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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. Investigation of pesticide residues in Fragaria and Myrica rubra sold in Hangzhou

    • Fri, 12/10/2021 - 04:01
    • Journal of Food Protection
    • This study investigated the concentration of the pesticide residues found in Fragaria and Myrica rubra sold in the city of Hangzhou. From an analysis of 151 (77 Fragaria and 74 Myrica rubra ) samples using gas chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry (GC-MS/MS) and liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry (LC-MS/MS), a total of 41 different pesticide residues were found to be present. Of the 41 residues, 14 were found using GC-MS/MS and 27 using LC-MS/MS.

      • Pesticide residues
      • Chemical contaminants
  2. Persistent Organic Pollutants in Human Milk: Exposure Levels and Determinants among Lactating mothers in Lebanon

    • Fri, 11/12/2021 - 04:01
    • Journal of Food Protection
    • Exposure of newborns to Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) is a public health concern. The objective of this study was to assess the occurrence of POPs in the human milk collected from lactating mothers in Lebanon and investigate the socio-demographic, nutritional, and other lifestyle determinants. Fifty-four breast milk samples were collected as per WHO guidelines. A survey was used to assess the anthropometric and demographic characteristics of participants.

      • Chemical contaminants
      • Pesticide residues
  3. Risk assessment of pesticide residues in Chinese litchis

    • Thu, 09/16/2021 - 04:02
    • Journal of Food Protection
    • The presence of pesticide residues in fruit has been of extensive concern worldwide. In this paper, pesticide residues in litchi samples in China and their dietary exposure risks were evaluated. Fifty-seven pesticides in 150 litchi samples were measured by GC and UPLC/MS-MS. Seventeen different pesticides were detected and 70.7% of samples contained one or more pesticide residues. The most frequently detected pesticide was diflubenzuron with a detection rate of 36%.

      • Pesticide residues
      • Chemical contaminants
  4. Concentrations and human health risk of organochlorines in farmed freshwater aquatic products: fish ponds around the Changsha, China

    • Thu, 09/02/2021 - 04:02
    • Journal of Food Protection
    • The present study was conducted to reveal the concentrations and patterns of organochlorine pesticides (OCPs) and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in seven species of freshwater aquatic products ( procambarus clarkii, ctenopharyngodon idellus, parabramis pekinensis, hypophthalmichthys molitrix, cyprinus carpioio, aristichthys nobilis, carassius auratus ) collected from freshwater aquaculture farms around Changsha, China.

      • Pesticide residues
      • Chemical contaminants
  5. Concentrations and related health risk assessment of pesticides, phthalates and heavy metals in strawberry from Shanghai, China

    • Thu, 08/05/2021 - 04:03
    • Journal of Food Protection
    • In the present study, a risk assessment of pesticides, phthalates and heavy metals in strawberries (n = 335) in recent years was conducted by determining the out estimate dietary intake (EDI), target hazard quotient (THQ) and hazard index (HI) . 128 Pesticides, 18 phthalates and 3 heavy metals were determined in this determination.

      • Heavy Metals
      • Pesticide residues
      • Chemical contaminants
  6. Climate Change and Emerging Food Safety Issues

    • Wed, 06/30/2021 - 04:03
    • Journal of Food Protection
    • Throughout these past decades, climate change has featured among one of the most complex global issues. Characterized by worldwide alterations in weather patterns, along with a concomitant increase in the temperature of the Earth, climate change will undoubtedly have significant effects on food security and food safety. Climate change engenders climate variability, which are significant variations in weather variables and in their frequency.

      • Pesticide residues
      • Chemical contaminants
  7. Dissipation of Chlorpyrifos in the bottled tea beverages and the effects of EGCG

    • Sat, 06/12/2021 - 04:02
    • Journal of Food Protection
    • Bottled tea beverages (BTB) are popular for the benefits to human health and convenience. Because Chlorpyrifos (CP) is commonly used as a biomarker for exposure as well as a pesticide in the field, it is important to determine the dynamics of CP dissipation in BTB in order to better perform risk assessments.

