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Nyarko Esmond E Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences, University of Vermont, 109 Carrigan Drive, Bington, Vermont 05405, - - 2014
Listeria selective enrichment media are designed to enhance the isolation of the organism and increase the chances of detection. Drawbacks include the requirements for prolonged sample incubation (48 to 72 h) and manual addition of selective agents, which may be a source of contamination. Modified Listeria recovery broth (mLRB) is ...
Tripathi Anubha A Asthma and Allergic Diseases Center, University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville, - - 2014
Anaphylaxis is traditionally recognized as a rapidly developing combination of symptoms that often includes hives and hypotension or respiratory symptoms. Furthermore, when a specific cause is identified, exposure to this cause is usually noted to have occurred within minutes to 2 hours before the onset of symptoms. This case is ...
Ritchie Lorrene D LD Atkins Center for Weight and Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA. Electronic address: - - 2014
Assess California Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) participant satisfaction with the 2009 food package revisions and compare satisfaction based on language preference and timing of WIC enrollment relative to the revisions. Computer-assisted telephone interviews of 2,996 WIC participants in 2010. Most participants (91.3%) were satisfied with checks for new WIC foods ...
Rose Donald D Department of Global Community Health, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA. Electronic address: - - 2014
To examine the effect of the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) food package changes on availability of healthy foods in small stores. Pre-post comparison group design with repeat in-store observations. New Orleans. Small stores (n = 102; 77% of total) were visited in 2009. Of ...
Zhang Chao C School of Engineering and Technology, China University of Geosciences (Beijing), Beijing, - - 2014
Microbial contamination is a growing concern in the food safety today. To effectively control the types and degree of microbial contamination during food production, this paper introduces a design for a microbial contamination detector that can be used for quick in-situ examination. The designed detector can identify the category of ...
Lee A J - - 2014
With the exception of shellfish, the overall food allergy rates in Singapore have not reached the epidemic proportions of the West. The rates of egg, milk and fish allergies remain low. However, the patterns of some food allergies in Singapore have changed over the last decade. For example, peanut allergy, ...
Baumann Shyon - - 2014
What meanings are attached to race in advertising? We analyze a sample of prime-time Canadian television advertising to identify cultural schemas for what it means to be White, Black, and East/Southeast Asian. Our empirical focus is on food and dining advertising. Through quantitative content analysis of associations between race and ...
Mowszet Krystyna K Department of Pediatrics, Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Wroclaw Medical University, - - 2014
In recent years, food allergy, especially in the child population, has become an increasing problem in developed societies. In the youngest children, it is a frequent cause of gastrointestinal disorders. The atopy patch test, applied from several years in clinical practice, is one of the methods used in allergology. The objective ...
Brunault Paul P Psychiatrist and Addictologist, CHRU de Tours, Equipe de Liaison et de Soins en Addictologie, Tours, France; Psychiatrist and Addictologist, CHRU de Tours, Clinique Psychiatrique Universitaire, Tours, France; Psychiatrist and Addictologist, Université François Rabelais de Tours, Département de Psychologie, EA 2114 Psychologie des Âges de la Vie, Tours, - - 2014
The concept of food addiction has recently been proposed by applying the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition, Text Revision, criteria for substance dependence to eating behaviour. Food addiction has received increased attention given that it may play a role in binge eating, eating disorders, and the ...
Wallace F Morgan - - 2014
A multilaboratory study was conducted to evaluate the ability of the DuPont BAX System Real-Time PCR Assay for Salmonella to detect the target species in a variety of foods and environmental surfaces. Internal validation studies were performed by DuPont Nutrition & Health on 24 different sample types to demonstrate the ...
Weidel Elisabeth - - 2014
Chlorogenic acids (CGA) are found in many plant-derived foodstuffs and are claimed to have various beneficial effects on human health. Potatoes are a major component of the human diet and contain CGA, but little is known about their abundance in these important tubers. We therefore used a rapid, sensitive, and ...
