Aflatoxins News

News published on May 14, 2008:

Risk tool from Commission detects aflatoxin in food supply chain

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...
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Food Navigator
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News published on April 30, 2008:

AflaCheck: Accurate, On-the-Spot Results on Aflatoxin Detection Test

Harvest is often the most stressful time for farmers, elevators and processors simply because of the volume of grain passing through their facilities. When mycotoxins are a concern, testing is needed prior to s...
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VICAM
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News published on December 13, 2007:

Corn Growers Request an Increase in Aflatoxin Research Funding

National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) officials and others met with representatives from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Research Service (ARS) yesterday in Washington, D.C., to seek an inc...
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National Corn Growers Association
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News published on November 6, 2007:

Agricultural department starts screening milk for aflatoxin

The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship started screening milk for aflatoxin on Nov. 1. In a memo to dairy producers in northwest and southwest Iowa, ag secretary Bill Northey said that severe w...
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Agri News
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News published on October 11, 2007:

Farmers in Drought-Stressed Areas Should Test for Aflatoxin

Aflatoxins have been found in some corn in northwest Iowa, so field specialists are urging farmers in drought-stressed areas to test their cornfields and feed for its presence.Aflatoxins are a group of chemical...
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Iowa Beef Center
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News published on September 20, 2007:

USDA approved aflatoxin, DON test kits for grains

Charm Sciences, Inc. has received approval from the United States Department of Agriculture’s Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA) on the detection of aflatoxin and DON in more grain ...
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Charm Sciences Inc. press release
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News published on August 16, 2007:

USDA ARS - Friendly Fungus Helps Keep Aflatoxin Out of Cotton

In a brutal battle for food and space, two fungal cousins are currently duking it out across the nation's cotton fields. Thanks to biological control strategies developed by the Agricultural Research Service (A...
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USDA Agricultural Research Service
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News published on March 24, 2005:

Int’l - Aflatoxin detected in UK spice trail

UK food agency finds high levels of the mycotoxins aflatoxin and ochratoxin A in the spice supply chain. Prompted by the discovery of high levels of potential carcinogenic aflatoxins in its popular paprika s...
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Food Navigator
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News published on March 11, 2005:

Int’l - Walnuts' Anti-Aflatoxin Ally: Gallic Acid

Rich, crunchy walnuts are always delicious, whether sprinkled on top of a waffle at breakfast, added to brownies you've whipped up for an after-lunch treat, or tossed with a crisp green salad for dinner. Walnut...
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USDA ARS
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News published on February 14, 2005:

Int’l - GIPSA verifies rapid, accurate test for aflatoxin

In a move that could help the US grain market make more informed decisions about the grain being bought and sold, USDA Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA) last week announced it veri...
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Agriculture Online
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