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Tree pollen allergy risks and changes across scenarios in urban green spaces in Brussels, Belgium

spaces may improve human health and well-being. However, green spaces may also emit allergenic pollen and these may trigger asthma, allergic disease, and respiratory infections.  How allergy risks in green ...

Staphylococcal enterotoxin gene cluster: prediction of enterotoxin (SEG and SEI) production and of the source of food poisoning based on Saβ typing.

(human- or cattle-derived) of an outbreak strain, which is the key for a better understanding of the role SEG and SEI play in foodborne outbreaks caused by . Health Topics:  Food-borne illness ...

Enantiomeric fraction of hexabromocyclododecanes in foodstuff from the Belgian market

(2020) Keywords: Chiral compound Enantiomer Environmental contaminant food HBCDD Abstract: Diet is considered a major route of human exposure to hexabromocyclododecane, a chiral environmental contaminant. ...

Ecotoxicity profile of heavily contaminated surface water of two rivers in Tunisia

ecotoxicological effects observed in the river waters, in particular due to the industrial activity, a fact that could deteriorate the ecosystem and therefore threaten the human health of the population living in ...

Carry-over of some Fusarium mycotoxins in tissues and eggs of chickens fed experimentally mycotoxin-contaminated diets

intended for human and animal consumption. Due to the co-occurrence of several of mycotoxins, the present study aimed at examining the transfer of these toxins into tissues of broiler chickens and eggs of ...

Risk assessment of glycoalkaloids in feed and food, in particular in potatoes and potato‐derived products

a lowest‐observed‐adverse‐effect level of 1 mg total potato GA s/kg body weight (bw) per day as a reference point for the risk characterisation following acute exposure. In humans, no evidence of health problems associated with ...

A Practical Method to Implement Strain-Level Metagenomics-Based Foodborne Outbreak Investigation and Source Tracking in Routine.

human cases, demonstrating the power of shotgun metagenomics for rapid outbreak investigation and source tracking. Health Topics:  Pathogene E. coli Pathogenic E. coli E. coli pathogènes Food-borne ...

Use of Whole Genome Sequencing Data for a First in Silico Specificity Evaluation of the RT-qPCR Assays Used for SARS-CoV-2 Detection.

Source: Int J Mol Sci, Volume 21, Issue 15 (2020) Keywords: Betacoronavirus Coronavirus Infections Databases, Genetic Genome, Viral Humans Open Reading Frames Pandemics Pneumonia, Viral Polymorphism, Single ...

Risk to human health related to the presence of perfluoroalkyl substances in food

asked EFSA for a scientific evaluation on the risks to human health related to the presence of perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS s) in food. Based on several similar effects in animals, toxicokinetics and ...

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