Sharma Neil - - 2014
The InstantLabs Listeria Species Food SafetyKitwas validated against the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) reference method 11290-1 for the detection of Listeria monocytogenes and other Listeria species. The matrixes (stainless steel, sealed concrete, cheddar cheese, raw shrimp, and hot dogs) were inoculated with approximately 1 CFU/test portion of various Listeria ...
Sharma Neil - - 2014
The InstantLabs Listeria monocytogenes Food Safety Kit was validated against the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) reference method 11290-1 for the detection of Listeria monocytogenes and other Listeria species. The matrixes (stainless steel, sealed concrete, ice cream, whole milk, cheddar cheese, raw shrimp, hot dogs, deli turkey, and lettuce) were ...
Thaweekul Patcharapa - - 2014
Galactogogue food has been frequently used among lactating women without reported efficacy data. The present study was aimed to address the outcome of hospital-based food programs as defined by the onset of lactation and infant's weight loss. A Quasi-experimental design was done to compare the maternal breast fullness/heaviness and infants' ...
Kirkpatrick Sharon I SI Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute Bethesda, MD (SIK, AFS, FET, SMG, and NP); Westat, Rockville, MD (DD and TPZ); Information Management Services Inc, Rockville, MD (LLK); and the Division of Cancer Prevention, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD - - 2014
The Automated Self-Administered 24-hour Recall (ASA24), a freely available Web-based tool, was developed to enhance the feasibility of collecting high-quality dietary intake data from large samples. The purpose of this study was to assess the criterion validity of ASA24 through a feeding study in which the true intake for 3 ...
Goossens Nicole J NJ Department of Pediatric Pulmonology and Pediatric Allergy, University of Groningen, University Medical Centre Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands; GRIAC Research Institute, University of Groningen, University Medical Centre Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands. Electronic address: - - 2014
Food allergy can impair health-related quality of life (HRQL). Food Allergy Quality of Life Questionnaires (FAQLQs) have been developed and validated, including an adult form (FAQLQ-AF). HRQL has not, to date, been measured across different European countries using a uniform methodology. To translate and validate the FAQLQ-AF for use in ...
Holzhauser Thomas T Division of Allergology, Paul-Ehrlich-Institut, 63225 Langen, Germany. Electronic address: - - 2014
A novel method to quantify species or DNA on the basis of a competitive quantitative real-time polymerase chain reaction (cqPCR) was developed. Potentially allergenic peanut in food served as one example. Based on an internal competitive DNA sequence for normalisation of DNA extraction and amplification, the cqPCR was threshold-calibrated against ...
Vereecken Carine C Research Foundation Flanders, Brussels, - - 2014
Few studies have investigated the relative validity of FFQ in young children and no study has investigated the relative validity of changes in children's food intake in a longitudinal context. The aim of the present study was to compare the FFQ of the longitudinal Family Influences on Food Intake study, ...
Tenhagen B-A BA Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR), Department Biological Safety, 10589 Berlin, - - 2014
Livestock associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (LA-MRSA) have been found in various farm animal species throughout the world. It was the objective of this study to estimate the prevalence of MRSA in different cattle food chains (milk, beef, veal) in Germany, to analyse the MRSA diversity along each food chain and ...
Junillon Thomas T Université de Lyon 1, CNRS, UMR5558, Laboratoire de Biométrie et Biologie Evolutive, F-69622, Villeurbanne, France; bioMerieux SA département Microbiologie industrielle, Chemin de l'Orme, 69280 Marcy l'Etoile, France. Electronic address: - - 2014
Foodborne pathogens are still a major concern for public health authorities. In this paper, we describe the optimization of a previously reported method which combines a highly specific capture of targeted food pathogens with an intracellular staining method. The reaction medium was optimized to simultaneously allow specific enrichment of Salmonella ...
Costarelli Laura L Translational Center of Research in Nutrition and Ageing, Scientific and Technologic Pole, INRCA, Ancona, - - 2014
Zinc is a relevant nutritional factor for the whole life of an organism because it affects the inflammatory/immune response and antioxidant activity, leading to a healthy state. Despite its important function, the dietary intake of zinc is inadequate in elderly. Possible interventions include food fortification because it does not require ...
