African Journal of
Food Science

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Food Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0794
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJFS
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 844

Table of Content: October 2017; 11(10)

October 2017

Influence of moisture content on some physical properties of pineapple pomace based mash

The physical properties of pineapple pomace are important in designing and fabricating equipment and structures for handling, transporting, processing and storage. The study was conducted to investigate some physical properties of pineapple pomace at various moisture levels. The experiment was used to evaluate the physical properties at different pineapple pomace/cassava flour ratio mash (5:1, 6:1 and 7:1) and the...

Author(s): O. B. Oduntan and A. I. Bamgboye

October 2017

In vitro characterization of a vancomycin-resistant strain of Leuconostoc lactis isolated from chicken carcasses and its activity against some foodborne pathogens

Recently, increasing attention has been paid on Leuconostoc lactis as a promising bioactive organism against food-borne and spoilage bacteria. A total of nine strains, including six different species of the genus Lactobacillus and three species of the genus Leuconostoc, were isolated from chicken carcasses (n=60) collected from wholesale poultry markets located at Al-Riyadh city, Saudi Arabia in 2016 and identified by...

Author(s): Hany M. Yehia, Samah Ghanem, Tahra Elobeid, Sameh Hassan Mosilhey and Ioannis N. Savvaidis,

October 2017

Microbiological assessment and hazardous effect of ready-to-eat foods presented for sale in Lucknow City, India

Street foods play an important role in people’s daily food options and their regular nutritional requirements are dependent on these foods, as their ever-growing busy schedule take away the opportunity to eat homemade food. Over the years, many food-borne diseases were reported due to contaminated non-homemade food consumption. This study was conducted to analyze the microbiological quality of foods which are sold...

Author(s): Suman Upadhyaya, Purnima Srivastava, Ram Chandra and Naveen Arora