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Food Safety Publications

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. Effectiveness of two lightweight aggregates for the removal of heavy metals from contaminated urban stormwater

    • Mon, 02/15/2021 - 06:05
    • Journal of Contaminant Hydrology
    • Author(s): Concepcion Pla, David Benavente, Javier Valdes-Abellan, Zdenka Kovacova

  2. Antimicrobial activity of different types of Centella asiatica extracts against foodborne pathogens and food spoilage microorganisms

    • Mon, 02/15/2021 - 06:04
    • LWT
    • Author(s): Jun Xian Wong, Suzita Ramli

  3. Contrastive Study of In Situ Sensing and Swabbing Detection Based on SERS-Active Gold Nanobush–PDMS Hybrid Film

    • Mon, 02/15/2021 - 04:02
    • Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry
    • Surface-enhanced Raman scattering (SERS) with fast and intuitive property has been extensively utilized in the field of food safety. Here, we demonstrated a novel noble metal–polymer hybrid film as a SERS substrate for food fungicide analysis. Benefiting from its transparency and flexibility, poly(dimethylsiloxane) (PDMS) film was chosen as a versatile supporting matrix to grow gold nanobushes (Au NBs) through a seed-mediated process.

  4. Distribution and Sources of n- Alkanes and Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Sediments Around Oil Production Facilities in the Escravos River Basin, Niger Delta, Nigeria

    • Mon, 02/15/2021 - 02:03
    • Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology
    • This study provides data on the characteristic levels, spatial patterns, sources, and risk of n-alkanes (AHs) [octane, n-C8, to tetracontane, n-C40] and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in surficial sediments from the Escravos River Basin (ERB), Nigeria. The n-alkane and PAH concentrations in sediments were quantified by chromatographic methods.

      • Chemical contaminants
  5. Lactonic sophorolipid–induced apoptosis in human HepG2 cells through the Caspase-3 pathway

    • Mon, 02/15/2021 - 02:02
    • Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology
    • Abstract

  6. Distribution, Association, and Ecological Risk Evaluation of Heavy Metals and Influencing Factors in Major Industrial Stream Sediments of Chandrapur District, Central India

    • Mon, 02/15/2021 - 02:01
    • Water, Air, & Soil Pollution
    • The accumulation of heavy metals in stream sediment depends on various influencing factors. Sediments are aggregation of number of species along with organic debris. Accretion of heavy metals on sediment is the outcome of absorption by fine-grain inorganic particles of clays, adsorption of hydrous ferric and clays, and complexation with natural organic matters. These processes are regulated by different influencing factors including TOC and pH.

  7. Influence of Soil Microbes on Escherichia coli O157:H7 Survival in Soil Rinse and Artificial Soil

    • Sun, 02/14/2021 - 22:10
    • Journal of Applied Microbiology
    • This research investigated the influence of soil microbiota on E. coli O157:H7 survival in soil rinse and artificial soil. Additionally, the influence of selected soil bacteria on E. coli O157:H7 in soil environments was determined.

      • Bacterial pathogens
      • Escherichia coli O157:H7
  8. Point-of-care and visual detection of Salmonella spp. and Cronobacter spp. by multiplex loop-mediated isothermal amplification label-based lateral flow dipstick in powdered infant formula

    • Sun, 02/14/2021 - 06:12
    • International Dairy Journal
    • Author(s): Xinyan Yang, Yujun Jiang, Yang Song, Xue Qin, Yuwei Ren, Yueming Zhao, Chaoxin Man, Wei Zhang

      • Salmonella
      • Cronobacter
      • Bacterial pathogens
  9. Isolation and Antibiogram of Salmonella Species from Slaughtered Cattle and the Processing Environment in Abuja Abattoirs, Nigeria

    • Sun, 02/14/2021 - 06:12
    • Food Control
    • Author(s): Arome Ohiemi Shaibu, Emmanuel Chukwudi Okolocha, Beatty Viv Maikai, Olaolu Tosin Olufemi

      • Salmonella
      • Bacterial pathogens
  10. NMR-based metabolomic investigation of antimicrobial mechanism of electrolysed water combined with moderate heat treatment against Listeria monocytogenes on salmon

    • Sun, 02/14/2021 - 06:12
    • Food Control
    • Author(s): Jiaying Wu, Lin Zhao, Shaojuan Lai, Hongshun Yang

