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Sat, 06/15/2019 - 01:15
Publication date: September 2019Source: LWT, Volume 112Author(s): Hyung-Seok Yu, Hye Ji Jang, Na-Kyoung Lee, Hyun-Dong PaikAbstractThe objective of this study was to evaluate the probiotic and prophylactic properties of two Weissella cibaria strains (D29 and D30) isolated from kimchi; Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG (LGG), a well-known commercial strain, and W. cibaria JW15, a previously reported...
Fri, 06/14/2019 - 01:06
Publication date: September 2019Source: LWT, Volume 112Author(s): Jovana Vunduk, Wan Abd Al Qadr Imad Wan-Mohtar, Shaiful Azuar Mohamad, Nur Hafizati Abd Halim, Ahmad Zainuri Mohd Dzomir, Željko Žižak, Anita KlausAbstractFoodborne bacteria biofilms present a major concern for the food industry. Although their numerous biological activities are well established, there is little research to date on...
Fri, 06/14/2019 - 01:06
Publication date: September 2019Source: LWT, Volume 112Author(s): Tiago de Melo Nazareth, Juan Manuel Quiles, Raquel Torrijos, Fernando Bittencourt Luciano, Jordi Mañes, Giuseppe MecaAbstractThe present study evaluated the efficacy of allyl isothiocyanate (AITC) in avoiding the growth of Penicillium verrucosum and consequent ochratoxin A (OTA) production in barley during storage for 90 d....
Wed, 06/12/2019 - 01:13
Publication date: September 2019Source: LWT, Volume 112Author(s): Dong-Gyun Yim, Jin-Kyu Seo, Hyeon-Woong Yum, Md Ashrafuzzaman Zahid, Jun-Young Park, Rashida Parvin, Jonghyun Go, Sang-Keun Jin, Ok-Kyung Koo, Han-Sul YangAbstractThe effects of C. sappan L. extract on oxidative stability, microbiological quality, and color attributes in sausages were examined. Pork sausages were prepared for four...
Wed, 06/12/2019 - 01:13
Publication date: September 2019Source: LWT, Volume 112Author(s): Viridiana Cortés-Rodríguez, Lidia Dorantes-Alvarez, Humberto Hernández-Sánchez, Norma Paniagua-Castro, Gerardo Aparicio-Ozores, Edgar Oliver López-Villegas, María de Jesús Perea-FloresAbstractThe aim of this study was to investigate the effect of mixtures of sodium cinnamate, coumarate, caffeate and ferulate against L....
Sat, 06/01/2019 - 01:12
Publication date: August 2019Source: LWT, Volume 111Author(s): Ofélia Anjos, Rodrigo Fernandes, Susana M. Cardoso, Teresa Delgado, Nelson Farinha, Vanessa Paula, Letícia M. Estevinho, Solange T. CarpesAbstractThe antioxidant activity of bee pollen (mainly composed by Cistus ladanifer pellets) was explored in the context of black pudding production. For this purpose, three black pudding...
Fri, 05/31/2019 - 01:11
Publication date: August 2019Source: LWT, Volume 111Author(s): Dalila Garcia-Sotelo, Brenda Silva-Espinoza, Manuel Perez-Tello, Isela Olivas, Emilio Alvarez-Parrilla, Gustavo A. González-Aguilar, J. Fernando Ayala-ZavalaAbstractRosemary essential oil (RO) was encapsulated within β-cyclodextrin (β-CD) to offer thermal stability and preserve its antimicrobial activity. The identified RO volatiles...
Sun, 05/26/2019 - 01:13
Publication date: August 2019Source: LWT, Volume 111Author(s): Sumit Kumar Paudel, Kanika Bhargava, Hari KotturiAbstractListeria and Salmonella related recalls and outbreaks are of major concern to the melon industry. Cinnamon oil has shown its usefulness in antimicrobial food treatment. However, its applications are limited due to poor solubility of cinnamon oil in water. Utilization of Cinnamon...
