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Research Publications (Food Safety)

This page tracks research articles published in national and international peer-reviewed journals. Recent articles are available ahead of print and searchable by Journal, Article Title, and Category. Research publications are tracked across six categories: Bacterial Pathogens, Chemical Contaminants, Natural Toxins, Parasites, Produce Safety, and Viruses. Articles produced by USDA Grant Funding Agencies (requires login) and FDA Grant Funding Agencies (requires login) are also tracked in Scopus.

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  1. Hepatitis A virus subtype IB outbreak among MSM in Hungary with a link to a frozen berry source

    • Infection, Genetics and Evolution
      • Viruses
      • Hepatitis
  2. Unveiling the biofloc culture potential: harnessing immune functions for resilience of shrimp and resistance against AHPND -causing Vibrio parahaemolyticus infection

    • Fish & Shellfish Immunology
      • Bacterial pathogens
      • Vibrio
  3. Determination of trace amounts of metobromuron herbicide residues in fruits by QuEChERS and DLLME methods

    • Journal of Food Composition and Analysis
      • Chemical contaminants
      • Pesticide residues
  4. Review on the extension of shelf life for fruits and vegetables using natural preservatives

    • Food Science and Biotechnology
    • Fruits and vegetables are important for the nutrition and health of individuals. They are highly perishable in nature because of their susceptibility to microbial growth. Foodborne pathogens create a significant problem for consumers, food businesses, and food safety. Postharvest factors, including transportation, environment, and preservation techniques, cause a reduction in product quality. The present world is using synthetic preservatives, which have negative impacts on consumer health.

      • Produce Safety
      • Post Harvest
  5. Bacteriocins attenuate Listeria monocytogenes–induced intestinal barrier dysfunction and inflammatory response

    • Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology

      • Bacterial pathogens
      • Listeria monocytogenes
  6. A Novel Fluorescence cross-priming Amplification Based on Universal Molecular Beacon for Rapid and Specific Detection of Salmonella enterica in food Samples

    • Food Analytical Methods
    • A methodology with rapidity and specificity is of great significance for the effective control and management of outbreaks caused by Salmonella enterica as it has presented an obvious threat to food safety and public health worldwide.

      • Bacterial pathogens
      • Salmonella
  7. Assessment of Proximate Composition, Heavy Metal Concentration, and Human Health Risk Associated with Wheat Cultivated in Haryana and Madhya Pradesh, India

    • Water, Air, & Soil Pollution

      • Chemical contaminants
      • Heavy Metals
  8. Regulation of nutrient use efficiency: Boon to wheat cultivar under co-impact of drought and arsenic

    • Plant and Soil
    • Abstract


      Background and aims

      Measurement of Nutrient use efficiency (NUE) can be useful for evaluating crops under stressful conditions. The study aimed to elucidate the NUE regulation post-NP (Nitrogen and Phosphorus) supplementation under the combined effect of drought (D) and arsenic (As) stress in wheat seedlings.


      • Chemical contaminants
      • Heavy Metals
  9. Association of XRCC1 p. Arg194Trp gene polymorphism with the risk of hepatocellular carcinoma in HCV Egyptian population: A pilot case-control study

    • International Journal of Immunopathology and Pharmacology
    • Background: Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is the most common and fatal primary liver cancer. Genetic variants of DNA repair systems can reduce DNA repair capability and increase HCC risk. Objectives: This study aimed to examine, in Egyptian hepatitis C virus (HCV) patients, the relationship between the X-ray repair cross-complementing group 1 (XRCC1) rs1799782 single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) and HCC susceptibility.

      • Viruses
      • Hepatitis
  10. Detection of AFB1 in corn by MXene paper‐based unlabeled aptasensor

    • Journal of Food Process Engineering
    • This study developed an affordable electrochemical sensor using thin MXene sheets for aflatoxin B1 (AFB1) detection. MXene was etched to form single or small layers, and a paper electrode was created via vacuum filtration. The sensor, with specific aptamer modification, showed wide detection range, selectivity, and reproducibility in detecting AFB1 in real samples.

      • Natural toxins
      • Aflatoxins
      • Mycotoxins
  11. Prevalence and characterization of foodborne pathogens isolated from fresh-cut fruits and vegetables in Beijing, China

    • International Journal of Food Microbiology
      • Produce Safety
      • Fresh Cut
  12. Epidemiological investigation on diseases of Larimichthys crocea in Ningbo culture area

    • Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology
    • Introduction

      • Bacterial pathogens
      • Staphylococcus aureus
      • Vibrio
  13. The role of bacterial genital infections in spontaneous preterm delivery: a case-control study

    • Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology
    • BackgroundSpontaneous preterm delivery is defined as the beginning of the birth process before the 37th week of pregnancy. The presence of microorganisms in the fetal membranes is accompanied by an increase in the production of prostaglandin, one of the important factors associated with the prevalence of preterm birth. The invasion of microorganisms leads to the production of protease, coagulase, and elastase, which directly stimulate the onset of childbirth.

