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Chon Jung-Whan JW KU Center for Food Safety, Konkuk Univ, 1 Hwayang-dong, Gwangjin-gu, Seoul, 143-701, The Republic of - - 2014
In this study, we compared the inclusivity, exclusivity, recoverability, and selectivity of the 3 selective agars (mannitol yolk polymyxin B agar [MYPA], polymyxin pyruvate egg yolk mannitol bromothymol blue agar [PEMBA], and Brillance Bacillus cereus agar [BBC agar]) for Bacillus cereus (B. cereus) from pure culture and several food samples. ...
Nicolas Jonathan J Division of Toxicology, Wageningen University, The Netherlands; RIKILT, Institute of Food Safety, Wageningen, The - - 2014
At the European level, detection of marine neurotoxins in seafood is still based on ethically debated and expensive in vivo rodent bioassays. The development of alternative methodologies for the detection of marine neurotoxins is therefore of utmost importance. We therefore investigated whether and to what extent a multielectrode array (MEA) ...
Aoe Seiichiro S Department of Food Science, Faculty of Home Economics, Otsuma Women's University, 12 Sanban-cho Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 102-8357, - - 2014
White rice is a dominant grain-based food in Japan, but excess intake of polished rice may cause obesity. Barley is a grain-based food, similar to white rice, but it has the potential to control appetite and reduce energy intake. We investigated the effect of cooked white rice with high β-glucan ...
Moradi-Khatoonabadi Zhila Z a Food and Drug Administration , Tehran University of Medical Sciences , Tehran , - - 2014
Saffron solutions, saffron rice and saffron chicken samples were considered for synthetic colours as additives, which are forbidden according to Iranian national standards. Samples were taken from restaurants of three locations and analysed by high-performance liquid chromatography. Of the total 573 samples, 52% were positive for at least one colour. ...
McDonald C M CM Famine Early Warning Systems Network, Washington, DC, - - 2014
Objectives:To assess household food insecurity and dietary diversity as correlates of maternal and child anthropometric status and anemia in rural Cambodia.Methods:Trained interviewers administered a survey to 900 households in four rural districts of Prey Veng, Cambodia. The Household Food Insecurity Access Scale (HFIAS) and Household Dietary Diversity Score (HDDS) were ...
McGowan Emily C EC Department of Medicine, Division of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, - - 2014
Previous data suggest that food allergy (FA) might be more common in inner-city children; however, these studies have not collected data on both sensitization and clinical reactivity or early-life exposures. Children in the Urban Environment and Childhood Asthma birth cohort were followed through age 5 years. Household exposures, diet, clinical ...
Kwon Sae Yun - - 2014
We measured mercury (Hg) isotope ratios in sediments and various estuarine organisms (green crab, blue mussel, killifish, eider) to investigate methylmercury (MMHg) sources and exposure pathways in five Northeast coast (USA) estuaries. The mass independent Hg isotopic compositions (MIF; Δ199Hg) of the sediments were linearly correlated with the sediment 1/Hg ...
Keller Kristin K Department of Biology, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain. Electronic address: - - 2014
The aim of the present study is to explore the contribution of different types of meal intake behaviour on a healthy diet, and seeks to find associations with food consumption habits. A cross-sectional survey with data from 1,332 Spanish adults aged between 20-79 was conducted. The survey was carried out ...
Solano Rubén R aCIBER Epidemiology and Public Health (CIBERESP) bField Epidemiology Training Programme-Spain, National Centre for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, Madrid cEpidemiology Department, Public Health Agency of Barcelona dMicrobiology Laboratory, Vall d'Hebrón Hospital eDepartment of Public Health, Barcelona University, Barcelona fLleida Epidemiological Surveillance Unit, Department of Health, Catalonian Regional Authority, Lleida, - - 2014
A significant proportion of norovirus (NV) gastroenteritis outbreaks described in the Spanish literature have been because of contaminated food or water. This study describes an outbreak of acute gastroenteritis because of NV in which there was person-to-person transmission. A retrospective cohort study was carried out; we established the case definition ...
Bangia Deepika D Department of Nutritional Sciences/SNAP-Ed/EFNEP, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, - - 2014
To determine whether listening to a podcast about omega-3 fatty acids (n-3s) while grocery shopping increased shoppers' awareness about and purchases of seafood and other foods rich in n-3s. Repeated-measures design with a convenience sample (n = 56) of grocery shoppers who listened to the podcast while shopping. Pre- and postintervention semistructured ...
