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  1. Content type: Data Article

    High Quality Cassava Flour (HQCF) has gained popularity in most parts of West Africa because of its versatility in many industries. However, due to the processing techniques used HQCF may contain trace metals ...

    Authors: Hayford Ofori, Paa Toah Akonor and Nanam Tay Dziedzoave

    Citation: International Journal of Food Contamination 2016 3:1

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    Widespread dissemination of extended-spectrum β-lactamase (ESBL)-producing bacteria is a threat to public health. Since livestock products are possible reservoirs of ESBL-producing bacteria, food-borne dissemi...

    Authors: Ha Viet Le, Ryuji Kawahara, Diep Thi Khong, Hoa Thi Tran, Thang Nam Nguyen, Khai Ngoc Pham, Michio Jinnai, Yuko Kumeda, Tatsuya Nakayama, Shuhei Ueda and Yoshimasa Yamamoto

    Citation: International Journal of Food Contamination 2015 2:17

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    Chicken tissues and eggs were analyzed for residues of eight veterinary drugs including albendazole, piperazine, tiamulin, chloramphenicol, levamisole, sulphathiazole, sulphamethoxazole and oxytetracyclineoxyt...

    Authors: Godfred Darko, John Kenneth Mensah, Sylvester Samuel Dapaah and Judith Odei

    Citation: International Journal of Food Contamination 2015 2:16

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  4. Content type: Data Article

    Being led by the previous observation of bacterial growth and survival in the fresh-cut tomato, carrot, lettuce and cucumber, current investigation further attempted to emphasize on the growth and consequent e...

    Authors: Rashed Noor, Mushfia Malek, Shohanur Rahman, Monirunnessa Meghla, Mrityunjoy Acharjee and M Majibur Rahman

    Citation: International Journal of Food Contamination 2015 2:15

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  5. Content type: Short Report

    Certain strains of Bacillus cereus can produce the emetic toxin cereulide, which is known to cause acute food poisoning. Cereulide, however, also has the potential to cause chronic toxicity due to repeat sub-emet...

    Authors: Karolien Witpas, Joris Van Loco, Nadine Botteldoorn and Mirjana Andjelkovic

    Citation: International Journal of Food Contamination 2015 2:14

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  6. Content type: Data Article

    The present study was designed to evaluate Ciprofloxacin residue and their impact on some biomolecules (albumin, total protein and cholesterol) in eggs of laying hens after oral administration. For that purpos...

    Authors: Md. Mustahsan Billah, S. M. Masud Rana, Mohammad Salim Hossain, Sayed Koushik Ahamed, Sujan Banik and Moynul Hasan

    Citation: International Journal of Food Contamination 2015 2:13

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  7. Content type: Data Article

    Groundnut is an important cash crop for domestic markets as well as for foreign trade in several developing and developed countries. It is also one of the most valuable cash crops in eastern Ethiopia. However,...

    Authors: Ephrem Guchi

    Citation: International Journal of Food Contamination 2015 2:10

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  8. Content type: Data Article

    Contamination of pet foods and infant formula with high levels of melamine has resulted in a number of cases of illness and deaths among pets and children; however, the long-term effects of low dose exposures ...

    Authors: Robert A Lynch, Heather Hollen, David L Johnson and Jacob Bartels

    Citation: International Journal of Food Contamination 2015 2:9

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  9. Content type: Data Article

    Heavy metals such as arsenic (As), mercury (Hg), lead (Pb) and cadmium (Cd), are potential toxic substances that may incorporate in productive systems in multiple ways including contaminated feedstuff. In this...

    Authors: Fabio Granados-Chinchilla, Sugey Prado Mena and Lisbeth Mata Arias

    Citation: International Journal of Food Contamination 2015 2:8

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  10. Content type: Data article

    Three conventional lettuce farms were evaluated in Southern Brazil using a standardized self-assessment questionnaire with 69 indicators and a microbiological sampling plan in order to assess the status of cur...

    Authors: Sabrina Bartz, Claudia Titze Hessel, Rochele de Quadros Rodrigues, Anelise Possamai, Fabiana Oliveira Perini, Liesbeth Jacxsens, Mieke Uyttendaele, Renar João Bender and Eduardo César Tondo

    Citation: International Journal of Food Contamination 2015 2:7

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  11. Content type: Data Article

    The clam Tivela mactroides is an important sandy-beach resource along the western Atlantic coast, and is widely harvested by both tourists and residents for recreational, subsistence and/or economic purposes. The...