      • Listeria monocytogenes
      • Bacterial pathogens
  11. Comprehensive genomic analysis and characterization of a new ST 174 type Klebsiella variicola strain isolated from chicken embryos

    • Sun, 02/14/2021 - 06:08
    • Infection, Genetics and Evolution
    • Author(s): Xuehuai Shen, Lei Yin, Haitian Ma, Xiaocheng Pan, Danjun Zhang, Ruihong Zhao, Yin Dai, Hongyan Hou, Xiaomiao Hu

      • Bacterial pathogens
  12. Changes in color, myoglobin, and lipid oxidation in beef patties treated by dielectric barrier discharge cold plasma during storage

    • Sun, 02/14/2021 - 06:06
    • Meat Science
    • Author(s): Xiaoting Wang, Zhaobin Wang, Hong Zhuang, Mustapha Muhammad Nasiru, Yuan Yuan, Jianhao Zhang, Wenjing Yan

  13. Determination and dietary intake risk assessment of 14 pesticide residues in apples of China

    • Sun, 02/14/2021 - 06:06
    • Food Chemistry
    • Author(s): Ru Chen, Xiaomin Xue, Guiping Wang, Jinzheng Wang

      • Pesticide residues
      • Chemical contaminants
  14. The Rising Burden of Salmonellosis Caused by Monophasic Salmonella Typhimurium (1,4,[5],12:i:-) in Greece and New Food Vehicles

    • Sun, 02/14/2021 - 00:00
    • Antibiotics
    • Monophasic Salmonella typhimurium is of increasing importance worldwide. Here we present the available data regarding monophasic S. typhimurium from 2007 to 2019 in Greece, in order to assess its public health impact. Surveillance data, data on antimicrobial resistance, molecular typing by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis (PFGE), and results of the investigation of monophasic S. typhimurium outbreaks were analyzed.

      • Salmonella
      • Bacterial pathogens
  15. A survey of arsenic, mercury, cadmium, and lead residues in seafood (fish, crustaceans, and cephalopods) from the south‐eastern Mediterranean Sea

    • Sat, 02/13/2021 - 22:15
    • Journal of Food Science
    • Seafood is capable of bioaccumulating heavy metals (HM), making it a potentially major dietary source of HM for humans. Presently, little data exists on seafood from the eastern‐most boundary of the Mediterranean Sea. This study aims to provide exposure insight of the Israeli population to HM through the consumption of locally caught seafood by assessing the levels of arsenic, mercury, cadmium, and lead in raw tissues of seafood.

      • Heavy Metals
      • Chemical contaminants
  16. The sensory properties and metabolic impact of natural and synthetic sweeteners

    • Sat, 02/13/2021 - 22:12
    • Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety
    • The global rise in obesity, type II diabetes, and other metabolic disorders in recent years has been attributed in part to the overconsumption of added sugars. Sugar reduction strategies often rely on synthetic and naturally occurring sweetening compounds to achieve their goals, with popular synthetic sweeteners including saccharin, cyclamate, acesulfame potassium, aspartame, sucralose, neotame, alitame, and advantame.

  17. Palmitoylethanolamide: Prenatal Developmental Toxicity Study in Rats

    • Sat, 02/13/2021 - 18:02
    • International Journal of Toxicology
    • Palmitoylethanolamide (PEA) is an endogenous ethanolamine playing a protective and homeodynamic role in animals and plants. Prenatal developmental toxicity of PEA was tested following oral administration to pregnant female Wistar rats, from days 0 to 19 of gestation, at dosage of 250, 500, or 1,000 mg/kg body weight, according to Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development Test Guideline No. 414.

  18. Recent progress in determination of ochratoxin a in foods by chromatographic and mass spectrometry methods

    • Sat, 02/13/2021 - 14:05
    • Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition
    • Ochratoxin A is a highly toxic mycotoxin and has posed great threat to human health. Due to its serious toxicity and wide contamination, great efforts have been made to develop reliable determination methods. In this review, analytical methods are comprehensively summarized in terms of sample preparation strategy and instrumental analysis. Detailed method is described according to the food commodities in the order of cereal, wine, coffee, beer, cocoa, dried fruit and spice.

