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Sun, 06/30/2019 - 01:12
Available online 28 June 2019 Author(s): Menka Suresh, Jennifer Harlow, Neda NasheriAbstractLeafy vegetables and fresh herbs are important parts of a healthy diet, however, they can be common vehicles of norovirus (NoV) infection and lead to serious health and economic concerns globally. NoV is highly infectious and persistent in the food and the environment, while being resistant to conventional...
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Available online 29 June 2019 Author(s): Veronica Martinez-Rios, Marie Østergaard Jørgensen, Ioulia Koukou, Elissavet Gkogka, Paw DalgaardAbstractThe aim of this study was to develop and validate a growth and growth boundary model with terms for melting salts to predict growth of Listeria monocytogenes in spreadable processed cheese. Cardinal parameter terms for phosphate salts and citric acid...
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Available online 29 June 2019 Author(s): D. Lindsay, S. Laing, K.I. Fouhy, L. Souhoka, A.K. Beaven, T.K. Soboleva, P.K. MalakarAbstractCronobacter spp. are opportunistic pathogens that must be controlled in infant powder manufacturing plants. This study evaluated the spread of Cronobacter cells via contact surfaces within a dairy manufacturing environment. Transfer rates of Cronobacter spp. were...
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Publication date: 15 November 2019 , Volume 298Author(s): Jie Li, Siying Lu, Jianxing Xiang, Xin Xu, Lijun Wei, Xianglei ChengAbstractA ultrasensitive chemiluminescence (CL) method for the determination of fluoroquinolones (FQs) in milk was proposed based on the enhancement effect of FQs on the CL reaction between cerium(IV) and methoxylated Cypridina luciferin analogs (MCLA). Prior to the CL...
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Publication date: 15 November 2019 , Volume 298Author(s): Ondřej Zvěřina, Jan Kuta, Pavel Coufalík, Pavlína Kosečková, Josef KomárekAbstractA method for simultaneous determination of cadmium and iron in cereal flakes using high-resolution continuum source graphite furnace atomic absorption spectrometry is presented.Sample digest is introduced into the graphite furnace together with Pd/Mg(NO3)2...
Sun, 06/30/2019 - 00:00
Toxins, Vol. 11, Pages 378: Pig Urinary Concentration of Mycotoxins and Metabolites Reflects Regional Differences, Mycotoxin Intake and Feed Contaminations Toxins doi: 10.3390/toxins11070378 Authors: Lucia Gambacorta Monica Olsen Michele Solfrizzo The determination of mycotoxin and metabolite concentrations in human and animal urine is currently used for risk assessment and mycotoxin...
Sat, 06/29/2019 - 01:14
Publication date: Available online 28 June 2019 Innovative Food Science & Emerging TechnologiesAuthor(s): María del Rosario García-Mateos, Beatriz Quiroz-González, Joel Corrales-García, Ma. Carmen Ybarra-Moncada, Gabriel Leyva-RuelasAbstractThe synergistic effect of ozone (24 mg/O3/L/min) and high hydrostatic pressure (HHP, 179–321 MPa) combination was evaluated with regard to individual...
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Toxins, Vol. 11, Pages 377: Ochratoxin A-Induced Hepatotoxicity through Phase I and Phase II Reactions Regulated by AhR in Liver Cells Toxins doi: 10.3390/toxins11070377 Authors: Hye Soo Shin Hyun Jung Lee Min Cheol Pyo Dojin Ryu Kwang-Won Lee Ochratoxin A (OTA) is a widespread mycotoxin produced by several species of the genera Aspergillus and Penicillium. OTA exists in a variety...
Fri, 06/28/2019 - 17:00
Noémie Alon Cudkowicz, Shimon Schuldiner Multidrug Transporters (MDTs) are major contributors to the acquisition and maintenance of Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR), a growing public health threat of broad concern. Despite the large number of MDTs, the overwhelming majority of the studies performed thus far in Gram-negative bacteria emphasize the supremacy of the AcrAB-TolC complex. To unveil the...
Fri, 06/28/2019 - 17:00
Xue Xia, Yue Liu, Andrea Hodgson, Dongqing Xu, Wenxuan Guo, Hongbing Yu, Weifeng She, Chenxing Zhou, Lei Lan, Kai Fu, Bruce A. Vallance, Fengyi Wan Attaching/Effacing (A/E) bacteria include human pathogens enteropathogenic Escherichia coli (EPEC), enterohemorrhagic E. coli (EHEC), and their murine equivalent Citrobacter rodentium (CR), of which EPEC and EHEC are important causative agents of...
