Publication Date: 2014.
Food safety plays an important role in public health and thus to society as a whole. Food borne illness associated with toxins, pathogens or other food contaminants poses a serious health threat all over the world. Food may become unsafe due to the presence of adulterants such as melamine, food born pathogenic bacteria, toxins such as cholera, shiga, aflatoxin amongst others. The present review is focused on the potential role of nanomaterials, which are currently being used in various biosensors, for the detection of various chemical contaminants, toxins and pathogens.
Author affiliation: Sonawane, Sachin K.. Institute of Chemical Technology. Department of Food Engineering and Technology; India
Author affiliation: Arya, Shalini S.. Institute of Chemical Technology. Department of Food Engineering and Technology; India
Author affiliation: Leblanc, Jean Guy Joseph. Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas. Centro Científico Tecnológico Tucumán. Centro de Referencia Para Lactobacilos (i); Argentina
Author affiliation: Jha, Neetu. Institute of Chemical Technology. Department of Chemical Engineering; India
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