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Mon, 04/29/2019 - 01:12
Available online 27 April 2019 Author(s): Shuran Yang, Xiaoyan Pei, Shuoyan Yin, Xiaojie Yu, Lingling Mei, Wei Zhao, Hui Liang, Qizhi Wang, Dajin YangAbstract:BackgroundClonorchiasis has been known for over 2300 years in China and it is considered as one of the most notorious food-borne parasitic diseases. In 2004, a total number of 15 million people were infected with Clonorchis sinensis around...
Mon, 04/29/2019 - 01:12
Available online 27 April 2019 Author(s): Chunling Zhang, Yuyu Zhang, Zhiyi Zhao, Wenfei Liu, Yiqing Chen, Gaoji Yang, Xiaodong Xia, Yanfei CaoAbstractSlightly acidic electrolyzed water (SAEW) with available chlorine concentrations (ACC) of 35 and 70 mg/L is used instead of regular production water for soaking pea (Pisum sativum L.) seeds and spraying the sprouts during seed sprouting. Sodium...
Mon, 04/29/2019 - 01:12
Available online 27 April 2019 Author(s): Kwabena Asare Bediako, Daniel Dzidzienyo, Kwadwo Ofori, Samuel Kwame Offei, James Yaw Asibuo, Richard Adu Amoah, Joshua ObengAbstractFungal species associated with stored groundnuts together with incidence of aflatoxin contamination in four major growing regions of Ghana were investigated in this study. Aspergillus niger (39.9%) and A. flavus (26.3%) were...
Mon, 04/29/2019 - 01:12
Available online 27 April 2019 Author(s): Roujia Zhang, Yifen Wang, Xichang Wang, Donglei LuanAbstractHeating uniformity is the critical control point on quality and safety during microwave thawing process. The objective of this study was to investigate heating characteristics of a continuous 915 MHz pilot scale microwave thawing system with a numerical simulation model and experiments. The...
Mon, 04/29/2019 - 01:12
Available online 27 April 2019 Author(s): Himabindu Gazula, Harald Scherm, Changying Li, Fumi Takeda, Peien Wang, Jinru ChenABSTRACTBiofilm-forming ability of six two-strain mixtures of fecal coliforms, isolated from six different fresh market blueberry packing lines in Georgia, was assessed at 10°C for 7 days on coupons made of materials commonly used for fresh market blueberry packing lines,...
Mon, 04/29/2019 - 01:12
Available online 28 April 2019 Author(s): Surabhi Rani, Annabelle Beaver, Ynte H. Schukken, Abani K. PradhanAbstractInfectious diseases in dairy cattle are of significant concern to dairy industries because of their huge impact on animal health, milk production, and economics. Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis (MAP) is a pathogenic bacterium that causes Johne's disease, one of the...
Mon, 04/29/2019 - 01:11
Available online 27 April 2019 Author(s): Manal Bitar, Céline Lafarge, Nicolas Sok, Philippe Cayot, Elias bou-MarounAbstractIprodione is a fungicide widely used in viticulture in most agricultural countries. It was banned recently in the European community because of its carcinogenic and endocrine disrupting characters. In this work, a cheap analytical method able to monitor iprodione in a white...
Mon, 04/29/2019 - 00:00
Toxins, Vol. 11, Pages 245: Toxicity and Toxin Composition of the Greater Blue-Ringed Octopus Hapalochlaena lunulata from Ishigaki Island, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan Toxins doi: 10.3390/toxins11050245 Authors: Asakawa Matsumoto Umezaki Kaneko Yu Gomez-Delan Tomano Noguchi Ohtsuka The toxicity of the greater blue-ringed octopus Hapalochlaena lunulata, whose bite is...
Sun, 04/28/2019 - 20:00
The hydrophobic nature of hydrocarbons make them less bioavailable to microbes, generally leading to low efficiency in biodegradation. Current bioremediation strategies for hydrocarbon contamination, uses indu...
Sun, 04/28/2019 - 20:00
Shigella flexneri has an extremely complex genome with a significant number of virulence traits acquired by mobile genetic elements including bacteriophages and plasmids. S. flexneri serotype 1c is an emerging et...
Sun, 04/28/2019 - 01:13
Publication date: Available online 25 April 2019 Food and Chemical ToxicologyAuthor(s): Iman Saleh, Ipek GoktepeAbstractMycotoxins are the secondary metabolites secreted by different types of fungi to which humans can get exposed mainly via ingestion. Patulin (C7H6O4) is a polyketide lactone produced by various fungal specifies, including Penicillium expansum as the main producer. P. expansum can...
