Journal of Food and Nutrition Sciences

Volume 7, Issue 2, March 2019

  • Bacteriological Quality and Occurrence of Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella Species in Smoked Rat Meat Sold in Zaria, Nigeria

    Terseer Iyene Addai, Emmanuel Chukwudi Okolocha, Beatty Viv Maikai

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, March 2019
    Pages: 25-33
    Received: Mar. 31, 2019
    Accepted: May 14, 2019
    Published: Jun. 10, 2019
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    Abstract: Rat meat is a good source of protein and it is traded and consumed in different parts of the world. The bacteriological quality with regards to the occurrence of Salmonella spp. and Escherichia coli (E. coli) O157:H7 in smoked rat meat sold in different parts of Zaria, Nigeria was determined in other to ascertain its safety for human consumption. A... Show More
  • Food and Nutrition Security Potential of Anchote (Cocciniaabyssinica); A Tuberous Crop Indigenous to Ethiopia: A Review

    Adugna Mosissa, Yetenayet Bekele, Tarekegn Berhanu

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, March 2019
    Pages: 34-38
    Received: Mar. 05, 2019
    Accepted: Apr. 10, 2019
    Published: Jun. 28, 2019
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    Abstract: Root and tuber crops have potential contribution to the global food system in terms of food and nutrition security. They also contribute a major share in the traditional food systems of many people in Ethiopia. Anchote (Cocciniaabyssinica) is one of tuberous crops endemic in Ethiopia and originating from Southwestern parts of the country, particula... Show More