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Nanotechnology Comes to Pet Food
Editorial: Ongoing Talks on BPA
Providing Efficacy in Theory and Practice
Is GRAS the cure for the high rate of NDI rejections?
Nanotechnology's Benefits and Risks for Dietary Supplements
By Dr. George A. Burdock
Dietary Supplements and Bioavailability: Looking for Some Action?
Correlating Preclinical, Clinical and Post-Marketing Surveillance Data: A Case Study
Under the Microscope
INTERVIEW: Nanoscience - A Pioneering Technology with Increased Applications Making Food Better and Less Expensive
By George A. Burdock, Ph.D. and Ray A. Matulka, Ph.D.
Preserving a Gold Standard
By Robby Gardner
Regulated or Not, Nano-Foods Coming to a Store Near You
GRAS-fed animal feed markets set to open
To Claim or Not To Claim
It’s a Small World After All
The Future of Dietary Supplements as Pet Food Ingredients
Holding Up Your Claim
Ensuring Probiotic Efficacy
Emerging Delivery Technologies Breed Emerging Uncertainty
A Safe Landing in the U.S. Market
How to Stake a Claim
Nanotechnology for Enhanced Control
Functional Foods & Structure/Function Claims: Is There a Difference Between the Sexes?
Nanotechnology Nudges into Nutrition
Scientific Peer Review
Maintaining freshness in the global food market. Ray A. Matulka (2012) Agro Food Industry Vol. 23(3), 2.
Claims: the United States and European perspective. Laurie C. Dolan, Violaine Chaumont (2011) Agro Food Industry Vol. 2(4), 5-7.
Safety evaluation of Lactobacillus pentosus strain b240. Nancy J. Szabo, Laurie C. Dolan, George A. Burdock, Takashi Shibano, Shin-ichi Sato, Hiroshi Suzuki,Tohru Uesugi, Satoko Yamahira, Masamichi Toba, Hirofumi Ueno. Food and Chemical Toxicology, 49 (2011) 251–258.
Evidence-Based Review on the Effect of Normal Dietary Consumption of Fructose on Blood Lipids and Body Weight of Overweight and Obese Individuals. Laurie C. Dolan; Susan M. Potter; George A. Burdock. Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition, 50: 10, 889 — 918.
Increased plasma PYY levels following supplementation with the functional fiber PolyGlycopleX in healthy adults. Reimer, RA, Pelletier, X, Carabin, IG, Lyon, M, et al (2010). European Journal of Clinical Nutrition advance online publication 28 July 2010; doi: 10.1038/ejcn.2010.141
Defining nutrients: Are Some Antioxidants Left on the Sidelines? R.A. Matulka (2010) Agro Food Industry Vol. 21, n. 6:2-3.
Naturally Occurring Food Toxins Laurie C. Dolan , Ray A. Matulka and George A. Burdock. Toxins 2010, 2(9), 2289-2332; doi:10.3390/toxins2092289.
Safety studies conducted on a proprietary high-purity aloe vera inner leaf fillet preparation, Qmatrix® L.D. Williams, G.A. Burdock, E. Shin, S. Kim, T.H. Jo, K.N. Jones, R. Matulka (2010). Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology. Volume 57, Issue 1, June 2010, Pages 90-98.
Safety and Efficacy of Hydr oxycitric Acid Derived from Garcinia cambogia – A Literature Review. S. J. Stohs, H.G. Preuss, S.E. Ohia,G.R. Kaats, C.L. Keen, L.D. Williams, and G.A. Burdock. HerbalGram Spring 2010;85.
Safety Studies Conducted on a Proprietary High-Purity Aloe Vera Inner Leaf Fillet Preparation, Qmatrix®. L.D. Williams, G.A. Burdock, E. Shin, S. Kimb, T.H. Joc, K.N. Jones, and R.A. Matulka (2010). Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology (online ahead of print).
Evidence that iodine supplementation should be considered during pregnancy. L.C. Dolan and G.A. Burdock (2009) Agro Food Industry: Focus on infant/children nutrition, Vol. 20, n. 6:3-5
The best blend for greatest profits combines innovation and safety. R.A. Matulka and R.A. McNeil (2009) Agro Food Industry Vol. ot;font-weight: normal;">20, n. 6:12-13
A formula for preserving brand integrity during flavour innovation. R.A. Matulka and G.A. Burdock (2009) Agro Food Industry 20:70-72.
Literature review on the safety of Toyocerin, a non-toxigenic and non-pathogenic Bacillus cereus var. toyoi preparation. L.D. Williams, G.A. Burdock, Guillermo Jiménez b, Marisol Castillo (2009) Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology 55 (2009) 236–246.