Sun, 04/28/2019 - 01:13
Publication date: Available online 26 April 2019 Food and Chemical ToxicologyAuthor(s): Belqes Ahmad Al-Jaal, Morana Jaganjac, Andrei Barcaru, Peter Horvatovich, Aishah LatiffAbstractHuman exposure to mycotoxins occurs mostly through dietary intake, although exposure through dermal and inhalation routes has also been shown. Depending on the type of mycotoxins, the applied dose and duration of...
Sun, 04/28/2019 - 01:13
Available online 26 April 2019 Author(s): Bao-Tao Liu, Xuyong Li, Qidi Zhang, Hu Shan, Ming Zou, Feng-Jing SongAbstractThe presence of mobilized colistin resistance (mcr) genes is a global concern. However, data concerning mcr in fresh vegetables, a reservoir for antibiotic resistance genes, is still rare. In this study, mcr genes were analyzed among 528 vegetable samples from 53 supermarkets or...
Sun, 04/28/2019 - 01:12
Available online 26 April 2019 Author(s): S.O. Kerhervé, R.-M. Guillermic, A. Strybulevych, D.W. Hatcher, M.G. Scanlon, J.H. PageAbstractThe development of a non-contract ultrasonic technique is reported for online quality control of noodle dough without compromising food safety during production. The technique uses airborne ultrasound to measure mechanical properties of the dough without...
Sun, 04/28/2019 - 00:00
Toxins, Vol. 11, Pages 242: Altered Gene Response to Aflatoxin B1 in the Spleens of Susceptible and Resistant Turkeys Toxins doi: 10.3390/toxins11050242 Authors: Kent M. Reed Kristelle M. Mendoza Roger A. Coulombe Susceptibility and/or resistance to aflatoxin B1 (AFB1) is a threshold trait governed principally by glutathione S transferase (GST)-mediated detoxification. In poultry,...
Sat, 04/27/2019 - 22:41
Publication date: Available online 26 April 2019 Food BioscienceAuthor(s): Jelena Katanić, Fatima Yousfi, Marisa Carmela Caruso, Sanja Matić, Daria Maria Monti, El Hassania Loukili, Tatjana Boroja, Vladimir Mihailović, Fernanda Galgano, Paola Imbimbo, Ganna Petruk, Mohamed Bouhrim, Mohamed Bnouham, Mohammed RamdaniAbstractThe phytochemical composition, in vitro antioxidant and antimicrobial...
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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...
Sat, 04/27/2019 - 01:14
Publication date: Available online 25 April 2019Source: Author(s): Sumei Ling, Xiulan Li, Danping Zhang, Ke Wang, Wenwen Zhao, Qiang Zhao, Rongzhi Wang, Jun Yuan, Sijie Xin, Shihua WangAbstractTetrodotoxin (TTX) is a neurotoxin mainly responsible for severe neurological illness, and okadaic acid (OA) is another important lipophilic toxin to humans. In this study, we developed a gold strip for...
Sat, 04/27/2019 - 01:14
Available online 24 April 2019 Author(s): Zhijun Chen, Yiping Xu, Na Li, Yongzhong Qian, Zijian Wang, Yan LiuAbstractUsing the data from the “Agro-product Quality and Safety Risk Monitoring Plan” of the Ministry of Agriculture of China between 2012 and 2016, acute and chronic risk assessments of cumulative exposure to organophosphorus pesticides (OPPs) through vegetable consumption were conducted...
Sat, 04/27/2019 - 01:14
Available online 25 April 2019 Author(s): Magdalena Montowska, Emilia Fornal, Michał Piątek, Mirosława Krzywdzińska-BartkowiakAbstractThe application of various functional protein additives in the meat industry is still increasing. Soy, milk and egg white proteins are applied to various types of meat product to improve their structural properties or as good substitutes for meat and fat components...
Sat, 04/27/2019 - 01:14
Available online 26 April 2019 Author(s): Juan Manuel Montiel-León, Sung Vo Duy, Gabriel Munoz, Marc-André Verner, Mohammed Y. Hendawi, Hector Eduardo Moya Rojas, Marc Amyot, Sébastien SauvéAbstractHuman exposure to pesticides commands the implementation of food safety control, but few studies have provided a comparative assessment of conventional and organic products. This study set out to...
