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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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openpr 29 Sep 2020

Mycotoxin Testing Market is expected to Witness the Highest Growth by 2027 Major Players NEOGEN CORPORATION, Romer Labs Division Holding GmbH, SGS

Get Sample Copy of this Report at – https://www.theinsightpartners.com/sample/TIPRE00003984/?utm_source=openpr&utm_medium=10119 Top Key Players:- ALS Limited, AsureQuality, Bureau Veritas, Eurofins Scientific, Intertek Group plc, Microbac, NEOGEN CORPORATION, Romer Labs Division Holding GmbH, SGS, Symbio Laboratories.

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mdpi 29 Sep 2020

Materials, Vol. 13, Pages 4344: Fumonisin B1 Interaction with Mg-Al and Mg-Fe Layered Double Hydroxides: Removal Efficiency and Mechanisms

Mycotoxins in feed and food are highly toxic and pose a serious danger even at very low concentrations. The use of bentonites in animal diet can reduce toxin bioavailability. However, some mycotoxins like fumonisin B1 (FB1) form anionic species which excludes the use of negatively charged clays.

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manilastandard-ph 29 Sep 2020

PAFMI buys 133,500 tons of domestic corn

Some 17 members of PAFMI reported purchasing the corn in August and September this year. August and September are peak harvest months for the wet-season corn crop. The dry season harvest is in March and April. PAFMI is the largest organization of feed millers in the country with 33 member companies spread all over the country.

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mdpi 29 Sep 2020

Microorganisms, Vol. 8, Pages 1496: Toxigenic Fungi and Mycotoxins in a Climate Change Scenario: Ecology, Genomics, Distribution, Prediction and Prevention of the Risk

Toxigenic fungi and mycotoxins are very common in food crops, with noticeable differences in their host specificity in terms of pathogenicity and toxin contamination. In addition, such crops may be infected with mixtures of mycotoxigenic fungi, resulting in multi-mycotoxin contamination.

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JakartaPost 29 Sep 2020

Preventing postharvest fish losses key to proper nourishment of children

Inefficiencies in food production, which can be quantified in terms of global food loss and waste, have been a driver of malnutrition. Globally, one third of food produced about 1.3 billion tons is wasted and lost annually. Data reveals that Indonesia loses or wastes around 300 kilograms of food per....

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kenyamoja 28 Sep 2020

The Star: AFLATOXIN

FROM LEFT: Nishant Pahuja; Arysta General Manager, Charles Macharia; Koppert General Manager, Joseph Kimote; NCPB MD, John Matiri NCPB General Manager, Patrick Amuyunzi; Arysta Commercial Manager, Josephat Muvevi; NCPB Regional Manager posewith a packet of aflasafe at EKA hotel. Image: Courtesy.

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feednavigator 28 Sep 2020

Advances and challenges in controlling mycotoxins

The consequences of the ingestion of mycotoxin-contaminated feed on animal health are manifold, says the Austrian company. Knowledge is increasing around the variety of mycotoxins, how frequently they are present in animal feed and, importantly, how much of their effect can simply be impaired performance and increased susceptibility to disease.

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feednavigator 28 Sep 2020

Study: Mycotoxin exposure during pregnancy can impair piglet immune systems

Czech researchers, in a paper just published in the journal, ​say the findings of their study confirms the adverse effect of sows’ exposure to DON during pregnancy, showing transplacental transfer of DON to the fetuses, with the mycotoxin passing into their blood in a toxic form that cannot be....

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nation-ke 28 Sep 2020

Isiolo County, WFP train traders on food safety Isiolo 24 min ago

It will ensure preservation of food quality from production, handling, processing, preparation and marketing in order to prevent contamination. Mr Chala said unsafe food has devastating effects on businesses and the economy. WHO estimates that 600 million people around the globe suffer serious cases of foodborne diseases each year.

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mdpi 28 Sep 2020

Toxins, Vol. 12, Pages 619: The Compromised Intestinal Barrier Induced by Mycotoxins

Mycotoxins are fungal metabolites that occur in human foods and animal feeds, potentially threatening human and animal health. The intestine is considered as the first barrier against these external contaminants, and it consists of interconnected physical, chemical, immunological, and microbial barriers.

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allafrica 28 Sep 2020

Npcc Plans to Introduce Toll-Free Helpline to Help Improve Services

THE National Poisoning Control Centre (NPCC) is considering launching a toll-free helpline number a unique initiative to help improve services in the country. The initiative was revealed by the Government Chemist Laboratory Authority (GCLA)-the supervising body detailing that the helpline was....

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biofuelsdigest 27 Sep 2020

Pluton Biosciences launches updated services for microbial testing division

In Missouri, Pluton Biosciences launched a new website, branding and updated services for its microbial testing division, Microbe Inotech Laboratories . Pluton Biosciences acquired the 29-year-old laboratory, which provides environmental pathogen testing and identification, at the start of 2020.

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nation-ke 25 Sep 2020

I make butter, where are peanut farmers? Seeds of Gold Sep 26

Jackson Masesi, who runs Bee-Care Apiaries Limited makes three varieties of peanut products; one blended with honey, another pure while the third one crunchy. The whole process starts with separating quality peanuts from impurities such as leaves, pieces of shells and rotten nuts.

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mdpi 25 Sep 2020

Microorganisms, Vol. 8, Pages 1477: Protection of Citrus Fruits from Postharvest Infection with Penicillium digitatum and Degradation of Patulin by Biocontrol Yeast Clavispora lusitaniae 146

Fungal rots are one of the main causes of large economic losses and deterioration in the quality and nutrient composition of fruits during the postharvest stage. The yeast Clavispora lusitaniae 146 has previously been shown to efficiently protect lemons from green mold caused by Penicillium digitatum .