Ocké Marga M National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM), PO Box 1, 3720 BA, Bilthoven, The Netherlands, - - 2014
To test the feasibility of tools and procedures for a pan-European food consumption survey among children 0-10 years and to recommend one of two tested dietary assessment methods. Two pilot studies including 378 children were conducted in Belgium and the Czech Republic in the Pilot studies for Assessment of Nutrient intake ...
Tsui Martin Tsz Ki - - 2014
Mercury (Hg) is widely distributed in the environment, and its organic form, methylmercury (MeHg), can extensively bioaccumulate and biomagnify in aquatic and terrestrial food webs. Concentrations of MeHg in organisms are highly variable and the sources in natural food webs are often not well understood. In this study, we examined ...
Strinnholm Asa A Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Occupational and Environmental, Medicine, the OLIN Unit, Umeå University, - - 2014
This study examined the prevalence, symptom expression and risk factors for food hypersensitivity among Swedish schoolchildren. Parents of 2,585 (96% of invited) children aged seven to eight years completed a questionnaire regarding food hypersensitivity and allergic diseases. A random sample of 1,700 children (90% of invited) also participated in skin-prick-testing ...
Vin Karine K French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health Safety (ANSES, Agence nationale de sécurité sanitaire de l'alimentation, de l'environnement et du travail), 27 avenue du Général Leclerc, F-94701 Maisons-Alfort, - - 2014
A method to validate the relevance of the Total Diet Study (TDS) approach for different types of substances is described. As a first step, a list of >2800 chemicals classified into eight main groups of relevance for food safety (natural components, environmental contaminants, substances intentionally added to foods, residues, naturally ...
Nguyen Binh T BT Intramural Research Department, Economic and Health Policy Research Program, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA. Electronic address: - - 2014
To examine the association of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and diet quality among low-income adults. We examined US nationally representative data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys 2003-2004, 2005-2006, 2007-2008, and 2009-2010. The data were analyzed from October 7, 2013, to March 1, 2014. The analytic ...
Levinson Cheri A CA Department of Psychology, Washington University in St. Louis, - - 2014
Exposure therapy for mealtime anxiety has preliminarily been effective at increasing food intake and decreasing anxiety in individuals with anorexia nervosa (AN). To enhance our knowledge of exposure therapy for AN researchers and clinicians need a comprehensive measure that assesses outcomes relevant to exposure therapy for AN. In the current ...
Pantenburg Birte B Institute of Social Medicine, Occupational Health and Public Health, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany; Instituto de Medicina Tropical Alexander von Humboldt, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru; University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston, Texas; Instituto de Investigación Nutricional, Lima, Peru; Barcelona Centre for International Health Research (CRESIB, Hospital Clínic-Universitat de Barcelona), Barcelona, Spain - - 2014
Childhood diarrhea is an important cause of malnutrition, which can be worsened when caretakers limit nutritional support. We queried 390 caregivers and their children in a peri-urban community in Lima, Peru regarding general perceptions of feeding and feeding practices during diarrhea. Overall, 22.1% of caregivers perceived feeding during diarrhea to ...
Wu Rina R Food Biotechnology and Food Safety Laboratory, College of Food Science and Technology, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan, 430070, People's Republic of - - 2014
In this study, a double loop-mediated isothermal amplification (dLAMP) based on two target genes hlyA and iap was developed for the rapid detection of Listeria monocytogenes in food. The results revealed that the detection time and temperature of our dLAMP assay for L. monocytogenes were 15 min and 63 °C respectively, with ...
Appannah Geeta G MRC Human Nutrition - - 2014
Despite the increasing use of dietary patterns (DP) to study diet and health outcomes, relatively few studies have examined the reliability of DP using different dietary assessment methods. Reduced-rank regression (RRR) is an emerging statistical method that incorporates a priori information to characterise DP related to specific outcomes of interest. ...
Leung Cindy W - - 2014
Food insecurity acts as a chronic stressor independent of poverty. Food-insecure adults may consume more highly palatable foods as a coping mechanism, leading to poorer diet quality and increased risks of chronic disease over time. Using data from the 1999-2008 National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys, this study aimed to ...