Sun, 05/26/2019 - 01:13
Publication date: August 2019Source: LWT, Volume 111Author(s): Huawei Wang, Linlin Cai, Huhu Wang, Xinglian Xu, Guanghong ZhouAbstractVarious food-related stress and intracellular regulators have been previously demonstrated the influence on enterotoxin genes expression, detail information about specific meat nutritional factors promoting enterotoxin genes expression via intracellular regulators...
Fri, 05/24/2019 - 01:11
Publication date: August 2019Source: LWT, Volume 111Author(s): Mohammad Amin Nouri Ala, Yasser ShahbaziAbstractThe aims of the present study were to evaluate the effects of carboxymethyl cellulose (CMC) coatings containing Ziziphora clinopodioides (ZEO; 0, 0.25 and 0.5%) and Mentha spicata (MEO; 0 and 0.5%) essential oils on pathogenic bacteria (i.e. Listeria monocytogenes, Staphylococcus aureus...
Fri, 05/24/2019 - 01:11
Publication date: August 2019Source: LWT, Volume 111Author(s): Jiaqi Li, Lin Cao, Dongmei Li, Chenxu Yu, Mingqian TanAbstractFoodborne nanoparticles produced from food components during thermal processing have received attention due to their particular properties. Herein, the presence of fluorescent carbon dots (CDs) was reported from mackerel flesh roasted at 230 °C in an electronic oven, and...
Tue, 05/21/2019 - 01:13
Publication date: Available online 20 May 2019Source: LWTAuthor(s): Debasish Kumar Dey, Bon Gyo Koo, Chanchal Sharma, Sun Chul KangAbstractFoodborne pathogenic bacteria like, Escherichia coli O157:H7, Bacillus cereus and Salmonella typhimurium are the biggest threat to food industries. Their growth in the environment and transmission of deadly diseases has become a challenge. The present study...
Fri, 05/17/2019 - 01:14
Publication date: Available online 15 May 2019Source: LWTAuthor(s): Mehran Moradi, Karim Mardani, Hossein TajikAbstractAnti-listeria and functional characteristics of postbiotics (metabolic byproducts of probiotics) of Lactobacillus acidophilus LA5 and L. casei 431 and L. salivarius were investigated in vitro, and in ground meat and whole milk. Antibacterial activity of all examined postbiotics...
Thu, 05/16/2019 - 01:08
Publication date: Available online 13 May 2019Source: LWTAuthor(s): Seyed Mohammad Bagher Hashemi, Reza Roohi, Mohammad Reza Mahmoudi, Daniel GranatoAbstractInactivation of Listeria monocytogenes (serotype 4 ab), Shigella sonnei, Byssochlamys fulva and Saccharomyces cerevisiae and the degradation of β-carotene and ascorbic acid in tangerine juice subjected to pulsed-thermosonication were modeled...
Thu, 05/16/2019 - 01:08
Publication date: Available online 13 May 2019Source: LWTAuthor(s): Yiming Feng, Luis Alberto Ibarra-Sánchez, Lily Luu, Michael J. Miller, Youngsoo LeeAbstractNisin-loaded zein microcapsules were prepared in a microfluidic chip using an internal phase separation method. The release profiles of nisin from the microcapsules were modified by varying nisin loading and flow rate during the...
Thu, 05/16/2019 - 01:08
Publication date: Available online 14 May 2019Source: LWTAuthor(s): Ana Paula M. Pereira, Henrique A. Stelari, Frédéric Carlin, Anderson S. Sant’AnaAbstractBacillus cereus and Geobacillus stearothermophilus are spore-forming bacteria of concern for the quality and safety of cocoa-based foods, because of their frequent occurrence in raw materials and the capability of spores to withstand heat...
Sun, 05/12/2019 - 01:14
Publication date: Available online 9 May 2019Source: LWTAuthor(s): Yuanyuan Pan, Jun-Hu Cheng, Xiaoye Lv, Da-Wen SunAbstractA study was carried out to detect and assess possible sublethal injury and inactivation kinetics of Listeria monocytogenes suspended in phosphate-buffered saline (0.01 M PBS, pH = 7.4) by Ar/O2 plasma treatment. Results showed that both the germicidal effect and proportion...
