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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 presence and transfer characteristics of aflatoxins in medicinal herbs: From raw materials to edible dispensing granules

    • Wed, 07/20/2022 - 04:00
    • Journal of Separation Science
    • Journal of Separation Science, Accepted Article. In this study, a sensitive and accurate immunoaffinity columns coupled with high performance liquid chromatography method was established to monitor the presence of aflatoxins—aflatoxin B1, aflatoxin B2, aflatoxin G1, and aflatoxin G2—in different medicinal herbs. The proposed method was found to be suitable for the detection of aflatoxins in eight kinds of herbs and their corresponding granules.

      • Natural toxins
      • Aflatoxins
      • Mycotoxins
  2. Evaluation of green silicone surfactant‐based vortex assisted dispersive liquid‐liquid microextraction for sample preparation of organophosphorus pesticide residues in honey and fruit sample

    • Mon, 06/06/2022 - 04:00
    • Journal of Separation Science
    • Journal of Separation Science, Accepted Article. A vortex assisted surfactant enhanced emulsification liquid-liquid microextraction based on non-ionic silicone surfactant was successfully developed for the determination of organophosphorus pesticides in food samples coupled to gas chromatography-mass spectrometry.

      • Chemical contaminants
      • Pesticide residues
  3. Multi‐residue analysis of 206 pesticides in grass forage by the one‐step quick, easy, cheap, effective, rugged, and safe method combined with ultrahigh‐performance liquid chromatography quadrupole orbitrap mass spectrometry

    • Tue, 05/17/2022 - 04:00
    • Journal of Separation Science
    • Journal of Separation Science, Accepted Article. A novel method for detecting pesticide multi-residue in grass forage (alfalfa and oat) was established based on the one-step automatic extraction and purification technology of quick, easy, cheap, effective, rugged, and safe combined with ultrahigh-performance liquid chromatography quadrupole Orbitrap high-resolution mass spectrometry.

      • Chemical contaminants
      • Pesticide residues
  4. Ethanol‐ammonium sulfate system based modified quick, easy, cheap, effective, rugged and safe method for the determination of four neonicotinoid pesticide and metabolite residues in two canned fruits

    • Sun, 05/08/2022 - 04:00
    • Journal of Separation Science
    • Journal of Separation Science, Accepted Article. As the pesticide and its metabolite residues in processed fruits could become a significant route of human exposure. The work presented herein focuses on developing a feasible quick, easy, cheap, effective, rugged and safe method with improved extraction and cleanup system for the determination of imidacloprid, acetamiprid, thiamethoxam and clothianidin (metabolite of thiamethoxam) in canned fruits.

      • Chemical contaminants
      • Pesticide residues
  5. Application of calcium oxide as an efficient phase separation agent in temperature–induced counter current homogenous liquid–liquid extraction of aflatoxins from dried fruit chips followed by HPLC–MS/MS determination

    • Thu, 03/31/2022 - 04:00
    • Journal of Separation Science
    • Journal of Separation Science, Accepted Article. A temperature–induced counter current homogenous liquid–liquid extraction procedure performed in a burette has been proposed for the isolation of aflatoxins B1, B2, G1, and G2 from various fruit chip samples. In this method, a homogenous solution of deionized water and cyclohexyl amine is added onto the solid sample and the resulted mixture is vortexed.

      • Natural toxins
      • Aflatoxins
      • Mycotoxins
  6. Biomass‐derived porous material synthesized by one‐step calcination method for the magnetic solid phase extraction of polychlorinated biphenyls in water

    • Tue, 03/22/2022 - 09:15
    • Journal of Separation Science
    • Journal of Separation Science, Accepted Article. Recent findings unfold that biomass materials with the micro/mesoporous structure were often treated as adsorbents for organic substances. In this work, one-step calcination method was adopted in the preparation of magnetic porous green bean biomass material. It has the properties of magnetism and porosity after the addition of Co(NO3)2 and high temperature calcination.

      • Chemical contaminants
      • Dioxins
  7. Multi‐residue screening of pesticides in Panax Ginseng C. A. Meyer by ultra‐high‐performance liquid chromatography with quadrupole time‐of‐flight mass spectrometry

    • Fri, 03/11/2022 - 12:00
    • Journal of Separation Science
    • Journal of Separation Science, Accepted Article. In this study, an efficient screening method based on a modified quick, easy, cheap, effective, rugged, and safe extraction method combined with ultra-high-performance liquid chromatography coupled to tandem quadrupole time-of-flight mass spectrometry was established for the determination of 90 pesticides residues in Panax Ginseng.

