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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...
Sat, 01/19/2019 - 01:11
Publication date: Available online 17 January 2019Source: LWTAuthor(s): Joana F. Fundo, Fátima A. Miller, Gabriela F. Mandro, Andréia Tremarin, Teresa R.S. Brandão, Cristina L.M. SilvaAbstractUV-C light is a non-thermal technology with potential application in food industries. The objective was to assess UV-C radiation effect (13.44 W/m2) on microbiological decontamination and some quality...
Sun, 01/06/2019 - 01:16
Publication date: Available online 4 January 2019Source: LWTAuthor(s): Ali Heshmati, Sabah Ghadimi, Akram Ranjbar, Amin Mousavi KhaneghahAbstractThe current study was aimed to investigate the changes in aflatoxins (AFs) content during the production of pekmez. In this context, the artificially spiked grape samples in levels of 2.5, 5, and 7.5 μg/kg of aflatoxin B1 (AFB1), and 0.5, 1 and 1.5 μg/kg...
Sat, 01/05/2019 - 01:11
Publication date: Available online 17 December 2018Source: LWTAuthor(s): Dike O. Ukuku, Brendan A. Niemira, Joseph UkanalisAbstractA nisin-based antimicrobial and cold plasma combination treatments in reducing Listeria monocytogenes inoculated on apple surfaces purchased from a New Jersey farm and a supermarket in Philadelphia area was investigated. All apples were spot inoculated or by...
Sat, 01/05/2019 - 01:11
Publication date: Available online 27 December 2018Source: LWTAuthor(s): Thaysa Fernandes Moya Moreira, Anielle de Oliveira, Tamires Barlati Vieira da Silva, Adriele Rodrigues Dos Santos, Odinei Hess Gonçalves, Regiane da Silva Gonzalez, Adriana Aparecida Droval, Fernanda Vitória LeimannAbstractLactic and acetic acids are applied as sanitising agents in meat processing since they present a low...
Mon, 12/31/2018 - 01:12
Publication date: March 2019Source: LWT, Volume 102Author(s): Noushin Sadeghinejad, Roghayeh Amini Sarteshnizi, Hassan Ahmadi Gavlighi, Mohsen BarzegarAbstractThe efficacy of different concentrations of lyophilized pistachio green hull water extract (LPGH) on retarding lipid and protein oxidation, color stability, and microbial spoilage of the beef patty during chilled storage was tested. Beef...
Sat, 12/29/2018 - 01:13
Publication date: March 2019Source: LWT, Volume 102Author(s): Sailaja Chintagari, Raviraj Jadeja, Yen-Con HungAbstractThe efficacy of Infra-red radiation (IR) and Pulsed UV (PUV) for the inactivation of parent (Par) and Nalidixic acid adapted (Nal) strains of Escherichia coli O157:H7, top six shiga-toxin producing E. coli (E. coli O26, E. coli O45, E. coli O103, E. coli O111, E. coli O121, and E...
Sat, 12/29/2018 - 01:13
Publication date: March 2019Source: LWT, Volume 102Author(s): Yutaka Haraguchi, Minori Goto, Takashi Kuda, Mayu Fukunaga, Ayane Shikano, Hajime Takahashi, Bon KimuraAbstractA part of Lactobacillus plantarum and Lactococcus lactis subsp. lactis strains, isolated from coastal areas (Satoumi LAB) had shown acid, salt and bile resistances and good fermentation in soymilk rather than cow's milk. To...
Sat, 12/29/2018 - 01:13
Publication date: March 2019Source: LWT, Volume 102Author(s): Giorgiana M. Cătunescu, Ancuța M. Rotar, Carmen Rodica Pop, Zorița Diaconeasa, Florina Bunghez, Maria-Ioana Socaciu, Cristina Anamaria SemeniucAbstractCranberries (Vaccinium spp.) are rich sources of phytochemicals, but their bioactivity depends on cultivar, harvesting time, processing, or extraction procedure. Thus, a wider variety of...
