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Fri, 08/10/2018 - 01:08
Available online 9 August 2018 Author(s): G.K. Blankson, F.C. Mills-Robertson, I.W. OfosuAbstractFifty cereal-based products intended for infants and young children were purchased at retail level across Greater Accra Region in Accra Metropolis from June- September, 2013. The samples included rice-based, corn-based, wheat-based, oat-based, millet-based, legume-based and mixed grain. Extraction...
Thu, 08/09/2018 - 00:00
Toxins, Vol. 10, Pages 324: Human Poisoning from Marine Toxins: Unknowns for Optimal Consumer Protection Toxins doi: 10.3390/toxins10080324 Authors: Natalia Vilariño M. Carmen Louzao Paula Abal Eva Cagide Cristina Carrera Mercedes R. Vieytes Luis M. Botana Marine biotoxins are produced by aquatic microorganisms and accumulate in shellfish or finfish following the food web....
Thu, 08/09/2018 - 00:00
Abstract Human noroviruses (HuNoVs) can be easily transferred by the contacts of humans or fomites. Swab sampling methods are widely used for recovering HuNoVs from small surfaces of various fomites or hard-to-reach locations and swab sampling conditions are important for the accurate detection of HuNoVs, which have a low infectious dose and relatively long persistence under a...
Wed, 08/08/2018 - 17:00
Carolina M. Bedoya-Serna, Euder C. Michelin, Marina M. Massocco, Lucas C. S. Carrion, Silvia H. S. Godoy, Cesar G. Lima, Paulo S. Ceccarelli, George S. Yasui, George E. Rottinghaus, Ricardo L. M. Sousa, Andrezza M. Fernandes Aflatoxins (AF) can be cumulative in fish tissues and can influence weight, length, feed intake and survival depending on the species. The aim of this work is to measure...
Wed, 08/08/2018 - 04:02
, Volume 108, Issue 9, Page e1-e1, September 2018.
Wed, 08/08/2018 - 03:00
Journal of Food Protection, Volume 81, Issue 9, Page 1472-1480, September 2018.
Wed, 08/08/2018 - 01:09
Grith M. Maigaard Hermansen, Anders Boysen, Thøger J. Krogh, Arkadiusz Nawrocki, Lars Jelsbak, Jakob Møller-Jensen
Wed, 08/08/2018 - 01:09
Publication date: Available online 7 August 2018 Innovative Food Science & Emerging TechnologiesAuthor(s): Višnja Stulić, Tomislava Vukušić, Anet Režek Jambrak, Višnja Bačun-Družina, Dean Popović, Jasna Mrvčić, Zoran HercegAbstractHigh voltage electrical discharge (gas and liquid) plasmas are new developing techniques used for food and water decontamination. This study investigates the...
Wed, 08/08/2018 - 01:08
Qinghua Ye, Qingping Wu, Shuhong Zhang, Jumei Zhang, Guangzhu Yang, Juan Wang, Liang Xue, Moutong Chen
Wed, 08/08/2018 - 01:08
Available online 6 August 2018 Author(s): Kamille Kamikata, Eduardo Vicente, Adriana Pavesi Arisseto-Bragotto, Ana Maria Rauen de Oliveira Miguel, Raquel Fernanda Milani, Silvia Amelia Verdiani TfouniAbstract3-MCPDE (3-monochloropropane-1,2-diol esters), 2-MCPDE (2-monochloropropane-1,3-diol esters) and GE (glycidyl esters) are heat-induced contaminants that are formed during the refining of...
Tue, 08/07/2018 - 14:31
Agents that remodel the tumor microenvironment (TME), prime functional tumor-specific T cells, and block inhibitory signaling pathways are essential components of effective immunotherapy. We are evaluating live-attenuated, double-deleted Listeria monocytogenes expressing tumor antigens (LADD-Ag) in the clinic. Here we show in numerous mouse models that while treatment with nonrecombinant LADD...
Tue, 08/07/2018 - 03:00
Journal of Food Protection, Volume 81, Issue 9, Page 1467-1471, September 2018.
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Journal of Food Protection, Volume 81, Issue 9, Page 1459-1466, September 2018.
Tue, 08/07/2018 - 01:08
Publication date: October 2018 Food and Chemical Toxicology, Volume 120Author(s): Kirt R. Phipps, Nigel Baldwin, Barry Lynch, Jessica Flaxmer, Alica Šoltésová, Ben Gilby, Marta H. Mikš, Christoph H. RöhrigAbstractHuman milk oligosaccharides (HMOs) are endogenous indigestible carbohydrates representing the largest compositional difference between human breastmilk and infant formula (IF). Two major...
Tue, 08/07/2018 - 01:07
Available online 6 August 2018 Author(s): Jiehong Fang, Yang Shen, Daofeng Qu, Jianzhong HanAbstractThe pork production chain and raw pork products are among the most important reservoirs of antimicrobial-resistant microorganisms. This study investigated the antimicrobial resistance profiles and integrons and their associated gene cassettes of Escherichia coli isolated from a large-scale...
