at a contamination frequency of 124/253. The most frequent mycotoxin category...
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Publication date: June 2018 , Volume 88 Author(s): Lijun Hu, Li M. Ma, Shimin Zheng, Xiaohua He, Thomas S. Hammack, Eric W. Brown, Guodong Zhang Salmonella ser. Enteritidis is a major public health concern worldwide. Loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) is a novel simple, easy-to-operate detection technology that amplifies DNA with high speed, efficiency, and...
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Publication date: June 2018 , Volume 88 Author(s): Shuangxi Fan, Qiding Zhong, Carsten Fauhl-Hassek, Michael K.-H. Pfister, Bettina Horn, Zhanbin Huang In this study, the feasibility of discriminating grape varieties of Chinese red and white wines was investigated using 1H NMR spectroscopy in combination with a multivariate statistical procedure consisting of two steps: principal...
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Publication date: June 2018 , Volume 88 Author(s): Xiong Xiong, Lili Yao, Xiaoguo Ying, Lixia Lu, Lisa Guardone, Andrea Armani, Alessandra Guidi, Xiaohui Xiong Roasted Xue Yu fillet is among the most common fish products in China and the market appealing can be reflected by its high price that occasionally exceeds 300 RMB/kg in local supermarket. However, due to the lack of...
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Publication date: June 2018 , Volume 88 Author(s): Marcus Schmidt, Kieran M. Lynch, Emanuele Zannini, Elke K. Arendt Lactic acid bacteria have shown great potential as bio-preservative agents to maintain high food quality and safety. The strain Lactobacillus reuteri R29 is reported to have a broad spectrum of antifungal activity and suitability for application in food systems. Its...
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Publication date: June 2018 , Volume 88 Author(s): Yongsheng Pei, Tingting Tao, Guofeng Yang, Yan Wang, Wei Yan, Chao Ding The objective of this study was to study the lethal effects of IR on Sitophilus zeamais and Tribolium castaneum in rough rice and its mechanism based on the differences of IR absorption of infrared radiation (IR) absorption characteristics between insects and...
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Publication date: June 2018 , Volume 88 Author(s): Zhenyun He, Hongshun Yang Detecting pork contamination is critical for halal food preparation. A fragment of species-specific DNA from swine mitochondrial genome was selected as a target, and two oligonucleotides complementary to the target were used as probes for pork identification. The probe-conjugated gold nanoparticles bound to the...
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Publication date: June 2018 , Volume 88 Author(s): E. De Boeck, L. Jacxsens, A.V. Mortier, P. Vlerick The impact of organizational characteristics on food safety management systems is already intensively studied. Recently, scientific research goes beyond the managerial and technical aspects of the food safety management system, incorporating the impact of human behavior by exploring...
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Publication date: June 2018 , Volume 88 Author(s): Weiwei Li, Shuyu Wu, Ping Fu, Jikai Liu, Haihong Han, Li Bai, Xiaoyan Pei, Ning Li, Xiumei Liu, Yunchang Guo To improve the early detection of geographically dispersed common-source foodborne outbreaks, a national foodborne disease molecular tracing network (TraNet) was launched in 2013 based on the existing laboratory-...
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Publication date: June 2018 , Volume 88 Author(s): Noelia Caballero-Casero, Sergio García-Fonseca, Soledad Rubio A simple and high-throughput sample treatment, based on the use of a supramolecular solvent with restricted access properties (SUPRAS-RAM), was developed for the quantification of ochratoxin A (OTA) in spices subjected to EU regulation. The RAM properties of the SUPRAS...
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Publication date: June 2018 , Volume 88 Author(s): Jun Qi, Huawei Wang, Linlin Cai, Huhu Wang, Xinglian Xu, Guanghou Zhou Aeromonas spp. are closely associated with food spoilage, and often enter the food chain through cross-contamination during processing from biofilms on food-contacted surfaces. The attachment abilities of two high-spoilage Aeromonas salmonicida isolates were...
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Publication date: June 2018 , Volume 88 Author(s): Chunling Zhang, Xi Chen, Xiaodong Xia, Baoming Li, Yen-Con Hung Bacteria treated with chlorine-based sanitizer could enter into viable but non-culturable (VBNC) state, which may be underestimated its health risk. In this study, E. coli O157: H7 was treated with slightly acidic electrolyzed water (SAEW), acidic electrolyzed water (...
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Publication date: June 2018 , Volume 88 Author(s): Amira Leila Dib, Amir Agabou, Amina Chahed, Cemil Kurekci, Elena Moreno, Miguel Espigares, Elena Espigares This current study attempted to examine the occurrence rates of Enterobacteriaceae in seafood samples collected from different fishmongers in the province of Constantine (Northeast Algeria) over a one-year period. Total and...
