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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...
Wed, 03/06/2019 - 01:04
Publication date: Available online 3 March 2019Source: LWTAuthor(s): Marilyn C. Erickson, Jye-Yin LiaoAbstractThis study investigated the degree of extraction from leafy green tissue (green leafy lettuce, spinach, red cabbage) artificially inoculated with five individual strains of Salmonella at 3–4 log CFU. Inclusion of salt at levels of 0.50 M–0.75 M in the extraction solution improved recovery...
Sun, 03/03/2019 - 01:14
Publication date: Available online 28 February 2019Source: LWTAuthor(s): Patricia A. Barril, Silvina A. Soto, María V. Jaureguiberry, Gabriela Gottardi, Ianina Bascur, Gerardo A. Leotta, Juan M. OteizaAbstractMeat products may be vehicles of bacterial pathogens to humans. In this study, we determined both hygienic-sanitary risk and microbiological quality of raw ground beef and meat contact...
Sun, 03/03/2019 - 01:14
Publication date: Available online 28 February 2019Source: LWTAuthor(s): Yunzhe Zhang, Qian Yang, Cong Li, Yaowu Yuan, Wei ZhangAbstractCronobacter species are opportunistic foodborne pathogens involved in neonatal infections from powdered infant formula (PIF). In this study, a novel saltatory rolling circle amplification (SRCA) method has been developed for detecting Cronobacter spp. in PIF. 16...
Sun, 03/03/2019 - 01:14
Publication date: Available online 28 February 2019Source: LWTAuthor(s): Lin Lin, Yulei Gu, Yanhui Sun, Haiying CuiAbstractFor improving stability of liposomes, the chitosan and pectin modified chrysanthemum essential oil (CHEO) liposomes were prepared. The average particle size of CHEO liposome was 132.4 nm with polymer dispersity index (PDI) of 0.152, zeta potential of −37.6 mV. Results showed...
Mon, 02/25/2019 - 01:11
Publication date: Available online 22 February 2019Source: LWTAuthor(s): Camila Manera, Nair T. Olguin, Bárbara M. Bravo-Ferrada, E. Elizabeth Tymczyszn, Lucrecia Delfederico, Horacio Bibiloni, Adriana C. Caballero, Liliana Semorile, Danay Valdés La HensAbstractSpontaneous malolactic fermentation (MLF) in the North Patagonian region of Argentina may have to bear low environmental temperatures, an...
Fri, 02/22/2019 - 01:06
Publication date: Available online 19 February 2019Source: LWTAuthor(s): Xiaowen Cui, Chuanqi Hu, Liushu Ou, Yumiko Kuramitsu, Yoshimitsu Masuda, Ken-ichi Honjoh, Takahisa MiyamotoAbstractSodium chloride maintains osmotic pressure of living cells including bacteria. Heat treatment is common for decontamination of bacteria in food. In this study, effects of NaCl on heat resistance of Salmonella...
Fri, 02/22/2019 - 01:06
Publication date: Available online 19 February 2019Source: LWTAuthor(s): Shoubao Yan, Qianqian Tong, Jiaquan GuangAbstractDaqu is the major source of microorganisms, enzymes, flavour compounds, and their precursors in the Chinese liquor production process. In the present study, the yeast community and the volatile compounds of Chinese strong-flavor Daqu during its fermentation were investigated...
Fri, 02/22/2019 - 01:06
Publication date: Available online 20 February 2019Source: LWTAuthor(s): Jae Yeol Lee, Coralia V. Garcia, Gye Hwa Shin, Jun Tae KimAbstractHydroxypropyl methylcellulose (HPMC) was combined with oregano essential oil nanoemulsion (ORNE) at concentrations of 0–7.5% (v/v) to produce active composite films. The mechanical, optical, water vapour barrier, antimicrobial, and antioxidant properties of...
Wed, 02/20/2019 - 01:13
Publication date: Available online 18 February 2019Source: LWTAuthor(s): G.D.A. Pinto, I.M. Castro, M.A.L. Miguel, M.G.B. KoblitzAbstractSome microorganisms, such as bacteria and yeasts, show the ability to degrade chlorpyrifos, one of the most commonly used organophosphate pesticides. The aim of the present work was threefold: 1. to investigate the ability of six strains of lactic acid bacteria...