Bernstad Anna A Water and Environmental Engineering, Lund University, 221 00 Lund, Sweden; SAGE - Laboratório de Estudos Avançados de Gestão da Produção, COPPE, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, 21941-972 Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil. Electronic address: - - 2014
Two different strategies aiming at increasing household source-separation of food waste were assessed through a case-study in a Swedish residential area (a) use of written information, distributed as leaflets amongst households and (b) installation of equipment for source-segregation of waste with the aim of increasing convenience food waste sorting in ...
O'Malley Keelia K Department of Global Community Health and Behavioral Sciences, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine (SPHTM), 1440 Canal Street, Suite 2301, New Orleans, LA 70112, - - 2014
Changes to the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) occurred in 2009 when supplemental foods offered through the programme were updated to align with current dietary recommendations. The present study reports on a new index developed to monitor the retail environment's adoption of these new food ...
Santos Débora M DM 1 Faculdade de Ciências da Nutrição e Alimentação da Universidade do Porto (FCNAUP), Rua Dr. Roberto Frias, 4200-465 Porto, - - 2014
To identify dietary availability and its time trends in elderly Portuguese households. A set of four cross-sectional studies based on the Household Budget Surveys was used. The dietary data were described using the daily per capita availability of food and beverages, energy and selected nutrients (macronutrients, different lipid fractions and ...
Joyner Melito Helen S HS School of Food Science, Univ. of Idaho, Moscow, ID, - - 2014
Rheological analysis is commonly used to evaluate mechanical properties in studies of food behavior. However, rheological analysis is often insufficient to describe food texture as evaluated by descriptive sensory analysis. Additionally, traditional rheometry does not account for changes in food behavior as a function of saliva incorporation into the food ...
Gould L Hannah LH 1 Division of Foodborne, Waterborne, and Environmental Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , Atlanta, Georgia - - 2014
Abstract Introduction: The interstate commerce of unpasteurized fluid milk, also known as raw milk, is illegal in the United States, and intrastate sales are regulated independently by each state. However, U.S. Food and Drug Administration regulations allow the interstate sale of certain types of cheeses made from unpasteurized milk if ...
McCurdy Karen K Human Development & Family Studies, University of Rhode Island, 2 Lower College, Kingston, RI, 02881. Electronic address: - - 2014
Although low-income children are at greater risk for overweight and obesity than their higher income counterparts, the majority of poor children are not overweight. The current study examined why such variation exists among diverse young children in poor families. Cross-sectional data were collected on 164 low-income, preschool aged children and ...
Ma Xindong - - 2014
Short chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs) are under the evaluation for inclusion into the Stockholm Convention on persistent organic pollutants. However, information on their bioconcentration and biomagnification in marine ecosystems is unavailable, limiting the evaluation of their ecological risks. In this study, seawater, sediment, zooplankton, invertebrates and fishes collected from the ...
Caruso Michelle L ML School of Public Health, University of Texas, Houston, TX. Electronic address: - - 2014
To evaluate the purchases of university vending machine clientele and to understand what consumers purchase, purchase motivations, and purchase frequency after implementation of a vending policy designed to promote access to healthier snack options. Cross-sectional data collection from consumers at 8 campus vending machines purposefully selected from a list of ...
Tatsumi Y Y Department of Mathematical Health Science, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Osaka, - - 2014
Background/Objectives:This cross-sectional study aimed to estimate total antioxidant capacity (TAC) intake from food and beverages in a Japanese population from 7-day seasonal dietary records.Subjects/methods:The 7-day weighed dietary records of 390 subjects over four seasons between 1996 and 1998 were used. The TAC values (μmol trolox equivalents (μmol TE)/g) of various ...
Izumi Betty T BT 1 School of Community Health, Portland State University , Portland, - - 2014
Abstract Background: Food stores have gained attention as potential intervention targets for improving children's eating habits. There is a need for valid and reliable instruments to evaluate changes in food store snack and beverage availability secondary to intervention. The aim of this study was to develop a valid, reliable, and ...
