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Sarcocystis Spp. Prevalence in Bovine Minced Meat: A Histological and Molecular Study
Sarcosporidiosis is caused by ingestion of contaminated raw or undercooked bovine meat and, although considered a minor zoonosis, it can represent a threath for immunocompromised people. Aim of thisExpand
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Detection of fish species substitution frauds in Italy: A targeted National Monitoring Plan
Abstract Fighting food frauds is a ceaseless challenge because of the constant evolution of fraudulent practices and for the consequences both on consumers’ and on globalized trade. In Italy fish isExpand
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The wild rat as sentinel animal in the environmental risk assessment of asbestos pollution: a pilot study.
Asbestos has been banned in many countries, including Italy. However, sources of exposure may still exist, due to asbestos in-situ or past disposal of asbestos-containing waste. In an urban area withExpand
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Histology as a Valid Tool To Differentiate Fresh from Frozen-Thawed Marinated Fish.
European Commission Regulation (EU) 1276/2011 requires that fishery products intended for raw consumption be frozen at -20°C for not less than 24 h or at -35°C for at least 15 h in order to killExpand
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Distinguishing between Fresh and Frozen-Thawed Smoked Salmon: Histology To Detect Food Adulteration in High-Value Products.
The issue of food safety has acquired increased importance, and fraud is a major concern for the food industry. Among different types of food adulteration, there is the sale of frozen-thawed smokedExpand
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Wild rats as urban detectives for latent sources of asbestos contamination.
Based on a large body of evidence asbestos minerals have been classified as carcinogens. Despite the Italian ban on asbestos in 1992 and the subsequent remediation activities, latent sources ofExpand