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Publication date: June 2018 , Volume 88 Author(s): Xinzhi Li, Min-Jeong Kim, Hyun-Gyun Yuk The aim of this study was to evaluate the antibacterial effect of 405 nm light-emitting diode (LED) against Listeria monocytogenes and Salmonella spp. on the surface of ready-to-eat (RTE) fresh salmon, and to determine the susceptibility of LED-illuminated bacterial cells to simulated gastric...
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Publication date: June 2018 , Volume 88 Author(s): Hui Tang, Xiaoning Peng, Xiaohong Li, Xianghong Meng, Bingjie Liu The degradation of mycotoxin patulin in apple juice by calcium carbonate immobilized porcine pancreatic lipase (PPL) was investigated. Batch experiments was used to study the optimal degradation conditions, including immobilized PPL addition, temperature, degradation...
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Publication date: June 2018 , Volume 88 Author(s): Jana Sádecká, Michaela Jakubíková, Pavel Májek Some botrytized wines with “protected designation of origin” have a high market price, thus they are prone to adulteration with cheaper alternatives. This work presents the use of fluorescence spectroscopy combined with chemometrics as a relatively fast and inexpensive tool to discriminate...
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Publication date: June 2018 , Volume 88 Author(s): Pamela Galvin-King, Simon A. Haughey, Christopher T. Elliott The global herb and spice industry, valued at approximately US$4 billion, continues to grow. This industry is continuously under threat from criminals dealing in economically motivated adulteration. Opportunities for criminals to adulterate herbs and spices can occur at any...
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Publication date: June 2018 , Volume 88 Author(s): Fei Lyu, Fei Gao, Xuxia Zhou, Jianyou Zhang, Yuing Ding Deoxynivalenol (DON), a worldwide cereal contaminant, is mainly produced by Fusarium spp.. It not only affects the cereal quality reducing the end-use, but also poses a serious threat to food and feed safety. In order to protect human and animal health and reduce economic...
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Publication date: June 2018 , Volume 88 Author(s): Chenwei Chen, Zhewei Xu, Yarui Ma, Jinliang Liu, Qinjun Zhang, Zhipeng Tang, Kaijia Fu, Fuxin Yang, Jing Xie The active poly(vinyl alcohol) (PVA) films incorporated with clove oil (CO) at level of 1%, 3%, 5%, 7% and 9% (w/w) was prepared. The effects of CO content on the structural, mechanical, gas barrier and thermal...
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Publication date: June 2018 , Volume 88 Author(s): Dawei Chen, Pengcheng Yan, Bing Lv, Yunfeng Zhao, Yongning Wu Carcinogenic 4-methylimidazole (4-MEI) formed by Maillard reaction is commonly found in various food, which are colored with caramel or prepared in cooking and roasting processes. The sample preparation and detection of 4-MEI are extremely difficult due to its low...
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Publication date: May 2018 , Volume 87 Author(s): Yoichi Toyokawa, Yoshihito Yagyu, Risa Yamashiro, Kazunori Ninomiya, Akikazu Sakudo We previously described a novel roller conveyer plasma device, which generates gas plasma via atmospheric pressure dielectric barrier discharge, to disinfect vegetables in situ during the sorting process. Here, we tested this system to verify whether...
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Publication date: May 2018 , Volume 87 Author(s): Ama Léthicia Manizan, Michalina Oplatowska-Stachowiak, Isabelle Piro-Metayer, Katrina Campbell, Rose Koffi-Nevry, Christopher Elliott, David Akaki, Didier Montet, Catherine Brabet The aim of this study was to determine the multi-mycotoxin occurrence in cereal and oilseed products most consumed in Côte d’Ivoire. A total of 238...
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Publication date: May 2018 , Volume 87 Author(s): Susana Addo Ntim, Samuel Norris, Keana Scott, Treye A. Thomas, Gregory O. Noonan Food preparation and storage materials are often subjected to stressful conditions such as scraping and cleaning with abrasive pads throughout their lifecycle. In general, understanding potential nanoparticle migration when in contact with food is...
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Publication date: May 2018 , Volume 87 Author(s): Gan Xin, Dong Yinping, Yan Shaofei, Hu Yujie, Séamus Fanning, Wang Jiahui, Li Fengqin A total of 119 powdered formula samples collected from supermarkets, E-shops and online maternal counters in 16 provinces in China between 2014 and 2015 were analyzed for Cronobacter, Bacillus cereus, Clostridium sporogenes, Salmonella and...

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