Sun, 05/12/2019 - 01:14
Publication date: Available online 9 May 2019Source: LWTAuthor(s): Karina Oliveira Lima, Camila da Costa de Quadros, Meritaine da Rocha, José Thalles Jocelino Gomes de Lacerda, Maria Aparecida Juliano, Meriellen Dias, Maria Anita Mendes, Carlos PrenticeAbstractProtein hydrolyzates of Stripped weakfish (Cynoscion guatucupa) industrial byproducts were prepared, and their antimicrobial and...
Sun, 05/12/2019 - 01:14
Publication date: August 2019Source: LWT, Volume 111Author(s): Chiara Rossi, Clemencia Chaves-López, Sonja Smole Možina, Carla Di Mattia, Stefania Scuota, Ida Luzzi, Teja Jenič, Antonello Paparella, Annalisa SerioAbstractSalmonella is a foodborne pathogen able to adhere and persist on biotic and abiotic surfaces, including vegetables, which are even more linked to foodborne outbreaks. In this...
Fri, 05/10/2019 - 01:15
Publication date: Available online 9 May 2019Source: LWTAuthor(s): Ângelo Luís, Luísa Pereira, Fernanda Domingues, Ana RamosAbstractAntioxidant and antibacterial edible films based on carboxymethyl xylan with licorice essential oil incorporated were successfully developed. The films were prepared by the casting method and characterized using FTIR. The grammage, thickness, contact angle,...
Wed, 05/08/2019 - 01:15
Publication date: Available online 7 May 2019Source: LWTAuthor(s): Hang Qi, Yen-Con HungAbstractThis study was aimed to elucidate the mechanism of ferrous and alkaline activated persulfate in inactivating Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Listeria monocytogenes. A five-strain cocktail of each pathogen was treated with activated persulfate for 5 min. The treated pathogens were plated on both selective...
Wed, 05/08/2019 - 01:15
Publication date: August 2019Source: LWT, Volume 110Author(s): Priti Mudgil, Lina S. Omar, Hina Kamal, Bhanu Priya Kilari, Sajid MaqsoodAbstractThe present study explored the bioactive properties (antioxidant, antihaemolytic and antibacterial properties) of hydrolysates produced from quinoa and amaranth protein isolates. Various hydrolysates were produced using different enzymes (Bromelain,...
Mon, 04/29/2019 - 01:12
Publication date: Available online 27 April 2019Source: LWTAuthor(s): Samet Ozturk, Shuxiang Liu, Jie Xu, Juming Tang, Jinru Chen, Rakesh K. Singh, Fanbin KongAbstractThis study aimed to evaluate the feasibility of using Enterococcus faecium NRRL B-2354 (E. faecium) as a surrogate of Salmonella enterica Enteritidis PT30 (S. Enteritidis PT30), validate radio frequency (RF) heating in pasteurizing...
Mon, 04/29/2019 - 01:12
Publication date: Available online 27 April 2019Source: LWTAuthor(s): George Kwabena Afari, Haijie Liu, Yen-Con HungAbstractThe effects of pathogen inoculum concentration, pH and organic load of electrolyzed oxidizing (EO) water treatment on the culturability and viability of Listeria monocytogenes and Escherichia coli O157:H7 was examined. Inoculum concentrations (8, 6, and 4 log CFU/mL), EO...
Sat, 04/27/2019 - 01:14
Publication date: Available online 26 April 2019Source: LWTAuthor(s): Chevise L. Thomas, Yen-Con Hung, Macc Rigdon, Robert W. Mckee, Alexander M. StelzleniAbstractThe beef industry utilizes blade tenderization (BT) to enhance tenderness; however, foodborne outbreaks have been associated with BT beef. Therefore, antimicrobials that reduce the risks associated with BT while maintaining quality are...
