Journal of Food and Nutrition Sciences

Volume 11, Issue 6, November 2023

  • Research Article

    Protein and Calcium Concentrate Quality of Chacunda Gizzard Scad (Anodontostoma chacunda), Silver Rasbora (Rasbora argyrotaenia), Bali Sardinella (Sardinella lemuru)

    Agustiana*, Setia Budhi, Febrina Noorhalisah, S. T. Khadijah, Sukmala Brillyana

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 6, November 2023
    Pages: 161-165
    Received: Oct. 17, 2023
    Accepted: Nov. 07, 2023
    Published: Nov. 17, 2023
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    Abstract: Fish protein and calcium concentrate are one of the innovations of protein and calcium form development applied to low protein and calcium food. The chacunda gizzard shad, silver rasbora, and Bali lemuru were selected in fish protein and calcium concentrate production because these fish have many spines and their utilization has not been optimal ye... Show More
  • Research Article

    Voluntary Maize Flour Fortification in Tanzania: Adequacy of Small-Scale Processors' Implementation of the Quality Assurance and Quality Control Programmes

    Abdulsudi Issa-Zacharia*, Gudila Boniface Mareni

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 6, November 2023
    Pages: 166-173
    Received: Oct. 22, 2023
    Accepted: Nov. 08, 2023
    Published: Nov. 29, 2023
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    Abstract: This study systematically evaluated the implementation of fortification practices, including quality assurance and quality control, among small-scale processors to ensure regulatory compliance. A descriptive cross-sectional survey was conducted in Ubungo district (Dar es Salaam) and Morogoro municipality, Tanzania, involving 38 processors. Data col... Show More
  • Research Article

    Quality Evaluation of Fresh Selected Orange Fleshed Sweet Potatoes in Lake zone of Tanzania

    Caresma Chuwa, Abdulsudi Issa-Zacharia*

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 6, November 2023
    Pages: 174-181
    Received: Nov. 07, 2023
    Accepted: Dec. 01, 2023
    Published: Dec. 14, 2023
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    Abstract: Vitamin A Deficiency (VAD) is a public health problem in developing countries in children below five years. Orange Fleshed Sweet Potatoes (OFSP) are rich in β-carotene a pre-cassor for vitamin A. Being a cheap and affordable source, can be utilized by incorporating in staple foods to combat VAD in developing countries. OFSP fresh roots (Ejumla, Jew... Show More