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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. Occupational exposure to pesticides in farmworkers and the oxidative markers

    • Wed, 06/15/2022 - 04:00
    • Toxicology and Industrial Health
    • Organophosphate (OPPs) and organochlorine pesticides (OCPs) are the two predominant forms of pesticides extensively used all around the world and are being reconsidered as environmental pollutants. The current study sought to assess the role of socioeconomic factors on the level of pesticides residues and the oxidative effects of exposure to OPPs and OCPs among the farmworkers of southeast Iran. In this cross-sectional study, 192 farmworkers and 74 non-farmworkers (controls) were involved.

      • Chemical contaminants
      • Pesticide residues
  2. PCB plasma level in different occupational groups in Iran

    • Wed, 06/16/2021 - 18:03
    • Toxicology and Industrial Health
    • Despite the ban of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) some decades ago, concerns regarding their adverse health effects are continuing, because the workers employed for installation and repair of electrical equipment may be still exposed to PCBs. This study aimed to assess serum PCBs levels in workers in different industries. To do this, we determined the serum concentrations of 9 non-dioxin-like PCBs and 12 dioxin-like PCBs in 147 workers from seven occupational groups and 35 housewives.

      • Pesticide residues
      • Dioxins
      • Chemical contaminants
  3. Individual and combined hepatocytotoxicity of DDT and cadmium in vitro

    • Fri, 04/16/2021 - 18:03
    • Toxicology and Industrial Health
    • The organochlorine insecticide dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) and heavy metal cadmium (Cd) are widespread environmental pollutants. They are persistent in the environment and can accumulate in organisms. Although the individual toxicity of DDT and Cd has been well documented, their combined toxicity is still not clear.

      • Heavy Metals
      • Pesticide residues
      • Chemical contaminants