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Aflatoxin mitigation business meeting opens


The Point - Nov 10, 2016
A daylong workshop dubbed 'Aflatoxin Mitigation Business Meeting', on Wednesday opened at a hotel in Kololi. The forum was organised by Food...
 

ECOWAS Commission calls for greater effort to overcome Aflatoxin


The Point - Nov 18, 2016
Mr Aubee made this statement while delivering his speech at the recently concluded business meeting on Aflatoxin mitigation, organized by Aflatoxin Control in Africa in collaboration with theFood Safety and Quality Authority of The Gambia, held at the ...
 

FAMU researcher tackles peanut allergies at molecular level


Tallahassee.com - Nov 28, 2016
Work underway at Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University is targeted at addressing both these problems: reducing allergen protein content and aflatoxin contamination. The goal is to enhance peanut production and food safety in order to make ...
 

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Aflatoxins: Finding Solutions for Improved Food Safety


Aflatoxins are a naturally occurring carcinogenic byproduct of common fungi on grains and other crops, particularly maize and groundnuts. They pose a significant public health risk in many tropical developing countries and are also a barrier to the growth of domestic and international commercial markets for food and feed. In recent years the aflatoxin problem has garnered greatly increased attention from both policy and donor communities around the globe. What can be done to reduce the detrimental impacts of aflatoxins? Because growth of the molds that produce aflatoxins is caused by multiple factors, and because they must be controlled along the entire value chain from production to consumption, only a robust multifaceted approach to controlling aflatoxins is likely to be effective.
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Aflatoxin Control: Safeguarding Animal Feed With Calcium Smectite


by: Joe B. Dixon, Ana L. Barrientos Valazquez, Youjun Deng
Aflatoxin contamination represents a serious threat to a healthy food supply. Understanding the nature of fungi infection and the factors that favor aflatoxin formation is important for grain producers, dealers, and other professionals who control grain from the field to the site of consumption. Producers of poultry, cattle, sheep, pigs, and even pet food need to be aware of the threat. Those who grow, store, or process grain subject to potential infection should be aware of the risks and proper management strategies.
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The Chemistry of Mycotoxins


by: Stefan Bräse, Franziska Gläser, Carsten Kramer, Stephanie Lindner, Anna M. Linsenmeier, Kye-Simeon Masters, Anne C. Meister, Bettina M. Ruff, Sabilla Zhong
The biological activity of mycotoxins ranges from weak and/or sometimes positive effects, such as antibacterial activity (see penicillin derivatives derived from Penicillium strains) to strong mutagenic (e. g. aflatoxins, patulin), carcinogenic (e. g. aflatoxins), teratogenic, neurotoxic (e. g. ochratoxins), nephrotoxic (e. g. fumonisins, citrinin), hepatotoxic, and immunotoxic (e. g. ochratoxins, diketopiperazines) activity.
Nowadays, many laboratories around the world are specialized in the detection of mycotoxins in food products and contaminated material found in housing.
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Aflatoxin and Mycotoxin Risks


Dr. Hutjens from the University of Illinois discusses Aflatoxin and Mycotoxin Risks.
 

Aflatoxin Research


University of Arkansas plant pathologists are advising farmers on how to prevent the fungal disease aflatoxin from damaging their crop.
 

Determination of Aflatoxins


The method describes the determination of aflatoxin in animal feed. It can only be used with a written method. It is aimed to provide newcommers an illustrative ...
 

Aspergillus Ear Rot - Screening for Aflatoxin


Aspergillus ear rot is being detected in stressed corn this year. Grain elevators are commonly screening harvested corn with a black light for fluorescence, which ...
 

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