Wed, 02/20/2019 - 01:13
Publication date: Available online 18 February 2019Source: LWTAuthor(s): Karla Idelça Aires Machado, Aline Rissetti Roquetto, Carolina Soares Moura, Aline de Souza Lopes, Marcelo Cristianini, Jaime Amaya-FarfanAbstractFoods are a primary source of exogenous microorganisms and chemical motifs thereof that act as endotoxins because they trigger systemic inflammation in the body. One of the main...
Mon, 02/18/2019 - 01:14
Publication date: Available online 14 February 2019Source: LWTAuthor(s): Josilene Lima Serra, Fábio Moura, Gilberto V.M. Pereira, Carlos R. Soccol, Hervé Rogez, Sylvain DarnetAbstractHigh-throughput DNA sequencing (HTS) was used to investigate the microbial community of cocoa bean spontaneous fermentation in the Amazon biome. The characterization was described in three localities from Para state...
Mon, 02/18/2019 - 01:14
Publication date: Available online 14 February 2019Source: LWTAuthor(s): Aarti A. Boricha, Satyamitra L. Shekh, Sheetal P. Pithva, Padma S. Ambalam, Bharatkumar Rajiv Manuel VyasAbstractThe study was aimed at evaluating probiotic potential of different Lactobacillus strains isolated from different sources. We isolated six lactic acid bacterial strains isolated from fruits, fermented foods and...
Fri, 02/15/2019 - 01:14
Publication date: Available online 13 February 2019Source: LWTAuthor(s): Junsheng Liu, Zhennan Gu, Hao Zhang, Jianxin Zhao, Wei ChenAbstractSalmonellosis is one of the world's most leading epidemic diseases and poses a great threat to public health. Probiotic administration is an effective strategy to cope with pathogenic infections with few side-effects and a high safety profile. Lactobacillus...
Thu, 02/14/2019 - 01:11
Publication date: Available online 11 February 2019Source: LWTAuthor(s): Fabio Coloretti, Cristiana Chiavari, Antonio Poeta, Mariantonietta Succi, Patrizio Tremonte, Luigi GraziaAbstractThe aim of this work is to fine tune a technology to produce horse meat sausages guaranteeing a rapid lowering of pH levels and optimising the sugar content to prevent structural and sensorial defects in the...
Thu, 02/14/2019 - 01:11
Publication date: Available online 12 February 2019Source: LWTAuthor(s): G.A. Evrendilek, P. OzdemirAbstractFresh carrots were processed using ozone, ultrasonication, alkaline ionized water, and high pressure processing (HPP) as well as quantifying their effects on 28 food quality and safety responses. Out of the four treatments, HPP at 350 and 450 MPa for 5 min achieved the highest reductions by...
Tue, 02/12/2019 - 01:14
Publication date: Available online 11 February 2019Source: LWTAuthor(s): Tze Young Thung, Epeng Lee, Nor Ainy Mahyudin, Karunakaramoorthy Anuradha, Nurzafirah Mazlan, Chee Hao Kuan, Chai Fung Pui, Farinazleen Mohamad Ghazali, Nor-Khaizura Mahmud Ab Rashid, Wendy Dayang Rollon, Chia Wanq Tan, Son RaduAbstractIn the present study, a Salmonella Typhimurium-specific bacteriophage designated as ST02,...
Tue, 02/12/2019 - 01:14
Publication date: Available online 11 February 2019Source: LWTAuthor(s): Md Mehedi Hassan, Huanhuan Li, Waqas Ahmad, Muhammad Zareef, Jingjing Wang, Shicai Xie, Pingyue Wang, Qin Ouyang, Shaoyun Wang, Quansheng ChenAbstractThe study aimed to extend the applications of surface-enhanced Raman scattering (SERS) – recently one of the most promising and widely employed technique in food safety and...
Mon, 02/11/2019 - 01:14
Publication date: Available online 8 February 2019Source: LWTAuthor(s): Jian Ju, Lijin Shen, Yunfei Xie, Hang Yu, Yahui Guo, Yuliang Cheng, He Qian, Weirong YaoAbstractIn order to explore the safety of bisphenol A (BPA) degradation in food packaging, the degradation effect of six common probiotics to BPA was first explored in this paper. The result showed that the degradation rate of BPA by...
