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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. The current application of nanotechnology in food and agriculture

    • Mon, 12/24/2018 - 00:00
    • Journal of Food and Drug Analysis
    • The rapid development of nanotechnology has been facilitating the transformations of traditional food and agriculture sectors, particularly the invention of smart and active packaging, nanosensors, nanopesticides and nanofertilizers. Numerous novel nanomaterials have been developed for improving food quality and safety, crop growth, and monitoring environmental conditions.

      • Pesticide residues
      • Chemical contaminants
  2. Prioritization of pesticides in crops with a semi-quantitative risk ranking method for Taiwan postmarket monitoring program

    • Tue, 07/03/2018 - 00:00
    • Journal of Food and Drug Analysis
    • A risk-based prioritization of chemical hazards in monitoring programs allows regulatory agencies to focus on the most potentially concerned items involving human health risk. In this study, a risk-based matrix, with a scoring method using multiple factors for severity and probability of exposure, was employed to identify the pesticides presented in crops that may pose the greatest risk to human health.

      • Pesticide residues
      • Chemical contaminants
  3. rGO-NS SERS-based coupled chemometric prediction of acetamiprid residue in green tea

    • Tue, 07/03/2018 - 00:00
    • Journal of Food and Drug Analysis
    • Pesticide residue in food is of grave concern in recent years. In this paper, a rapid, sensitive, SERS (Surface-enhanced Raman scattering) active reduced-graphene-oxide-gold-nano-star (rGO-NS) nano-composite nanosensor was developed for the detection of acetamiprid (AC) residue in green tea.

      • Pesticide residues
      • Chemical contaminants
  4. Validation and assessment of matrix effect and uncertainty of a gas chromatography coupled to mass spectrometry method for pesticides in papaya and avocado samples

    • Sat, 11/05/2016 - 00:00
    • Journal of Food and Drug Analysis
    • In this paper a method of using the “quick, easy, cheap, effective, rugged, and safe” (QuEChERS) extraction and gas chromatography coupled to mass spectrometry detection (GC–MS) was developed for the analysis of five frequently applied pesticides in papaya and avocado. The selected pesticides, ametryn, atrazine, carbaryl, carbofuran, and methyl parathion, represent the most commonly used classes (carbamates, organophosphorous, and triazines).

      • Chemical contaminants
      • Pesticide residues