Fresh Produce Safety, Traceability

Efecto Hormético de La Radiación UV-C Sobre El Derarrollo de Rhizopus y Phytophthora en Naranjilla (Solanum quitoense)

  La naranjilla es susceptible al ataque de Phytophthora y Rhizopus, principales causantes de pérdidas poscosecha. El objetivo del estudio fue evaluar el efecto hormético de la radiación UV-C sobre el desarrollo de Rhizopus y Phytophthora inoculados en naranjilla. Frutos...
María José
Carlota Moreno-­‐Guerrero
Analía Concellón
Beatriz Chicaiza­‐ Velez
Revista Iberoamericana de Tecnología Postcosecha

Analysis of Bacteria, Helminthseggs and Heavy Metals in Tropical Mushrooms Sold in Selected Markets in Benin City, Nigeria

  A study on bacterial, helminth parasites and heavy metal contamination was carried out on two edible mushrooms namely; the Sclerotia of Pleurotustuberregium(Fr.) Singer and the fruit bodies of Lentinussquarrosulus(Mont.) Singer sold at Ikpobahill and Ekiuwa markets in Benin City. Two species...
E.U. Edosomwan
E.O. Akpaja
D. Iyoha
Botany Research International

Outbreaks of Foodborne Illness Associated with Common Berries, 1983 through May 2013

  Fresh and frozen common berries (i.e., blackberries, blueberries, raspberries, and strawberries) are popular and healthy foods. When berries are picked for fresh consumption, they are either placed directly in retail containers in the field or packed in a packinghouse without...
M. Palumbo
L. J. Harris
M. D. Danyluk
IFAS Extension, University of Florida

Growth of Salmonella enterica in Foliar Pesticide Solutions and Its Survival during Field Production and Postharvest Handling of Fresh Market Tomato

  Aims: To evaluate in vitro the growth kinetics of Salmonella enterica in pesticide solutions labelled for fresh market tomato and the effect of ag-chemical application with contaminated water to tomatoes during field production. Methods and Results: The capacity of...
G. Lopez-Velasco
A. Tomas-Callejas
D. Diribsa
P. Wei
T.V. Suslow
Journal of Applied Microbiology

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

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

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

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

Stored Grains - Insect Control Recommendations for 2017

  All the expense and effort of making a crop can be wasted if not enough attention is paid to storage. The key to storing grains and other commodities on the farm is to make storage conditions unfavorable for the survival of stored-grain insects and molds. The following...
Alabama Cooperative Extension System
Alabama Cooperative Extension System