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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. Antifungal Activity of Biocontrol Agents In Vitro and Potential Application to Reduce Mycotoxins (Aflatoxin B1 and Ochratoxin A)

    • Sun, 10/24/2021 - 00:00
    • Toxins
    • Food bio-preservatives are requested as substituents of chemical pesticides in food. The aim of this study was to carry out a screening of twenty biocontrol agents (BCAs) for their potential fungicidal activity in vitro. Twenty BCAs were tested against ten pathogenic fungi. Some of the cell-free supernatants (CFS) tested showed in vitro antifungal activity versus pathogenic fungi.

      • Pesticide residues
      • Aflatoxins
      • Mycotoxins
      • Chemical contaminants
      • Natural toxins
  2. Origin, Succession, and Control of Biotoxin in Wine

    • Thu, 07/22/2021 - 16:00
    • Frontiers in Microbiology
    • Wine is a worldwide alcoholic beverage with antioxidant active substances and complex flavors. Moderate drinking of wine has been proven to be beneficial to health. However, wine has some negative components, such as residual pesticides, heavy metals, and biotoxins. Of these, biotoxins from microorganisms were characterized as the most important toxins in wine.

      • Pesticide residues
      • Mycotoxins
      • Chemical contaminants
      • Natural toxins
  3. UV treatment for degradation of chemical contaminants in food: A review

    • Sun, 01/24/2021 - 22:09
    • Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety
    • Application of ultraviolet (UV) irradiation for the degradation of chemical contaminants in food products has gained more and more interest in the past two decades. The majority of the research in this field was on mycotoxins, especially aflatoxins and patulin, with limited studies on pesticide residues and other chemical contaminants in food.

      • Pesticide residues
      • Aflatoxins
      • Mycotoxins
      • Chemical contaminants
      • Natural toxins
  4. Fungal diversity and metabolomic profiles in GM and isogenic non-GM maize cultivars from Brazil

    • Tue, 10/13/2020 - 02:05
    • Mycotoxin Research
    • There is little knowledge of the microbial diversity, mycotoxins and associated secondary metabolites in GM maize and isogenic non-GM cultivars (cvs). This study has quantified the microbial populations and dominant fungal genera in 6 cvs of each type representative of herbicide, pesticide or stacked resistance to both. The predominant mycotoxins and targeted metabolomics profiles were also compared between the two sets of cvs.

      • Pesticide residues
      • Mycotoxins
      • Chemical contaminants
      • Natural toxins
  5. Ultra-High-Performance Liquid Chromatography Coupled with Quadrupole Orbitrap High-Resolution Mass Spectrometry for Multi-Residue Analysis of Mycotoxins and Pesticides in Botanical Nutraceuticals

    • Thu, 02/13/2020 - 03:40
    • Toxins
    • Cannabidiol (CBD) food supplements made of Cannabis sativa L. extracts have quickly become popular products due to their health-promoting effects. However, potential contaminants, such as mycotoxins and pesticides, can be coextracted during the manufacturing process and placed into the final product.

      • Mycotoxins
      • Chemical contaminants
      • Natural toxins
      • Pesticide residues
  6. Risk profiling of exposures to multiclass contaminants through cereals and cereal-based products consumption: A case study for the inhabitants in Shanghai, China

    • Fri, 11/01/2019 - 03:35
    • Food Control
    • Author(s): Xianli Yang, Zhiyong Zhao, Yanglan Tan, Bo Chen, Changyan Zhou, Aibo Wu

      • Pesticide residues
      • Aflatoxins
      • Mycotoxins
      • Chemical contaminants
      • Natural toxins
      • Heavy Metals
  7. Toxins, Vol. 11, Pages 295: Fengycin Produced by Bacillus amyloliquefaciens FZB42 Inhibits Fusarium graminearum Growth and Mycotoxins Biosynthesis

    • Fri, 05/24/2019 - 00:00
    • Toxins
    • Toxins, Vol. 11, Pages 295: Fengycin Produced by Bacillus amyloliquefaciens FZB42 Inhibits Fusarium graminearum Growth and Mycotoxins Biosynthesis

      Toxins doi: 10.3390/toxins11050295

      • Chemical contaminants
      • Natural toxins
      • Pesticide residues
      • Mycotoxins
  8. Toxins, Vol. 11, Pages 292: Rapid and Simple Detection of Ochratoxin A using Fluorescence Resonance Energy Transfer on Lateral Flow Immunoassay (FRET-LFI)

    • Thu, 05/23/2019 - 00:00
    • Toxins
    • Toxins, Vol. 11, Pages 292: Rapid and Simple Detection of Ochratoxin A using Fluorescence Resonance Energy Transfer on Lateral Flow Immunoassay (FRET-LFI)

      Toxins doi: 10.3390/toxins11050292

      Authors:
      Hyun-Kyung Oh
      Hyou-Arm Joung
      Minhyuk Jung
      Hohjai Lee
      Min-Gon Kim

      • Chemical contaminants
      • Natural toxins
      • Mycotoxins
      • Pesticide residues
  9. Toxins, Vol. 11, Pages 56: Simultaneous Lateral Flow Immunoassay for Multi-Class Chemical Contaminants in Maize and Peanut with One-Stop Sample Preparation

    • Sun, 01/20/2019 - 00:00
    • Toxins
    • Toxins, Vol. 11, Pages 56: Simultaneous Lateral Flow Immunoassay for Multi-Class Chemical Contaminants in Maize and Peanut with One-Stop Sample Preparation

      Toxins doi: 10.3390/toxins11010056

      Authors:
      Du Wang
      Jianguo Zhu
      Zhaowei Zhang
      Qi Zhang
      Wen Zhang
      Li Yu
      Jun Jiang
      Xiaomei Chen
      Xuefang Wang
      Peiwu Li

      • Pesticide residues
      • Aflatoxins
      • Mycotoxins
      • Chemical contaminants
      • Natural toxins