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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. Polyclonal hen egg yolk antibodies could confer passive protection against Salmonella serotypes in broiler chicks

    • Wed, 05/18/2022 - 05:00
    • Journal of Food Safety
    • Journal of Food Safety, EarlyView. Non-typhoidal Salmonella serotypes continue to be major food safety and public health threats worldwide. In the era of emerging antimicrobial resistance, it is imperative to search for alternative strategies of infection control. Present study deals with passive protection of young chicks using polyclonal egg yolk antibodies (IgY).

      • Bacterial pathogens
      • Salmonella
  2. Use of ComBase data to develop an artificial neural network model for nonthermal inactivation of Campylobacter jejuni in milk and beef and evaluation of model performance and data completeness using the acceptable prediction zones method

    • Fri, 05/06/2022 - 04:00
    • Journal of Food Safety
    • Journal of Food Safety, EarlyView. ComBase is a widely used microbial modeling database. ComBase data can be used to develop and validate models and to test novel modeling methods like artificial neural networks (ANN) and acceptable prediction zones (APZ), which have been shown to outperform traditional methods.

      • Bacterial pathogens
      • Campylobacter
  3. Fluorescence immunoassay based on phage mimotope for nontoxic detection of Zearalenone in maize

    • Mon, 04/18/2022 - 04:00
    • Journal of Food Safety
    • Journal of Food Safety, EarlyView. Zearalenone (ZEN) is one of the most common mycotoxin contaminants worldwide. In this study, a phage-based direct competitive fluorescence immunosorbent assay (P-dcFLISA) was developed for the detection of ZEN. In this P-dcFLISA, phage mimotope was used to replace chemically synthesized antigens to improve the safety of experiments.

      • Natural toxins
      • Mycotoxins
  4. Protective effects of oral administration of mixed probiotic spores of Bacillus subtilis and Bacillus coagulans on gut microbiota changes and intestinal and liver damage of rats infected with Salmonella Typhimurium

    • Sun, 04/10/2022 - 04:00
    • Journal of Food Safety
    • Journal of Food Safety, EarlyView. Although the intestinal lumen is a significant way to enter pathogens such as Salmonella, they face a dense microbiota in the gut lumen. This community confers health benefits. Probiotics enhance the colonization resistance and direct inhibition of pathogens, which are essential in reducing the incidence and duration of gastroenteritis and histopathological complications of enteric pathogens.

      • Bacterial pathogens
      • Salmonella
  5. Antimicrobial effect of zinc oxide nanoparticles on Campylobacter jejuni and Salmonella enterica serovar Enteritidis

    • Tue, 04/05/2022 - 04:00
    • Journal of Food Safety
    • Journal of Food Safety, EarlyView. Engineered nanoparticles have been explored for their potential to serve as additives to foods, their packages, and contact surfaces because they are stable in a wide range of harsh environments and display inherent antimicrobial properties.

      • Bacterial pathogens
      • Campylobacter
      • Salmonella
  6. Antimicrobial effect of chitosan and extracellular metabolites of Pediococcus pentosaceus CM175 against Salmonella Typhimurium and Escherichia coli O157:H7

    • Fri, 03/04/2022 - 06:00
    • Journal of Food Safety
    • Journal of Food Safety, EarlyView. Foodborne illness outbreaks caused by consuming cantaloupe melon contaminated with Salmonella spp. and Escherichia coli O157:H7 are recurrent. The objective of this work was to investigate the antimicrobial effect of the combination of chitosan (Q) and extracellular metabolites of Pediococcus pentosaceus CM175 (EmPp) on the surface of cantaloupe against E. coli O157:H7 and Salmonella Typhimurium.

      • Bacterial pathogens
      • Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli
      • Escherichia coli O157:H7
      • Salmonella
  7. Rapid detection of florfenicol antibiotic residues in chicken meat using surface‐enhanced Raman spectroscopy

    • Sun, 02/13/2022 - 12:00
    • Journal of Food Safety
    • Journal of Food Safety, EarlyView. In this study, the surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy (SERS) method was applied to determine florfenicol residues (FF) in chicken meat. Gold nanoparticles were stabilized on the glass slides cost-effectively by “1-dodecanethiol.” Three factors, including “solvent types,” “spectroscopy times,” and “ ratio of gold nanoparticles and samples” were examined to optimize the spectrum acquisition.

      • Chemical contaminants
      • Antibiotic residues
  8. Comparing the effectiveness of Cinnamomum zeylanicum essential oil and two common household sanitizers to reduce lettuce microbiota and prevent Salmonella enterica recontamination

    • Sat, 01/29/2022 - 12:00
    • Journal of Food Safety
    • Journal of Food Safety, EarlyView. The washing step is necessary to remove biological and physical hazards from minimally processed vegetables. Nevertheless, the risk of foodborne diseases could persist even after washing due to postsanitizing contamination, and little is known about the antimicrobial effect of residual sanitizers.

      • Bacterial pathogens
      • Salmonella
  9. The effects of environmental factors on the prevalence and diversity of bacteriophages lytic against the top six non‐O157 Shiga toxin‐producing Escherichia coli on an organic farm

    • Wed, 01/12/2022 - 22:17
    • Journal of Food Safety
    • Journal of Food Safety, EarlyView.

