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  1. Data Article

    Effectiveness of the sanitation regimes used by dairy actors to control microbial contamination of plastic jerry cans’ surfaces

    The most common milk handling containers used by dairy actors along the informal milk value chain in developing countries are plastics jerry cans which are difficult to effectively be cleaned thus contributing...

    Wanjala Nobert Wafula, Wafula Joseph Matofari, Masani John Nduko and Peter Lamuka

    International Journal of Food Contamination 2016 3:9

    Published on: 3 August 2016

  2. Data Article

    Dissipation pattern and risk assessment of the synthetic pyrethroid Lambda-cyhalothrin applied on tomatoes under dryland conditions, a case study

    The present study was carried out to develop and validate an analytical method for the detection and quantification of lambda-cyhalothrin, a synthetic pyrethroid insecticide, in tomato using gas chromatography...

    Farag Malhat, Naglaa M. Loutfy and Mohamed Tawfic Ahmed

    International Journal of Food Contamination 2016 3:8

    Published on: 29 July 2016

  3. Data Article

    Aflatoxin B1 and Deoxynivalenol contamination of dairy feeds and presence of Aflatoxin M1 contamination in milk from smallholder dairy systems in Nakuru, Kenya

    Mycotoxins are metabolites produced by phytopathogenic and spoilage fungi in animal feed as a result of poor storage. The mycotoxins can also originate in the field and are excreted in milk when dairy animals ...

    Caroline Mwende Makau, Joseph Wafula Matofari, Patrick Simiyu Muliro and Bockline Omedo Bebe

    International Journal of Food Contamination 2016 3:6

    Published on: 28 July 2016

  4. Data Article

    Heavy metal, nutrient and antioxidant status of selected fruit samples sold in Enugu, Nigeria

    Heavy metals, which constitute a major public health concern, are known to accumulate in food and fruits during plants growth. Fruits which are readily consumed because of their characteristic sweet taste and ...

    Marcellus Unaegbu, Godwill Azeh Engwa, Queen Doofan Abaa, Sandra Ogechukwu Aliozo, Eugene Lakem Ayuk, Gloria Amarachukwu Osuji and Emmanuel Ikechukwu Onwurah

    International Journal of Food Contamination 2016 3:7

    Published on: 28 July 2016

  5. Short Report

    Phthalates in soft PVC products used in food production equipment and in other food contact materials on the Danish and the Nordic Market 2013-2014

    Food contact materials (FCM) containing phthalates can be a source of food contamination when used in plastics for food production equipment, in utensils for food contact and in packaging. Since 2008 several o...

    Jens Højslev Petersen and Lisbeth Krüger Jensen

    International Journal of Food Contamination 2016 3:3

    Published on: 9 March 2016

  6. Data Article

    Widespread dissemination of extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing, multidrug-resistant Escherichia coli in livestock and fishery products in Vietnam

    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...

    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

    International Journal of Food Contamination 2015 2:17

    Published on: 29 December 2015

  7. Data Article

    Estimated dietary exposure to veterinary residues in chicken and eggs

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

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

    International Journal of Food Contamination 2015 2:16

    Published on: 22 December 2015

  8. Data Article

    Assessment of survival of pathogenic bacteria in fresh vegetables through in vitro challenge test

    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...

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

    International Journal of Food Contamination 2015 2:15

    Published on: 17 November 2015

  9. Data Article

    Ciprofloxacin residue and their impact on biomolecules in eggs of laying hens following oral administration

    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...

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

    International Journal of Food Contamination 2015 2:13

    Published on: 5 November 2015

  10. Data Article

    Chronic dietary exposure to pesticide residues in the United States

    Discussions as to the extent of pesticide residue contamination in the food supply often rely on results of government residue monitoring programs focusing primarily upon the percentages of samples containing ...

    Carl K Winter

    International Journal of Food Contamination 2015 2:11

    Published on: 10 July 2015

  11. Data Article

    The effects of pH on the migration of melamine from children’s bowls

    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 ...

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

    International Journal of Food Contamination 2015 2:9

    Published on: 14 June 2015

  12. Data Article

    Inorganic contaminants and composition analysis of commercial feed grade mineral compounds available in Costa Rica

    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...

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

    International Journal of Food Contamination 2015 2:8

    Published on: 31 May 2015

  13. Data article

    Insights in agricultural practices and management systems linked to microbiological contamination of lettuce in conventional production systems in Southern Brazil

    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...

    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

    International Journal of Food Contamination 2015 2:7

    Published on: 2 May 2015

  14. Data Article

    Assessment of contamination of the beach clam Tivela mactroides: implications for food safety of a recreational and subsistence marine resource in Caraguatatuba Bay, Brazil

    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...

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

    International Journal of Food Contamination 2015 2:6

    Published on: 26 April 2015

  15. Short Report

    Preliminary evaluation of good sampling locations on a pig carcass for livestock-associated MRSA isolation

    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...

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

    International Journal of Food Contamination 2015 2:5

    Published on: 22 April 2015

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

  16. Data article

    Assessment of microbiological quality of some drinks sold in the streets of Dhaka University Campus in Bangladesh

    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...

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

    International Journal of Food Contamination 2015 2:4

    Published on: 19 April 2015

  17. Data article

    Pesticide contaminants in Clarias gariepinus and Tilapia zilli from three rivers in Edo State, Nigeria; implications for human exposure

    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...

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

    International Journal of Food Contamination 2015 2:3

    Published on: 19 April 2015

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