      • Chemical contaminants
      • Pesticide residues
  8. Zeolitic imidazolate framework‐8 as a dispersive solid phase extraction sorbent for simultaneous determination of 145 pesticide residues in polyphenol‐rich plants

    • Fri, 02/18/2022 - 06:00
    • Journal of Separation Science
    • Journal of Separation Science, Accepted Article. Many plants showed higher polyphenol content, which caused the matrix effect and made the analysis of trace pesticide residues highly challenging. A common approach to improving matrix effects is to purify pesticides through the use of sorbents, but this requires a combination of multiple sorbents and extensive use.

      • Chemical contaminants
      • Pesticide residues
  9. Selective magnetic solid‐phase extraction of amide herbicides from fish samples coupled with ultra‐high‐performance liquid chromatography with tandem mass spectrometry

    • Wed, 01/12/2022 - 22:17
    • Journal of Separation Science
    • Journal of Separation Science, EarlyView.

      • Chemical contaminants
      • Pesticide residues
  10. The pesticide residue analysis in commodities with high content of chlorophyll based on the quick, easy, cheap, effective, rugged, and safe method: A review

    • Wed, 01/12/2022 - 22:17
    • Journal of Separation Science
    • Journal of Separation Science, Volume 45, Issue 1, Page 149-165, January 2022.

      • Chemical contaminants
      • Pesticide residues
  11. Phenylboronic acid‐functionalized cross‐linked chitosan magnetic adsorbents for the magnetic solid‐phase extraction of benzoylurea pesticides

    • Wed, 01/12/2022 - 22:17
    • Journal of Separation Science
    • Journal of Separation Science, EarlyView.

      • Chemical contaminants
      • Pesticide residues
  12. Recent advances in the extraction of triazine herbicides from water samples

    • Wed, 01/12/2022 - 22:17
    • Journal of Separation Science
    • Journal of Separation Science, Volume 45, Issue 1, Page 113-133, January 2022.

      • Chemical contaminants
      • Pesticide residues
  13. Capillary electrophoresis applied for the determination of acidity constants and limiting electrophoretic mobilities of ionizable herbicides including glyphosate and its metabolites and for their simultaneous separation

    • Wed, 01/12/2022 - 22:17
    • Journal of Separation Science
    • Journal of Separation Science, Accepted Article.

      • Chemical contaminants
      • Pesticide residues
  14. Development of a green miniaturized quick, easy, cheap, effective, rugged, and safe approach in tandem with temperature‐assisted solidification of floating menthol droplet for analysis of multiclass pesticide residues in milk

    • Wed, 01/12/2022 - 22:17
    • Journal of Separation Science
    • Journal of Separation Science, EarlyView.

      • Chemical contaminants
      • Pesticide residues
  15. Switchable hydrophilic solvent‐based dispersive liquid‐liquid microextraction coupled with high‐performance liquid chromatography for the determination of four types of sulfonylurea herbicides in soils

    • Wed, 01/12/2022 - 22:17
    • Journal of Separation Science
    • Journal of Separation Science, Accepted Article.

      • Chemical contaminants
      • Pesticide residues
  16. Solid‐phase microextraction combined with gas Chromatography/Triple quadrupole tandem mass spectrometry for determination of nitrated polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in sediments

    • Tue, 01/04/2022 - 22:06
    • Journal of Separation Science
    • Journal of Separation Science, Accepted Article. Nitro-polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons have been detected in various environmental media. However, determination in sediment matrix is challenging due to the lack of a suitable method. In this study, a reliable method for determining 15 nitro-polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in sediments was developed based on accelerated solvent extraction and solid-phase microextraction coupled with GC-MS/MS.

      • Chemical contaminants
  17. Development of a green miniaturized quick, easy, cheap, effective, rugged and safe approach in tandem with temperature‐assisted solidification of floating menthol droplet for analysis of multiclass pesticide residues in milk

    • Mon, 12/27/2021 - 22:05
    • Journal of Separation Science
    • Journal of Separation Science, Accepted Article. A new green miniaturized quick, easy, cheap, effective, rugged, and safe approach was developed and used for the extraction of multiclass 16 pesticides in milk before GC analysis. The miniaturization of method reduced the consumption of chemical reagents and samples. Magnetic three-dimensional graphene was used as sorbent in the clean-up step. Choline chloride:lactic acid (1:2) natural deep eutectic solvent was used as desorption solvent.

      • Pesticide residues
      • Chemical contaminants
  18. Development of a highly‐efficient in‐tube solid‐phase microextraction system coupled with ultra‐HPLC‐MS/MS for analyzing trace hydroxyl polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in biological samples

    • Mon, 12/20/2021 - 22:05
    • Journal of Separation Science
    • Journal of Separation Science, Accepted Article. Hydroxyl polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons are considered active mutagenic and carcinogenic substances and are found in extremely low levels (ng/g) in biological samples. As a result, their determination in urine and blood samples is challenging, and a sensitive and effective method for the analysis of trace hydroxyl polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in complex biological matrices is required.