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manilastandard-ph 25 Sep 2020

Feed millers increase Isabela corn orders after a bumper harvest

PAFMI president Nicole Sarmiento-Garcia reported the development to Agriculture Secretary William Dar in a meeting Thursday. The Department of Agriculture linked PAFMI to Isabela Governor Rodolfo Albano in July this year to encourage public and private sector coordination in corn sourcing. Vitarich Corp.

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feednavigator 25 Sep 2020

KSU team identifies level of fumonisin contamination of feed that hinders pig growth

Sphingolipids and their synthetic enzymes are emerging as important mediators in inflammatory responses and as regulators of immune cell functions. The KSU team carried out an experiment to note the effect of feeding fumonisin-contaminated corn on growth performance and sphinganine (SA) to sphingosine (SO) ratios of 9 to 28 kg pigs.

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mdpi 25 Sep 2020

Toxins, Vol. 12, Pages 615: Maternal Exposure Results in Long-Term Deoxynivalenol Persistence in Piglets’ Plasma and Modulates the Immune System

Deoxynivalenol (DON)-contaminated feed represents a serious problem for pigs due to their high sensitivity to its toxicological effects. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the impact of intrauterine DON exposure on the immune system of piglets.

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prnewswire 24 Sep 2020

Kellogg Company Significantly Reduces Food Loss and Organic Waste

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. Sept. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the United Nations World Food Programme , roughly one-third of all food produced for human consumption is lost or wasted. Through Kellogg's commitment to create for 3 billion people by the end of 2030, Kellogg today announced that....

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4-traders 24 Sep 2020

Kellogg Company : Significantly Reduces Food Loss and Organic Waste

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. Sept. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the United Nations World Food Programme , roughly one-third of all food produced for human consumption is lost or wasted. Through Kellogg's commitment to create for 3 billion people by the end of 2030, Kellogg today announced that since....

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kenyamoja 24 Sep 2020

Kenyans.co.ke: Govt to Pay for Poisonous Food After Error

On August 5, KEBS Managing Director Bernard Njiraini’s technical adviser Martin Masibo disclosed that Kenyans were c by Education CS George Magoha over the Covid-19 pandemic. Various counties have commenced on laying strategies to curb the spread of the poisonous maize, with others initiating investigations into traders.

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mdpi 24 Sep 2020

Toxins, Vol. 12, Pages 610: Mycotoxin Deoxynivalenol Has Different Impacts on Intestinal Barrier and Stem Cells by Its Route of Exposure

The different effects of deoxynivalenol (DON) on intestinal barrier and stem cells by its route of exposure remain less known. We explored the toxic effects of DON on intestinal barrier functions and stem cells after DON microinjection (luminal exposure) or addition to a culture medium (basolateral....

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kenyamoja 23 Sep 2020

Nation: Nakuru suppliers of bad maize ‘will still get pay’

Nakuru County official clarifies that only two wards out of the 55 were affected by aflatoxin contamination. Naivasha East MCA Stanley Karanja claimed a person died in the sprawling Kaptembwo neighbourhood of Nakuru town after consuming the bad maize. Traders who supplied bad maize with high levels....

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nation-ke 23 Sep 2020

Nakuru suppliers of bad maize ‘will still get pay’ Chief officer reveals no sample was taken to the government chemist for testing. Nakuru 18 min ago

Nakuru County official clarifies that only two wards out of the 55 were affected by aflatoxin contamination. Naivasha East MCA Stanley Karanja claimed a person died in the sprawling Kaptembwo neighbourhood of Nakuru town after consuming the bad maize. Traders who supplied bad maize with high levels....

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mdpi 23 Sep 2020

Microorganisms, Vol. 8, Pages 1462: Potential Control of Mycotoxigenic Fungi and Ochratoxin A in Stored Coffee Using Gaseous Ozone Treatment

The objective of this study was to examine the effect of treatment of Arabica green coffee beans with gaseous ozone (O 3 ) for the control of ochratoxigenic fungi and ochratoxin A (OTA) contamination by Aspergillus westerdijkiae A. ochraceus , and A. carbonarius during storage.

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mdpi 23 Sep 2020

IJMS, Vol. 21, Pages 6994: Transcriptome Sequencing Revealed an Inhibitory Mechanism of Aspergillus flavus Asexual Development and Aflatoxin Metabolism by Soy-Fermenting Non-Aflatoxigenic Aspergillus

Aflatoxins (AFs) have always been regarded as the most effective carcinogens, posing a great threat to agriculture, food safety, and human health. Aspergillus flavus is the major producer of aflatoxin contamination in crops. The prevention and control of A. flavus and aflatoxin continues to be a global problem.

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thepigsite 23 Sep 2020

US NFU welcomes stopgap funding for farmers and hungry Americans 23 Sep 2020 The US House of Representatives passed a continuing resolution that will keep federal agencies running through 11 December, allowing farmers to access much-needed federal funding.

In addition to preventing a government shutdown, the stopgap measure would provide nearly $8 billion for nutrition assistance programmes, replenish the Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) , and stipulate some Congressional oversight of spending through CCC.

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thenationonlineng 23 Sep 2020

Quest for a bigger share in global spices markets

Spices constitute an important group of commodities which are indispensable in homes and industries. The market is on an upward trend. Grand View Research report says global seasoning and spices market was worth $13.77 billion last year. Analysts expect the market to reach $20.99 billion by 2024.

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