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Nanotechnologies in the food industry – Recent developments, risks and regulation
Abstract Recent research has highlighted the potential for nanotechnologies’ use in wide ranging food applications, including improving supplements, novel food packaging, increasing the range of foodExpand
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Silver migration from nanosilver and a commercially available zeolite filler polyethylene composites to food simulants
Polyethylene composites containing AgionTM commercial silver ion filler at three different percentage fill rates (0.5, 1.0 and 2% w/w) and polyethylene composites containing laboratory producedExpand
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Factors influencing levels of phytochemicals in selected fruit and vegetables during pre- and post-harvest food processing operations
Phytochemicals are important natural bioactive compounds of fruit and vegetables and are widely recognised for their nutraceutical effects and health benefits. This review analyses different factorsExpand
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Exposure assessment of mycotoxins in dairy milk
The objective of this study was to develop a quantitative Monte Carlo exposure assessment model for mycotoxins in dairy milk and to assess the potential human exposure levels. Mean concentrations ofExpand
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Nutritional importance and effect of processing on tocols in cereals
Over the past decade greater consumer demand for nutritious cereal-based food products with minimal artificial additives has been met with increased research and development from the food industry.Expand
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Modeling of Pathogen Indicator Organisms in a Small-Scale Agricultural Catchment Using SWAT
ABSTRACT Degradation of water quality from microbial contaminants associated with agricultural activities has significant implications for source protection of potable water. Novel environmentalExpand
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Assessing the Effects of Climate Change on Waterborne Microorganisms: Implications for EU and U.S. Water Policy
ABSTRACT Despite advances in water treatment, outbreaks of waterborne diseases still occur in developed regions including the United States and Europe Union (EU). Water quality impairmentsExpand
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Simulation of the factors affecting β-glucan levels during the cultivation of oats
Abstract A Monte Carlo simulation technique was employed to simulate the factors influencing the level of β-glucan content in both hulled (HO) and naked (NO) oat cultivars during cultivation of theExpand
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Prevalence and typing of listeria monocytogenes strains in retail vacuum-packed cold-smoked salmon in the republic of ireland
The prevalence of Listeria monocytogenes in five brands (A, B, C, D and E) of vacuum-packed pre-sliced cold-smoked salmon (n = 120) marketed in different retail outlets in the Republic of Ireland wasExpand
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A quantitative risk assessment of E.coli 0157:H7 in Irish minced beef
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