Fri, 04/26/2019 - 01:13
Publication date: Available online 22 April 2019Source: LWTAuthor(s): Marcin Bryła, Edyta Ksieniewicz-Woźniak, Agnieszka Waśkiewicz, Grażyna Podolska, Krystyna SzymczykAbstractChanges in the concentrations of six major R-configuration ergot alkaloids (EAs) and their S-configuration epimers were studied during the entire process of rye sourdough bread production. The EAs were practically stable at...
Fri, 04/26/2019 - 01:13
Publication date: Available online 24 April 2019Source: LWTAuthor(s): Sofia Belén Delcarlo, Romina Parada, Laura Ines Schelegueda, Marisol Vallejo, Emilio Rogelio Marguet, Carmen Adriana CamposAbstractThe aims were to isolate, characterize and quantifylactic acid bacteria's (LAB) antimicrobial activity, and evaluate their application on fish paste. One hundred and thirty two LAB were isolated...
Fri, 04/26/2019 - 01:13
Publication date: August 2019Source: LWT, Volume 110Author(s): Lele Shao, Xiaojing Tian, Qianqian Yu, Lei Xu, Xingmin Li, Ruitong DaiAbstractIn order to explore the inactivation effect of ohmic heating on bacteria, inactivation and recovery kinetics of Escherichia coli O157:H7 treated with ohmic heating in broth were studied and compared with conventional water bath heating. During the heating...
Fri, 04/12/2019 - 01:12
Publication date: Available online 9 April 2019Source: LWTAuthor(s): Fei Shen, Tianxia Zhao, Xuesong Jiang, Xiao Liu, Yong Fang, Qing Liu, Qiuhui Hu, Xingquan LiuAbstractEfficiently identifying and separating grains infected by toxigenic fungi can prevent mycotoxins entering in food chain. This study presents an on-line scheme for synchronous recognition of hazardous fungal contamination as well...
Fri, 04/12/2019 - 01:12
Publication date: Available online 11 April 2019Source: LWTAuthor(s): Ping Zhang, Pengfei Zhang, Junrui Wu, Dongbing Tao, Rina WuAbstractDa-jiang with unique flavor is one of Chinese traditionally fermented soybean foods, which is naturally fermented. However, many shortcomings make it unable to achieve industrial production. At present, development of novel biological starter is one of effective...
Fri, 04/12/2019 - 01:12
Publication date: July 2019Source: LWT, Volume 109Author(s): Fernanda T. Carvalho, Bruno S. Vieira, Deyse C. Vallim, Larrayane A. Carvalho, Ricardo C.T. Carvalho, Rodrigo C.L. Pereira, Eduardo E.S. FigueiredoAbstractA trial was conducted to determine the genotypic and phenotypic profiles of Listeria monocytogenes (LM) isolated from chicken meat and chicken-meat processing environment in an export...
Fri, 04/12/2019 - 01:12
Publication date: July 2019Source: LWT, Volume 108Author(s): Tina Kabelitz, Bertram Schmidt, Werner B. Herppich, Karin HassenbergAbstractPost-harvest sanitation of fruit and vegetables is one major concern of the food producing industry. In particular, amount and type of microorganisms (MOs) on fresh commodities determine how long a produce can be stored and sold. Therefore, great efforts are put...
Mon, 04/08/2019 - 01:10
Publication date: Available online 7 April 2019Source: LWTAuthor(s): Nitin Dhowlaghar, Qian Shen, Ramakrishna Nannapaneni, Wes Schilling, Aditya SamalaAbstractThe purpose of this study was to determine the survival of acid stress adapted Listeria monocytogenes Bug600 and ScottA cells in various lethal concentrations of disinfectants in broth and water models. Acid stress adapted cells had...
Fri, 04/05/2019 - 01:14
Publication date: Available online 4 April 2019Source: LWTAuthor(s): Wilbert Long, Majher I. Sarker, Bassam A. Annous, George C. PaoliAbstractThis study evaluated the efficacy of alkyltrimethylammonium-bromide (ATMB) and chlorhexidine-digluconate (CDG) to reduce pathogens of meat safety concerns in solution and on hides. In solution, ATMB at 50 and 250 ppm reduced individual cocktails of...
