Food & Beverage - Process Technology, Ingredients, Functional Foods, Food Safety

Evaluation of Single or Double Hurdle Sanitizer Applications in Simulated Field or Packing Shed Operations for Cantaloupes Contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes

  Listeria monocytogenes contamination of cantaloupes has become a serious concern as contaminated cantaloupes led to a deadly outbreak in the United States in 2011. To reduce cross-contamination between cantaloupes and to reduce resident populations on contaminated melons, application of...
Cathy C. Webb
Marilyn C. Erickson
Lindsey E. Davey
Michael P. Doyle
Agriculture

Caracterización Bioquímica de Microorganismos Rizoféricos de Plantas Vanilla con Potencial como Biofertilizantes

  El objetivo de este trabajo fue evaluar la actividad bioquímica in vitro con potencial biofertilizante en microorganismos rizosféricos de plantas de vainilla. Se realizó una confirmación fenotípica de la identidad taxonómica de...
Claudia Álvarez-López
Walter Osorio-Vega
María Claudia Díez-Gómez
Mauricio Marín-Montoya
Agronomía Mesoamericana

Hydrothermal Carbonization of Spent Osmotic Solution (SOS) Generated from Osmotic Dehydration of Blueberries

  Hydrothermal carbonization of spent osmotic solution (SOS), a waste generated from osmotic dehydration of fruits, has the potential of transformation into hydrochars, a value-added product, while reducing cost and overall greenhouse gas emissions associated with waste disposal. Osmotic...
Kaushlendra Singh
Litha Sivanandan
Agriculture

Potential Nutritional Benefits of Current Citrus Consumption

  Citrus contains nutrients and phytochemicals that may be beneficial for health. We collected citrus production and consumption data and estimated the amount of these compounds that are consumed. We then compared the amounts of citrus and citrus-derived compounds used in...
Tami Turner
Betty J. Burri
Agriculture

Changes in the Polyphenolic Profile, Carotenoids and Antioxidant Potential of Apricot (Prunus armeniaca L.) Leaves during Maturation

  Apricot (Prunus armeniaca L.) leaves were studied to assess the potential of apricot leaves for future studies and their applications in nutraceutical and bioactive functional ingredients. The changes in the phenolic profile, carotenoids, pigments and antioxidant potential were...
Alam Zeb
Nadia Khadim
Waqar Ali
Agriculture

Caracterización de Aceite de Semillas de Maracuyá (Passiflora edulis Sims.) Procedentes de Residuos Agroindustriales Obtenido con CO2 Supercrítico

  En este trabajo se evaluó el proceso de extracción de aceite de semillas de maracuyá (Passiflora edulis Sims.) procedentes de residuos generados de su procesamiento agroindustrial. El aceite se obtuvo mediante la tecnología de extracción con fluidos...
Ana Lucia Pantoja-Chamorro
Andrés Mauricio Hurtado-Benavides
Hugo Alexander Martinez- Correa
Acta Agronómica

Caracterización de Proteinas y Contenido Mineral de dos Variedaded Nativas de Frijol de México

  El objetivo de este trabajo fue caracterizar a nivel bioquímico la semilla de dos variedades mexicanas de frijol, Bayo Berrendo y Patzcuareño. En el año 2011, en Celaya, México, se extrajeron proteínas de reserva de las dos variedades criollas de frijol (...
Juan Carlos Raya-Pérez
Glenda Margarita Gutiérrez-Benicio
Juan Gabriel Ramírez Pimentel
Jorge Covarrubias-Prieto
César Leobardo Aguirre-Mancilla
Agronomía Mesoamericana

Caracterización de Harina y Almidón Obtenidos a Partir de Plátano guineo AAAea (Musa sapientum L.)

  En el estudio se caracterizaron las propiedades química, térmica, funcional y morfológica de la harina y el almidón de guineo AAAea (Musa sapientum L.). Los resultados mostraron un rendimiento de 33.33% para harina y 3.61% para almidón. El...
Juan Carlos Lucas
Víctor Dumar Quintero
Carlos Andrés Cárdenas Valencia
Acta Agronómica

Preharvest Treatments to Enhance “Keitt” Mangoes Ripening and to Extend Their Shelf Life

  Mango fruit growers and producers have been facing many major problems that influence the yield, quality and shelf life. In this study, a new approach was followed to achieve the balance between reducing fruit abscission, improving fruit quality especially coloration while...
Karim M. Farag
Neven M.N. Nagy
Journal of Horticultural Science & Ornamental Plants

Effects of Oregano, Cinnamon, and Sweet Fennel Essential Oils and Their Blends on Foodborne Microorganisms

  Essential oils (EO) have stood out for their potential application as antimicrobial agents, playing an important role in ensuring food quality and safety. In addition, the synergistic effect of EO blends can improve action spectrum for more effective applications. The purpose of...
R. Ribeiro-Santos
L. A. F. Ventura
D. C. Santos
N. R. Melo
B. S. Costa
International Food Research Journal