Fri, 06/28/2019 - 12:48
Summary Advances in whole‐genome sequencing (WGS) technologies have document genetic diversity and epidemiology of the major foodborne pathogen Listeria monocytogenes (Lm) in Europe and North America, but data concerning South America is scarce. Here we examined the population structure and genetic diversity of the major foodborne pathogen (Lm) collected in Brazil. Based on core genome multilocus...
Fri, 06/28/2019 - 12:48
Summary Advances in whole‐genome sequencing (WGS) technologies have document genetic diversity and epidemiology of the major foodborne pathogen Listeria monocytogenes (Lm) in Europe and North America, but data concerning South America is scarce. Here we examined the population structure and genetic diversity of the major foodborne pathogen (Lm) collected in Brazil. Based on core genome multilocus...
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Available online 27 June 2019 Author(s): Soomee Hwang, Choil Kim, Jeeyeon Lee, Hyunmee Park, Gaeho Lee, Kwang-Geun Lee, Hanseung Shin, Hoonjeong KwonAbstractCooking-related carcinogens are formed during the heating or processing of foods. To date, numerous studies analyzing carcinogens present in cooking ingredients or formed through different cooking methods have been conducted. However,...
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Publication date: Available online 26 June 2019Source: LWTAuthor(s): David Tomat, Marina Soazo, Roxana Verdini, Cecilia Casabonne, Virginia Aquili, Claudia Balagué, Andrea QuiberoniAbstractActive packaging materials with antimicrobial properties have gained significant interest over the last decade. Furthermore, phages are potentially useful as antimicrobial agents in food. Phage stability assays...
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Publication date: Available online 26 June 2019 Innovative Food Science & Emerging TechnologiesAuthor(s): Erick F. de Oliveira, Cuong N. Huu, Kayla Stepanian, Andrea Cossu, Nitin NitinAbstractThis study demonstrated an innovative processing approach based on synergistic antimicrobial activity of two phenolic acids with mild thermal and non-thermal processing technologies. The two selected...
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Available online 26 June 2019 Author(s): Amelie S. Wilde, Henrik Lauritz Frandsen, Arvid Fromberg, Jørn Smedsgaard, Markus GreuleAbstractVanilla flavour is highly vulnerable to economically motivated adulteration as the main component vanillin can be derived by much cheaper production methods than by the extraction from vanilla pods. The δ13C ranges for synthetic vanillin from petroleum and C3...
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Available online 26 June 2019 Author(s): Shu-xuan Liang, Zhe Zhao, Chun-lin Fan, Jian-zhong Xu, Hui Li, Qiao-ying Chang, Guo-fang PangAbstractThe presence and risk of pesticide residues in fruits and vegetables have been concerned by the general public. Fipronil has been listed as a banned pesticide in China since 2009. However, its residue was still existent. The aim of this study was to...
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Available online 26 June 2019 Author(s): Yingying Gu, Laurent Bouvier, Alberto Tonda, Guillaume DelaplaceAbstractA better understanding of protein fouling during the thermal treatment of whey protein concentrate (WPC) solutions is critical for better fouling control. In order to understand the impact of various parameters on the total whey protein fouling mass, a dimensional analysis was applied...
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Available online 27 June 2019 Author(s): Gabrielli Harumi Yamashita, Michel José Anzanello, Felipe Soares, Miriam Karla Rocha, Flavio Sanson Fogliatto, Naira Poerner Rodrigues, Eliseu Rodrigues, Paulo Gustavo Celso, Vitor Manfroi, Plinho Francisco HertzAbstractReliable discrimination of the geographical origin of sparkling wines is of upmost importance to ensure product quality and authenticity,...
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Available online 27 June 2019 Author(s): Miaoyun Li, Lihan Huang, Yaodi Zhu, Qingying WeiAbstractRoasted chicken (RC) and braised beef (BB) are two important commercial products widely consumed in China. Prepared with a mixture of different spices and other ingredients, these products may be contaminated with Clostridium perfringens spores. The spores may germinate, outgrow, and multiply to a...
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Available online 27 June 2019 Author(s): Rachele Rocchi, Marcello Mascini, Angelo Faberi, Manuel Sergi, Dario Compagnone, Vincenzo Di Martino, Simone Carradori, Paola PittiaAbstractIn this study the use of conventional (Isotope-ratio mass spectrometry-IRMS and solid-phase microextraction gas chromatography mass spectrometric, SPME-GC-MS) and non-conventional analytical techniques (Electronic Nose...
Fri, 06/28/2019 - 01:07
Publication date: 15 November 2019 , Volume 298Author(s): Samia A. Kosa, Zoya ZaheerAbstractNatural red purple dye, Betanin, was extracted from the beetroot, purified by aqueous two- phase extraction and gel permeation column chromatography, and used as a reducing agent for the synthesis of silver-betanin core-shell triangular nanodisks for the first time. Spectroscopic data show that the...