Sun, 12/23/2018 - 01:10
Publication date: March 2019Source: LWT, Volume 102Author(s): Varish Ahmad, Khurshid Ahmad, Mohammad Hassan Baig, Hind A. AL-Shwaiman, Manal M. Al Khulaifi, Abdallah M. Elgorban, Mohd Sajid KhanAbstractA strain of Lysinibacillus, isolated from spoiled fruits and vegetable wastes, was found having an inhibitory effect against foodborne pathogens. Subjected to study of different physico-chemical...
Sun, 12/23/2018 - 01:10
Publication date: March 2019Source: LWT, Volume 102Author(s): Zifan Wan, S.K. Pankaj, Curtis Mosher, Kevin M. KeenerAbstractHigh voltage atmospheric cold plasma (HVACP) is a novel technology which has shown promising results on microbial inactivation under low temperature, and thus offers opportunities on decontamination of biological materials. In this study, Listeria innocua spot inoculated...
Sun, 12/23/2018 - 01:10
Publication date: March 2019Source: LWT, Volume 102Author(s): Luis J. BastarracheaAbstractPolypropylene (PP) was mixed with polypropylene-graft-maleic anhydride (PP-g-MA) to obtain a reactive blend (PP/PP-g-MA) and render it antimicrobial by the application of ε-poly(lysine) and styrene maleic anhydride copolymer (SMA) onto its surface through reactive blending. Infrared spectroscopy confirmed...
Sun, 12/23/2018 - 01:10
Publication date: March 2019Source: LWT, Volume 102Author(s): Ji-Hoon Kang, Jun-Beom Park, Kyung Bin SongAbstractAntimicrobial activities of quaternary ammonium surfactants (QAS) have been reported, but the effects of various QAS on the disinfection of foodborne pathogens on fresh produce have not been compared. Thus, the objective of this study was to determine the most effective QAS to be used...
Sun, 12/23/2018 - 01:10
Publication date: March 2019Source: LWT, Volume 102Author(s): María Goretti Llamas-Arriba, Ángela Peirotén, Ana Isabel Puertas, Alicia Prieto, Paloma López, Miguel Á. Pardo, Eva Rodríguez, María Teresa DueñasAbstractBifidobacterium longum INIA P132 and Bifidobacterium infantis INIA P731, isolated from infant-faeces, were investigated in this work. Regarding the probiotic and technological...
Wed, 12/19/2018 - 01:10
Publication date: March 2019Source: LWT, Volume 102Author(s): E.V. Arias-Rios, G.R. Acuff, A. Castillo, L.M. Lucia, S.E. Niebuhr, J.S. DicksonAbstractOnion powder and talc were inoculated with one of three groups of Salmonella enterica or a putative surrogate, Enterococcus faecium NRRL B-2354, and the radiation sensitivity of S. enterica was compared to E. faecium. For both inoculated onion...
Mon, 12/17/2018 - 01:12
Publication date: March 2019Source: LWT, Volume 102Author(s): Gislaine Oliveira, Suzana Reis Evangelista, Fabiana Reinis Franca Passamani, Wilder Douglas Santiago, Maria das Graças Cardoso, Luís Roberto BatistaAbstractThis study investigated the influence of temperature and water activity (aw) on the growth and biosynthesis of Ochratoxin A (OTA) by Aspergillus carbonarius and Aspergillus...
Sun, 12/09/2018 - 01:11
Publication date: March 2019Source: LWT, Volume 101Author(s): I. Habinshuti, X. Chen, J. Yu, O. Mukeshimana, E. Duhoranimana, E. Karangwa, B. Muhoza, M. Zhang, S. Xia, X. ZhangAbstractNowadays, proteins from different plant materials are used to produce Maillard reaction products (MRPs). In this study, antimicrobial, antioxidant and sensory properties of Maillard reaction products (MRPs) derived...
Sun, 12/09/2018 - 01:11
Publication date: March 2019Source: LWT, Volume 101Author(s): Emina Mulaosmanovic, Sebastian Farkas, Ivar Vågsholm, Julia Darlison, Maria Sousa, Lars Mogren, Samareh Gharaie, Beatrix W. AlsaniusAbstractDespite numerous outbreaks of foodborne illnesses associated with sprouts, consumption of raw sprouted seeds is still linked with a healthy lifestyle in Scandinavia. Different types of sprouting...