    Authors: Márcia Regina Denadai, Daniela Franco Carvalho Jacobucci, Isabella Fontana, Satie Taniguchi and Alexander Turra

    Citation: International Journal of Food Contamination 2015 2:6

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  12. Content type: Short Report

    The presence of livestock-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (LA-MRSA) in livestock animals, especially in pigs, gave rise to concerns of pork being a possible MRSA source to the human populat...

    Authors: Marijke Verhegghe, Lieve Herman, Freddy Haesebrouck, Patrick Butaye, Marc Heyndrickx and Geertrui Rasschaert

    Citation: International Journal of Food Contamination 2015 2:5

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in International Journal of Food Contamination 2015 2:12

  13. Content type: Data article

    Various kinds of fruit juices and sherbets sold by the street vendors are widely consumed in Dhaka city. These street vended fruit juices and sherbets are usually high in microbial loads. So, the present study...

    Authors: Mahbub Murshed Khan, Md Tazul Islam, Mohammed Mehadi Hassan Chowdhury and Sharmin Rumi Alim

    Citation: International Journal of Food Contamination 2015 2:4

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  14. Content type: Data article

    The concentrations of 16 pesticides residues (alpha BHC, gamma BHC (lindane), beta BHC, Heptachlor, Aldrin, Heptachlor Epoxide, Endosulfan I, Dieldrin, Endrin, Endosulfan II, 4, 4 DDT, Endosulfan Aldehyde, End...

    Authors: Lawrence I Ezemonye, Ozekeke S Ogbeide, Isioma Tongo, Alex A Enuneku and Emmanuel Ogbomida

    Citation: International Journal of Food Contamination 2015 2:3

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  15. Content type: Data article

    Alicyclobacillus acidoterrestris is a key spoilage causing bacterium commonly found in fruit juices and purees. Commercial real-time PCR based assays to detect this organism are available, but ...

    Authors: Shima Shayanfar, Christina Harzman and Suresh D Pillai

    Citation: International Journal of Food Contamination 2015 2:2

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  16. Content type: Short report

    Arsenic and heavy metals are implicated in causation of CKDu among farmers in dry zone of Sri Lanka. Rice has been identified as a major source of arsenic in research carried out in other countries. We analyze...

    Authors: Channa Jayasumana, Priyani Paranagama, Saranga Fonseka, Mala Amarasinghe, Sarath Gunatilake and Sisira Siribaddana

    Citation: International Journal of Food Contamination 2015 2:1

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  17. Content type: Review

    In this research, Uranium (238U), Thorium (232Th) and Potassium (40K) specific activity in (Bq/kg) were measured in (12) different types of wheat flours that are available in Iraqi markets. The gamma spectrometry...

    Authors: Ali Abid Abojassim, Husain Hamad Al-Gazaly and Suha Hade Kadhim

    Citation: International Journal of Food Contamination 2014 1:6

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  18. Content type: Data article

    Since large-scale commercial planting of genetically modified (GM) crops began in 1996, a concern has been that non-GM crops may become contaminated by GM crops and that wild or weedy relatives of GM crops gro...

    Authors: Becky Price and Janet Cotter

    Citation: International Journal of Food Contamination 2014 1:5

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  19. Content type: Data article

    Although raw meat and its products are commonly consumed in traditional Ethiopian diets, E. coli O157: H7 is rarely studied compared to other countries. Thus the present study has been designed to determine the p...

    Authors: Tizeta Bekele, Girma Zewde, Genene Tefera, Aklilu Feleke and Kaleab Zerom

    Citation: International Journal of Food Contamination 2014 1:4

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  20. Content type: Data Article

    Campylobacter is a foodborne pathogen that is commonly associated with chicken. The aim of this work was to evaluate the prevalence of Campylobacter jejuni (as affected by refrigerated storage) in chicken samples...

    Authors: Hany M Yehia and Mosffer M AL-Dagal

    Citation: International Journal of Food Contamination 2014 1:2

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  21. Content type: Data article

    Unsafe food consumption is a severe problem because of heavy metal contamination, which is caused by director indirect activities of industries. The present study was conducted to assess the risk of human heal...

    Authors: Faysal Elahi Khan, Yeasmin Nahar Jolly, GM Rabiul Islam, Shirin Akhter and Jamiul Kabir

    Citation: International Journal of Food Contamination 2014 1:1

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