Frutas y Verduras Frescas - Pre-cortado, Postcosecha, Inocuidad

Evaluation of Microbial Loads and The Effects of Antimicrobial Sprays in Postharvest Handling of California Walnuts

  Changes in aerobic plate count (APC) and Escherichia coli/coliform count (ECC) of inshell walnuts and walnut kernels were evaluated during commercial harvest and postharvest handling. APC and ECC for inshell walnuts collected from the tree were 6 and 4 log CFU/nut, respectively;...
John C. Frelka
Linda J. Harris
Food Microbiology

Cross Contamination of Escherichia coli O157:H7 Between Lettuce and Wash Water during Home-scale Washing

  Lettuce and leafy greens have been implicated in multiple foodborne disease outbreaks. This study quantifies cross contamination between lettuce pieces in a small-scale home environment. A five-strain cocktail of relevant Escherichia coli O157:H7 strains was used. Bacterial...
Dane A. Jensen
Loretta M. Friedrich
Linda J. Harris
Michelle D. Danyluk
Donald W. Schaffner
Food Microbiology

Potencial Antifúngico de Extractos de Cuatro Especies Vegetales Sobre El Crecimiento de Colletotrichum gloeosporioides en Papaya (Carica papaya) en Poscosecha

  El manejo de antracnosis por Colletotrichum gloeosporioides es el problema más importante en poscosecha de frutos tropicales. La actividad antifúngica de diferentes extractos vegetales fue evaluada in vitro e in vivo para controlar la antracnosis...
Nadia Landero Valenzuela
Daniel Nieto Ángel
Daniel Téliz Ortiz
Raquel Alatorre Rosas
Mario Orozco Santos
Carlos Fredy Ortiz García
Revista Venezolana de Ciencia y Tecnología de Alimentos

An Overview of the Authentication of Olive Tree and Oil

  Adulteration of virgin olive oil with less expensive oils is a serious problem for the public and quality control evaluators of olive oil. That is why olive oil authenticity has become a major issue for producers, consumers, and policy makers. In order to avoid fraud to consumers,...
Rayda Ben-Ayed
Naziha Kamoun-Grati,
Ahmed Rebai
Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety

Mechanical Models of Compression and Impact on Fresh Fruits

  Well-designed and well-operated postharvest mechanical handling processes are vital if fresh fruits are to enter markets with minimal damage. The susceptibility of fruit to quality loss during handling is largely determined by mechanical contact and damage. This article reviews...
Zhiguo Li
Fengli Miao
James Andrews
Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety

Effects of Carbon Dioxide Treatment and Modified Atmosphere Packaging on the Quality of Long Distance Transporting “Maehyang” Strawberry

  This study was conducted to investigate the effects of carbon dioxide (CO2) and modified atmosphere (MA) packaging on the quality of strawberry during long distance transportation. “Maehyang” strawberries (Fragaria x ananassa Duch.) with red color on 70% of the...
Hyun Jin Choi
Yeong Seuk Bae
Jung Soo Lee
Me Hea Park
Ji Gang Kim
Agricultural Sciences

Color Retention and Extension of Shelf Life of Litchi Fruit in Response to Storage and Packaging Technique

  Background and Objective: Litchi is a tropical fruit of high commercial value and high demand in national and international markets. Its main postharvest problem is the rapid pericarp browning, color loss and rotting which is due to environmental factors such as temperature and storage...
Mohammad Mainuddin Molla
Ebedulla Rahman
Anjumanara Khatun
Md. Faridul Islam
Md. Zashim Uddin
Md. Azmat Ullah
Madan Gopal Saha
Md. Miaruddin
American Journal of Food Technology

Evaluación del Antimicrobiano Cinamaldehído en la Conservación de Flores de Dalia Comestibles, bajo Condiciones Diferentes de Almacenamiento

  Las dalias, además de su uso como flores de ornato, se consumen en gran variedad de alimentos; no obstante, una vez que se cosechan su vida útil es menor a tres días. El objetivo de este trabajo fue evaluar el efecto antimicrobiano del cinamaldehído a 0.25 % en...
Estrella Lara-Cortés
Rosalba Troncoso-Rojas
Mónica Hernández-López
Silvia Bautista-Baños
Revista Chapingo Serie Horticultura

El Calcio Asperjado en Precosecha en La Maduración y Daño por Frío en Aguacate ‘Hass’ (Persea americana Mill.)

  La exportación de aguacate implica una serie de problemas postcosecha debido a que el fruto tiene vida de anaquel limitada, así como marcada sensibilidad al desarrollo de daños por frío al usar temperaturas bajas para prolongar su vida útil. Existen...
Alejandro F. Barrientos-Priego
María Teresa Martínez-Damián
Haidel Vargas-Madríz
Martha Olivia Lázaro-Dzul
Revista Chapingo Serie Horticultura

Películas Biodegradables con Propiedades Bioactivas

  El envasado pasivo como barrera física entre el alimento y su entorno no permite posibles interacciones beneficiosas. Por otro lado, la acumulación del material plástico derivado del petróleo usado en el envasado es una problemática mundial, por causa de su...
Adriana Isabel Montes Hernández
Rafael Antonio Oropeza González
Carlos Alberto Padrón Pereira
Yorleny Araya Quesada
Lea Wexler Goering
Elba Cubero Castillo
Revista Venezolana de Ciencia y Tecnología de Alimentos