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Food Safety & Storage

Covering food safety at all stages of the food chain as well as food preservation and storage issues. Includes foodborne disease, food contamination, spoilage and hygiene. 

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Abstract

Arsenic contamination of drinking water, which can occur naturally or because of human activities such as mining, is the single most important public health issue in Bangladesh. Fifty out of the 64 districts in the country have arsenic concentration of groundwater exceeding 50 µg L-1, the...

Author(s)
Rahman, M. A.; Rahman, A.; Khan, M. Z. K.; Renzaho, A. M. N.
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication
Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 2018, 150, pp 335-343
Abstract

The present study aims to contribute to a better assessment of pesticide environmental and human health (here evaluated in the context of human exposure via food items) risks for the estuarine system by comprehensively studying the spatial and temporal occurrence of the pesticides atrazine,...

Author(s)
Rodrigues, E. T.; Alpendurada, M. F.; Ramos, F.; Pardal, M. Â.
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication
Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 2018, 150, pp 224-231
Miscellaneous

This report identifies five key channels through which food systems impact health: (1) occupational hazards; (2) environmental contamination; (3) contaminated, unsafe, and altered foods; (4) unhealthy dietary patterns; and (5) food Insecurity. An extensive review of the evidence on these impacts...

Author(s)
Hawkes, C.; Halliday, J.
Publisher
International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food Systems
Publication
Unravelling the food-health nexus: addressing practices, political economy, and power relations to build healthier food systems, 2017, pp 120 pp.
Datasheet

Clostridium botulinum are Gram-positive, catalase negative, strictly anaerobic spore-forming bacilli with oval to cylindrical, terminal to...

News Article

Zinc oxide nanoparticles hit the headlines last week as various newspapers reported a study suggesting that they may be accumulating in high levels...

Date
April 2018
Author(s)
I. Hoskins
Event

23 - 25 October 2018 - Anatalya

Venue
Anatalya
Country
Turkey
Contact
Mehmet TORUN
Tel
+90 533 058 66 28
CAB ReviewFull Text

Typhoidal and non-typhoidal salmonellosis have emerged as prominent causes of bloodstream infection in Africa with high fatalities up to 47%. The transmission routes of typhoidal and reservoir hosts of non-typhoidal Salmonella are not fully understood in Africa. Diverse challenges with in-country...

Date
November 2017
Subjects
bacterial diseases; disease control; disease distribution; disease prevalence; disease prevention; disease transmission; domestic animals; drug resistance; emerging infectious diseases; epidemiology; food contamination; food hygiene; food safety; foodborne diseases; hosts; livestock; microbial contamination; poultry; reservoir hosts; salmonellosis; zoonoses
Author(s)
Oloso, N.; Fasina, F. O.; Fasanmi, O. G.; Heerden, H. van; Adesiyun, A. A.
AbstractFull Text

Eight plant oils @ 5 and 10 ml/kg of wheat grains were tested for their efficacy in protecting stored wheat against R. dominica. Minimum adult emergence was recorded in grains treated with neem oil @ 10 and 5 ml/kg with 1.00 and 1.16 adults at 40 DAS, 2.06 and 2.36 adults at 80 DAS, 2.26 and 2.63...

Author(s)
Chintala Srilakshmi; Virani, V. R.
Publisher
MKK Publication
Publication
Environment and Ecology, 2018, 36, 2A, pp 646-651

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