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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. A Complementary, Quantitative, and Confirmatory Method to UHPLC/ESI Q-Orbitrap Screening Based on UPHLC/ESI-MS/MS for Analysis of 416 Pesticides in Fruits and Vegetables

    • Thu, 03/17/2022 - 12:00
    • Journal of AOAC INTERNATIONAL
    • Background Triple quadrupole (MS/MS) and high-resolution mass spectrometry (HRMS), coupled with ultra-high performance (UHP) liquid chromatography (LC) or gas chromatography (GC), are technologies used to analyze pesticide residues in fruits and vegetables. LC-MS/MS has been the gold standard for analysis of pesticides, offering reliable performance and sensitivity, while LC-HRMS is expanding in application to serve as another benchmark.

      • Chemical contaminants
      • Pesticide residues
  2. Simultaneous Detection of Multiple Plant Growth Regulator Residues in Cabbage and Grape Using an Optimal QuEChERS Sample Preparation and UHPLC-MS/MS Method

    • Sat, 02/05/2022 - 12:00
    • Journal of AOAC INTERNATIONAL
    • Background At present, plant growth regulators (PGRs) are widely used in agricultural and forestry production. PGRs, like traditional pesticides, have certain toxicities. Naively excessively applying them will cause the acute and chronic poisoning of humans and animals and potentially harm human health.

      • Chemical contaminants
      • Pesticide residues
  3. 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
  4. Validation of QuEChERS Method for Estimation of Imidacloprid and its Metabolites in Cotton Flower, Pollen, Nectariferous Tissue, and Honey

    • Sat, 02/05/2022 - 12:00
    • Journal of AOAC INTERNATIONAL
    • Background Exposure of Apis mellifera to neonicotinoid insecticides is one of the factors attributed to the recent decline in A. mellifera populations resulting in economic and ecological losses due to loss of pollination services. Honeybees can get exposed to neonicotinoids like imidacloprid directly in the field at the time of application as well as during consumption of pollen and nectar from treated plants.

      • Chemical contaminants
      • Pesticide residues