Huang Lin-Yuan LY a Division of Preventive Medicine and Health Services Research , Institute of Population Health Sciences, National Health Research Institutes , Zhunan Town , Miaoli County , - - 2014
Objective: Dairy foods help achieve essential nutrient adequacy. This role may be conflicted where so-called chronic diseases prevail. We have examined associations between dairy intake and mortality where dairy foods have not been traditional. Methods: A representative Taiwanese cohort of 3810 subjects, aged 19-64 years, derived from the Nutrition and Health ...
Ihedioha Janefrances N - - 2014
Background: Meat consumption is increasingly becoming a larger part of diets worldwide. However, the bioaccumulation of toxic metals from anthropogenic pollution is a potential health risk to human health. Objective: To measure the daily intake of zinc, chromium, and nickel from cow meat consumption and assess the possible health risks ...
Lim HoSoo H a Food Additives and Packages Division , Ministry of Food and Drug Safety , Chungcheongbuk-do , - - 2014
A simple and rapid method was developed and validated for the determination of hexamethylenetetramine (HMT) in foods. Samples were homogenised and extracted with methanol, followed by centrifugation. The resulting solution was filtered and injected into the high-performance liquid chromatograph (HPLC). HMT was separated using a Zorbax SCX-300 column coupled to ...
Hsu Ya-I YI 1Department of Emergency Medicine,Chiayi Christian Hospital,Chiayi - - 2014
Introduction Medical history is an important contributor to diagnosis and patient management. In mass-casualty incidents (MCIs), health care providers are often overwhelmed by large numbers of casualties. An efficient, reliable, and affordable method of information collection is essential for effective health care response. Hypothesis/Problem In some MCIs, self-reporting of symptoms ...
Dingman Deirdre A DA a The School of Health and Human Sciences, Department of Public Health Education , The University of North Carolina at Greensboro , Greensboro , North - - 2014
Abstract Objectives: We tested whether days on campus, financial access through a meal plan, and health consciousness were associated with number of meals that college students obtained from fast food restaurants. Participants and Methods: In April 2013, we invited all students currently enrolled in a meal plan to participate in ...
Ratnayake W M Nimal WM From the Nutrition Research Division, Food Directorate, Health Products and Food Branch, Ottawa, Canada (WMNR, ES, RZ, and CG), and Food Laboratory Division, Ontario Region, Regions and Programs Branch, Health Canada, Scarborough, Canada (WL and - - 2014
Recent efforts in Canada to reduce industrial trans fatty acids (TFAs) in foods include mandated inclusion of TFA content on food labels and recommendations by Health Canada that encourage the food industry to voluntarily limit TFA content in all vegetable oils and soft margarines and in all other prepackaged foods ...
Delcenserie V V Fundamental and Applied Research for Animal & Health (FARAH), Food Science Department, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Liège, Sart-Tilman, B43b Liège, B-4000 Belgium. Electronic address: - - 2014
Herve cheese is a Belgian soft cheese with a washed rind, and is made from raw or pasteurized milk. The specific microbiota of this cheese has never previously been fully explored and the use of raw or pasteurized milk in addition to starters is assumed to affect the microbiota of ...
Fresno M M Animal Production and Forage Research Unit, Canarian Agronomic Research Institute (ICIA), 38200 La Laguna, Spain. Electronic address: - - 2014
The loss of traditional kid rennet pastes in the Canary Islands (Spain), as in many other regions, is most likely due to the custom of using abomasa from very young animals killed below desirable commercial weight. In addition, the reasonable price of commercial rennets (CR) has resulted in the loss ...
Ridoutt B G BG CSIRO Animal, Food and Health Sciences, Clayton, Victoria 3169, Australia. Electronic address: - - 2014
Concern about world population increase, food security, and the environmental burdens of food production have made food-waste reduction a social and environmental priority. In this context, the quantification of dairy product waste is especially difficult due to the varied means of disposal, by solid and liquid waste streams, and due ...
Bojnec S S University of Primorska, Faculty of Management, Cankarjeva 5, SI-6104 Koper, Slovenia. Electronic address: - - 2014
This paper analyzed the export competitiveness of dairy products of the European Union (EU) countries (EU-27) on intra-EU, extra-EU, and global markets, using the revealed comparative advantage index over the 2000-2011 period. The results indicated that about half of the EU-27 countries have had competitive exports in a certain segment ...