      • Pesticide residues
      • Chemical contaminants
  8. Analysis of Microbiological and Chemical Hazards in Edible Insects Available to Canadian Consumers

    • Fri, 05/07/2021 - 04:02
    • Journal of Food Protection
    • Edible insects are a novel food in most countries; their popularity is growing because of their high protein/low fat content, ease of cultivation, and small environmental impact. To our knowledge, this is the first report that addresses both microbiological and chemical hazards in edible insects. Samples were collected from retail stores or purchase through e-commerce. A total of 51 samples of dried whole insects or insect powders were tested for generic Escherichia coli ( E.

      • Bacterial pathogens
      • Chemical contaminants
      • Salmonella
      • Heavy Metals
      • Pesticide residues
  9. Efficacy of different decontamination processes in mitigation of pesticide residues from chilli crop

    • Wed, 12/09/2020 - 04:02
    • Journal of Food Protection
    • A study was conducted to evaluate the efficacy of seven decontamination processes in reducing the pesticide mixture load of six insecticides (quinalphos, profenophos, ethion, lambda- cyhalothrin, imidacloprid and acetamiprid) from chilli alongwith one control treatment where the pesticide residues were extracted without following any decontamination procedure.

      • Pesticide residues
      • Chemical contaminants
  10. Detection of pesticide residues in vegetables sold in Changchun City,China

    • Wed, 10/28/2020 - 04:02
    • Journal of Food Protection
    • In this essay we investigate mainly 18 pesticide residues with different chemical structures in fresh vegetables, including organochlorine pesticides, organophosphorus pesticides, carbamate pesticides and pyrethroid pesticides. At the same time, it is estimated that the potential health risks for residents. A total of 313 samples were collected from 12 kinds of vegetables from Changchun, the capital of Jilin Province,China.

      • Pesticide residues
      • Chemical contaminants
  11. Assessment of Antimicrobial and Pesticide Residues in Food Products Sourced from Peasant Family Farming in Chile

    • Wed, 09/25/2019 - 03:26
    • Journal of Food Protection
      • Chemical contaminants
      • Pesticide residues
      • Pesticide residues
      • Chemical contaminants
  12. Investigation of the Presence of 22 Organochlorine Pesticide Residues in Ginseng from Jilin Province, China

    • Fri, 08/23/2019 - 03:00
    • Journal of Food Protection
    • Journal of Food Protection, Volume 82, Issue 9, Page 1625-1629, September 2019.

      • Chemical contaminants
      • Pesticide residues
      • Chemical contaminants
      • Pesticide residues
      • Pesticide residues
      • Chemical contaminants
  13. Combining Headspace Solid-Phase Microextraction and Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy To Detect the Pesticide Fonofos in Apple Juice

    • Wed, 06/13/2018 - 03:00
    • Journal of Food Protection
    • Journal of Food Protection, Volume 81, Issue 7, Page 1087-1092, July 2018.

      • Pesticide residues
      • Chemical contaminants
  14. Pesticide Residues in Food: Attitudes, Beliefs, and Misconceptions among Conventional and Organic Consumers

    • Mon, 11/20/2017 - 03:00
    • Journal of Food Protection
    • Journal of Food Protection, Volume 80, Issue 12, Page 2083-2089, December 2017.

      • Pesticide residues
      • Chemical contaminants
  15. Monitoring Pesticide Residues in Fruits and Vegetables at Two of the Biggest Fresh Produce Markets in Africa

    • Tue, 11/01/2016 - 01:03
    • Journal of Food Protection
    • et al.

      • Chemical contaminants
      • Pesticide residues
  16. Pesticide Residue Monitoring on South African Fresh Produce Exported over a 6-Year Period

    • Thu, 10/06/2016 - 01:01
    • Journal of Food Protection
    • et al.

      • Chemical contaminants
      • Pesticide residues