African Journal of
Food Science

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Food Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0794
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJFS
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 899

Table of Content: March 2016; 10(3)

March 2016

Vitamin A stability in Nigerian wheat flour and fortification compliance level

Stability and compliance level of fortified Nigerian retailed flour has not been determined. The aim of study therefore was to evaluate vitamin A stability in retailed flour and assess compliance status. Seventeen wheat flour samples were randomly selected from 12 bakeries across six Local Government Areas in Lagos, Nigeria. Pre- and post-storage retinol analyses of retailed flour stored for 30 days were carried out...

Author(s): Florence Ngozi Uchendu and Tola Atinmo

March 2016

Development of ELISA kit for the assay of ichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane in milk and milk products

Immunoassay of pesticide residues in foods is gaining importance in the past two decades. The objective of the present work is to develop an enzyme – linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) kit for the assay of dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) in milk and milk products. Here, an ELISA method was developed using rabbit polyclonal antibodies against a hapten, DDT-OH for the detection of organochloride pesticide DDT...

Author(s): Pugazhenthi Thirumalai Rengasamy, Ayyadurai Kantharimuthu, Murugan Balaraman, and Senthilkumar Sivanesan