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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. UV treatment for degradation of chemical contaminants in food: A review

    • Sun, 01/24/2021 - 22:09
    • Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety
    • Application of ultraviolet (UV) irradiation for the degradation of chemical contaminants in food products has gained more and more interest in the past two decades. The majority of the research in this field was on mycotoxins, especially aflatoxins and patulin, with limited studies on pesticide residues and other chemical contaminants in food.

      • Pesticide residues
      • Aflatoxins
      • Mycotoxins
      • Chemical contaminants
      • Natural toxins
  2. Metal–organic framework for the extraction and detection of pesticides from food commodities

    • Sun, 11/29/2020 - 22:14
    • Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety
    • Pesticide residues in food matrices, threatening the survival and development of humanity, is one of the critical challenges worldwide. Metal–organic frameworks (MOFs) possess excellent properties, which include excellent adsorption capacity, tailorable shape and size, hierarchical structure, numerous surface‐active sites, high specific surface areas, high chemical stabilities, and ease of modification and functionalization.

      • Pesticide residues
      • Chemical contaminants
  3. An overview of chemical contaminants and other undesirable chemicals in alcoholic beverages and strategies for analysis

    • Mon, 10/26/2020 - 22:18
    • Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety
    • The presence of chemical contaminant in alcoholic beverages is a widespread and notable problem with potential implications for human health. With the complexity and wide variation in the raw materials, production processes, and contact materials involved, there are a multitude of opportunities for a diverse host of undesirable compounds to make their way into the final product—some of which may currently remain unidentified and undetected.

      • Pesticide residues
      • Chemical contaminants
  4. Occurrence, sources, and pathways of chemical contaminants in infant formulas

    • Sun, 06/07/2020 - 22:10
    • Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety
    • Infant formulas are manufactured products to meet specific nutritional requirements for infants. However, infant formulas can contain harmful substances, such as chemical contaminants and residues, normally due to possible contamination of the raw material or from the production chain. Some studies have demonstrated that veterinary drugs, pesticides, mycotoxins, heavy metals, packaging materials, within other chemicals are found in infant formulas from different sources of contamination.

      • Antibiotic residues
      • Pesticide residues
      • Chemical contaminants
  5. Food safety hazards in the European seaweed chain

    • Thu, 01/30/2020 - 03:28
    • Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety
    • Seaweed is a source of protein that can help overcome the anticipated challenges of a growing world population and the current challenges for finding alternatives for animal proteins in the Western diet. Thus far, data on the safety of seaweed for feed and food purposes in the Western world are scattered.

      • Hepatitis
      • Heavy Metals
      • Pesticide residues
      • Dioxins
      • Bacterial pathogens
      • Norovirus
      • Salmonella
      • Chemical contaminants
      • Viruses
  6. Trace analysis of organic compounds in foods with surface‐enhanced Raman spectroscopy: Methodology, progress, and challenges

    • Thu, 01/23/2020 - 03:27
    • Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety
    • Surface‐enhanced Raman spectroscopy (SERS) provides a potential solution for rapid analysis of trace compounds such as residual pesticides, naturally occurred toxicants, banned or restricted drugs, and food additives in complex food matrices. In this review, the basic principles of SERS and general approaches to successfully apply SERS in food analysis are covered from an applications perspective.

      • Pesticide residues
      • Chemical contaminants
  7. Decontamination of Microorganisms and Pesticides from Fresh Fruits and Vegetables: A Comprehensive Review from Common Household Processes to Modern Techniques

    • Tue, 06/04/2019 - 05:32
    • Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety
    • Abstract

      • Listeria monocytogenes
      • Pesticide residues
      • Bacterial pathogens
      • Chemical contaminants