Fri, 03/29/2019 - 01:11
Publication date: Available online 26 March 2019Source: LWTAuthor(s): Edson A. Rios, Jesús Santos, Isidro García-Meniño, Saskia C. Flament-Simon, Jorge Blanco, María-Luisa García-López, Andrés Otero, Jose M. Rodríguez-CallejaAbstractThis study was carried out to determine the occurrence and characteristics of enteropathogenic Escherichia coli (EPEC) and Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC)...
Fri, 03/29/2019 - 01:11
Publication date: Available online 27 March 2019Source: LWTAuthor(s): Daniel Kuhn, Rafaela Ziem, Talita Scheibel, Bárbara Buhl, Gabriela Vettorello, Leandra Andressa Pacheco, Daiane Heidrich, Carla Kauffmann, Elisete M. de Freitas, Eduardo M. Ethur, Lucélia HoehneAbstractCampomanesia aurea O. Berg is a native plant of the biome Pampa, which belongs to the family Myrtaceae. The present study aimed...
Wed, 03/27/2019 - 01:14
Publication date: Available online 24 March 2019Source: LWTAuthor(s): Daizy Hwang, Elizabeth White, Anuj Purohit, Anand Mohan, Abhinav MishraAbstractSurvival of pathogenic bacteria under acidic conditions may pose a significant food safety challenge and should be assessed when developing new food products. The objective of this study was to determine the antimicrobial effect of two acidulants...
Wed, 03/27/2019 - 01:14
Publication date: Available online 24 March 2019Source: LWTAuthor(s): Jiao Li, Huan Cheng, Xinyu Liao, Donghong Liu, Qisen Xiang, Jun Wang, Shiguo Chen, Xingqian Ye, Tian DingAbstractCombined ultrasound and mild heat (UH) and traditional thermal pasteurization (TP) were employed to inactivate thermoacidophilic B. subtilis suspended in Chinese bayberry juice. Flow cytometry was used to evaluate...
Wed, 03/27/2019 - 01:14
Publication date: Available online 25 March 2019Source: LWTAuthor(s): Amrita Yadav, Anupam Kujur, Akshay Kumar, Prem Pratap Singh, Bhanu Prakash, N.K. DubeyAbstractThe present study investigates the efficacy of the nanoencapsulated mace essential oil (Ne-MEO) against the toxigenic strain of A. flavus (CP-05), aflatoxin B1 production, free radical generation and speculated in-vitro mechanism of...
Wed, 03/27/2019 - 01:14
Publication date: Available online 25 March 2019Source: LWTAuthor(s): R. Raybaudi-Massilia, J. Mosqueda-Melgar, Y. Rosales-Oballos, R. Citti de Petricone, N.N. Frágenas, A. Zambrano-Durán, K. Sayago, M. Lara, G. UrbinaAbstractIn this research, the effect of partial replacement of NaCl by Soda-Lo® salt microspheres (25% (W/W), 30% (W/W), and 50% (W/W)) on the sensory and microbiological properties...
Mon, 03/25/2019 - 01:10
Publication date: Available online 24 March 2019Source: LWTAuthor(s): Hatice Kavuncuoglu, Hasan Yalcin, Mehmet DoganAbstractPolyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxane (POSS) containing low-density polyethylene (LDPE) based innovative active nanocomposite food packaging films were produced using film blowing technique. Octa ammonium POSS (OA-POSS), N-Phenylaminopropyl POSS (AP-POSS), methacryl POSS (MA-...
Sun, 03/17/2019 - 01:13
Publication date: Available online 15 March 2019Source: LWTAuthor(s): Abdus Sobhan, Jinyoung Lee, Mi-Kyung Park, Jun-Hyun OhAbstractThe goal of this research was to develop a rapid single-walled carbon nanotube (SWCNT)-based biosensor method and to employ it to a Kimchi product for Yersinia enterocolitica detection. A SWCNT-based biosensor was fabricated with SWCNTs immobilized with anti-Yersinia...
