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The Europe Media Monitor (EMM) is an automated media monitor that lets you easily see, explore and understand current news reported by the world’s online media. The Mycotoxins section has been developed specifically for the APHLIS website and scans international media for all news related to Mycotoxin occurrence, research, legislation and other relevant topics.

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mdpi 15 Apr 2021

Molecules, Vol. 26, Pages 2290: Biosynthesis and Anti-Mycotoxigenic Activity of Zingiber officinale Roscoe-Derived Metal Nanoparticles

Mycotoxigenic fungi have attracted special attention due to their threat to food security and toxicity to human health. Aqueous extract of Zingiber officinale Roscoe was used as reducing and capping agent for the synthesis of silver (AgNPs), copper (CuNPs), and zinc oxide (ZnONPs) nanoparticles.

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srilankamirror 15 Apr 2021

Director of the Food Safety Unit at the Health Ministry - ...

Director of the Food Safety Unit at the Health Ministry - Dr. Thilak Siriwardana says that although they were aware of cancerous food items being sold, public awareness was not raised because it would lead up to a wave of fear among the public. He has said thus during an interview with the 'Aruna' newspaper.

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allafrica 15 Apr 2021

Rwanda Tightens Aflatoxin Handling Rules in Agriculture

Warehouse operators, wholesalers as well as factories dealing in legumes, cereals, cassava, livestock feed have been instructed to secure aflatoxin testing facilities by end May this year. The directive was issued by Rwanda Inspectorate, Competition and Consumer Protection Authority (RICA) on April 12, 2021.

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mdpi 15 Apr 2021

Toxins, Vol. 13, Pages 280: Dispersive Liquid–Liquid Microextraction (DLLME) and LC-MS/MS Analysis for Multi-Mycotoxin in Rice Bran: Method Development, Optimization and Validation

Rice bran, a by-product of the rice milling process, has emerged as a functional food and being used in formulation of healthy food and drinks. However, rice bran is often contaminated with numerous mycotoxins. In this study, a method to simultaneous detection of aflatoxins (AFB1, AFB2, AFG1, and....

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busiweek 15 Apr 2021

Develop youth friendly programmes, development partners in agriculture sector advised

Development partners in agriculture have been told to come up with programmes that can attract the youth to take part in the sector. The Country Director of Sasakawa Global 2000 Uganda Dr Nyamutale Roseline noted that the agriculture sector has the potential to improve the social and economic status....

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openpr 14 Apr 2021

Mycotoxin Testing Market 2021 Industry Share Growth with Industry Study Pandemic Future Prospects WITH Impact of Analysis, In Depth Insight, Growth & Research Finding TO 2027

Complete study compiled with over 100+ pages, list of tables & figures, profiling 10+ companies. Ask for Sample (High Priority to corporate email id) @ https://www.databridgemarketresearch.com/request-a-sample/?dbmr=global-mycotoxin-testing-market Competitive Analysis: Global Mycotoxin Testing....

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thepigsite 14 Apr 2021

US ag and first responder groups release video series to help farmers with emergency planning 14 Apr 2021 Animal agriculture groups have partnered with US first responders to create a video series that helps farmers and ranchers prepare emergency action plans. …

Mycotoxins in Swine Production. The impact of mycotoxins — through losses in commodity quality and livestock health — exceeds $1.4 billion in the United States alone, according to the Council for Agricultural Science and Technology. This guide includes: An overview of different types of mycotoxins;....

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lankaweb 14 Apr 2021

Comment on SL to import dehydrated coconut chips to manufacture coconut oil by dingiri bandara

Kelum Bandara Courtesy The Daily Mirror. Sri Lanka will import 39,000 tonnes of dehydrated coconut chips to manufacture coconut oil to meet the local demand for edible oil without any shortage to be triggered otherwise by the ban imposed on palm oil, an official said.

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lankaweb 14 Apr 2021

Comment on Coconut oil to be sold at a control price of Rs 450 per bottle – Bandula by Ratanapala

Courtesy Adaderana. Necessary steps have been taken to provide a bottle of quality, local coconut oil at a control price of Rs. 450, said Minister of Trade Bandula Gunawardena. He mentioned this speaking at a media briefing held today (April 12). The Minister further said, No matter what changes....

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businessdailyafrica 13 Apr 2021

Commodities Millers fault slow maize imports clearance nod

Cereal millers have called on the government to streamline the process of issuing the certificates of conformity needed by maize importers before shipping in grain from neighbouring Uganda to avert a supply shortage in the country. The Cereal Millers Association (CMA) said the lack of coordination....

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kenyamoja 13 Apr 2021

KBC News: State says there is enough maize, lorries carrying toxic imports intercepted

The Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Cooperatives has intercepted 39 lorries importing toxic maize from Uganda as it dispels fears over looming maize shortage. According to the ministry officials, intensive surveillance and tests have revealed that imported grain from Uganda and....

