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- Andreas Baumgartner; Isabel Niederhauser; David Diston; Dominik Moor
- Journal für Verbraucherschutz und Lebensmittelsicherheit 2016 v.11 no.4 pp. 353-357
- Shiga-like toxins; enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli; food safety; foods; genes; intimin; karsts; quantitative polymerase chain reaction; springs (water); virulence; virulent strains; Switzerland
- ... Within 2 months, two water sources in a karst area in Switzerland were sampled 9 times each, and analyzed by real-time PCR for 6 EHEC O-types, Shiga-like-toxin (stx1 and stx2) and intimin (eae) genes. With the exception of O111, 5 O-types were recorded regularly and at high frequencies (O26: 33.3 %; O157: 33.3 %; O104: 66.6 %; O103: 72.2 %; O145: 94.4 %). Genes for Shiga-like-toxins and intimin we ...
- René Köppel; Rafael Schum; Michael Habermacher; Cindy Sester; Lucia Eugeni Piller; Stefanie Meissner; Klaus Pietsch
- European food research & technology 2019 v.245 no.3 pp. 559-567
- Calamagrostis; DNA; European Union; Food and Agriculture Organization; Locusta migratoria; Tenebrio molitor; animal proteins; business enterprises; diet; edible insects; food additives; food law; food research; food safety; foods; ingredients; quantitative polymerase chain reaction; sales; Switzerland
- ... In Europe, edible insects are not a part of a common diet. But according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the united nations (FAO), animal protein from insects could be an ecological, economic and healthy addition to human diets. In the EU there are currently no regulations on insects as food for human consumption. The production and sales of products containing insects are not prohibit ...