Mycotoxins in Food News

News published on September 21, 2004:

Canada - Fusarium Infection Low in Manitoba Cereal Grains, Including Barley

Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives says cool summer temperatures have helped keep fusarium infection levels low in the province's cereal crops this year. Fusarium is a fungal infection that af...
Source :
Manitoba Pork Council
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News published on September 21, 2004:

USA - Recent Hail Damage Causing Toxins in Corn

Recently, areas of North Dakota, including Sargent, Ransom and Dickey counties, have suffered hail damage to corn that hadn't reached maturity. The kernels were significantly damaged, leading to mold growth, ac...
Source :
North Dakota Ag Connection
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News published on August 18, 2004:

Int’l - Low risk in food chain from mycotoxin

Europe’s watchdog concludes that human exposure to the potentially harmful contaminant zearalenone in the food chain is ‘expected to be low’. Following an investigation at the request of the European Commiss...
Source :
Food Navigator
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News published on June 16, 2004:

Nairobi - Maize Deaths Tip of the Iceberg

The fungus that has killed over 100 people in Kitui, Machakos and Makueni districts might be just the tip of the iceberg as far as aflatoxin contamination is concerned. Even those who buy only from exclusive...
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All Africa
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News published on May 26, 2004:

International - Food Safety at Risk in Asia and the Pacific

Experts and Officials From 40 Countries Meet in Malaysia to Develop Integrated Approaches to Safe Food Production and Distribution. Food-borne diseases pose a serious threat to densely populated areas of Asi...
Source :
PRNEWSWIRE
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