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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. Minimized Atrazine Risks to Crop Security and Its Residue in the Environment by a Rice Methyltransferase as a Regulation Factor

    • Fri, 12/24/2021 - 04:01
    • Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry
    • Atrazine (ATZ) is an agricultural pesticide for controlling field weeds. ATZ accumulates in many crops, posing high risks to crop production and food safety. Characterizing one of the novel rice MT genes named Oryza sativa atrazine-responsive methyltransferase (OsARM) showed that the expression of OsARM was associated with DNA demethylation (hypomethylation) in its promoter region.

      • Pesticide residues
      • Chemical contaminants
      • Produce Safety
      • Pre Harvest
  2. Dissipation Behavior and Residue Distribution of Famoxadone and Cymoxanil in Cucumber and Soil Ecosystem Under Open-Field Conditions

    • Tue, 11/17/2020 - 02:02
    • Water, Air, & Soil Pollution
    • In this study, a practical and excellent method was used to determine the famoxadone and cymoxanil via high-performance liquid chromatography equipped utilizing ultraviolet detector lamp (HPLC-UV) for investigating the dissipation behavior and residue distribution of famoxadone and cymoxanil in cucumber and soil ecosystem. The limit of quantification (LOQS) of famoxadone and cymoxanil in cucumber were 0.50, 1.00, 2.00 and 0.05, 0.50, 1.00 mg kg−1 in soil, respectively.

      • Pesticide residues
      • Chemical contaminants
      • Produce Safety
      • Pre Harvest
  3. Dissipation, residues and risk assessment of pyraclostrobin and picoxystrobin in cucumber under field conditions

    • Wed, 06/10/2020 - 22:08
    • Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture
    • Background Pyraclostrobin and picoxystrobin are two representative pesticides of strobilurins used to treat cucumber downy mildew, which have raised issues of food safety and human health. A new formulation containing these two compounds is being prepared for marketing in China.

      • Pesticide residues
      • Chemical contaminants
      • Produce Safety
      • Pre Harvest
  4. Dissipation behavior, residue distribution and dietary risk assessment of cyromazine, acetamiprid and their mixture in cowpea and cowpea field soil

    • Thu, 05/14/2020 - 03:37
    • Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture
    • ABSTRACT BACKGROUND Cyromazine and acetamiprid are widely applied as pesticides in agriculture, causing increasing concerns about their residues in crops. In this study, cyromazine, acetamiprid and their mixture were applied to cowpea to investigate their degradation dynamics and perform a dietary risk assessment.

      • Pesticide residues
      • Chemical contaminants
      • Produce Safety
      • Pre Harvest