Sat, 04/27/2019 - 01:14
Available online 26 April 2019 Author(s): Emalie Thomas-Popo, Aubrey Mendonça, N.N. Misra, Allison Little, Zifan Wan, Rkia Moutiq, Shannon Coleman, Kevin KeenerAbstractBacterial foodborne disease outbreaks implicating raw wheat products have focused much attention on decontaminating wheat grains used for manufacturing flour and other milled products. The present study investigated the...
Sat, 04/27/2019 - 01:14
Available online 26 April 2019 Author(s): Wenjing Yan, Wenbin Chen, Umair Muhammad, Jianhao Zhang, Hong Zhuang, Guanghong ZhouAbstract:The aim of this work was to prepare a novel antioxidant film by incorporating α-tocopherol-chitosan nanoparticles (TOC-CSNPs) with chitosan/montmorillonite film (namely, TOC-CSNPs/CS/MMT), and investigate the antioxidant activity of TOC-CSNPs/CS/MMT film on sliced...
Sat, 04/27/2019 - 01:14
Available online 26 April 2019 Author(s): Teresa Aymerich, Maria Rodríguez, Margarita Garriga, Sara Bover-CidAbstractSmoked salmon is a highly appreciated delicatessen product. Nevertheless, this ready-to-eat (RTE) product is considered at risk for Listeria monocytogenes, due to both the prevalence and growth potential of this bacteria on the product. Biopreservation may be considered a mild and...
Sat, 04/27/2019 - 01:14
Available online 26 April 2019 Author(s): Ana Caroline de Oliveira, Vanete Thomaz Soccol, Hervé RogezAbstractThe most important mode of transmission causing outbreaks of Chagas disease in the Amazon region is the oral route due to the ingestion of contaminated food. Herein, prevention methods for foodborne diseases caused by Trypanosoma cruzi, namely, sanitization, thermal treatment were...
Sat, 04/27/2019 - 01:14
Available online 25 April 2019 Author(s): Alena Lorencova, Vladimir Babak, Alena Kralova, Gabriela BorilovaAbstractMycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis (MAP), the etiological agent of paratuberculosis, is considered to be a potential zoonotic pathogen and meat is one of the sources of MAP exposure for humans. MAP has been shown to be relatively resistant to different food processing...
Sat, 04/27/2019 - 01:14
Available online 25 April 2019 Author(s): Alberto Alía, Alicia Rodríguez, María J. Andrade, Francisco M. Gómez, Juan J. CórdobaAbstractThe combined effect of temperature, water activity (aw) and NaCl content, usually found in dry-cured ham, on the growth and expression of the virulence and stress-related genes of Listeria monocytogenes was evaluated in a dry-cured ham model system. The highest...
Sat, 04/27/2019 - 01:14
Available online 24 April 2019 Author(s): Wei Liu, Pengguang Zhao, Chaosheng Wu, Changhong Liu, Jianbo Yang, Lei ZhengAbstractSoybean oil is often contaminated by aflatoxin B1 (AFB1) which is regarded as a class Ⅰ carcinogen. The feasibility of rapid determination of AFB1 in soybean oil with terahertz spectroscopy was examined. t-SNE, as the pre-treatment method was used to get the best features...
Sat, 04/27/2019 - 01:14
Available online 24 April 2019 Author(s): Ellen De Paepe, Jella Wauters, Mik Van Der Borght, Johan Claes, Steve Huysman, Siska Croubels, Lynn VanhaeckeAbstractA generic extraction and UHPLC-Q-OrbitrapTM-HRMS method was developed for four insect species (mealworm, grasshopper, house cricket and black soldier fly) analyzing a large spectrum of organic chemical contaminants, including pesticides (n=...
Sat, 04/27/2019 - 01:14
Available online 25 April 2019 Author(s): Xi Chen, Mengshi Lin, Lin Sun, Taotao Xu, Keqiang Lai, Meizhen Huang, Hetong LinAbstractThe contamination of pesticide residues in Oolong tea has raised much concern in recent years. The objective of this study was to synthesize gold nanoparticles (AuNPs) and develop surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy (SERS) methods for detection and quantification of...
Sat, 04/27/2019 - 01:14
Available online 25 April 2019 Author(s): Jonatan V. Dias, Maria da Graça P. Nunes, Ionara R. Pizzutti, Bárbara Reichert, Aliar A. Jung, Carmem D. CardosoAbstractA simple and rapid method for simultaneous determination of pesticides and mycotoxins in red wine is presented. Sample preparation approach, called direct injection, consists of a sequence of only three steps: centrifugation, dilution...
