World Journal of Food Science and Technology

Volume 7, Issue 1, March 2023

  • Assessment of Histamine Levels and Histamine-producing Bacteria in Euthynnus affinis Marketed in Tanga and Mtwara Coastal Areas, Tanzania

    Amani Musa, Ernatus Martin Mkupasi, Hieromin Amon Lamtane

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1, March 2023
    Pages: 1-8
    Received: 19 April 2022
    Accepted: 28 July 2022
    Published: 9 January 2023
    Abstract: Histamine (scombrotoxin) food poisoning is a community health risk associated with consumption of some marine fish species and it has been proposed that some anaerobic bacteria contribute to this form of food poisoning. However, histamine levels and histamine producing bacteria in fish marketed in Tanzania have not been appraised. This study was co... Show More
  • Palm Oil and Coconut Oil Saturated Fats: Properties, Food Applications, and Health

    Arturo Arias, Alejandra Rizo Patron, Steven Simmons, Heather Bell, Valente Alvarez

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1, March 2023
    Pages: 9-19
    Received: 30 December 2022
    Accepted: 27 January 2023
    Published: 4 February 2023
    Abstract: Fats and oils from plant sources are key components of a complete and healthful diet, as they supply essential fatty acids and liposoluble bioactive compounds. Many features and functions of dietary fats and oils have been studied extensively by the scientific community, with a focus on their impacts on human health. In this realm, an abundance of ... Show More