Shibamoto Takayuki - - 2014
Diacetyl possesses a butter-like flavor and has been widely used as a flavoring agent. It forms from sugars and lipids via various bacteria and heat treatment in various foods and beverages, such as milk. The toxicity of diacetyl, especially when inhaled, has recently attracted the attention not only of consumers ...
Khatibi Piyum - - 2014
Winter barley (Hordeum vulgare L.), a potential feedstock for fuel ethanol production, may be contaminated with the trichothecene mycotoxin deoxynivalenol (DON). DON is a threat to feed and food safety in the United States and may become concentrated during the production of distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS). DDGS is ...
Emmandi R R Research & Development Center, Indian Oil Corporation Limited, Sector-13, Faridabad 121007, Haryana, India. Electronic address: - - 2014
A simple, sensitive, and accurate Ultraviolet Spectrophotometric method has been developed and validated for the determination of Benzene in Food Grade Hexane. Benzene in spectroscopic grade Hexane shows vibrational fine structure having four well resolved peaks. In the wavelength range 240-270nm, peak at 255nm is considered for the method development. ...
Hernández-Carrión M M Research Group of Food Microstructure and Chemistry, Department of Food Technology, Universitat Politècnica de València, Camino de Vera s/n, 46022 Valencia, Spain. - - 2014
High hydrostatic pressure (HHP) applied during food processing can improve the retention of food quality attributes and nutritional values in comparison with pasteurization. Persimmon is a good source of bioactive compounds but it is a seasonal fruit that cannot be consumed throughout the year. The aim of this work was ...
Merritt Melissa A MA Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave., Boston, MA, 02115, USA, - - 2014
High lactose intake has been suggested to increase epithelial ovarian cancer (EOC) risk. We evaluated the association between lactose consumed during specific life periods (high school, premenopause, and postmenopause) and later risk of EOC. We assessed the association of dairy food and nutrient intake with risk of EOC during 28 years ...
Cavanaugh Erica E Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA. Electronic address: - - 2014
In response to the obesity epidemic, interventions to improve the food environment in corner stores have gained attention. This study evaluated the availability, quality, and price of foods in Philadelphia corner stores before and after a healthy corner store intervention with two levels of intervention intensity ("basic" and "conversion"). Observational ...
Ishikawa Naoto F NF Center for Ecological Research, Kyoto University, 2-509-3 Hirano, Otsu, Shiga, 520-2113, Japan, - - 2014
The stable N isotopic composition of individual amino acids (SIAA) has recently been used to estimate trophic positions (TPs) of animals in several simple food chain systems. However, it is unknown whether the SIAA is applicable to more complex food web analysis. In this study we measured the SIAA of ...
Furihata Kazuo K Department of Applied Biological Chemistry, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo, 1-1-1 Yayoi, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, 113-8657, - - 2014
NMR analysis of foods frequently suffers from a problem of dynamic range, which limits the detection of minor components due to the huge signals of water and major components such as sugars. In the present study, we propose a new method named as 'broadband WET'. This pulse scheme was applied ...
Cerva Cristine C Laboratório de Biologia Molecular, Instituto de Pesquisas Veterinárias Desidério Finamor, Fundação Estadual de Pesquisa Agropecuária, Estrada do Conde, 6000, Eldorado do Sul, RS, Brazil, - - 2014
While human illness from milkborne pathogens may be linked to contamination of the product after pasteurization or improper pasteurization, such diseases are usually associated with consumption of raw milk or its by-products. Molecular biology tools were applied to investigate contamination by Listeria monocytogenes, Salmonella spp., some pathogenic strains of Escherichia ...
Gargouri Ahmed A Département des Sciences de la Vie, Production Animale et Modélisation Mathématique, Faculté des Sciences de Sfax, Unité d'Ecophysiologie Animale, Sfax, - - 2014
The objective of this paper was to evaluate the global milk quality in Tunisian dairy herds. Samples of milk were analyzed for chemical, physical and hygienic parameters. Milk total solids, fat content and density were consistently correlated and one of them can be used as a chemical indicator of milk ...