      • Bacterial pathogens
      • Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli
  10. Bacteriophages for detection and control of foodborne bacterial pathogens—The case of Bacillus cereus and their phages

    • Wed, 01/12/2022 - 22:17
    • Journal of Food Safety
    • Journal of Food Safety, EarlyView.

      • Bacterial pathogens
      • Bacillus cereus
  11. Reduction of Salmonella enterica in Turkey breast slices kept under aerobic and vacuum conditions by application of lactic acid, a bacteriophage, and ultrasound

    • Wed, 01/12/2022 - 22:17
    • Journal of Food Safety
    • Journal of Food Safety, EarlyView. The effects of different antimicrobial applications against Salmonella enterica subs. enterica DSM 18522 strain in turkey breast slices kept under either aerobic or anaerobic-vacuum conditions for different keeping times of 30 min and 6 hr at 4°C were evaluated.

      • Bacterial pathogens
      • Salmonella
  12. Integration of electron beam technology into fresh produce wash water line: Effect of inoculum suspension medium and water quality parameters on the radioresistance of Salmonella Typhimurium ATCC 13311

    • Wed, 01/12/2022 - 22:17
    • Journal of Food Safety
    • Journal of Food Safety, EarlyView. Electron beam technology may be integrated into the fresh produce wash water line, as an advanced oxidation process (AOP). However, prior to implementation, effectiveness of the technology must be assessed. Hydroxyl radical scavengers were used to quantify the role of yield of hydroxyl radicals in inactivation of the selected pathogen in aqueous solution.

      • Bacterial pathogens
      • Salmonella
  13. Ochratoxin A and zearalenone in poultry feed samples from South China

    • Wed, 01/12/2022 - 22:17
    • Journal of Food Safety
    • Journal of Food Safety, EarlyView.

      • Natural toxins
      • Mycotoxins
  14. Gamma radiation treatment of postharvest produce for Salmonella enterica reduction on baby carrot and grape tomato

    • Wed, 01/12/2022 - 22:17
    • Journal of Food Safety
    • Journal of Food Safety, EarlyView. Occurrences and contamination of Salmonella enterica on produce are a significant food safety issue. The objective of this research was to evaluate the effects of low-dose gamma radiation on survival and reductions of S. enterica on postharvest carrot and tomato. Irradiation treatments of 0–1 kGy were applied on produce, following pathogen inoculations in replicated experiments.

      • Bacterial pathogens
      • Salmonella
      • Produce Safety
      • Post Harvest
  15. Impact of gas ultrafine bubbles on the potency of chlorine solutions against Listeria monocytogenes biofilms

    • Wed, 01/12/2022 - 22:17
    • Journal of Food Safety
    • Journal of Food Safety, EarlyView.

      • Bacterial pathogens
      • Listeria monocytogenes
  16. 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
  17. 1‐MCP and pulsed controlled atmosphere affect internal storage disorders and desired quality of watercored “Fuji” apples

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

      • Produce Safety
      • Post Harvest
  18. Development of a species‐specific monoclonal antibody for rapid detection and identification of foodborne pathogen Vibrio vulnificus

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

      • Bacterial pathogens
      • Vibrio
  19. Comparison of selective enrichment and plating media for Salmonella isolation from broiler carcasses

    • Wed, 01/12/2022 - 22:17
    • Journal of Food Safety
    • Journal of Food Safety, Volume 41, Issue 6, December 2021. Salmonella detection and isolation rely on different selective enrichment media, which can influence which serovars are detected. The objective of this study was to compare Salmonella recovery from broiler carcass rinses using three different selective enrichment protocols and three differential plating agars. Eight prechill broiler carcasses were collected at a commercial slaughter facility.

      • Bacterial pathogens
      • Salmonella
  20. Controlling Campylobacter jejuni in vitro and in chicken using combinations of citrus‐based and trisodium phosphate formulations

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

      • Bacterial pathogens
      • Campylobacter
  21. Mixed Salmonella cultures reveal competitive advantages between strains during pre‐enrichment and selective enrichment

    • Wed, 01/12/2022 - 22:17
    • Journal of Food Safety
    • Journal of Food Safety, Volume 41, Issue 6, December 2021. Culture-based Salmonella isolation consists of nonselective pre-enrichment, followed by selective enrichment in Rappaport–Vassiliadis (RV) or tetrathionate (TT) broths, and subsequent plating on selective indicator agar. This study aimed to assess the recovery of two strains belonging to serovars Montevideo (strain ATCC-8387) and Typhimurium (strain ATCC-14028) when grown together in different media.

      • Bacterial pathogens
      • Salmonella
  22. Antimicrobial resistance, virulence genes, and biofilm formation in Staphylococcus aureus strains isolated from meat and meat products

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

      • Bacterial pathogens
      • Staphylococcus aureus
  23. Prevalence and molecular characterization of multidrug‐resistant Escherichia coli O157: H7 from dairy milk in the Peshawar region of Pakistan

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

      • Bacterial pathogens
      • Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli
  24. Inactivating effect of dielectric barrier discharge plasma on Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Staphylococcus aureus in various dried products

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

      • Bacterial pathogens
      • Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli
      • Escherichia coli O157:H7
      • Staphylococcus aureus
  25. Advances in the use of biocontrol applications in preharvest and postharvest environments: A food safety milestone

    • Wed, 01/12/2022 - 22:17
    • Journal of Food Safety
    • Journal of Food Safety, EarlyView.

      • Produce Safety
      • Post Harvest
      • Pre Harvest