Liu Peiqing P Institute of Plant Protection, Fujian Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Fuzhou 350003, People's Republic of - - 2014
Aspergillus flavus is a common filamentous fungus that produces aflatoxins and presents a major threat to agriculture and human health. Previous studies focused mainly on the detection of A. flavus or aflatoxin separately. Here, we developed internal transcribed spacer (ITS)- and aflP-based rapid detection of A. flavus in food samples ...
Li Min M School of Public Health, Fudan University, Shanghai, China; Department of Epidemiology and Social Science on Reproductive Health, National Population and Family Planning Key Laboratory of Contraceptive Drugs and Devices, Shanghai Institute of Planned Parenthood Research, Shanghai, - - 2014
Food frequency questionnaires (FFQs) are relatively inexpensive, easy and quick to administer, but the construction of an FFQ that can capture Chinese food habits is challenging given the diverse lifestyle and eating habits in different parts of the country. The aim of this study was to assess the validity and ...
Khan Imran I School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin Univ., Burwood, Victoria, 3125, Australia; Dept. of Human Nutrition, Univ. of Agriculture, Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 25120, - - 2014
Whole grain sorghum is a valuable source of resistant starch and polyphenolic antioxidants and its addition into staple food like pasta may reduce the starch digestibility. However, incorporating nondurum wheat materials into pasta provides a challenge in terms of maintaining cooking quality and consumer acceptability. Pasta was prepared from 100% ...
ErdÅ‘si Orsolya O Szent István University Department of Food Hygiene, Faculty of Veterinary Science István u. 2 H-1078 Budapest - - 2014
The incidence of outbreaks of foodborne listeriosis has indicated the need for a reliable and rapid detection of the microbe in different foodstuffs. A method combining redox potential measurement and real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) was developed to detect Listeria monocytogenes in artificially contaminated raw milk and soft cheese. Food ...
Cho So-Hyun SH a Advanced Analysis Team, Toxicological Evaluation and Research Department , National Institute of Food and Drug Safety Evaluation, Ministry of Food and Drug Safety, Osong Health Technology Administration Complex, 187 , Osongsaengmyeong 2-ro, Osong-eup , Cheongwon-gun, Chungcheongbuk-do , - - 2014
Abstract The adulteration of foods and dietary supplements with steroids has been well attested and has the potential to be dangerous owing to various possible side effects. Therefore, detecting the presence of steroids in various health food products has become increasingly important. The purpose of this study was to monitor ...
Woodward-Lopez Gail - - 2014
Despite the resurgence of interest in scratch-cooking as a way to increase the quality and appeal of school meals, many school districts are concerned about the cost implications of switching to scratch-cooking. US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Foods are the single largest source of ingredients for school meals, and about ...
Stella-Talisuna Alamo A 1Reachout Mbuya HIV/AIDS Initiative 2University of Antwerp, 3Institute of Tropical medicine Antwerp, - - 2014
Socioeconomic support reduced non-retention in a community-based antiretroviral therapy (ART) program in Uganda. However, the resource implications of expanding socioeconomic support are large, and cost-effectiveness analysis can inform budget priorities. We compared the incremental benefits and costs of providing education, food or both forms of support (dual support) with existing ...
Mehta Harshna H Division of Allergy and Immunology, Department of Pediatrics, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, - - 2014
To examine the effects of food avoidance on the growth of children with food allergies. A retrospective chart review was performed for children with and without food allergies followed at 2 New York City general pediatric practices. Charts were selected based on codes from the International Classification of Diseases, 9th ...
Miceli Sopo Stefano S Department of Pediatrics, Agostino Gemelli Hospital, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, - - 2014
We describe 2 cases of food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome (FPIES) caused by cow's milk (CM) passed through breast milk. The onset in both cases was characterized by chronic symptoms (regurgitation, colic, diarrhea, failure to thrive); in one patient, two acute episodes due to the direct consumption of CM formula by ...
Papastergiadis Antonios A nutriFOODchem Unit, Department of Food Safety and Food Quality (partner in Food2Know), Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, Ghent University, Coupure Links 653, 9000 Ghent, - - 2014
Malondialdehyde (MDA), 4-Hydroxy-2-(E)-Nonenal (HNE) and 4-Hydroxy-2-(E)-Hexenal (HHE) are reactive aldehydes found in foods and are formed due to decomposition of polyunsaturated fatty acid hydroperoxides. In the present study, sixteen food categories were analyzed for the aforementioned aldehydes and in combination with consumption data obtained from a national representative sample of ...