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newtimes-RW 13 Apr 2021

Rwanda tightens aflatoxin handling rules in agriculture

Warehouse operators, wholesalers as well as factories dealing in legumes, cereals, cassava, livestock feed have been instructed to secure aflatoxin testing facilities by end May this year. The directive was issued by Rwanda Inspectorate, Competition and Consumer Protection Authority (RICA) on April 12, 2021.

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kenyamoja 13 Apr 2021

The Star: 39 lorries impounded sneaking maize from Uganda

A total of 39 lorries have been sneaking maize into the country from Uganda despite the ban. The Ministry of Agriculture said on Tuesday that in spite of the directive from the government on the stoppage of maize transfers from EAC partner countries, unscrupulous businessmen have tried to sneak in maize through the non-gazetted border points.

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thestarkenya 13 Apr 2021

39 lorries impounded sneaking maize from Uganda

A total of 39 lorries have been sneaking maize into the country from Uganda despite the ban. The Ministry of Agriculture said on Tuesday that in spite of the directive from the government on the stoppage of maize transfers from EAC partner countries, unscrupulous businessmen have tried to sneak in maize through the non-gazetted border points.

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4-traders 13 Apr 2021

39 Lorries Sneaking Maize into the country from Uganda held in Busia and Adungosi Police Stations as Kenyans assured of adequate Maize in the local markets.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE. Kilimo House, Nairobi - April 13, 2021. The recent stoppage of unsafe maize was necessitated by continuous surveillance on the safety of food imports to Kenya, where test results for maize imported from Uganda and Tanzania revealed high levels of mycotoxins consistently beyond safety limits.

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mdpi 13 Apr 2021

Toxins, Vol. 13, Pages 277: Effects of a Low Dose of T-2 Toxin on the Percentage of T and B Lymphocytes and Cytokine Secretion in the Porcine Ileal Wall

Plant materials used in the production of pig feed are frequently contaminated with mycotoxins. T-2 toxin is a secondary metabolite of selected Fusarium species, and it can exert a harmful influence on living organisms. Most mycotoxins enter the body via the gastrointestinal tract, and they can....

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mdpi 13 Apr 2021

Molecules, Vol. 26, Pages 2243: A Multifunctional N-Doped Cu–MOFs (N–Cu–MOF) Nanomaterial-Driven Electrochemical Aptasensor for Sensitive Detection of Deoxynivalenol

Deoxynivalenol (DON) is one of the most common mycotoxins in grains, causing gastrointestinal inflammation, neurotoxicity, hepatotoxicity and embryotoxicity, even at a low quantity. In this study, a facile electrochemical aptasensor was established for the rapid and sensitive determination of DON....

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rttnews 13 Apr 2021

J. M. Smucker Recalls Meow Mix Original Choice Dry Cat Food

J. M. Smucker Co. announced a recall of two lots of Meow Mix Original Choice Dry Cat Food due to potential salmonella contamination. The recall, being conducted with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, involves 30LB bags of Meow Mix Original Choice Dry Cat Food with retail UPC Code of 2927452099.

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kenyanews 13 Apr 2021

Maize Flour Prices to Skyrocket Due To Poor Coordination

The Cereal Millers Association (CMA) has sounded an alarm of a possible increase of maize flour prices due to lack of coordination and communication between relevant government and regulatory agencies. According to the association, this poor coordination has resulted in to uncertainties with regards....

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dailymirror 13 Apr 2021

Regulation to stipulate permissible level to 10 micrograms per kilo 2 hours ago - 0 - 113 The Government is working on issuing fresh regulations to stipulating the permissible level of Aflatoxin as ten micrograms for one kilo of food item, a Minister said.

The Government is working on issuing fresh regulations to stipulating the permissible level of Aflatoxin as ten micrograms for one kilo of food item, a Minister said. There is controversy over the permissible limit of Aflatoxin in food items. According to European standards, it is ten micrograms whereas it is as high as 30 in Sri Lanka.

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lankaweb 13 Apr 2021

SL to import dehydrated coconut chips to manufacture coconut oil

Kelum Bandara Courtesy The Daily Mirror. Sri Lanka will import 39,000 tonnes of dehydrated coconut chips to manufacture coconut oil to meet the local demand for edible oil without any shortage to be triggered otherwise by the ban imposed on palm oil, an official said.

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lankaweb 13 Apr 2021

Coconut oil to be sold at a control price of Rs 450 per bottle - Bandula

Courtesy Adaderana. Necessary steps have been taken to provide a bottle of quality, local coconut oil at a control price of Rs. 450, said Minister of Trade Bandula Gunawardena. He mentioned this speaking at a media briefing held today (April 12). The Minister further said, No matter what changes....

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EastAfrican 13 Apr 2021

Trucks stuck at Namanga as row over maize exports unresolved

Kenyan authorities remain tight-lipped a month after banning Tanzanian and Ugandan maize imports into the country. This past week, sources at the Namanga border crossing say Tanzania has blocked all transit trucks from entering the country from the Kenyan side.

