Europe Media Monitor Mycotoxin News

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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thestarkenya 06 Dec 2021

EU deal create ready market for groundnut farmers counties

Over 2,000 smallholder groundnut farmers in Baringo and Elgeyo Marakwet counties stand to benefit from the ready market offered by a local processor, Greenforest Foods. The firm that processes Peanuts Snacks, Peanut Butter and honey has already recruited 1,500 smallholder farmers and intends to....

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farmindustrynews 06 Dec 2021

Best quality peanut crop many have ever seen

The 2021 peanut crop is turning out to be the best quality peanut crop Bob Parker has ever seen in his more than 40 years in the U.S. peanut industry. In a Nov. 23 webinar sponsored by the American Peanut Council, Parker, president and CEO of the National Peanut Board, emphasized that this year’s crop is truly excellent when it comes to aflatoxin.

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kswfoodmicro 06 Dec 2021

Italy – Animal Feed – MEDIUM HYBRID CRUSHED CORN – Aflatoxin

Brand : LA FATTORIA DI MZ. Name : MEDIUM HYBRID FRANTURCO GRASS 25 KG ZOOTECHNICAL USE RAW MATERIAL FOR FEED. Reason for reporting : Recall due to microbiological risk. Publication date : 6 December 2021.

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kswfoodmicro 06 Dec 2021

Italy – Animal Feed – HYBRID CORN – Aflatoxin

Brand : LA FATTORIA DI MZ. Name : HYBRID MAIZE zoot use KG 25 RAW MATERIAL FOR FEED. Reason for reporting : Recall due to microbiological risk. Publication date : 6 December 2021.

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mdpi 06 Dec 2021

Pharmaceutics, Vol. 13, Pages 2099: Population Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamic Target Attainment of Isavuconazole against Aspergillus fumigatus and Aspergillus flavus in Adult Patients with Invasive Fungal Diseases: Should Therapeutic Drug Monitoring for Isavuconazole Be Considered as Mandatory....

Isavuconazole is a newer broad-spectrum triazole approved for the treatment of invasive fungal disease. The objective of this study was to conduct a population pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic analysis of isavuconazole in a retrospective cohort of hospitalized patients.

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kswfoodmicro 06 Dec 2021

Germany – Fig bread with plums, almonds and walnuts- Mycotoxins – Ochratoxin A

An increased content of mycotoxins (ochratoxin-A) was found in a random sample as part of a self-assessment.

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irishexaminer 05 Dec 2021

Brian Reidy: Tips to make the most from your silage as inputs rise The extended grazing season has been a great boost and has hopefully shortened the winter for many farmers. With feed and fertiliser prices much higher than previous years, it is great to have fed so little silage as we head into December.

Once all that are to be housed are in and settled, the next step is to make the best possible use of the feed available on farm. That means balancing it correctly to achieve optimum animal performance. Understanding what you have in the pit or bales. I wrote a few weeks ago about getting your diets....

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arabnews 04 Dec 2021

Crops at Beirut port silos to be composted, burned after insect infestation found

BEIRUT: Tons of wheat, corn and barley stored at the Port of Beirut since the devastating explosion that rocked the city 16 months ago are to be disposed of as they are no longer fit for consumption, it has been found. As temperatures change, mold, weevils and other insects have made it impossible....

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taipeitimes 04 Dec 2021

Unrefrigerated food poses cancer risk: doctors

Doctors on Tuesday advised against eating leftovers that have been sitting outside or spent too much time in the refrigerator, as it might contain carcinogens detrimental to the liver. To illustrate the dangers, Asia University Hospital gastroenterologist Hsu Shu-hu (許樹湖) gave the example of a....

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mdpi 04 Dec 2021

Foods, Vol. 10, Pages 2993: Antifungal and Antitoxigenic Effects of Selected Essential Oils in Vapors on Green Coffee Beans with Impact on Consumer Acceptability

The main objective of this study is to evaluate the effect of selected essential oils thyme chemotype linalool ( Thymus zygis L.), thyme chemotype tymol ( Thymus vulgaris L.), eucalyptus (Eucalyptus globulus Labill.), lavender ( Lavandula angustifolia Mill.), mint ( Mentha piperita L.), almond ( Prunbus dulcis Mill.

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mdpi 04 Dec 2021

Toxins, Vol. 13, Pages 866: Transformation of Selected Fusarium Toxins and Their Masked Forms during Malting of Various Cultivars of Wheat

This study investigated the impact of malting of six wheat cultivars inoculated with Fusarium culmorum on the dynamics of content changes of selected Fusarium toxins. The grains of all the tested cultivars showed a high content of deoxynivalenol (DON), zearalenone (ZEN), and their derivatives,....

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mdpi 04 Dec 2021

Separations, Vol. 8, Pages 236: Simultaneous Determination of 23 Mycotoxins in Broiler Tissues by Solid Phase Extraction UHPLC-Q/Orbitrap High Resolution Mass Spectrometry

Mycotoxins are a type of toxins harmful for not only animal but also human health. Cooccurrence of multi-mycotoxins could occur for food infected by several molds, producing multi-mycotoxins. It is necessary to develop corresponding determination methods, among which current mass spectrometry (MS) dominates.

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honestversion 03 Dec 2021

Quillaja Extract Market Outlook 2021 Pricing Strategy, Industry Latest News, Top Company Analysis, Research Report Analysis and Share by Forecast 2031

grew at a CAGR of 3.3% between 2016 and 2020, underpinned by the surging demand for pet food with immunity boosting ingredients. Demand for nutritional and plant-based ingredients in pet food from the pet owners is pushing the production adoption of quillaia extract, widening growth opportunities for the manufacturers.

