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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. Calcium Oxide Nanoparticles Have the Role of Alleviating Arsenic Toxicity of Barley

    • Fri, 03/11/2022 - 12:00
    • Frontiers in Plant Science
    • Arsenic (As) contamination in agricultural soils has become a great threat to the sustainable development of agriculture and food safety. Although a lot of approaches have been proposed for dealing with soil As contamination, they are not practical in crop production due to high cost, time-taking, or operational complexity. The rapid development of nanotechnology appears to provide a novel solution to soil As contamination.

      • Chemical contaminants
      • Heavy Metals
      • Produce Safety
      • Pre Harvest
  2. Advances in “Omics” Approaches for Improving Toxic Metals/Metalloids Tolerance in Plants

    • Tue, 01/04/2022 - 16:00
    • Frontiers in Plant Science
    • Food safety has emerged as a high-urgency matter for sustainable agricultural production. Toxic metal contamination of soil and water significantly affects agricultural productivity, which is further aggravated by extreme anthropogenic activities and modern agricultural practices, leaving food safety and human health at risk. In addition to reducing crop production, increased metals/metalloids toxicity also disturbs plants’ demand and supply equilibrium.

      • Produce Safety
      • Pre Harvest
  3. Low Aflatoxin Levels in Aspergillus flavus-Resistant Maize Are Correlated With Increased Corn Earworm Damage and Enhanced Seed Fumonisin

    • Wed, 09/23/2020 - 16:00
    • Frontiers in Plant Science
    • Preharvest mycotoxin contamination of field-grown crops is influenced not only by the host genotype, but also by inoculum load, insect pressure and their confounding interactions with seasonal weather. In two different field trials, we observed a preference in the natural infestation of corn earworm (CEW; Helicoverpa zea Boddie) to specific maize (Zea mays L.) genotypes and investigated this observation.

      • Natural toxins
      • Pre Harvest
      • Produce Safety
      • Aflatoxins
      • Mycotoxins