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Colonization and transmission of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus ST398 in nursery piglets.

Abstract: A transmission experiment was performed to evaluate the spread of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) ST398 in nursery piglets. Reproduction ratios (R(0)) in three experimental groups ...

Migration of 18 trace elements from ceramic food contact material: influence of pigment, pH, nature of acid and temperature.

iron, lithium, magnesium, manganese, nickel, antimony, tin, strontium, titanium, vanadium, zinc and zirconium was investigated in order to evaluate their potential health hazards. Trace element ...

Estimate of total salt intake in two regions of Belgium through analysis of sodium in 24-h urine samples.

Abstract: OBJECTIVES: To evaluate total salt intake in the adult population through an analysis of sodium in 24-h urine samples in two regions of Belgium. METHODS: Urine samples were collected over 24 h from ...

Projected reduction in healthcare costs in Belgium after optimization of iodine intake: impact on costs related to thyroid nodular disease.

economic evaluation of the consequences of inadequate iodine intake in Belgium, focusing on undisputed and measurable health outcomes such as thyroid nodular disease and its associated ...

Energy and macronutrient intakes in Belgium: results from the first National Food Consumption Survey.

Abstract: Belgium until recently lacked a systematic survey of dietary habits of its inhabitants. The present study evaluated dietary composition in Belgium with respect to energy and macronutrient intakes. ...

Eating out of home in Belgium: current situation and policy implications.

evaluate the quality of meals consumed at home and at different places outside the home. Information on food intake was collected with two 24 h recalls. Habitual food intake was estimated by the Nusser ...

The gap between food-based dietary guidelines and usual food consumption in Belgium, 2004.

Questionnaires Vegetables Young adult Abstract: OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the gap between food-based dietary guidelines (FBDG) and the usual food consumption in Belgium. DESIGN AND SETTING: Information on food intake ...

Optimization of the blanching process to reduce acrylamide in fried potatoes

evaluated. Acrylamide could be lowered more efficiently in potato crisps compared to French fries, due to a more pronounced extraction of sugars from potato slices upon blanching. In both products, blanching ...

A modified sample preparation for acrylamide determination in cocoa and coffee products

presented in this work. For the sample pretreatment, different solvents, purification steps, and solid-phase extraction cartridges were evaluated. The analyses were carried out on a µ-Bondapak C18 column ...

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