Fresh Produce Safety, Traceability

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

In Vitro Toxicity Testing of Food Contact Materials: State-of-the-Art and Future Challenges

  Currently, toxicological testing of food contact materials (FCMs) is focused on single substances and their genotoxicity. However, people are exposed to mixtures of chemicals migrating from food contact articles (FCAs) into food, and toxic effects other than genotoxic damage may also be...
Ksenia J. Groh
Jane Muncke
Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety

Modelamiento de la Cinética de Desinfección Superficial de Tomates (Lycopersicum esculentum) Fescos Usando Soluciones de Cloro

  Tomates frescos variedad italiana fueron sometidos a procesos de desinfección superficial utilizando soluciones de hipoclorito de calcio para determinar su eficiencia germicida y la cinética que gobierna el proceso de inactivación superficial en gérmenes aerobios...
Miguel Ángel Solano Cornejo
Scientia Agropecuaria

Produce Traceability Initiative Best Practices for Formatting Hybrid Pallet Labels

  Content: Objectives Introduction  Hybrid Pellet Label Basic PTI Data Elements  Alternate to Applying Hybrid Pallet Labels to Pallets Barcode Symbol Print Quality 
Produce Traceability Initiative
Produce Traceability Initiative