Mycotoxins in Food News
News published on August 2, 2016:
Maize is growing fast on the Serbian fields for the MyToolBox project, thanks to proper and timely pest- and weed-control on the fields from Agrocentrum in Becej, Serbia.
MyToolBox - "Safe Food and Fee...
News published on November 12, 2014:
Mycotoxins are toxic compounds produced by different types of fungus, belonging mainly to the Aspergillus, Penicillium and Fusarium genera. They commonly enter the food chain through contaminated food and feed ...
European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)
News published on July 25, 2012:
Tomorrow's orchards of almonds, pistachios, and walnuts might be sprayed with fine mists of a beneficial yeast, Pichia anomala. Studies led by Agricultural Research Service plant physiologist Sui-Sheng T. (Sylv...
Marcia Wood (Agricultural Research Service, USDA)
News published on February 26, 2009:
Pickering Laboratories announced that researchers at the Munich Technical University and Bavarian Health and Food Safety Authority have developed an innovative, comprehensive mycotoxin screening method based on...
News published on February 20, 2009:
Researchers of agriculture sector of our country reached the technology of reducing Aflatoxin level of pistachio using Ozone."Pistachio is the most important export commodity after oil for Iran and Aflatoxin is...
IANA (Iranian Agriculture News Agency)
News published on January 20, 2009:
For years, this food has topped the most common allergens list, is banned in many school lunchrooms across the U.S., and now is at the center of an extremely serious - and in some cases, deadly - strain of salm...
News published on August 29, 2008:
Three spring pea germplasm lines developed by Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists are now available for breeding new commercial cultivars that can withstand the fungus Fusarium solani. F. solani caus...
USDA Agricultural Research Service
News published on July 14, 2008:
A US product survey has found that four out of ten red yeast rice supplements were contaminated with a fungal substance called citrinin that has been linked with kidney problems in animal and human populations....
Nutra Ingredients USA
News published on May 14, 2008:
European food industry must continue its crack down on food safety as the European Commission identifies six food alerts in just seven days. Aflatoxins, mycotoxins and salmonella dogged European food supplies l...
News published on April 8, 2008:
The spiraling use of corn for food and fuel is creating heightened concerns about contamination of this staple crop with deadly aflatoxin. Produced by certain fungi that grow on corn, this contaminant is a know...