Fri, 12/07/2018 - 01:03
Publication date: March 2019Source: LWT, Volume 101Author(s): Jiamu Kang, Wenyuan Jin, Jingfan Wang, Yuyang Sun, Xiaoxia Wu, Liu LiuAbstractPeppermint essential oil (PEO) has been reported to prevent microbial growth and prolong the shelf-life of food, but there are few studies about its possible antibacterial mechanism and anti-biofilm activity against Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus). In this...
Fri, 11/30/2018 - 01:11
Publication date: March 2019Source: LWT, Volume 101Author(s): Lilian R. Braga, Leonardo M. Pérez, Marina del V. Soazo, Fabricio MachadoAbstractThis work provides details regarding the physicochemical, antimicrobial and antioxidant properties of poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC)-based films containing 0.4% quercetin and silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) at various concentrations levels. The incorporation of...
Mon, 11/26/2018 - 01:10
Publication date: March 2019Source: LWT, Volume 101Author(s): Jing Wang, Jie Fang, Lina Wei, Ying Zhang, Hong Deng, Yurong Guo, Chingyuan Hu, Yonghong MengAbstractPhloretin is a naturally occurring flavonoid that has antimicrobial and antioxidant activities. The objective of this study is to examine the feasibility of using phloretin as a preservative for salmon fillets. Salmon samples were...
Mon, 11/26/2018 - 01:10
Publication date: March 2019Source: LWT, Volume 101Author(s): Feng He, Ke Li, Xiaohong Zhang, Ying Yang, Yuanping Fang, Fu XiangAbstractFood spoilage is a global issue, and millions of people suffer from food-borne infections. So it is urgent to search for novel, effective and safe antimicrobial agents. A novel essential oil was obtained from Eremothecium ashbyii H4565, which was identified and...
Sat, 11/24/2018 - 01:08
Publication date: March 2019Source: LWT, Volume 101Author(s): Jae-Hyun Yoon, Areum Han, Jeongyeup Paek, Sun-Young LeeAbstractThis study was conducted to examine thermal resistances of Escherichia coli O157:H7, Cronobacter sakazakii, Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium, and Listeria monocytogenes upon exposure to non-isothermal inactivation at various heating rates (HRs) between 1.0 °C and 9.0...
Mon, 11/19/2018 - 01:08
Publication date: March 2019Source: LWT, Volume 101Author(s): Fabrizia Tittarelli, Giorgia Perpetuini, Paola Di Gianvito, Rosanna TofaloAbstractTyramine and histamine are considered the most toxic biogenic amines (BAs) and are often found in high concentrations in fermented foods, such as cheese, and beverages. Their control is critical to assure food safety. Recently the use of food borne BAs...
Mon, 11/19/2018 - 01:08
Publication date: March 2019Source: LWT, Volume 101Author(s): Nanna Abel, Bjørn Tore Rotabakk, Jørgen LerfallAbstractIncreasing demands for lightly processed seafood stresses the need for development of non-intensive processing methods that ensures a safe product. The limitation to the shelf life of seafood is often ascribed to microbial activity. An experiment was design to investigate the...
Mon, 11/19/2018 - 01:08
Publication date: March 2019Source: LWT, Volume 101Author(s): Tao Xiong, Jiakang Chen, Tao Huang, Mingyong Xie, Yangsheng Xiao, Changgen Liu, Zhen PengAbstractPaocai as a traditional side dish in Asia gains its popularity owing to the favorable tastes, which are bestowed by microbial metabolisms. The microorganisms involved in fermentation are mainly lactic acid bacteria and Saccharomyces, while...