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dailymirror 12 Apr 2021

SL to import dehydrated coconut chips to manufacture coconut oil 15 minute ago - 0 - 5 Sri Lanka will import 39,000 tonnes of dehydrated coconut chips to manufacture coconut oil to meet the local demand for edible oil without any shortage to be triggered otherwise by the ban imposed on palm oil, an official said.

Sri Lanka will import 39,000 tonnes of dehydrated coconut chips to manufacture coconut oil to meet the local demand for edible oil without any shortage to be triggered otherwise by the ban imposed on palm oil, an official said. The Trade Ministry will sign a forward sales agreement with the All....

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slmuslims 12 Apr 2021

Sri Lanka re-exports crude coconut oil containing carcinogen aflatoxin:

Sri Lanka re-exports crude coconut oil containing carcinogen aflatoxin Mon, Apr 12, 2021, 11:35 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka. Apr 12, Colombo: The process of re-exporting a consignment of crude coconut oil found to be containing the carcinogen aflatoxin commenced today.

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adaderana 12 Apr 2021

Coconut oil to be sold at control price of Rs 450 per bottle - Bandula

Necessary steps have been taken to provide a bottle of quality, local coconut oil at a control price of Rs. 450, said Minister of Trade Bandula Gunawardena. He mentioned this speaking at a media briefing held today (April 12). The Minister further said, “No matter what changes take place, a bottle....

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colombopage 12 Apr 2021

Sri Lanka re-exports crude coconut oil containing carcinogen aflatoxin

Mon, Apr 12, 2021, 11:35 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka. Apr 12, Colombo: The process of re-exporting a consignment of crude coconut oil found to be containing the carcinogen aflatoxin commenced today. Commencing the process, containers of 105 metric tons of crude coconut oil imported by Katana Refineries (Pvt.

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allafrica 12 Apr 2021

Trucks Stuck At Namanga As Row Over Maize Exports Unresolved

Kenyan authorities remain tight-lipped a month after banning Tanzanian and Ugandan maize imports into the country. This past week, sources at the Namanga border crossing say Tanzania has blocked all transit trucks from entering the country from the Kenyan side.

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thestarkenya 12 Apr 2021

Millers association warns on maize flour price rise

The Cereal Millers Association has noted with concern that the lack of coordination and communication between relevant government and regulatory agencies regarding the recent ban on maize imports from Uganda and Tanzania, will result in maize flour prices increasing.

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dailymirror 12 Apr 2021

Video Controversial crude coconut oil to be re-shipped today 6 hours ago - 6 - 443 The vessel ’Barbara’ has been arranged to re-freight six containers with 105 metric tons of crude coconut oil were brought to the South Asia Gateway Terminals (SAGT) of the Colombo Port this morning, Customs Deputy Director (Legal Affairs) and Media Spokesman Sudattha Silva said.

The vessel 'Barbara' has been arranged to re-freight six containers with 105 metric tons of crude coconut oil were brought to the South Asia Gateway Terminals (SAGT) of the Colombo Port this morning, Customs Deputy Director (Legal Affairs) and Media Spokesman Sudattha Silva said.

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kenyamoja 12 Apr 2021

The Star: Millers association warns on maize flour price rise

The Cereal Millers Association has noted with concern that the lack of coordination and communication between relevant government and regulatory agencies regarding the recent ban on maize imports from Uganda and Tanzania, will result in maize flour prices increasing.

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srilankamirror 12 Apr 2021

Controversial crude coconut oil to be re-shipped today

The vessel 'Barbara' has been arranged to re-freight six containers with 105 metric tons of crude coconut oil were brought to the South Asia Gateway Terminals (SAGT) of the Colombo Port this morning, Customs Deputy Director (Legal Affairs) and Media Spokesman Sudattha Silva said.

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adaderana 12 Apr 2021

Consignment of carcinogenic coconut oil loaded onto Barbara

A consignment of carcinogenic coconut oil imported from Malaysia has been loaded onto the shipping vessel ‘Barbara’ anchored at the SAGT Terminal in Colombo Port. Media Spokesperson and Deputy Director of Sri Lanka Customs Sudaththa Silva stated that the process commenced at 9.30 am this morning (April 12).

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dailymirror 12 Apr 2021

Controversial crude coconut oil to be re-shipped today 43 minute ago - 1 - 72 The vessel ’Barbara’ has been arranged to re-freight six containers with 105 metric tons of crude coconut oil were brought to the South Asia Gateway Terminals (SAGT) of the Colombo Port this morning, Customs Deputy Director (Legal Affairs) and Media Spokesman Sudattha Silva said.

The vessel 'Barbara' has been arranged to re-freight six containers with 105 metric tons of crude coconut oil were brought to the South Asia Gateway Terminals (SAGT) of the Colombo Port this morning, Customs Deputy Director (Legal Affairs) and Media Spokesman Sudattha Silva said.

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