Article published the December 2, 2020
The economic losses caused by mycotoxins are mostly related to the extra costs employed to reduce or eliminate mycotoxin contamination in the diet, and the financial losses due to suboptimal animal production (Magnoli et al., 2019). Among the mycotoxins affecting livestock production, the Fusarium mycotoxin deoxynivalenol (DON) appears as one of the most important ones. The knowle ...
Article published the July 16, 2020
Zearalenone (ZEN) is one of the most commonly found mycotoxins in food and feed, especially those based on corn, beet pulp, wheat, rice, barley, oats, and soybeans. A 10-year survey based on the analysis of 74,821 commodities from 100 countries demonstrated that 45% of the samples were contaminated with ZEN, at levels ranging from 1.53 ppm in rice up to 23.3 ppm in wheat . This ...
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