Thu, 06/27/2019 - 13:08
Abstract Leptospirosis is a zoonotic bacterial disease reported worldwide. In Uganda, seropositivity has been reported in both humans and domesticated animals, including cattle. However, it remains unknown whether cattle are shedding leptospires and thus acting as potential source for human leptospirosis. We conducted this cross‐sectional study in two cattle abattoirs in Kampala, Uganda between...
Thu, 06/27/2019 - 05:08
Abstract This study was focused on determining survival and growth characteristics of Listeria monocytogenes and Staphylococcus aureus on conventional (16.7 mg of sodium/g) and low‐sodium (10.7 mg of sodium/g) bacon. The two types of bacon were inoculated with the either L. monocytogenes or S. aureus stored at 4, 12, or 25°C for up to 7 days. Populations of L. monocytogenes and S. aureus did not...
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Abstract This study was focused on determining survival and growth characteristics of Listeria monocytogenes and Staphylococcus aureus on conventional (16.7 mg of sodium/g) and low‐sodium (10.7 mg of sodium/g) bacon. The two types of bacon were inoculated with the either L. monocytogenes or S. aureus stored at 4, 12, or 25°C for up to 7 days. Populations of L. monocytogenes and S. aureus did not...
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Available online 24 June 2019 Author(s): Karen Shapiro, Minji Kim, Veronica B. Rajal, Michael J. Arrowood, Andrea Packham, Beatriz Aguilar, Stefan WuertzAbstractPathogen contamination of fresh produce presents a health risk for consumers; however, the produce industry still lacks adequate tools for simultaneous detection of protozoan parasites. Here, a simple multiplex PCR (mPCR) assay was...
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Available online 25 June 2019 Author(s): Filipa I.G. Neves, Cristina L.M. Silva, Margarida C. VieiraAbstractFreezing vegetables requires pre-treatments to reduce microbial load and destroy enzymes that impair the frozen product quality. So far blanching has been the most effective pre-treatment, preferred by the food industry, despite its severity: heating up to temperatures close to 100 °C for 1...
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Publication date: Available online 25 June 2019Source: Author(s): Jingyuan Yao, Wei Jin, Dongmei Li, Daoyan Xu, Shiyong Wen, Renyan Liu, Yubo Liang, Songhui LuAbstractParalytic shellfish toxins (PSTs) are a group of the most harmful neurotoxins distributed worldwide. Marine organism samples, including mollusks, crustaceans and fish, collected from 11 sites around the coastal water of the South...
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Publication date: Available online 26 June 2019 Innovative Food Science & Emerging TechnologiesAuthor(s): Hee-Jeong Hwang, Ji-Hyun Seo, Chanmin Jeong, Chan-Ick Cheigh, Myong-Soo ChungAbstractThe objective of this study was to measure the inactivation efficiencies of intense pulsed light (IPL) on six types of bacteria and determine how the efficiency values are related to the spectral...
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Available online 22 June 2019 Author(s): Sarengaowa, Wenzhong Hu, Ke Feng, Zhilong Xiu, Aili Jiang, Ying LaoAbstractIn this study, the antimicrobial mechanism of thyme essential oil (EO) against Listeria monocytogenes was investigated at the protein level using tandem mass tag-based quantitative proteomic analysis. The proteomic profiles of LM with 2 log CFU/ml reduction after thyme EO treatment...
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Available online 24 June 2019 Author(s): Zhi Ma, Rujing Zhang, Dan Hai, Zhaoxin Lu, Fengxia Lv, Haizhen Zhao, Chong Zhang, Tim A. McAllister, Kim Stanford, Xiaomei BieAbstractS. enterica is an important foodborne pathogen worldwide. As some strains can form biofilms which may offer protection against antimicrobials, it is of interest to explore ways to prevent biofilm formation by S. enterica. In...
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Available online 25 June 2019 Author(s): Hongchao Zhang, Heather Leigh Dolan, Qiao Ding, Siyuan Wang, Rohan V. TikekarAbstractWe investigated the antimicrobial efficacy of octanoic acid (OA) against Escherichia coli O157:H7 inoculated on the surface of baby spinach and grape tomatoes during simulated washing processes.3 mM OA at 45 °C achieved >6 log CFU/g reduction from the surface of...
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Available online 25 June 2019 Author(s): Cristiana Garofalo, Vesna Milanović, Federica Cardinali, Lucia Aquilanti, Francesca Clementi, Andrea OsimaniAbstractBecause of their positive nutritional characteristics and low environmental impact, edible insects are a ‘food of the future’. However, there are safety concerns associated with the consumption of insects, such as contaminating chemical and...
