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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. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Evaluation of hydrogen peroxide efficacy against AZD1222 chimpanzee adenovirus strain in the recombinant COVID‐19 vaccine for application in cleaning validation in a pharmaceutical manufacturing industry

    • Wed, 01/12/2022 - 22:17
    • Letters in Applied Microbiology
    • Letters in Applied Microbiology, EarlyView.

      • Viruses
      • COVID-19
  9. 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
  10. Host‐modifying drugs against COVID‐19: some successes, but not yet the breakthrough

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

      • Viruses
      • COVID-19
  11. Clinical trials with antiviral drugs against COVID‐19: some progress and many shattered hopes

    • Wed, 01/12/2022 - 22:17
    • Environmental Microbiology
    • Environmental Microbiology, Volume 23, Issue 11, Page 6364-6376, November 2021.

      • Viruses
      • COVID-19
  12. 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
  13. The value of the basophil activation test in the evaluation of patients reporting allergic reactions to the BNT162b2 mRNA COVID‐19 vaccine

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

      • Viruses
      • COVID-19
  14. The form of PEG matters: PEG conjugated with lipids and not PEG alone could be the specific form involved in allergic reactions to COVID‐19 vaccines

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

      • Viruses
      • COVID-19
  15. COVID‐19 vaccines tolerated in patients with paclitaxel and docetaxel allergy

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

      • Viruses
      • COVID-19
  16. Childhood BCG vaccination seems to selectively protect adult males from COVID‐19 infection

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

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

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

      • Viruses
      • COVID-19
  18. Experience with polyethylene glycol allergy‐guided risk management for COVID‐19 vaccine anaphylaxis

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

      • Viruses
      • COVID-19
  19. Regulatory concepts to guide and promote the accelerated but safe clinical development and licensure of COVID‐19 vaccines in Europe

    • Wed, 01/12/2022 - 22:17
    • Allergy
    • Allergy, Volume 77, Issue 1, Page 72-82, January 2022.

      • Viruses
      • COVID-19
  20. COVID‐19 vaccines—The way forward

    • Wed, 01/12/2022 - 22:17
    • Allergy
    • Allergy, Volume 77, Issue 1, Page 15-16, January 2022.

      • Viruses
      • COVID-19
  21. 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
  22. Antiviral response in vernal keratoconjunctivitis may be protective against COVID‐19

    • Wed, 01/12/2022 - 22:17
    • Allergy
    • Allergy, Volume 77, Issue 1, Page 298-300, January 2022.

      • Viruses
      • COVID-19
  23. Adding the variable of environmental complexity into the COVID‐19 pandemic equation

    • Wed, 01/12/2022 - 22:17
    • Allergy
    • Allergy, Volume 77, Issue 1, Page 331-333, January 2022.

      • Viruses
      • COVID-19
  24. 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
  25. Asthma phenotypes, associated comorbidities, and long‐term symptoms in COVID‐19

    • Wed, 01/12/2022 - 22:17
    • Allergy
    • Allergy, Volume 77, Issue 1, Page 173-185, January 2022.

      • Viruses
      • COVID-19