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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. Monitoring of Some Chemical Contaminants Residue in Imported Wheat and Barley Grains Using QuEChERS Method and GC-MS/MS

    • Sat, 02/05/2022 - 12:00
    • Journal of AOAC INTERNATIONAL
    • Background Cereal grains are an important for the nutrition of both humans and animals, and contribute to the nutrition cycle in different ways. Chemical contaminants are important to be monitored in food due to their direct effects on human health.

      • Chemical contaminants
      • Dioxins
      • Pesticide residues
  2. PCB plasma level in different occupational groups in Iran

    • Wed, 06/16/2021 - 18:03
    • Toxicology and Industrial Health
    • Despite the ban of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) some decades ago, concerns regarding their adverse health effects are continuing, because the workers employed for installation and repair of electrical equipment may be still exposed to PCBs. This study aimed to assess serum PCBs levels in workers in different industries. To do this, we determined the serum concentrations of 9 non-dioxin-like PCBs and 12 dioxin-like PCBs in 147 workers from seven occupational groups and 35 housewives.

      • Pesticide residues
      • Dioxins
      • Chemical contaminants
  3. Association Between Leukocyte Telomere Length and Serum Concentrations of PCBs and Organochlorine Pesticides

    • Fri, 04/17/2020 - 03:16
    • Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology
    • Exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and organochlorine pesticides (OCPs) through food, water, and air occurred during the life, which may change telomere length (TL) in peripheral blood leukocytes. The present study was designed to investigate the association between TL and serum levels of PCBs and OCPs in Tehran male’s population. Whole blood samples were randomly taken from 300 adult males, aged between 25 and 40 years.

      • Pesticide residues
      • Dioxins
      • Chemical contaminants
  4. Semisynthesis and Pesticidal Activities of Derivatives of the Diterpenoid Andrographolide and Investigation on the Stress Response of Aphis citricola Van der Goot (Homoptera: Aphididae)

    • Wed, 04/01/2020 - 03:34
    • Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry
    • To discover natural-product-based pesticides, 7β-oxycarbonylandrographolide derivatives were stereoselectively constructed from a labdane diterpenoid andrographolide.

      • Chemical contaminants
      • Dioxins
      • Pesticide residues
  5. Undernutrition combined with dietary mineral oil hastens depuration of stored dioxin and polychlorinated biphenyls in ewes. 1. Kinetics in blood, adipose tissue and faeces

    • Wed, 04/01/2020 - 03:34
    • PLOS ONE
    • by Lucille Rey-Cadilhac, Ronan Cariou, Anne Ferlay, Catherine Jondreville, Carole Delavaud, Yannick Faulconnier, Sébastien Alcouffe, Pascal Faure, Philippe Marchand, Bruno Le Bizec, Stefan Jurjanz, Sylvain Lerch Food safety crises involving persistent organic pollutants [POPs, e.g. dioxins, polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), organochlorine pesticides] lead to systematic slaughter of livestock to prevent their entry into the food chain.

      • Chemical contaminants
      • Dioxins
      • Pesticide residues
  6. Food safety hazards in the European seaweed chain

    • Thu, 01/30/2020 - 03:28
    • Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety
    • Seaweed is a source of protein that can help overcome the anticipated challenges of a growing world population and the current challenges for finding alternatives for animal proteins in the Western diet. Thus far, data on the safety of seaweed for feed and food purposes in the Western world are scattered.

      • Hepatitis
      • Heavy Metals
      • Pesticide residues
      • Dioxins
      • Bacterial pathogens
      • Norovirus
      • Salmonella
      • Chemical contaminants
      • Viruses
  7. A preliminary study of PCBs, PAHs, pesticides and trace metals contamination in cold-pressed rapeseed oils from conventional and ecological cultivations

    • Fri, 03/10/2017 - 00:00
    • Journal of Food Science and Technology
    • Abstract

      • Heavy Metals
      • Pesticide residues
      • Dioxins
      • Chemical contaminants
  8. Viable microbial loads on citrus carpoplane during packhouse processing and survival of foodborne pathogens in reconstituted postharvest fungicides

    • Fri, 03/03/2017 - 06:20
    • Journal of Food Safety
    • Abstract

      • Dioxins
      • Bacterial pathogens
      • Chemical contaminants
      • Pesticide residues