Sat, 04/27/2019 - 01:14
Available online 26 April 2019 Author(s): Shouxue Li, Xia Fan, Jiaqi Mei, Guanghui Shen, Lujia Han, Yang Li, Xian Liu, Zengling YangAbstractNear-infrared microscopy (NIRM) technology can analyze different components within a sample while also obtaining spatial information about the sample. No rapid detection methods are available for effectively identifying antibiotic mycelia residues (AMRs) in...
Fri, 04/26/2019 - 17:00
Emma T. Helm, ShelCurry, Julian M. Trachsel, Martine Schroyen, Nicholas K. Gabler Antibiotics have been used for over 60 years the swine industry to improve growth performance and feed efficiency. With rising concerns over antimicrobial resistance and government restrictions such as the Veterinary Feed Directive on usage of in-feed antibiotics, alternatives to feeding antibiotic growth promoters...
Fri, 04/26/2019 - 11:01
Foodborne pathogen surveillance in the United States is transitioning from strain identification using restriction digest technology (pulsed-field gel electrophoresis [PFGE]) to shotgun sequencing of the entire genome (whole-genome sequencing [WGS]). WGS requires a new suite of analysis tools, some of which have long histories in academia but are new to the field of public health and regulatory...
Fri, 04/26/2019 - 01:15
Publication date: Available online 24 April 2019 Innovative Food Science & Emerging TechnologiesAuthor(s): Mahdiyeh Hasani, Joanna Chudyk, Kayla Murray, Loong-Tak Lim, David Lubitz, Keith WarrinerAbstractAn advanced Oxidation process (AOP) based on using hydrogen peroxide, ozone and ultraviolet light (UV-C) was developed for inactivating mould spores (Penicillium expansum and Aspergillus...
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, 04/26/2019 - 00:00
Toxins, Vol. 11, Pages 240: Public Health Risks Associated with Tetrodotoxin and Its Analogues in European Waters: Recent Advances after The EFSA Scientific Opinion Toxins doi: 10.3390/toxins11050240 Authors: Katikou Tetrodotoxin (TTX) and its analogues are naturally occurring toxins responsible worldwide for human intoxication cases and fatalities, mainly associated with pufferfish...
Thu, 04/25/2019 - 20:00
Role of Starter Cultures on the Safety of Fermented Meat Products Marta Laranjo1*, Maria Eduarda Potes1,2 and Miguel Elias1,3 1ICAAM-Instituto de Ciências Agrárias e Ambientais Mediterrânicas, Universidade de Évora, Pólo da Mitra, Évora, Portugal 2Departamento de Medicina Veterinária, Escola de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade de Évora, P...
Thu, 04/25/2019 - 15:36
Abstract This study aimed to evaluate the changes in the quality of mortadella sausages with different concentrations of chitosan during the cold storage period. The mortadella was prepared using 0, 1, 2, and 3% chitosan. It was then sliced, vacuum packed and stored at 4°C for a period of 60 days. During the storage period pH, water activity, oxy‐reduction potential, residual nitrite, and degree...
Thu, 04/25/2019 - 15:36
Abstract This study aimed to evaluate the changes in the quality of mortadella sausages with different concentrations of chitosan during the cold storage period. The mortadella was prepared using 0, 1, 2, and 3% chitosan. It was then sliced, vacuum packed and stored at 4°C for a period of 60 days. During the storage period pH, water activity, oxy‐reduction potential, residual nitrite, and degree...
Thu, 04/25/2019 - 15:26
Abstract Aflatoxins (AFs) are naturally occurring contaminants classified as human carcinogens. This article describes presence and concentrations of AFs in both raw and roasted almonds collected from Turkey from September 2017 to February 2018. Long‐term exposure to AFs was then calculated using the per capita consumption of almonds and the concentration of AFs in almonds. AFs were determined...
Thu, 04/25/2019 - 15:26
Abstract Aflatoxins (AFs) are naturally occurring contaminants classified as human carcinogens. This article describes presence and concentrations of AFs in both raw and roasted almonds collected from Turkey from September 2017 to February 2018. Long‐term exposure to AFs was then calculated using the per capita consumption of almonds and the concentration of AFs in almonds. AFs were determined...
Thu, 04/25/2019 - 13:51
Light and wounding significantly increase the SGA content in potato tuber during storage. Importantly, they have synergistic effect on SGA content in tuber in this process. Summary Potato tubers contain undesirable steroidal glycoalkaloids (SGAs), which have evoked global concern in terms of feed and food safety due to their toxic effects in humans. The cultivar Unica was exposed to a...

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