      • Chemical contaminants
  19. Phenylboronic acid‐functionalized cross‐linked chitosan magnetic adsorbents for the magnetic solid phase extraction of benzoylurea pesticides

    • Mon, 12/13/2021 - 22:05
    • Journal of Separation Science
    • Journal of Separation Science, Accepted Article. In this study, a 4-formylphenylboronic acid modified cross-linked chitosan magnetic nanoparticle (FPBA@CCHS@Fe3O4) was fabricated. The synthesized material was utilized as the magnetic solid phase extraction adsorbent for the enrichment of six benzoylurea pesticides.

      • Pesticide residues
      • Chemical contaminants
  20. Core‐shell magnetic porous organic polymer for magnetic solid‐phase extraction of fluoroquinolone antibiotics in honey samples followed by HPLC with fluorescence detection

    • Sun, 12/12/2021 - 22:11
    • Journal of Separation Science
    • Journal of Separation Science, Accepted Article. By monomer-mediated in-situ growth synthesis strategy, with hydroquinone and 1,3,5-tris(4-aminophenyl)benzene as monomers, a core-shell magnetic porous organic polymer was synthesized through simple azo reaction. Based on this, a magnetic solid-phase extraction-HPLC-fluorescence detection method was proposed for the analysis of fluoroquinolones in honey sample.

  21. Extraction of parabens by melamine sponge with determination by high‐performance liquid chromatography

    • Thu, 11/25/2021 - 22:04
    • Journal of Separation Science
    • Journal of Separation Science, Accepted Article. In the present study, we propose a novel method for the extraction of parabens in personal care products. A new, simple adsorptive material was obtained by combining metal-organic frameworks and melamine sponges using the adhesive property of polyvinylidene fluoride. This new material, metal-organic frameworks /melamine sponges, was found to be particularly suitable for solid phase extraction.

      • Chemical contaminants
  22. Qualitative‐quantitative analysis of multi‐mycotoxin in milk using the HPLC‐MS/MS coupled with the quick, easy, cheap, effective, rugged and safe method

    • Sat, 10/30/2021 - 22:05
    • Journal of Separation Science
    • Journal of Separation Science, Accepted Article. High-performance liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry (HPLC-MS/MS) coupled with the quick, easy, cheap, effective, rugged and safe method was established for the qualitative and quantitative detection of twenty mycotoxins in milk. The linear range of this method was 0.01-10μg/L, and the correlation coefficients were all greater than or equal to 0.9933.

  23. Determination of sulfonamides in milk and egg samples by HPLC with mesoporous polymelamine‐formaldehyde as magnetic solid phase extraction adsorbent

    • Sat, 10/23/2021 - 22:06
    • Journal of Separation Science
    • Journal of Separation Science, Accepted Article. In this work, magnetic mesoporous polymelamine-formaldehyde composites were synthesized via a facile Schiff base reaction. The magnetic mesoporous polymelamine-formaldehyde composites combined both the properties of mesoporous polymelamine-formaldehyde and the magnetism of NH2-SiO2@Fe3O4 nanoparticles, possessing high specific surface area (150.66 m2 g–1) and good magnetism (24.50 emu g–1).

      • Chemical contaminants
  24. Preparation and properties of aflatoxins imprinted polymer grafted onto the surface of mesoporous silica SBA‐15 functionalized with double bonds

    • Sun, 09/26/2021 - 22:05
    • Journal of Separation Science
    • Journal of Separation Science, Accepted Article. Mesoporous silica santa barbara-15 was functionalized by methacryloxypropyl trimethoxysilane. Taking this as the carrier material, a new mesoporous silica surface imprinted polymer was synthesized by using the C = C bond, functional monomer α-methacrylic acid and crosslinker ethylene glycol dimethacrylate, which was used to extract aflatoxin from grain efficiently.

      • Aflatoxins
      • Natural toxins
  25. Single‐crystal ordered macroporous metal‐organic framework as support for molecularly imprinted polymers and their integration in membrane formant for the specific recognition of zearalenone

    • Mon, 09/20/2021 - 22:04
    • Journal of Separation Science
    • Journal of Separation Science, Accepted Article. Zearalenone is a fungal contaminant that is widely present in grains. Here, a novel molecularly imprinted membrane based on SOM-ZIF-8 was developed for the rapid and highly selective identification of zearalenone in grain samples. The molecularly imprinted membrane was prepared using polyvinylidene fluoride, cyclododecyl 2,4-dihydroxybenzoate as a template and SOM-ZIF-8 as a carrier.

      • Mycotoxins
      • Natural toxins