Thu, 03/14/2019 - 01:15
Publication date: Available online 12 March 2019Source: LWTAuthor(s): Pawinee Inmanee, Pitiya Kamonpatana, Tantawan PirakAbstractListeria monocytogenes contamination of processed sausage occurs primarily after cooking and during packaging, causing significant annual economic loss throughout the industry. Ohmic heating of vacuum-packed sausages was proposed for effective post packaging...
Thu, 03/14/2019 - 01:15
Publication date: Available online 13 March 2019Source: LWTAuthor(s): Flávia Souza Prestes, Astrid Caroline Muniz da Silva, André Aquino Mariano Pereira, Maristela da Silva do NascimentoAbstractThis study evaluated the efficiency of the dry and oil roasting processes in the inactivation of a pool of five serotypes of Salmonella isolated from the peanut supply chain (Miami, Muenster, Yoruba,...
Thu, 03/14/2019 - 01:15
Publication date: Available online 13 March 2019Source: LWTAuthor(s): Mohammad Shakeri, Seyed Hadi Razavi, Shahryar ShakeriAbstractCarvacrol (Car) and astaxanthin (Asta) are widely used in the food industry as antimicrobial and antioxidant agents. This study investigated simultaneous entrapment of them in beeswax solid lipid nanoparticles (BW.SLNs) in order to increase their biological activities...
Sun, 03/10/2019 - 01:14
Publication date: Available online 8 March 2019Source: LWTAuthor(s): Duo Liang, Qingfa Wang, Dandan Zhao, Xue Han, Jianxiong HaoAbstractThe systematic application of slightly acidic electrolyzed water (SAEW) for natural microbial reduction of buckwheat sprouts were investigated including seed-dipping, germination and sprouts-washing in the present study. The results show that all the three SAEW...
Sat, 03/09/2019 - 01:12
Publication date: Available online 7 March 2019Source: LWTAuthor(s): Fabiane Bach, Acácio Antonio Ferreira Zielinski, Cristiane Vieira Helm, Giselle Maria Maciel, Alessandra Cristina Pedro, Ana Paula Stafussa, Suelen Ávila, Charles Windson Isidoro HaminiukAbstractThe aim of this study was to optimize the extraction of total phenolics from edible mushrooms, evaluate the in vitro antioxidant and...
Sat, 03/09/2019 - 01:12
Publication date: Available online 7 March 2019Source: LWTAuthor(s): Clarissa Barretta, Silvani Verruck, Bruna Marchesan Maran, Leticia dos Santos Maurício, Marília Miotto, Cleide Rosana Werneck Vieira, Elane Schwinden PrudencioAbstractBecause the food matrix is considered as one of the significant factors in regulating colonization of microorganisms in the gastrointestinal tract, this study...
Fri, 03/08/2019 - 01:13
Publication date: Available online 5 March 2019Source: LWTAuthor(s): Danielle Oliveira Borges, Mariana Mitiko Matsuo, Cristina S.Bittencourt Bogsan, Tatiane Ferreira da Silva, Sabrina Neves Casarotti, Ana Lúcia Barretto PennaAbstractThe effect of Ln. mesenteroides subsp. mesenteroids SJRP55 on the fatty acid profile, on content of bioactive unsaturated fatty acids in fermented cream, ability to...
Fri, 03/08/2019 - 01:13
Publication date: Available online 6 March 2019Source: LWTAuthor(s): Piyanan Chuesiang, Ubonrat Siripatrawan, Romanee Sanguandeekul, Jason Szuhao Yang, David Julian McClements, Lynne McLandsboroughAbstractThe water-dispersibility and antimicrobial activity of cinnamon oil is enhanced by encapsulating it within oil-in-water nanoemulsions. This study investigated the impact of oil phase composition...

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