Tue, 08/07/2018 - 01:07
Available online 6 August 2018 Author(s): Hyun Jung Lee, Singeun Kim, Hyung Joo Suh, Dojin RyuAbstractOchratoxin A (OTA) represents one of the most widespread mycotoxins in agricultural commodities in the world and is considered as a possible human carcinogen with its potent nephrotoxicity. Since OTA is stable under most food processing conditions, it has been detected in a variety of cereal...
Mon, 08/06/2018 - 20:00
AbstractSalmonella enterica subsp. enterica serovar Gallinarum biovar Gallinarum (S. Gallinarum) and biovar Pullorum (S. Pullorum) are gram-negative bacteria, members of the most important infectious pathogens, and have caused common problems in the poultry industry, especially in the developing countries. O- and H-antigen specific anti-sera are commonly for slide and tube agglutination tests to...
Mon, 08/06/2018 - 00:00
Toxins, Vol. 10, Pages 316: Low Doses of Ochratoxin-A Decrease IgY and IgA Production in Broiler Chicks Toxins doi: 10.3390/toxins10080316 Authors: Shahzad A. Khan Emerson J. Venancio Eduardo V. Fernandes Elisa Y. Hirooka Alexandre Oba Karina K. M. C. Flaiban Eiko N. Itano The mycotoxin, ochratoxin-A (OTA), produced by some fungi, and is a natural contaminant of many foods and...
Mon, 08/06/2018 - 00:00
Toxins, Vol. 10, Pages 319: Distribution Analysis of Twelve Mycotoxins in Corn and Corn-Derived Products by LC-MS/MS to Evaluate the Carry-Over Ratio during Wet-Milling Toxins doi: 10.3390/toxins10080319 Authors: Juhee Park Dong-Ho Kim Ji-Young Moon Jin-Ah An Young-Woo Kim Soo-Hyun Chung Chan Lee This study investigated the distribution of twelve mycotoxins (aflatoxins B1, B2...
Mon, 08/06/2018 - 00:00
Abstract Aluminum constitutes the third most common element in the earth’s crust. In spite of this there is no evidence that it is essential for any living organism. It has been shown that uptake of aluminum in large amounts can have detrimental effects on the nervous system, bones and the hemopoietic system. Aluminum exposure in humans is generally the result of ingestion of...
Sun, 08/05/2018 - 01:10
Publication date: Available online 4 August 2018 Food and Chemical ToxicologyAuthor(s): Heloisa Ghizoni, Marina Ventura, Dirleise Colle, Cinara Ludvig Gonçalves, Viviane de Souza, Juliana Montagna Hartwig, Danúbia Bonfanti Santos, Aline Aita Naime, Vanessa Cristina de Oliveira Souza, Mark William Lopes, Fernando Barbosa, Patricia S. Brocardo, Marcelo FarinaAbstractFish and shellfish, which...
Sun, 08/05/2018 - 01:10
Publication date: August 2018 , Volume 52, Issue 2Author(s): Lúcia Santos, Fernando RamosABSTRACTAquaculture is a rapidly growing industry that currently accounts for almost half of the fish used for human consumption worldwide. Intensive and semi-intensive practices are used to produce large stocks of fish, but frequent disease outbreaks occur, and the use of antimicrobials has become a...
Sun, 08/05/2018 - 01:10
Publication date: November 2018Source: LWT, Volume 97Author(s): Maria Helbo Laub-Ekgreen, Brais Martinez-Lopez, Flemming Jessen, Thomas SkovAbstractThe salt content is one of the most important quality and safety parameters in the manufacturing process of marinated herring, which needs to be controlled during processing. Standard methods are often destructive and time consuming, and therefore a...
Sat, 08/04/2018 - 01:13
Publication date: Available online 3 August 2018 Food and Chemical ToxicologyAuthor(s): Saeedeh Shojaeepour, Mehdi Fazeli, Zohreh Oghabian, Leyla Pourgholi, Ali MandegaryAbstractUse of lead-adulterated opium has become one of the major sources of lead poisoning in Iran. This study was designed to assess clinical effects and oxidative stress and its association with GSTM1, GSTT1, NQO1, and ALAD...
Sat, 08/04/2018 - 01:13
Available online 3 August 2018 Author(s): Amira Klibi, Abderrazek Maaroufi, Carmen Torres, Ahlem JouiniAbstractThe prevalence of methicillin-resistant (MR) and methicillin-susceptible (MS) coagulase-negative staphylococci (CNS) and the implicated mechanisms of resistance and virulence were investigated in milk of mastitis cows. In addition the presence of SCCmec type is analyzed in MR...
Sat, 08/04/2018 - 01:13
Available online 3 August 2018 Author(s): Losasso Carmen, Di Cesare Andrea, Mastrorilli Eleonora, Patuzzi Ilaria, Cibin Veronica, Eckert Ester M, Fontaneto Diego, Vanzo Angiola, Ricci Antonia, Corno GianlucaAbstractThe massive use of antimicrobials in animal farming is considered as the greatest contributor to the phenomenon of antimicrobial resistant bacteria (ARB) presence in food of animal...