Thu, 06/27/2019 - 01:07
Publication date: Available online 25 June 2019Source: LWTAuthor(s): Jan Mei SoonAbstractStreet-vended food is a popular choice among consumers as they are cheap, convenient and easily accessible, especially in Asia. Studies have assessed street food vendors’ food safety and microbiological quality of street-vended foods and overall findings revealed gaps and inconsistencies in hygiene practices...
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Publication date: Available online 25 June 2019Source: LWTAuthor(s): Jingjing Ma, Huhu Wang, Lanlin Yu, Wenjing Yuan, Wenjing Fu, Feng Gao, Yun JiangAbstractThis study was aimed to investigate the dynamic recovery process of high pressure processing (HPP)-injured Escherichia coli O157:H7. E. coli O157:H7 was treated with 100–500 MPa for 5 min, and the pressure with highest injury rate was...
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Publication date: Available online 25 June 2019Source: LWTAuthor(s): C. Ripolles-Avila, A.S. Hascoët, A.G. Ríos-Castillo, J.J. Rodríguez-JerezAbstractIn the present study, wooden (pine and poplar) and plastic (high-density polyethylene -HDPE- and expanded polystyrene -EPS-) materials were evaluated to assess hygienic properties. Three types of studies were carried out: evaluation of the natural...
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Publication date: Available online 26 June 2019Source: LWTAuthor(s): Ilkin Yucel Sengun, Ezgi Goztepe, Berna OzturkAbstractIn this study, the effects of marination liquids (ML) prepared with koruk juice on safety and quality of poultry meat were investigated. Meat samples inoculated with Salmonella Typhimurium (≅ 6 log CFU/g) were marinated with different concentrations of koruk juice at 4 °C for...
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Available online 25 June 2019 Author(s): Zijin Zhou, Sophie Zuber, Matteo Campagnoli, Thierry Putallaz, Frank Devlieghere, Mieke UyttendaeleAbstractThe microbial safety of black peppercorns (Piper nigrum L.) has raised concerns due to increasing numbers of reported foodborne outbreaks and food safety alerts. To avoid quality degradation caused by excessive thermal processing, mild steaming...
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Available online 26 June 2019 Author(s): An-jun Chen, Wei Luo, Yi-tao Peng, Kai-li Niu, Xing-yan Liu, Guang-hui Shen, Zhi-qing Zhang, Hu Wan, Qing-ying Luo, Shan-shan LiAbstract:Paocai is a popular fermented vegetable side dish or appetizer in China. This study was to investigate the quality and microbial flora changes of paocai during the multiple rounds of fermentation, in order to provide...
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Available online 26 June 2019 Author(s): Xiaojie Qin, Rui Dong, Shoukui He, Xiujuan Zhou, Zengfeng Zhang, Yan Cui, Chunlei Shi, Yanhong Liu, Xianming ShiAbstractThe ybgC gene (encoding for acyl-CoA thioesterase) was shown to play a crucial role in the survival of Salmonella Enteritidis (S. Enteritidis) in egg white in our previous study. In this study, the resistance mechanisms of S. Enteritidis...
Thu, 06/27/2019 - 00:00
Bacillus cereus sensu lato is one of the most harmful bacterial groups affecting the quality and safety of powdered infant formula (PIF). In this study, samples were collected from the raw materials and processing environments of PIF. A total of 84 isolates were identified as Bacillus cereus sensu stricto (B. cereus s. s.) by 16S rRNA analysis, molecular typing technology, and physiological and...
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Abstract The aim of this work is to realize a term map analysis on technological advancements, in the year and in the world, of scientific researches of food traceability. Quality protection needs efficient instruments to discriminate Protected Denomination of Origin and Protected Geographical Indication varieties in field and to trace them along the agri-food chain. This study...
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Staphylococcus aureus is an important pathogen causing chronic and subclinical mastitis of cows. Autophagy is an important regulatory mechanism that participates in the elimination of invading pathogenic organisms. Here, we hypothesize that autophagy is involved in the process of Staph. aureus survival in bovine mammary epithelial cells (BMEC). In this study, we detected the expression of...
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Toxins, Vol. 11, Pages 375: Global Mycotoxin Occurrence in Feed: A Ten-Year Survey Toxins doi: 10.3390/toxins11070375 Authors: Christiane Gruber-Dorninger Timothy Jenkins Gerd Schatzmayr Mycotoxins contaminating animal feed can exert toxic effects in animals and be transferred into animal products. Therefore, mycotoxin occurrence in feed should be monitored. To this end, we performed...
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Journal of Agricultural and Food ChemistryDOI: 10.1021/acs.jafc.9b01334

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