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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. The Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Seafood Safety and Human Health

    • Wed, 06/22/2022 - 04:00
    • Frontiers in Microbiology
    • The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic caused several negative impacts on global human health and the world’s economy. Food and seafood safety and security were among the principal challenges and causes of concern for the food industry and consumers during the spread of this global pandemic. This article focused on the effects of COVID-19 pandemic on potential safety issues with seafood products and their processing methods.

      • Viruses
      • COVID-19
  2. Evaluation of the Thermo Scientific SureTect Salmonella Species PCR Assay in a Broad Range of Foods and Select Environmental Surfaces: Pre-Collaborative and Collaborative Study: First Action 2021.02

    • Sat, 02/05/2022 - 12:00
    • Journal of AOAC INTERNATIONAL
    • Background The Thermo Scientific™ SureTect™ Salmonella species PCR Assay utilizes Solaris™ reagents for performing PCR for the rapid and specific detection of Salmonella species in a broad range of foods and select environmental surfaces. Objective The aims were to demonstrate the reproducibility of the Thermo Scientific SureTect Salmonella species PCR Assay in a collaborative study using a challenging matrix, cocoa powder, and to extend the scope of the method.

      • Bacterial pathogens
      • Salmonella
      • Viruses
      • COVID-19
  3. Decontamination of SARS-CoV-2 from cold-chain food packaging provides no marginal benefit in risk reduction to food workers

    • Wed, 01/26/2022 - 06:00
    • Food Control
    • Countries continue to debate the need for decontamination of cold-chain food packaging to reduce possible severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) fomite transmission among frontline workers. While laboratory-based studies demonstrate persistence of SARS-CoV-2 on surfaces, the likelihood of fomite-mediated transmission under real-life conditions is uncertain.

      • Viruses
      • COVID-19
  4. Foodborne Toxigenic Agents Investigated in Central Italy: An Overview of a Three-Year Experience (2018–2020)

    • Fri, 01/21/2022 - 12:00
    • Toxins
    • Foodborne diseases (FBDs) represent a worldwide public health issue, given their spreadability and the difficulty of tracing the sources of contamination. This report summarises the incidence of foodborne pathogens and toxins found in food, environmental and clinical samples collected in relation to diagnosed or suspected FBD cases and submitted between 2018 and 2020 to the Food Microbiology Unit of the Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale del Lazio e della Toscana (IZSLT).

      • Viruses
      • COVID-19
  5. Prevalence and predictors of suboptimal glycemic control among patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus in northern Thailand: A hospital-based cross-sectional control study

    • Wed, 01/19/2022 - 06:00
    • PLOS ONE
    • by Fartima Yeemard, Peeradone Srichan, Tawatchai Apidechkul, Naphat Luerueang, Ratipark Tamornpark, Suphaphorn Utsaha Background Suboptimal glycemic control among patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) is a significant public health problem, particularly among people living with poor education and economic statuses, including those with a unique dietary culture.

      • Viruses
      • COVID-19
  6. Formulation and evaluation of novel functional snack bar with amaranth, rolled oat, and unripened banana peel powder

    • Tue, 01/18/2022 - 12:00
    • Journal of Food Science and Technology
    • The present pandemic situation has increased demand for functional foods that enhance all aged groups' people immunity against COVID-19. This factor has led to innovation in snack market because healthy and good quality snack products are lacking. In this study, attempt has been made to develop functional snack bar that is beneficial for malnourished population from various combinations of amaranth grain, oat, and banana peel powder.

      • Viruses
      • COVID-19
  7. A State-of-the-Art Scoping Review on SARS-CoV-2 in Sewage Focusing on the Potential of Wastewater Surveillance for the Monitoring of the COVID-19 Pandemic

    • Wed, 01/12/2022 - 22:17
    • Food and Environmental Virology
    • The outbreak of coronavirus infectious disease-2019 (COVID-19), caused by the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), has rapidly spread throughout the world. Several studies have shown that detecting SARS-CoV-2 in untreated wastewater can be a useful tool to identify new outbreaks, establish outbreak trends, and assess the prevalence of infections.

      • Viruses
      • COVID-19
  8. Consumer experiences of food environments during the Covid-19 pandemic: Global insights from a rapid online survey of individuals from 119 countries

    • Wed, 01/12/2022 - 22:17
    • Global Food Security
    • This study investigates consumer experiences of food environments and food acquisition practices during the Covid-19 pandemic. Our rapid assessment online survey featured a convenience sample of 2015 individuals from 119 countries, spanning Western Europe, North America, Latin America, Asia-Pacific, and Africa. Data collection took place in April 2020 during the second month of the pandemic.

