Fumonisins and mycotoxins in fish

Forum: Fumonisins - mycotoxins of increasing importance in fish

Published on: 07/14/2009
Author/s : Griessler, K. and Encarnação, P.; Aquaculture Asia Magazine
Fumonisins are a group of recently discovered mycotoxins which belong to the family of Fusarium toxins. The contamination of feedstuffs with mycotoxins poses a serious threat to the health and productivity of animals and cause great economic losses. In the USA, the annual losses caused by mycotoxins in grain production are estimated at 900 million dollars. Dependent on type of animal, sex, age as ...
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Alabi Kehinde Alabi Kehinde
Animal Nutritionist
July 14, 2009

this is a good article for fish feed prducer.i suggest that more study should be done on the effect of heat on the mycoflaxin in relation to extruded feed.

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