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Bacillus cereus group: genetic aspects related to food safety and dairy processing

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Author(s):
Gabriel Augusto Marques Rossi ; Carlos Eduardo Gamero Aguilar ; Higor Oliveira Silva ; Ana Maria Centola Vidal
Total Authors: 4
Document type: Journal article
Source: Arq. Inst. Biol.; v. 85, p. -, 2018.
Abstract

ABSTRACT: Bacillus cereus group includes not pathogenic and high pathogenic species. They are considered as a risk to public health due to foodborne diseases and as an important cause of economic losses to industries due to production of spoilage enzymes. Some researches have been performed in order to assess the possible factors that contribute to put public health into risk because of consumption of food contaminated with viable cells or toxins which have complex mechanisms of production. The control of these bacteria in food is difficult because they are resistant to several processes used in industries. Thus, in this way, this review focused on highlighting the risk due to toxins production by bacteria from B. cereus group in food and the consequences for food safety and dairy industries. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 15/20874-0 - Bacillus cereus impact in dairy supply chain: gene expression related to gastroenteric toxins, spoilage enzymes during the shelf-life of pasteurized milk and determination of disinfectants efficacy on biofilms
Grantee:Ana Maria Centola Vidal
Support type: Regular Research Grants
FAPESP's process: 14/13104-1 - Gene expression related to the production of Bacillus cereus gastroenteric toxins during the shelf-life of pasteurized milk produced with contaminated milk
Grantee:Gabriel Augusto Marques Rossi
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate
FAPESP's process: 16/19214-9 - Comparative genomics and identification of factors involved in Bacillus cereus survival through the dairy supply chain
Grantee:Gabriel Augusto Marques Rossi
Support type: Scholarships abroad - Research Internship - Doctorate