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Abstract

This scientific opinion of the EFSA Panel on Food Contact Materials, Enzymes, Flavourings and Processing Aids (CEF Panel) deals with the safety assessment of the mixture of methyl-branched and linear C14-C18 alkanamides, derived from fatty acids, for use in food contact materials as a slip or...

Authors
Silano, V.; Bolognesi, C.; Cravedi, J. P.; Engel, K. H.; Fowler, P.; Franz, R.; Grob, K.; Gürtler, R.; Husøy, T.; Kärenlampi, S.; Mennes, W.; Milana, M. R.; Penninks, A.; Smith, A.; Poc, M. de F. T.; Tlustos, C.; Wölfle, D.; Zorn, H.; Zugravu, C. A.; Kolf-Clauw, M.; Lampi, E.; Svensson, K.; Barthélémy, E.; Castle, L.
Publisher
Wiley
Publication
EFSA Journal, 2017, 15, 2, pp 4724
CAB ReviewFull Text

Tea polyphenols (catechins) have various reported properties that may benefit health and lower risk of non-communicable disease. However, their bioavailability is low. There is rapid metabolism and elimination of most absorbed catechins, and they do not accumulate beyond nanomolar amounts in...

Date
May 2017
Subjects
antihypertensive agents; bioavailability; cardiovascular agents; digestive disorders; epigallocatechin gallate; flavanols; food safety; green tea; guidelines; human diseases; intestinal absorption; iron; iron absorption; kidneys; liver; metabolism; nutrient drug interactions; oxidants; pharmacokinetics; polyphenols; reviews; tea; toxicity
Authors
Ho, C. K.; Choi SiuWai; Fung, M. S.; Benzie, I. F. F.
News Article

A study by Evan Blecher of the University of Illinois and colleagues finds that the affordability of sugar sweetened soft drinks is increasing by an...

Date
May 2017
Authors
I.Hoskins
Event

29 June - 1 July 2017 - Bavaria

Venue
Bavaria
Country
Germany
Contact
International Union of Nutritional Sciences
Contact Details
93040 Regensburg
Tel
+0941 943-3815
CABI Book Info
Cover for The handbook of microbial metabolism of amino acids.

This handbook explores the most recent advances in knowledge regarding amino acid metabolism in different microbial organisms, including bacteria, yeasts, fungi, protozoa and nematodes, with emphasis on the similarities and differences in the way these organisms handle amino acids. Inclusive of 9...

Authors
D'Mello, J. P. F.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647234)
AbstractFull Text

The dry-cured necks and hams produced from the meat of Złotnicka Spotted (ZS) pigs and their crossbreds with Duroc and Polish Large White, were tested. The slaughter value of the fatteners was determined (lean meat content, backfat thickness, area of the loin cross-section). The water, fat, protein...

Authors
Janiszewski, P.; Grześkowiak, E.; Szulc, K.; Borzuta, K.; Lisiak, D.; Lisiak, B.
Publisher
National Research Institute of Animal Production
Publication
Annals of Animal Science, 2017, 17, 1, pp 281-292
AbstractFull Text

This study was carried out to evaluate the combined antimicrobial effect of thymol with lactic acid or sodium lactate on Salmonella and psychrophilic bacteria on chicken drumstick. Drumstick samples were artificially contaminated with Salmonella spp., then sprayed with sterile 0.85% NaCl solution...

Authors
İlhak, O. İ.; İncili, G. K.; Durmuscedilla˜oğlu, H.
Publisher
National Research Institute of Animal Production
Publication
Annals of Animal Science, 2017, 17, 1, pp 271-280
AbstractFull Text

The aim of this study was to characterize the bovine fatty acid binding protein (FABP4) gene 3691 G>A and 2834C>G polymorphisms and to evaluate interaction effects on the live weight, carcass characteristics and meat quality of Holstein bulls in the South Marmara region of Turkey. A total of...

Authors
Ardicli, S.; Samli, H.; Alpay, F.; Dincel, D.; Soyudal, B.; Balci, F.
Publisher
National Research Institute of Animal Production
Publication
Annals of Animal Science, 2017, 17, 1, pp 117-130
AbstractFull Text

In the last 20 years, the importance of sheep and especially lamb meat as the main product of the sheep industry in European conditions increased noticeably. In the same period, people's interest in food quality grew. This contributed to a significant intensification of research to improve the meat...

Authors
Knapik, J.; Ropka-Molik, K.; Pieszka, M.
Publisher
National Research Institute of Animal Production
Publication
Annals of Animal Science, 2017, 17, 1, pp 23-40
AbstractFull Text

Background: Obesity is the major cause of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) as the most common form of chronic liver disease. Prevention of obesity can be useful in reducing the incidence of NAFLD. Objectives: This study evaluated the prevalence of fatty liver in relation with body mass...

Authors
Kazemi, S. A.; Kamali, K.; Asgari, L.; Eftekhari, K.
Publisher
Tehran University of Medical Sciences
Publication
Iranian Journal of Pediatrics, 2017, 27, 1, pp e8028

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