Sat, 08/04/2018 - 01:13
Publication date: Available online 4 August 2018Source: Author(s): Dietrich Mebs, Mari Yotsu-Yamashita, Werner Pogoda, Joseph Vargas Alvarez, Raffael Ernst, Gunther Köhler, Stefan W. ToennesAbstractFrogs of the family Dendrobatidae are known to contain toxic alkaloids in their skin secretion, but Allobates species of the closely related Aromobatidae family are considered to lack toxic secretions...
Sat, 08/04/2018 - 01:12
Available online 3 August 2018 Author(s): Michael Pérez-Rodríguez, José E. Gaiad, Melisa J. Hidalgo, María V. Avanza, Roberto G. PelleranoAbstractMultielemental compositions (Ag, As, Ba, Be, Cd, Cs, Co, Cr, Cu, Mo, Ni, Pb, Sb, Se, Sn, Sr, Tl, Rb, V, and Zn) of 106 cowpea bean samples belonging to different varieties collected from the province of Corrientes in Argentina were determined using...
Sat, 08/04/2018 - 01:12
Available online 3 August 2018 Author(s): Xinmiao Luo, Xianglong Xu, Hua Chen, Ruixue Bai, Yan Zhang, Xiaorong Hou, Fan Zhang, Yong Zhang, Manoj Sharma, Huan Zeng, Yong ZhaoAbstractThis study aims to examine the food safety knowledge, attitudes, and practices (KAP) among the students from nursing, education and medical colleges. A cross-sectional study was conducted among 3454 college students in...
Sat, 08/04/2018 - 00:00
Toxins, Vol. 10, Pages 314: Accumulation and Biotransformation of Dinophysis Toxins by the Surf Clam Mesodesma donacium Toxins doi: 10.3390/toxins10080314 Authors: Juan Blanco Gonzalo Álvarez José Rengel Rosario Díaz Carmen Mariño Helena Martín Eduardo Uribe Surf clams, Mesodesma donacium, were shown to accumulate toxins from Dinophysis acuminata blooms. Only pectenotoxin 2 (...
Fri, 08/03/2018 - 17:00
Mark A. Schmidt, Holly C. Groom, Allison L. Naleway, Christianne Biggs, S. Bianca Salas, Kayoko Shioda, Zachary Marsh, Judy L. Donald, Aron J. Hall Background This study presents a novel methodology for estimating all-age, population-based incidence rates of norovirus and other pathogens that contribute to acute gastroenteritis in the United States using an integrated healthcare delivery system...
Fri, 08/03/2018 - 03:00
Journal of Food Protection, Volume 81, Issue 9, Page 1450-1458, September 2018.
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Journal of Food Protection, Volume 81, Issue 9, Page 1445-1449, September 2018.
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Journal of Food Protection, Volume 81, Issue 9, Page 1439-1444, September 2018.
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Journal of Food Protection, Volume 81, Issue 9, Page 1432-1438, September 2018.
Fri, 08/03/2018 - 01:12
Godfrey Bwire, Amanda K. Debes, Christopher G. Orach, Atek Kagirita, Malathi Ram, Henry Komakech, Joseph B. Voeglein, Ambrose W. Buyinza, Tonny Obala, W. Abdullah Brooks, David A. Sack
Fri, 08/03/2018 - 01:12
Publication date: November 2018Source: LWT, Volume 97Author(s): Karuna Kharel, Veerachandra K. Yemmireddy, Charles J. Graham, Witoon Prinyawiwatkul, Achyut AdhikariAbstractIn-shell pecans are susceptible to microbial contamination. This study was performed to investigate feasibility of using hot water treatment as a kill-step for food-borne pathogens during pecan shelling. In-shell pecans were...
Fri, 08/03/2018 - 01:12
Publication date: Available online 2 August 2018Source: Author(s): Hin-chung Wong, Tzu-Yun Wang, Chu-Wen Yang, Chung-Tao Tang, Chingwen Ying, Chun-Hsiung Wang, Wei-Hau ChangAbstractVibrio parahaemolyticus is a human enteropathogenic bacterium and is also pathogenic to shrimp and finfish. In a search for a biocontrol agent for V. parahaemolyticus and other pathogenic Vibrio species, a lytic phage...
Fri, 08/03/2018 - 01:10
Available online 2 August 2018 Author(s): Mourad Kharbach, Rabie Kamal, Ilias Marmouzi, Issam Barra, Yahya Cherrah, Katim Alaoui, Yvan Vander Heyden, Abdelaziz BouklouzeAbstractFatty-acid profiling vs UV-Visible fingerprinting in combination with chemometric tools were applied to classify edible Extra Virgin Argan Oils (EVAO) with protected geographic indication according to their geographical...

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