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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. Organochlorine Pesticide Dieldrin Suppresses Cellular Interferon-Related Antiviral Gene Expression

    • Wed, 08/04/2021 - 12:01
    • Toxicological Sciences
    • Organochlorine pesticides (OCPs) are persistent pollutants linked to diverse adverse health outcomes. Environmental exposure to OCPs has been suggested to negatively impact the immune system but their effects on cellular antiviral responses remain unknown.

      • Pesticide residues
      • Chemical contaminants
      • Viruses
  2. Emerging Roles of N6-Methyladenosine (m6A) Epitranscriptomics in Toxicology

    • Wed, 04/28/2021 - 12:00
    • Toxicological Sciences
    • Epitranscriptomics, the study of chemically modified RNAs, is a burgeoning field being explored in a variety of scientific disciplines. Of the currently known epitranscriptomic modifications, N6-methyladenosine (m6A) methylation is the most abundant. The m6A modification is predominantly regulated by 3 tiers of protein modulators classified as writers, erasers, and readers.

      • Chemical contaminants
      • Pesticide residues
  3. Paraquat Inhalation, a Translationally Relevant Route of Exposure: Disposition to the Brain and Male-Specific Olfactory Impairment in Mice

    • Sat, 02/27/2021 - 12:00
    • Toxicological Sciences
    • Epidemiological and experimental studies have associated oral and systemic exposures to the herbicide paraquat (PQ) with Parkinson’s disease. Despite recognition that airborne particles and solutes can be directly translocated to the brain via olfactory neurons, the potential for inhaled PQ to cause olfactory impairment has not been investigated.

      • Pesticide residues
      • Chemical contaminants
  4. Safety Concerns of Diamide Insecticides

    • Thu, 09/26/2019 - 03:22
    • Toxicological Sciences
    • The recently published study by Truong and Pessah (2018) raised severe food safety concerns about the application of the diamide pesticides chlorantraniliprole and flubendiamide. In the present letter we wish to share our thoughts provoked by their paper and provide important future research perspectives.

      • Chemical contaminants
      • Pesticide residues