Mon, 02/11/2019 - 01:14
Publication date: Available online 8 February 2019Source: LWTAuthor(s): Helena Taina Diniz-Silva, Janaína Batista de Sousa, Jessica da Silva Guedes, Rita de Cássia Ramos do Egypto Queiroga, Marta Suely Madruga, Josean Fechine Tavares, Evandro Leite de Souza, Marciane MagnaniAbstractThe effects of Origanum vulgare L. (OVEO) and Rosmarinus officinalis L. (ROEO) essential oils in combination on the...
Fri, 02/08/2019 - 01:13
Publication date: Available online 7 February 2019Source: LWTAuthor(s): Vijay Singh Chhetri, Marlene E. Janes, Joan M. King, William Doerrler, Achyut AdhikariAbstractThe use of sanitizers during produce wash operation is a common practice, but little is known about the effect of residual sanitizers on minimizing food safety risks associated with post-sanitizing cross-contaminations. This study...
Thu, 02/07/2019 - 01:10
Publication date: Available online 5 February 2019Source: LWTAuthor(s): Sofie Buhler, Federico Solari, Alessandra Gasparini, Roberto Montanari, Stefano Sforza, Tullia TedeschiAbstractWhey is a valuable by-product of the dairy industry, due to the high nutritional, biochemical and functional properties of the contained proteins. As for other dairy products, to guarantee the microbiological safety...
Sun, 02/03/2019 - 01:12
Publication date: Available online 1 February 2019Source: LWTAuthor(s): Yousra Abid, Samia Azabou, Ichrak Joulak, Angela Casillo, Rosa Lanzetta, Maria Michela Corsaro, Adem Gharsallaoui, Hamadi AttiaAbstractIn the present work, an exopolysaccharide (EPS) was produced by a newly isolated Bacillus tequilensis-GM ropy strain. Results showed that EPS-GM was produced simultaneously with the growth...
Fri, 02/01/2019 - 01:14
Publication date: Available online 29 January 2019Source: LWTAuthor(s): Paschalitsa Tryfinopoulou, Lemonia Fengou, Efstathios Z. PanagouAbstractThe aim of the present study was to investigate the influence of two yeast species, namely Saccharomyces cerevisiae Y33 and Rhotodorula mucilaginosa Y38 on the growth and ochratoxin A (OTA) production of four Aspergillus carbonarius isolates, grown either...
Fri, 02/01/2019 - 01:14
Publication date: Available online 30 January 2019Source: LWTAuthor(s): Juhyun Kim, Taehoon Lee, Pradeep Puligundla, Chulkyoon MokAbstractAfterglow stream of an atmospheric pressure plasma can conveniently be used for large scale decontamination operations. In the present study, an afterglow dielectric-barrier discharge air plasma (ADDAP) was used to inactivate Escherichia coli O157:H7, which was...
Fri, 02/01/2019 - 01:14
Publication date: Available online 30 January 2019Source: LWTAuthor(s): Kalaiselvi Ignasimuthu, Rajalakshmi Prakash, Pushpa S. Murthy, Nagarajan SubbanAbstractThe polyphenol acetates derived from green tea (Camellia sinensis. L) catechins, effectively increases the bioaccessibility as evaluated by simulated invitro enzymatic digestion method. The acetylated polyphenols showed significantly higher...
Thu, 01/24/2019 - 01:03
Publication date: Available online 22 January 2019Source: LWTAuthor(s): Haijing Hu, Linlin Cai, Yang Dong, Huhu Wang, Xinglian Xu, Guanghong ZhouAbstractAs a novel broad-spectrum disinfectant, acidic electrolyzed water (AEW) has been widely used, but it is generated on-site for one-time used and usually not stored. but “producing once for using once” is not a convenient mode for industrial...
Sat, 01/19/2019 - 01:11
Publication date: Available online 16 January 2019Source: LWTAuthor(s): Şerife Tokalıoğlu, Fatma Kılıç Dokan, Semiha KöprüAbstractThe concentrations of eleven elements in thirty traditional red pepper flake (Capsicum annuum L.) samples from three regions of Turkey were analysed by inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (ICP-MS). Samples were digested in a microwave system. The decreasing...
Sat, 01/19/2019 - 01:11
Publication date: Available online 16 January 2019Source: LWTAuthor(s): Karen M. Soto, Camila T. Quezada-Cervantes, Montserrat Hernández-Iturriaga, Gabriel Luna-Bárcenas, Rafael Vazquez-Duhalt, Sandra MendozaAbstractIn this work we report an eco-friendly and low cost method for reducing and capping silver nanoparticles with a lyophilized extract from grape and orange wastes. The synthesis of...

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