Mycotoxins in Food News

News published on May 13, 2020:

Ochratoxin A in food: public health risks assessed

EFSA has published a scientific opinion on public health risks related to the presence of ochratoxin A (OTA) in food – a mycotoxin naturally produced by moulds that can be found in a variety of foodstuf...
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https://www.efsa.europa.eu/en/news/
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News published on April 2, 2020:

Mycotoxin detection by graphene field-effect transistor

The struggle for living space concerns not only people and animals but can refer also to molds. When mold (fungi) contaminated the food in case of bad environment for its development it states to produce second...
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https://phys.org/
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News published on April 2, 2020:

EFSA promotes a public consultation on Ochratoxin A

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) is seeking feedback from interested parties on its scientific opinion about public health risks related to the presence of Ochratoxin A (OTA) in food – a mycotoxi...
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https://www.efsa.europa.eu/
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News published on October 24, 2017:

International Conference, Mycotoxins on Animal and Human Health, in Rome (December 15th)

Objective of the Conference The presence of mycotoxins in the agri-food chain is representing a more and more challenging issue for animal and public health. This aspect is based upon the inherent multifacet...
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https://www.ucy.ac.cy/
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News published on August 2, 2016:

EU's Mycotoxin Project "MyToolBox" helps in Serbia

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...
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www.mytoolbox.eu/
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News published on November 12, 2014:

EFSA’s risk assessments of mycotoxins. Interview with Dr. Bruce Cottrill, Member of the CONTAM Panel

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 ...
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European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)
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News published on July 25, 2012:

Beneficial Yeast: New weapon to combat Aspergillus Flavus

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...
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Marcia Wood (Agricultural Research Service, USDA)
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News published on February 26, 2009:

Researchers Develop GPC-LC-MS/MS Method to Screen for 31 Mycotoxins in Edible Oil

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...
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MarketWatch
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News published on February 20, 2009:

Iran reaches the technology of reducing Aflatoxin of Pistachio

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...
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IANA (Iranian Agriculture News Agency)
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News published on January 20, 2009:

Mycotoxins: Peanut problems repeatedly sicken Americans

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...
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Examiner.com
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