Food Safety

Microbial contamination of food refrigeration equipment

Refrigeration systems in chilled rooms in fifteen plants processing a variety of foods were studied. These included plants processing raw meat and salads, Chinese ready meals, dairy products, slicing and packing of cooked meats and catering establishments. An initial survey of total numbers of...
J. Evans
S. Russell
C. James
J. Corry
IUFoST 13th World Congress of Food Science & Technology

Food Safety Challenges within North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) Partners

  Organizational elements and limitations influencing the effective operation of the food safety regulatory infrastructures in the United States, Canada, and Mexico are compared. Progress to improve the safety of food in North American countries is hampered by common problems, yet differences...
Richard A. Holley
Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety

The Effect of Ultraviolet and Heat Treatments on Microbial Stability, Antioxidant Activity and Sensory Properties of Ready-to-serve Tropical Almond Drink

  There is a growing trend towards the production of ready to use multifunctional foods which has nutritional and medicinal value as well as good sensory properties. On the other hands, microbial safety of those foods is a major concern in food industry. Treatments used to ensure microbial...
R.M.U.S.K. Rathnayaka
American Journal of Food Technology

Guía de Buenas Prácticas para la elaboración de conservas vegetales

Una calidad garantizada se traduce en un ahorro importante de los costos derivados de la producción o consumo de productos en mal estado. Los consumidores reducen sus gastos en alimentos desechados, atención de la salud, medicamentos y pérdidas de días de trabajo...
Susana Hübe
Sergio Flores
María Esther Balanza
Alicia Ordóñez de Yapur
Javier Profili
Mercedes Nimo
Daniel Franco
Ministerio de Agricultura, Ganadería y Pesca. Argentina

In vitro Antimicrobial Evaluation of Zingiber officinale, Curcuma longa and Alpinia galanga Extracts as Natural Food Preservatives

  In the present study, antimicrobial activity of various extracts of Zingiber officinale, Curcuma longa and Alpinia galanga were screened against the common food borne bacteria such as Escherichia coli, Salmonella enteriditis, Clostridium perfringens, Staphylococcus aureus, Campylobacter...
J. Anbu Jeba Sunilson
R. Suraj
G. Rejitha
K. Anandarajagopal
A.V. Anita Gnana Kumari
P. Promwichit
American Journal of Food Technology

High-Pressure Homogenisation for Food Sanitisation

  The inactivation by high-pressure homogenisation of two microbial strains similar in shape but of different membrane resistance, namely a Gram-negative, Escherichia coli, and a Grampositive bacterium, Lactobacillus delbrueckii, was investigated to clarify the main factors influencing cell...
F. Donsì
G. Ferrari
P. Maresca

Food Safety Guide for Farmers Markets in Scotland

  This guide has been designed to help market traders and organisers at farmers markets meet food safety requirements. The details contained within this guide apply to all farmers markets and will also apply to traders at other markets in Scotland, for example car boot sales, fetes,...
Food Standards Agency Scotland
Food Standards Agency

Validation of the Micro Biological Survey Method for Total Viable Count and E. coli in Food Samples

  The aim of this study was the validation of the Micro Biological Survey (MBS) method for microbiological analysis of food for Total Viable Count (TVC) and Escherichia coli (E. coli). The MBS method is a rapid quantitative alternative method for the detection and selective counting of...
Giorgia Bottini
Francesca Losito
Alessio De Ascenti
Francesca Romana Priolisi
Alberto Mari
Giovanni Antonini
American Journal of Food Technology

Guía de las buenas prácticas de procesamiento para la producción artesanal de la tunta

  La papa es un alimento primordial en toda la región andina. Su cultivo data de aproximadamente de siete mil años antes de Cristo. Los antiguos peruanos llegaron a domesticar más de dos mil variedades de papa y, a la vez, desarrollaron tecnologías de procesamiento...
Cristina Fonseca
Eddy Huarachi
William Chura
George Cotrado
Centro Internacional de la Papa (CIP)

Irradiation and Packaging-Food Safety Aspects and Shelf Life Extension of Solar Dried Garlic (Allium sativum) Powder

Influence of gamma irradiation and packaging material on physicochemical characteristics (moisture, protein, ascorbic acid, pH, mineral contents and browning value) and shelf life extension of garlic powder was investigated. Garlic cloves were meshed with skin, dried in solar dryer and then ground...
Amal Nizakat Bibi
Amal Badshah Khattak
Aurang Zeb
Zahid Mehmood
American Journal of Food Technology