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agrolab 03 Dec 2021

120 years of Dr.A.Verwey – laboratory to move to Barendrecht in spring 2022

is close to its customers – and will remain so in the future. In accordance with the respective contemporary methods of transport, Dr.Verwey’s laboratories were always situated within easy reach: Coolhaven, Vlaardingen, Pernis, Oosterhout. Increasing numbers of samples, what now amounts to more than....

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mdpi 03 Dec 2021

Foods, Vol. 10, Pages 2984: Natural Occurrence of Ochratoxin A in Spices Marketed in the Czech Republic during 2019–2020

Spices are a popular ingredient in cuisine worldwide but can pose a health risk as they are prone to fungal infestation and mycotoxin contamination. The purpose of this study was to evaluate ochratoxin A (OTA) in 54 single-kind traditional and less traditional spices, each of which was purchased in....

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pubs-acs-jafcau 03 Dec 2021

[ASAP] A Comparison between a Two-Dimensional Liquid Chromatography System and a Traditional QuEChERS-LC Method with Regard to Matrix Removal and Matrix Effects in Pesticide Analysis Using Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometry

In recent years, the detection and characterization of relevant pesticide metabolites in food is an important task in order to evaluate their formation, kinetics, stability, and toxicity. In this article, a methodol. for the systematic screening of pesticides and their main metabolites in fruit and....

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dailypost 03 Dec 2021

Poultry farmer drags Feed seller to court over poisonous bird food in Ibadan

A poultry farm has dragged Hybrid Feeds Limited to court over the sale of poisonous poultry feeds in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital. Our correspondent gathered that the farm, Redi Foods had last year bought alleged poisoned poultry feeds from Hybrid Feeds.

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pubs-acs-jafcau 02 Dec 2021

[ASAP] Comparative Microbial Conversion of Deoxynivalenol and Acetylated Deoxynivalenol in Different Parts of the Chicken Intestine as Detected In Vitro and Translated to the In Vivo Situation

Deoxynivalenol (DON), commonly known as vomitoxin, is a worldwide distributed mycotoxin produced by the genera Fusarium graminearum Gibberellazeae ) and Fusarium culmorum (1) The acetylated analogues of DON, 3-acetyl-DON (3-Ac-DON), and 15-acetyl-DON (15-Ac-DON) were often found together with DON in cereal-based food and feed.

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dailypost 02 Dec 2021

News 28 mins ago Poultry farmer drags Feed seller to court over poisonous bird food in Ibadan

A poultry farm has dragged Hybrid Feeds Limited to court over the sale of poisonous poultry feeds in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital. Our correspondent gathered that the farm, Redi Foods had last year bought alleged poisoned poultry feeds from Hybrid Feeds.

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mdpi 02 Dec 2021

IJMS, Vol. 22, Pages 13058: Potential of Trichoderma harzianum and Its Metabolites to Protect Wheat Seedlings against Fusarium culmorum and 2,4-D

Wheat is a critically important crop. The application of fungi, such as Trichoderma harzianum , to protect and improve crop yields could become an alternative solution to synthetic chemicals. However, the interaction between the fungus and wheat in the presence of stress factors at the molecular level has not been fully elucidated.

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nature-Earth-and-Environmental-Sciences 02 Dec 2021

Exposure and risk characterizations of ochratoxins A and aflatoxins through maize (Zea mays) consumed in different agro-ecological zones of Ghana

Occurrence of aflatoxins and ochratoxins A. Samples tested produced good linearity or coefficients of correlations (R 2 > 0.990) within the tested range. For the recovery analysis, samples previously tested to guarantee the nonappearance of the studied mycotoxins were used in the validation procedure.

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mdpi 02 Dec 2021

Molecules, Vol. 26, Pages 7312: Effects of Prenatal Exposure to Aflatoxin B1: A Review

Aflatoxins are mycotoxins produced as secondary fungal metabolites. Among them, aflatoxin B1 (AFB1) stands out due to its genotoxic and mutagenic potential, being a potent initiator of carcinogenesis. In this review, the outcomes from the published literature in the past 10 years on the effects of....

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feedstuffs 02 Dec 2021

It may be possible to eliminate wheat disease within 40 years

Wheat and barley growers know the devastating effects of Fusarium head blight, or scab. The widespread fungal disease contaminates grain with toxins that cause illness in livestock and humans, and can render worthless an entire harvest. As Fusarium epidemics began to worsen across the eastern U.S.

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phys 01 Dec 2021

Resolute scientific work could eliminate wheat disease within 40 years

Wheat and barley growers know the devastating effects of Fusarium head blight, or scab. The widespread fungal disease contaminates grain with toxins that cause illness in livestock and humans, and can render worthless an entire harvest. As Fusarium epidemics began to worsen across the eastern U.S.

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mdpi 01 Dec 2021

Toxins, Vol. 13, Pages 856: The Efficacy of a Smectite-Based Mycotoxin Binder in Reducing Aflatoxin B1 Toxicity on Performance, Health and Histopathology of Broiler Chickens

The aim of the experiment was to investigate the efficacy of a smectite-based clay binder (Toxo-MX) in reducing the toxicological effects of aflatoxin B 1 (AFB 1 ) in commercial broiler chickens. A total of 450 one-day old male broiler chickens were randomly allocated into three treatment groups....

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biorxiv 01 Dec 2021

Regulation of gliotoxin biosynthesis and protection in Aspergillus species

Abstract. Aspergillus fumigatus causes a range of human and animal diseases collectively known as aspergillosis. A. fumigatus possesses and expresses a range of genetic determinants of virulence, which facilitate colonisation and disease progression, including the secretion of mycotoxins. Gliotoxin (GT) is the best studied A.

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