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Variation in the prevalence of enteropathogenic Yersinia in slaughter pigs from Belgium, Italy, and Spain.
Tonsils of 829 fattening pigs originating from Belgium (n = 201), Italy (n = 428), and Spain (n = 200) were collected between 2005 and 2007 to study the prevalence of enteropathogenic Yersinia inExpand
Organophosphorus pesticides residues in Italian raw milk.
Organophosphorus pesticides (OPPs), widely used in agriculture, can cause toxic effects to humans and animals. The main purpose of the present work was to determine the contamination in raw milk byExpand
Listeria monocytogenes occurrence and characterization in meat‐producing plants
Aims: The prevalence, level of contamination and epidemiological profile of Listeria monocytogenes were investigated in two meat‐producing plants during a 20‐month period.
Determination of high molecular mass polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in a typical Italian smoked cheese by HPLC-FL.
High-performance liquid chromatography with fluorescence detection was used for the analysis of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), in "Diavoletto" smoked cheese. Such cheese is typicallyExpand
Behavior of Arcobacter butzleri and Arcobacter cryaerophilus in ultrahigh-temperature, pasteurized, and raw cow's milk under different temperature conditions.
The growth and survival of Arcobacter butzleri and Arcobacter cryaerophilus in milk were investigated at different storage temperatures. Three strains of each Arcobacter species were inoculated intoExpand
Survival of Arcobacter butzleri during production and storage of artisan water buffalo mozzarella cheese.
Water buffalo mozzarella cheese (WBMC) is a fresh stretched cheese produced from whole chilled buffalo milk. Although pasteurization of milk and the use of defined starter cultures are recommended,Expand
Isolation of Arcobacter butzleri in environmental and food samples collected in industrial and artisanal dairy plants
This study investigated the presence of Arcobacter species in two cheese factories; a total of 22 environmental samples and 10 food samples were collected from an artisanal and an industrial cheeseExpand
Survey on Antimicrobial Residues in Raw Milk and Antimicrobial Use in Dairy Farms in the Emilia-Romagna Region, Italy
This survey investigated the antimicrobials most commonly used in dairy herds and antimicrobial residues most frequently detected in milk to evaluate the suitability of rapid screening tests toExpand
Investigation of EROD, CYP1A immunopositive proteins and SOD in haemocytes of Chamelea gallina and their role in response to B[a]P.
CYP1A sub-family represents the main form of cytochrome P450 involved in benzo[a]pyrene (B[a]P) detoxification, but there are no clear evidences about its presence in invertebrates. 7-EthoxyExpand
Quantitative risk assessment of verocytotoxin-producing Escherichia coli O157 and Campylobacter jejuni related to consumption of raw milk in a province in Northern Italy.
A quantitative risk assessment was developed to describe the risk of campylobacteriosis and hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) linked to consumption of raw milk sold in vending machines in NorthernExpand