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Research Publications (Food Safety)

The Food Safety Publications tracks research that is published across national and international peer-reviewed journals. Recent articles are available ahead of print and searchable by Journal, Article Title, and Category. The 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 and FDA Grant Funding Agencies are also tracked.

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  1. The Possible Transmission and Potential Enterotoxicity of Bacillus cereus on Lettuce Farms in Five Chinese Provinces

    • Fri, 10/01/2021 - 16:00
    • Frontiers in Microbiology
    • Bacillus cereus is a well-characterized human pathogen that produces toxins associated with diarrheal and emetic foodborne diseases. To investigate the possible transmission of B. cereus on lettuce farms in China and determine its enterotoxicity, (I) a total of 524 samples (lettuce: 332, soil: 69, water: 57, manure: 57, pesticide: 9) were collected from 46 lettuce farms in five Chinese provinces, (II) multilocus sequence typing (MLST) was used to classify B.

      • Pesticide residues
      • Chemical contaminants
      • Bacillus cereus
  2. Further Insights into the Toxicity of Bacillus cytotoxicus Based on Toxin Gene Profiling and Vero Cell Cytotoxicity Assays

    • Thu, 03/25/2021 - 00:00
    • Toxins
    • Bacillus cytotoxicus belongs to the Bacillus cereus group that also comprises the foodborne pathogen Bacillus cereus sensu stricto, Bacillus anthracis causing anthrax, as well as the biopesticide Bacillus thuringiensis. The first B. cytotoxicus was isolated in the context of a severe food poisoning outbreak leading to fatal cases of diarrheal disease.

      • Bacillus cereus
      • Pesticide residues
      • Chemical contaminants
  3. Comparative bioefficacy of Bacillus and Pseudomonas chitinase against Helopeltis theivora in tea ( Camellia sinensis (L.) O.Kuntze

    • Sat, 09/26/2020 - 02:06
    • Physiology and Molecular Biology of Plants
    • Tea (Camellia sinensis (L.) O.Kuntze) is an industry-oriented economical crop in India. Among the sap sucking pests, tea mosquito bug (Helopeltis theivora) is one of the most serious pests causing heavy crop loss in tea plantation. Continuous use of chemical pesticides causes environmental pollution and health hazards besides developing pesticide residues in tea powder.

      • Chemical contaminants
      • Pesticide residues
      • Bacillus cereus
  4. Proposal of a Taxonomic Nomenclature for the Bacillus cereus Group Which Reconciles Genomic Definitions of Bacterial Species with Clinical and Industrial Phenotypes

    • Wed, 02/26/2020 - 03:24
    • mBio
    • ABSTRACT

      • Chemical contaminants
      • Bacillus cereus
      • Pesticide residues
  5. Indications of biopesticidal Bacillus thuringiensis strains in bell pepper and tomato

    • Sat, 02/01/2020 - 04:00
    • International Journal of Food Microbiology
    • Author(s): Hendrik Frentzel, Katharina Juraschek, Natalie Pauly, Ylanna Kelner-Burgos, Heidi Wichmann-Schauer

      • Pesticide residues
      • Bacillus cereus
      • Chemical contaminants
  6. Interaction and multi‐objective effects of multiple non‐thermal treatments of sour cherry juice: Pesticide removal, microbial inactivation, and quality preservation

    • Fri, 12/06/2019 - 03:27
    • Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture
    • BACKGROUND The consumption of pesticides‐contaminated sour cherry as fruit or juice has become a major health concern, and thus, intensified the search for alternative processing technologies such as pulsed electric fields (PEF), ozone (O), and ultrasonication (US).

      • Escherichia coli O157:H7
      • Pesticide residues
      • Bacterial pathogens
      • Chemical contaminants
      • Bacillus cereus
  7. Foodborne disease and food control in the Gulf States

    • Fri, 12/16/2016 - 15:12
    • Food Control
    • Publication date: March 2017
      , Volume 73, Part B
      Author(s): Ewen C.D. Todd

      • Chemical contaminants
      • Pesticide residues
      • Staphylococcus aureus
      • Bacillus cereus
      • Bacterial pathogens