International Journal of Food Science and Biotechnology

Volume 7, Issue 3, September 2022

  • Processing Effects of Drying Methods on Quality Attributes of Mango Chips

    Mengisst Kassaw Melesse, Shimelis Admassu Emire

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 3, September 2022
    Pages: 47-57
    Received: 10 May 2022
    Accepted: 15 June 2022
    Published: 13 July 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijfsb.20220703.11
    Abstract: The purpose of the study was to determine processing effects of drying on quality attributes of mango chips using a computer-controlled based tray dryer and fluidized bed dryer. Mango is abundantly harvested all year in most poor nations. Fresh mangoes were dried at 60, 70, and 80°C with a slice thickness of 3, 4.5, and 6mm. The ideal drying temper... Show More
  • Moisture Sorption Isotherms of Ogi Produced with Carrot Pulp

    Motunrayo Abigael Ogunjemilusi, Charles Taiwo Akanbi

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 3, September 2022
    Pages: 58-62
    Received: 16 February 2022
    Accepted: 21 March 2022
    Published: 20 July 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijfsb.20220703.12
    Abstract: It is important to determine the sorption properties of foods. An enriched product was developed using dried pulp from carrot and dried maize-ogi. Carrot is an important root vegetables rich in bioactive compounds and its pulp contains about 50% nutrients for the supplementation of ogi which is known to be low in nutrient. There is therefore a need... Show More
  • Isolation and Identification of Salmonella Species from Waste Food in Jimma Town, Southwest Ethiopia

    Legese Hagos, Fikadu Hailemichael, Seferu Tadesse

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 3, September 2022
    Pages: 63-65
    Received: 4 July 2022
    Accepted: 23 August 2022
    Published: 31 August 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijfsb.20220703.13
    Abstract: Salmonella is a genus of rod-shaped bacteria in the family Enterobacteriaceae. These bacteria can live in the intestine of humans and other animals. Eating undercooked foods contaminated with animal dung can lead to infection with Salmonella. Salmonella is a pathogen of food poisoning and is a public health concern. Over 2,600 Salmonella serotypes ... Show More
  • The Efficacy of Major Micronutrients Supplement in Early Childhood and the Impact on Psychomotor Development in Children of Rural Bangladesh

    Ziaur Rahman Chowdhury, Muazzem Hossain, AHM Khairul Bashar, Akhlaq Ahmed, Md. Benzamin, Iqbal Hossain, Ruzina Rahman, Akter Hossain

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 3, September 2022
    Pages: 66-77
    Received: 20 June 2022
    Accepted: 26 July 2022
    Published: 27 September 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijfsb.20220703.14
    Abstract: Micronutrients, which include vitamins and minerals, are needed in trace levels for growth, brain and body development, and disease resistance. They must be taken from diet and other sources since the body is unable to synthesize them. In vulnerable groups such as young infants, pregnant and nursing women, and the elderly, malnutrition causes poor ... Show More
  • Assessment of Good Hygienic Handling Practices and Microbial Load of Meat and Its Contact Surfaces in Bedele Town, Buno Bedele Zone, South West Ethiopia

    Amanu Nuguse, Shimelis Mengistu, Dinaol Belina

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 3, September 2022
    Pages: 78-88
    Received: 11 July 2022
    Accepted: 15 August 2022
    Published: 27 September 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijfsb.20220703.15
    Abstract: The study was carried out from September 2021 to February 2022 to assess good hygienic handling practices and microbial load of meat and its contact surfaces in butcher shops in Bedele town. To demonstrate this, samples for laboratory analysis were taken from all 25 butcher shops and 40 butchers were administered with study questionnaires in the ar... Show More