      • Viruses
      • COVID-19
  9. Sanitation and customer service strategies implemented during COVID-19 correlated with lower Listeria monocytogenes prevalence in retail delicatessens

    • Wed, 01/12/2022 - 22:17
    • Food Control
      • Bacterial pathogens
      • Listeria monocytogenes
      • Viruses
      • COVID-19
  10. Waste recycling policies and Covid-19 pandemic in an E-DSGE model

    • Wed, 01/12/2022 - 22:17
    • Waste Management
      • Viruses
      • COVID-19
  11. Evaluation of early antibiotic use in patients with non‐severe COVID‐19 without bacterial infection

    • Wed, 01/12/2022 - 22:17
    • International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents
      • Viruses
      • COVID-19
  12. Call for Papers on potential toxic effects of COVID-19 vaccines

    • Wed, 01/12/2022 - 22:17
    • Food and Chemical Toxicology
      • Viruses
      • COVID-19
  13. Insights into the evolutionary and prophylactic analysis of SARS-CoV-2: A review

    • Wed, 01/12/2022 - 22:17
    • Journal of Virological Methods
      • Viruses
      • COVID-19
  14. Alternative SARS-CoV-2 detection protocol from self-collected saliva for mass diagnosis and epidemiological studies in low-incoming regions

    • Wed, 01/12/2022 - 22:17
    • Journal of Virological Methods
      • Viruses
      • COVID-19
  15. Comparison of in-house SARS-CoV-2 genome extraction procedures. A need for COVID-19 pandemic

    • Wed, 01/12/2022 - 22:17
    • Journal of Virological Methods
      • Viruses
      • COVID-19
  16. Development and validation of novel kit for quantification of SARS-CoV-2 antibodies on clinical samples

    • Wed, 01/12/2022 - 22:17
    • Journal of Virological Methods
      • Viruses
      • COVID-19
  17. Time series analysis and predicting COVID-19 affected patients by ARIMA model using machine learning

    • Wed, 01/12/2022 - 22:17
    • Journal of Virological Methods
      • Viruses
      • COVID-19
  18. Deployment of Health Equity Strike Teams to Address COVID-19 Vaccine Disparities in Arkansas, 2021

    • Wed, 01/12/2022 - 22:17
    • American Journal of Public Health
      • Viruses
      • COVID-19
  19. A review of epidemic investigation on cold‐chain food‐mediated SARS‐CoV‐2 transmission and food safety consideration during COVID‐19 pandemic

    • Wed, 01/12/2022 - 22:17
    • Journal of Food Safety
    • Journal of Food Safety, Volume 41, Issue 6, December 2021.

      • Viruses
      • COVID-19
  20. What Can the Effects of COVID Reveal About Lingering Obstacles to Retention for Women in STEM?

    • Wed, 01/12/2022 - 22:17
    • Fisheries
    • Fisheries, Accepted Article.

      • Viruses
      • COVID-19
  21. Tea crude extracts effectively inactivate severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2

    • Wed, 01/12/2022 - 22:17
    • Letters in Applied Microbiology
    • Letters in Applied Microbiology, Volume 74, Issue 1, Page 2-7, January 2022.

      • Viruses
      • COVID-19
  22. Widespread Contamination of SARS‐CoV‐2 on Highly Touched Surfaces in Brazil During the Second Wave of the COVID‐19 Pandemic

    • Wed, 01/12/2022 - 22:17
    • Environmental Microbiology
    • Environmental Microbiology, Accepted Article.

      • Viruses
      • COVID-19
  23. Mast cell activation is associated with post‐acute COVID‐19 syndrome

    • Wed, 01/12/2022 - 22:17
    • Allergy
    • Allergy, EarlyView.

      • Viruses
      • COVID-19
  24. COVID‐19 vaccination with BNT162b2 and ChAdOx1 vaccines has the potential to induce nasal neutralizing antibodies

    • Wed, 01/12/2022 - 22:17
    • Allergy
    • Allergy, Volume 77, Issue 1, Page 304-307, January 2022.

      • Viruses
      • COVID-19
  25. Successful administration of second dose of BNT162b2 COVID‐19 vaccine in two patients with potential anaphylaxis to first dose

    • Wed, 01/12/2022 - 22:17
    • Allergy
    • Allergy, Volume 77, Issue 1, Page 337-338, January 2022.

      • Viruses
      • COVID-19