Mishra Manjari M Food, Drug and Chemical Toxicology, CSIR-Indian Institute of Toxicology Research (IITR), P.O. Box No. 80, Mahatma Gandhi Marg, Lucknow-226001, - - 2014
Abstract Background: OT injections have been indiscriminately used to milk cattle in dairy industries. There is no study available regarding surveillance of oxytocin (OT) in marketed milk samples. Material and Methods: OT from milk samples was extracted by precipitation with trichloroacetic acid and passed through the SPE column. OT was ...
Lewis Erin D ED Department of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada - - 2014
Despite recommendations for higher choline intakes during pregnancy and lactation, there is limited research regarding maternal intake during these important periods. In the present study, we estimated dietary choline intake during pregnancy and lactation in a population of Albertan women and the contribution of egg and milk consumption to intake. ...
Porova Nataliya N Federal State Funded Educational Institution of Higher Professional Education, "South Ural State University"Sub-division: Quality Expertise of Consumer Products, Chelyabinsk, - - 2014
Ultrasound has been found useful in increasing the efficiency and consumer safety in food processing. Removal of heavy metal (lead, mercury, and arsenic) contamination in milk is extremely important in regions of poor ecological environment - urban areas with heavy motor traffic or well established metallurgical/cement industry. In this communication, ...
Masset Gabriel - - 2014
Sustainable diets, as defined by the Food and Agriculture Organization, need to combine environment, nutrition, and affordability dimensions. However, it is unknown whether these dimensions are compatible, and no guidance is available in the official recommendations. To identify foods with compatible sustainability dimensions. For 363 of the most commonly consumed ...
Pieri Fabio Alessandro FA 1 Departamento de Veterinária, Universidade Federal de Viçosa , Viçosa, Minas Gerais, Brazil - - 2014
Abstract This study aimed to assess raw milk consumption habits in the urban population of Viçosa, Minas Gerais, Brazil, and the microbiological safety and quality of the fluid milk available in retail sales outlets in the same region. A simplified questionnaire regarding raw milk consumption was applied to the persons ...
Langellier Brent A BA 1 Division of Health Promotion Sciences, Mel & Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, PO Box 245209, Tucson, AZ 85724, - - 2014
Previous studies have established that acculturation is associated with dietary intake among Mexican immigrants and their offspring, but few studies have investigated whether food purchasing, food preparation or food-related values act as mechanisms of dietary acculturation. We examine the relationship between language use and a wide range of food behaviours ...
Barbarossa Andrea A Laboratorio di Chimica Analitica Bio-Agroalimentare (CABA-Lab), Department of Veterinary Medical Sciences Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna Via Tolara di Sopra 50, 40064 Ozzano dell'Emilia (BO), - - 2014
Perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are fully fluorinated compounds widely used during the last 60 yr in the production of multiple industrial and consumer applications, such as food packaging, nonstick cookware, cleaning agents, and many more. These emerging contaminants have recently become of concern for human health because of their potential negative ...
Mituniewicz-Małek A A Department of Dairy Technology and Food Storage, West Pomeranian Technological University, Food Science and Fisheries Faculty, Papieża Pawła VI/3, 71-459 Szczecin, - - 2014
Goat milk is a good carrier for probiotic bacteria; however, it is difficult to produce fermented goat milk with a consistency comparable to that of fermented cow milks. It can be improved by the addition of functional stabilizers, such as inulin, or treatment with transglutaminase. The aim of this study ...
Tremonte Patrizio P Dipartimento di Agricoltura, Ambiente e Alimenti (Dep. A.A.A.), University of Molise, 86100 Campobasso, - - 2014
In Italy, the sale of raw milk from vending machines has been allowed since 2004. Boiling treatment before its use is mandatory for the consumer, because the raw milk could be an important source of foodborne pathogens. This study fits into this context with the aim to evaluate the microbiological ...
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