      • Bacterial pathogens
      • Listeria monocytogenes
      • Parasites
      • Cryptosporidium parvum
  14. Disrupting quorum sensing as a strategy to inhibit bacterial virulence in human, animal, and plant pathogens

    • Pathogens and Disease
    • The development of sustainable alternatives to conventional antimicrobials is needed to address bacterial virulence while avoiding selecting resistant strains in a variety of fields, including human, animal, and plant health. Quorum sensing (QS), a bacterial communication system involved in noxious bacterial phenotypes such as virulence, motility, and biofilm formation, is of utmost interest.

      • Bacterial pathogens
      • Vibrio
  15. Antiviral Activity of Natural Compounds for Food Safety

    • Food and Environmental Virology
    • Gastroenteritis and hepatitis are the most common illnesses resulting from the consumption of food contaminated with human enteric viruses. Several natural compounds have demonstrated antiviral activity against human enteric viruses, such as human norovirus and hepatitis A virus, while little information is available for hepatitis E virus. Many in-vitro studies have evaluated the efficacy of different natural compounds against human enteric viruses or their surrogates.

      • Viruses
      • Hepatitis
      • Norovirus
  16. Comparative Analysis of Maize Physico-Chemical Parameters and Mycotoxin Levels in Dual Environments

    • Toxins
    • Maize (Zea mays L.) stands as a vital staple food globally, holding significant nutritional and economic value. However, its susceptibility to mycotoxin contamination under stressful environmental conditions poses a considerable concern. This study aimed to assess the quality and pasting characteristics of maize varieties across two distinct regions and examine the occurrence of mycotoxins influenced by climatic factors.

      • Natural toxins
      • Mycotoxins
  17. Environmental monitoring of a freezing tunnel and its close surroundings in the potato processing industry: insights into Listeria monocytogenes contamination, cleaning and disinfection efficacy, and transmission risks

    • Food Control
      • Bacterial pathogens
      • Listeria monocytogenes
  18. Simultaneous detection of Vibrio parahemolyticus and antimicrobial resistance genes using immonomagnetic separation combined with RPA-microfluidic method in seafood

    • Food Control
      • Bacterial pathogens
      • Vibrio
  19. The protective effects of Lactobacillus SNK-6 on growth, organ health, and intestinal function in geese exposed to low concentration Aflatoxin B1

    • Poultry Science
      • Natural toxins
      • Aflatoxins
      • Mycotoxins
  20. Exploitation of Multiple Host-Derived Nutrients by the Yellow Catfish Epidermal Environment Facilitates Vibrio mimicus to Sustain Infection Potency and Susceptibility

    • Fish & Shellfish Immunology
      • Bacterial pathogens
      • Vibrio
  21. Comparison of European surveillance and control programs for Salmonella in broiler and turkey chains

    • Food Control
      • Bacterial pathogens
      • Salmonella
  22. Orange passion fruit (Passiflora caerulea L.) as a new raw material for acetic fermentation: evaluation of organic acids and phenolic profile, in vitro digestion, and biological activities

    • Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture
    • Abstract BACKGROUND This study evaluated for the first time the potential of orange passion fruit as a base for alcoholic and acetic fermentations, with a view to assessing its profile of organic acids and polyphenols, in vitro digestion, and biological activities. RESULTS In terms of aliphatic organic acids, malic acid was the majority in the wine (3.19 g L−1), while in the vinegar, it was acetic acid (46.84 g L−1).

      • Bacterial pathogens
      • Listeria monocytogenes
      • Salmonella
  23. Inhibition of Clostridium perfringens and Bacillus cereus by dry vinegar and cultured sugar vinegar during extended cooling of uncured beef and poultry products

    • Journal of Food Protection
      • Bacterial pathogens
      • Bacillus cereus
      • Clostridium perfringens
  24. Single and combined application of bacteriophage and cinnamon oils against pathogenic Listeria monocytogenes in milk and smoked salmon

    • International Journal of Food Microbiology
      • Bacterial pathogens
      • Listeria monocytogenes
  25. Effects of intense pulsed light on inactivation of Salmonella Typhimurium and quality characteristics of pecan halves

    • LWT
      • Bacterial pathogens
      • Salmonella