World Journal of Food Science and Technology

Volume 3, Issue 1, March 2019

  • Risk Assessment of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons Concentration in Cold Smoked Mullet Fish (Mugil cephalus)

    Nabil El-Sayed Hafiz, Awad Abd-El-Tawab Mahmoud, Sayed Mekawy Ibrahim, Hassan Rabea Mohamed, Adel Ammar El-Lahamy

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, March 2019
    Pages: 1-5
    Received: 19 January 2019
    Accepted: 27 February 2019
    Published: 22 April 2019
    Abstract: The purpose of this work was to determine the concentration and risk assessment of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) in cold-smoked mullet fish samples which were pre-frozen at -18°C for 6 months. Fish samples were obtained from two fish farms; A (Al-Batts drain) and B (El-Wadi drain), El-Fayoum governorate, Egypt. 16 components of PAHs conce... Show More
  • Study of Acute Toxicity and the Effect of the Aqueous Extract of a Formulation of Three Edibles Mushrooms on Oxidative Stress Induced in Rats

    Etoundi Omgba Cunégonde Blanche, Kayo Tayou Cynthia Valère, Mbang Mbarga Audrey Judith, Piéme Constant Anatole

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, March 2019
    Pages: 6-13
    Received: 13 February 2019
    Accepted: 20 March 2019
    Published: 15 May 2019
    Abstract: Edible mushrooms, especially Pleurotus spp. contain a wide variety of biomolecules that can play a protective role against oxidative damage. We investigate the effect of formulation of the aqueous extract of three edibles mushrooms commonly consumed in Cameroon on oxidative stress induced in rats induced by lead acetate: Pleurotus pulmonarius, Pleu... Show More
  • Comparative of Proximate and Mineral Composition of Commercially-Available Millet Types in Katsina Metropolis, Nigeria

    Shamsudeen Nassarawa Sanusi, Salamatu Ahmad Sulaiman, Hadiza Kabir Bako

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, March 2019
    Pages: 14-19
    Received: 8 March 2019
    Accepted: 22 April 2019
    Published: 23 May 2019
    Abstract: The study revealed a high nutritional quality and possible therapeutic effect of the studied millet varieties which are locally sourced and relatively cheaper source of food for a teeming population like ours. The millet varieties were obtained from the central market in Katsina state, Nigeria. The millet varieties (finger millet, pearl millet and ... Show More