Safety studies conducted on high-purity trans-resveratrol in experimental animals. L.D. Williams and G .A. Burdock (2009) Food and Chemical Toxicology 47:170–2182
No evidence demonstrating hepatotoxicity associated with hydroxycitric acid. S.J. Stohs, H.G. Preuss, S.E. Ohia, G.R. Kaats, C.L. Keen, L.D. Williams and G.A. Burdock (2009) World Journal of Gastroenterology 15:32. pp. 4087-4089
Genotoxicity studies on a high-purity rebaudioside A preparation.L.D. Williams and G.A. Burdock (2009) Food and Chemical Toxicology 47:1831-1836
Safety assessment of kola nut extract as a food ingredient. G.A. Burdock, I.G. Carabin and Christine M. Crincoli, (2009) Food and Chemical Toxicology (Accepted for publication and currently available online, www.elsevier.com)
Supplementation of a functional fiber (Polyglycoplex®) to the diet is well tolerated by healthy subjects in a clinical trial. I.G. Carabin, M.R. Lyon, S. Wood, X. Pelletier, Y. Donazzolo and G.A. Burdock, (2009) Nutrition Journal 8:9. pp. 1-11. (An online publication: www.nutritionj.com/content/8/1/9)
Acute and subchronic toxicity and genotoxicity of SE5-OH, an equol-rich product produced by Lactococcus garvieae. S. Yee, G.A. Burdock, Y. Kurata, Y. Enomoto, K. Narumi, S. Hamada, T. Itoh, Y. Shimomura and T. Ueno, (2008) Food and Chemical Toxicology 46:2713–2720 (Available online ahead of press)
Developmental and reproductive effects of an equol-rich product, SE5-OH. R.A. Matulka, I. Matsuura, T. Uesugi, T. Ueno and G.A. Burdock, (2008) Journal of Toxicology (An online publication at: www.hindawi.com/journals/jt/aip.307618.html)
Lack of toxicity by medium chain triglycerides (MCT) in canines during a 90-day feeding study. R.A. Matulka, L.J. Thompson and G.A. Burdock, (2008) Food and Chemical Toxicology 47:35–39
Safety assessment of coriander (Coriandrum sativum L.) essential oil as a food ingredient. G.A. Burdock and I.G. Carabin, (2008) Food and Chemical Toxicology 47:22–34
In vitro and in vivo safety studies of a proprietary whey growth factor extract. A.R. Dyer, G.A. Burdock, I.G. Carabin, M.C. Haas, J. Boyce, R. Alsaker and L C. Read (2008) Food and Chemical Toxicology 46:1659–1665 (Available online)
Safety assessment of 2-ethyl-3, (5 or 6)-dimethylpyrazine as a food ingredient. G.A. Burdock and I.G. Carabin (2008) Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology
Safety assessment of ylang-ylang oil as a food ingredient. G.A. Burdock and I.G. Carabin (2008) Food and Chemical Toxicology 46:433-445
Safety assessment of sandalwood oil (Santalum album L.).
Oral developmental toxicity study of methylsulfonylmethane in rats. R. A. Matulka, B.A. Magnuson, J. Appleton, B. Ryan (2007) Food and Chemical Toxicology 45:977-984
Breaking Down the Barriers to Functional Foods, Chapter 7. G.A. Burdock and I.G. Carabin (2007) D. Bagchi (ed) In: Nutraceutical and Functional Food Regulation in the United States and Around the World, a volume of the Food Science and Technology Series. Elsevier, NY
Chapter 30: Food Toxicology. F. Kotsonis and G.A. Burdock (2007) In: Toxicology: The Basic Science of Poisons. 8th edition C.D. Klaassen (Ed.) Pergamon Press, NY
Safety assessment of hydroxypropyl methylcellulose as a food ingredient. G.A. Burdock and I.G. Carabin (2007) Food and Chemical Toxicology 45:2341-2351.
Nanotechnology and the potential nanotoxicity of food ingredients. G.A. Burdock and L. Williams (2007) Agro Food Industry 18:52-53.
Aspartame: A safety evaluation based on current use levels, regulations, toxicological and epidemiological studies. B.A. Magnuson, G.A. Burdock, J. Doull, R.M. Kroes, G.M. Marsh, M.W. Pariza, P.S. Spencer, W.J. Waddell, R. Walker, and G.M. Williams (2007) Critical Reviews in Toxicology 37:629-727.