      • Natural toxins
      • Mycotoxins
  19. Plant-Scale Validation of Physical Heat Treatment of Poultry Litter Composts Using Surrogate and Indicator Microorganisms for Salmonella

    • Sat, 02/13/2021 - 10:02
    • Applied and Environmental Microbiology
    • This study selected and used indicator and surrogate microorganisms for Salmonella to validate the processes for physically heat-treated poultry litter compost in litter processing plants.

      • Produce Safety
      • Bacterial pathogens
      • Salmonella
  20. Staphylococcal Enterotoxin Gene Cluster: Prediction of Enterotoxin (SEG and SEI) Production and of the Source of Food Poisoning on the Basis of vSa{beta} Typing

    • Sat, 02/13/2021 - 10:01
    • Applied and Environmental Microbiology
    • Currently, only 5 (SEA to SEE) out of 27 known staphylococcal enterotoxins can be analyzed using commercially available kits. Six genes (seg, sei, sem, sen, seo, and seu), encoding putative and undetectable enterotoxins, are located on the enterotoxin gene cluster (egc), which is part of the Staphylococcus aureus genomic island vSaβ. These enterotoxins have been described as likely being involved in staphylococcal food-poisoning outbreaks.

      • Staphylococcus aureus
      • Bacterial pathogens
  21. The Roseobacter-Group Bacterium Phaeobacter as a Safe Probiotic Solution for Aquaculture

    • Sat, 02/13/2021 - 10:01
    • Applied and Environmental Microbiology
    • Phaeobacter inhibens has been assessed as a probiotic bacterium for application in aquaculture. Studies addressing the efficacy and safety indicate that P. inhibens maintains its antagonistic activity against pathogenic vibrios in aquaculture live cultures (live feed and fish egg/larvae) while having no or a positive effect on the host organisms and a minor impact on the host microbiomes. While P.

      • Vibrio
      • Bacterial pathogens
  22. L-Arabinose Induces the Formation of Viable Nonproliferating Spheroplasts in Vibrio cholerae

    • Sat, 02/13/2021 - 10:01
    • Applied and Environmental Microbiology
    • Vibrio cholerae, the agent of the deadly human disease cholera, propagates as a curved rod-shaped bacterium in warm waters. It is sensitive to cold but persists in cold waters in the form of viable but nondividing coccoidal-shaped cells. Additionally, V. cholerae is able to form nonproliferating spherical cells in response to cell wall damage. It was recently reported that l-arabinose, a component of the hemicellulose and pectin of terrestrial plants, stops the growth of V. cholerae.

      • Vibrio
      • Bacterial pathogens
  23. Implementation of ATP and Microbial Indicator Testing for Hygiene Monitoring in a Tofu Production Facility Improves Product Quality and Hygienic Conditions of Food Contact Surfaces: a Case Study

    • Sat, 02/13/2021 - 10:01
    • Applied and Environmental Microbiology
    • Rapid ATP testing and microbiological enumeration are two common methods to monitor the effectiveness of cleaning and sanitation in the food industry. In this study, ATP testing and microbiological enumeration were implemented at a tofu production facility with the goal of improving cleaning practices and overall plant hygiene.

  24. The Organosulfur Compound Dimethylsulfoniopropionate (DMSP) Is Utilized as an Osmoprotectant by Vibrio Species

    • Sat, 02/13/2021 - 10:01
    • Applied and Environmental Microbiology
    • Dimethylsulfoniopropionate (DMSP), a key component of the global geochemical sulfur cycle, is a secondary metabolite produced in large quantities by marine phytoplankton and utilized as an osmoprotectant, thermoprotectant, and antioxidant. Marine bacteria can use two pathways to degrade and catabolize DMSP, a demethylation pathway and a cleavage pathway that produces the climate-active gas dimethylsulfide (DMS).

      • Vibrio
      • Bacterial pathogens
  25. The Shared Resistome of Human and Pig Microbiota Is Mobilized by Distinct Genetic Elements

    • Sat, 02/13/2021 - 10:01
    • Applied and Environmental Microbiology
    • The extensive use of antibiotics in hospitals and in the animal breeding industry has promoted antibiotic resistance in bacteria, which has resulted in the emergence of a large number of antibiotic resistance genes in the intestinal tracts of humans and farmed animals.