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Article published the April 27, 2020
1. Introduction Broiler chickens and pigs are highly exposed to mycotoxins due to their cereal based diet. These toxins are mainly produced by Aspergillus, Fusarium, and Penicillium fungal species. [1]. Aflatoxin B1 (AFB1) is the most important aflatoxin with regards to potency and occurrence. Poultry are highly sensitive to the hepatotoxic and hepatocarcinogenic effects of AFB1. At lower doses, ...
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Article published the April 27, 2020
  The biggest challenge in the mitigation of toxins contamination is the ability to properly detect the risk we are confronted with.... The presence of mycotoxins in feed impairs animal health and performance leading to economic losses.. Monitoring mycotoxin exposure is important to diminish associated losses.     Up till now, mycotoxins are mostly determined in feed. Feed ...
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News published on October 8, 2019
Mycotoxins impair animal health, welfare and performance. These toxins are difficult to monitor and tools assessing both the risk in feed and the exposure impact in animals can contribute greatly in helping the producer to take the right measures and thus, avoid significant economic losses. A 4-year PhD research project with the University of Ghent (Belgium) on the use of biomarkers for mycotoxin ...
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Article published the August 14, 2018
Crops can be contaminated with mycotoxins already on the field (pre-harvest) or during transport, storage or processing (post-harvest). A survey of mycotoxin contamination in Europe and Asia showed that deoxynivalenol (DON) and zearalenone (ZEN) are 2 of the most important mycotoxins in Europe based on occurrence and toxicity. Both toxins belong to the group of fusariotoxins produced by Fusarium s ...
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News published on August 14, 2018
Triplex Swine Seminar On July 10th, Innovad’s Ukrainian distributor Triplex organized a regional swine seminar with “Heat Stress” as the main topic. 30 participants (vets, managers, technologists) from 11 swine farms good for a total of 35 000 sows were present. Dr Milena Sevastiyanova talked about heat (and general) stress and Innovad’s solutions to alleviate its negative ...
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