Mon, 11/19/2018 - 01:08
Publication date: March 2019Source: LWT, Volume 101Author(s): Ivana Nikodinoska, Loredana Baffoni, Diana Di Gioia, Beatriz Manso, Lourdes García-Sánchez, Beatriz Melero, Jordi RoviraAbstractIn the present work, a combined hurdle approach for fermented meat preservation was investigated. Challenge tests were performed in Chorizo sausage model using the maximum allowed NaNO2 amount (150 mg/kg), a...
Mon, 11/19/2018 - 01:08
Publication date: March 2019Source: LWT, Volume 101Author(s): Mi Li, Yuhao Fan, Zhigang Liu, Yunfei Xie, Yahui Guo, Yuliang Cheng, He Qian, Weirong YaoAbstractMelamine is commonly used to manufacture the coating of three-piece tin cans. It may migrate into food in the course of storage, threatening the health of consumers. This work aimed to trace the migration of melamine into food simulants (...
Tue, 11/06/2018 - 01:13
Publication date: February 2019Source: LWT, Volume 100Author(s): Zeinab Mazarei, Hasan RafatiAbstractThe aim of the present study was to fabricate a stable carvacrol-rich Satureja khuzestanica essential oil (SKEO) nanoemulsion and evaluate its antibacterial activity against food borne pathogens. The effect of determining factors including preparation method, surfactant type, surfactant to oil...
Tue, 11/06/2018 - 01:13
Publication date: February 2019Source: LWT, Volume 100Author(s): Mao-run Fu, Xiao-min Zhang, Tong Jin, Bo-qiang Li, Zhan-quan Zhang, Shi-ping TianAbstractAs a powerful sanitizer, chlorine dioxide (ClO2) has mainly focused on control of bacteria, but little is known about its antifungal effects, especially on postharvest fungi found in vegetable and fruit. This study investigated the effect of...
Wed, 10/31/2018 - 01:12
Publication date: February 2019Source: LWT, Volume 100Author(s): Michal Swieca, Monika Kordowska-Wiater, Monika Pytka, Urszula Gawlik-Dziki, Lukasz Seczyk, Urszula Złotek, Ireneusz KapustaAbstractThe study evaluated lentil and adzuki bean sprouts as carriers for S. cerevisiae var. boulardii.The highest count of yeast was found in the adzuki bean and lentil sprouts obtained from seeds soaked in...
Wed, 10/31/2018 - 01:12
Publication date: February 2019Source: LWT, Volume 100Author(s): María José Grande Burgos, Irene Ortega Blázquez, Rubén Pérez-Pulido, Antonio Gálvez, Rosario LucasAbstractThe aim of the present study was to determine the effect of high hydrostatic pressure (HP) and films activated with a combination of enterocin AS-48 and thymol (AF) on the microbial load and bacterial diversity of fruit puree (...
Fri, 10/26/2018 - 01:11
Publication date: February 2019Source: LWT, Volume 100Author(s): Marta Mesias, Cristina Delgado-Andrade, Francisca Holgado, Francisco J. MoralesAbstractSince the regulation on the acrylamide reduction in foods, the food business operators have implemented mitigation strategies for reduction of acrylamide content in French fries. Thirty food service establishments from ten of the most relevant...
Fri, 10/26/2018 - 01:11
Publication date: February 2019Source: LWT, Volume 100Author(s): Andreia Farias Pereira Batista, Adriele Rodrigues dos Santos, Alex Fiori da Silva, Daliah Alves Coelho Trevisan, Leonardo Henrique Ribeiro, Paula Aline Zanetti Campanerut-Sá, Benicio Alves de Abreu Filho, Miguel Machinski Junior, Jane Martha Graton MikchaAbstractThe efficiency of carvacrol and potassium sorbate (P.S.) alone and in...
Wed, 10/24/2018 - 01:11
Publication date: Available online 22 October 2018Source: LWTAuthor(s): Matthew J. Moriarty, Kenneth Semmens, Gary K. Bissonnette, Jacek JaczynskiAbstractHydroponics and aquaponics have been gaining popularity to grow produce. Escherichia coli O157:H7 may internalize within edible produce. This study was to investigate E. coli O157:H7 internalization in red sails lettuce in a custom designed/...

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