African Journal of
Food Science

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Food Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0794
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJFS
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 974

Table of Content: September 2023; 17(9)

September 2023

Impacts of covid-19 measures on supply and distribution of milk on small-scale processors in Nakuru, Uasin Gishu, and Nyandarua Counties, Kenya

COVID-19 poses serious threats to humanity and the world’s economy, leading to disruptions of the food supply chain. The dairy processing industry was highly affected because of the perishability of its products and time-sensitivity of both the supply and distribution chain. The study therefore, aimed to assess the effects of COVID-19 containment measures on the supply and distribution of small-scale dairy...

Author(s): Beth Chepngeno Mutai and Jamal B. Kussaga

September 2023

Compliance with food safety standards by beef vendors at butcheries in Kamuli district, Uganda

Butcheries are the leading retailers of beef in Uganda and their level of compliance with food safety standards is unknown. The aim of this study was to determine the compliance by beef vendors in Kamuli district with the US 736:2019 standard for hygienic requirements for butcheries. A survey questionnaire and observation checklist on sanitation, hygiene, and beef handling were used to collect data from 60 butcheries....

Author(s): Lillian Nabwiire, Angela Shaw, Gail Nonnecke, Joey Talbert, Charles Muyanja, Terri Boylston, Rodrigo Tarté, and Kenneth Prusa

September 2023

Evaluation of thermosonication in the inactivation of lipoxygenase in hydrosoluble soy extract

Hydrosoluble soy extract (HSE) is nutritious and highly perishable, requiring it to be submitted to an adequate conservation method. Ultrasound combined with heat (thermosonication) can be an alternative capable of reducing the undesirable effects caused by the conventional thermal treatment in this product. The objective of this work was to evaluate the effect of thermosonication on the inactivation of the enzyme...

Author(s): Bruna Vieira Nunes, Cristiane Nunes da Silva, Isabelle Cristina Oliveira Neves, Sérgio Henrique Silva, Lizzy Ayra Alcântara Veríssimo and Vanessa Rios de Souza