Meule Adrian A Institute of Psychology, University of Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany; Hospital for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, LWL University Hospital of the Ruhr University Bochum, Hamm, Germany. Electronic address: - - 2014
Night eating syndrome (NES) is marked by substantial evening or nocturnal food intake, insomnia, morning anorexia, and depressed mood. The Night Eating Questionnaire (NEQ) is the most frequently used instrument for the assessment of NES and available in several languages. The current study aimed at providing and validating a German ...
Chansakulporn Somboon S Division of Allergy and Immunology, Department of Pediatrics, Srinakarinwirot University, Bangkok, - - 2014
There are few prospective studies on the natural course of chronic urticaria (CU) in children. We sought to examine the natural history of CU in children and to identify predictors for remission. Children 4 to 15 years of age with CU were investigated with a complete blood cell count, erythrocyte ...
Kimoto-Nira H H NARO Institute of Livestock and Grassland Science, Ikenodai 2, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-0901, Japan. Electronic address: - - 2014
We conducted a randomized double-blind trial to evaluate the effects of fermented milk produced using only Lactococcus lactis strain H61 as a starter bacterium (H61-fermented milk) on the general health and various skin properties of young women. Healthy female volunteers (n = 23; age = 19-21 yr) received H61-fermented milk ...
Antunes A E C AE Faculdade de Ciências Aplicadas, Universidade Estadual de Campinas (FCA/UNICAMP), R. Pedro Zaccaria 1300, Limeira, SP, Brazil. Electronic address: - - 2014
The segment of the world population showing permanent or temporary lactose intolerance is quite significant. Because milk is a widely consumed food with an high nutritional value, technological alternatives have been sought to overcome this dilemma. Microfiltration combined with pasteurization can not only extend the shelf life of milk but ...
Michaud Bénédicte B Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche médicale, Unité 1013, Paris, France; Université Paris Descartes, Sorbonne Paris Cité, France; Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, UMR 8253, Paris, - - 2014
Cow's milk allergy (CMA) is a frequent food allergy in young children. The oral food challenge is the gold standard for diagnosis and there is currently no reliable biological test. Our aim was to evaluate the diagnostic potential of a functional assay quantifying allergen-specific Th2 cells in CMA children. 29 ...
Bemrah Nawel N Risk Assessment Department - French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety (ANSES), Maisons-Alfort, France. Electronic address: - - 2014
Bisphenol A (BPA) is used in a wide variety of products and objects for consumers use. Here, we demonstrate the ubiquitous presence of this contaminant in foods with a background level of contamination of less than 5 μg/kg in 85% of the 1498 analysed samples. High levels of contamination (up ...
Wu Jing - - 2014
The high level of acrylamide in widely consumed processed foods poses a potentially significant risk to human health, which has led to an increasing demand for rapid, simple, and selective analytical methods. In the present work, several haptens for acrylamide were designed in an attempt to prepare antibodies with acrylamide ...
Monaci Linda L Institute of Sciences of Food Production, National Research Council of Italy (ISPA-CNR), Via Amendola 122/O, 70126 Bari, Italy. Electronic address: - - 2014
There is a raising demand for sensitive and high throughput MS based methods for screening purposes especially tailored to the detection of allergen contaminants in different food commodities. A challenging issue is represented by complex food matrices where the antibody-based kits commercially available might encounter objective limitations consequently to epitope ...
Entin Anna A a Department of Public Health , Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev , Beer-Sheva , - - 2014
Objective: To examine the relationships between parental feeding practices, diet quality, overweight, and obesity among low-socioeconomic status (LSES) preschoolers. Research Methods and Procedures: A cohort of preschool children (aged 5-6) and their mothers was recruited from November 2009 to December 2009. To overcome seasonal and personal variation in dietary intake, ...
McParland S S Teagasc, Animal & Grassland Research and Innovation Center, Moorepark, Fermoy, Co. Cork, Ireland. Electronic address: - - 2014
Interest is increasing in the feed intake complex of individual dairy cows, both for management and animal breeding. However, energy intake data on an individual-cow basis are not routinely available. The objective of the present study was to quantify the ability of routinely undertaken mid-infrared (MIR) spectroscopy analysis of individual ...
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