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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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thehindu 26 Jan 2021

Indian chilli most preferred the world over: GVL

Chilli accounts for a major chunk (about ₹6,500 crore per annum) of total export of spices in the country. The total export is worth nearly ₹21,500 crore. Efforts are under way to increase the export of processed (value-added) chilli, which is only 30% of the total exports, while the remaining is....

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mdpi 26 Jan 2021

Toxins, Vol. 13, Pages 92: Occurrence, Impact on Agriculture, Human Health, and Management Strategies of Zearalenone in Food and Feed: A Review

Mycotoxins represent an assorted range of secondary fungal metabolites that extensively occur in numerous food and feed ingredients at any stage during pre- and post-harvest conditions. Zearalenone (ZEN), a mycotoxin categorized as a xenoestrogen poses structural similarity with natural estrogens....

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openpr 26 Jan 2021

Primary Prevention of Cancer

Primary prevention of cancer aims to prevent the disease before it ever occurs. More than 4 in 10 cancers as well as cancer deaths are linked to modifiable risk factors that can be altered as part of primary cancer prevention. The modifiable risk factors for primary prevention include: 1.

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mdpi 26 Jan 2021

Toxins, Vol. 13, Pages 90: Analysis of E.U. Rapid Alert System (RASFF) Notifications for Aflatoxins in Exported U.S. Food and Feed Products for 2010–2019

The most common, toxic, and carcinogenic mycotoxins found in human food and animal feed are the aflatoxins (AFs). The U.S. is a leading exporter of various nuts, with a marketing value of $9.1 billion in 2019; the E.U. countries are the major importers of U.S. nuts. In the past few years, border rejections and notifications for U.

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thepigsite 26 Jan 2021

UK pig sector continues to achieve high welfare scores - AHDB data 26 Jan 2021 The AHDB's Real Welfare scheme is demonstrating best practices in the pig industry and is achieving continued improvements in pig welfare.

scheme is unique in the type of data it collects and the degree to which it represents practices across the industry. Last year’s data shows that the vast majority of pig farms continue to have good levels of welfare and the sector as a whole shows continuous improvements are being made.

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thepigsite 25 Jan 2021

DSM launches its sustainability platform ‘Reducing emissions from livestock’ as part of We Make It Possible 25 Jan 2021 Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in nutrition, health and sustainable living, has launched its sustainability platform, Reducing emissions from livestock, as part of its recent strategic initiative We Mak…

Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in nutrition, health and sustainable living, has launched its sustainability platform, Reducing emissions from livestock , as part of its recent strategic initiative The sustainability platform is a commitment from DSM to reducing emissions from....

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mdpi 25 Jan 2021

Toxins, Vol. 13, Pages 89: An Optical Planar Waveguide-Based Immunosensors for Determination of Fusarium Mycotoxin Zearalenone

A planar waveguide (PW) immunosensor working as a polarisation interferometer was developed for the detection of mycotoxin zearalenone (ZON). The main element of the sensor is an optical waveguide consisting of a thin silicon nitride layer between two thicker silicon dioxide layers.

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agriview 23 Jan 2021

Peruse annual corn-harvest report

The 2020-2021 U.S. corn crop has a greater average test weight, reduced moisture and reduced total damage relative to each quality factor’s average of the previous five crops, according to the U.S. Grains Council’s 2020-2021 Corn Harvest Quality Report. The report is the 10th-annual such examination of the U.

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kswfoodmicro 22 Jan 2021

Iceland – Mold poison in Sportmix cat food -Mycotoxin -Aflatoxin

MAST Matvælastofnun warns against Sportmix original cat food cat food from Midwestern pet food in 6.8 kg bags due to aflatoxin mold toxin. The company Pak ehf. has recalled the feed with the help of the Food Administration. The feed was taken from online sales at the … Continue reading →

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jewishlifenews 22 Jan 2021

Mycotoxin Checking out Marketplace 2020 Trade Key Avid gamers, Developments, Gross sales, Provide, Call for, Research and Forecast to 2026

New Jersey, United States – The file titled, Mycotoxin Checking out Marketplace has been not too long ago printed by way of Verified Marketplace Analysis. Analysis has evaluated the Mycotoxin Checking out marketplace in its newest study file. The study file, titled [Mycotoxin Testing Market Report,....

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mdpi 22 Jan 2021

Polymers, Vol. 13, Pages 355: Evaluation of New Antimicrobial Materials Incorporating Ethyl Lauroyl Arginate or Silver into Different Matrices, and Their Safety in Use as Potential Packaging

A big challenge for today’s industry is antimicrobial preservation and the safety of food. An effective solution to this problem can be a modern invention such as antimicrobial packaging. In the presented research the antimicrobial activity of two new active films incorporating silver, as IONPURE....

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jewishlifenews 22 Jan 2021

Feed Mycotoxin Binders and Modifiers Marketplace 2020 Business Key Gamers, Tendencies, Gross sales, Provide, Call for, Research and Forecast to 2026

New Jersey, United States – The file titled, Feed Mycotoxin Binders and Modifiers Marketplace has been just lately revealed by means of Verified Marketplace Analysis. Analysis has evaluated the Feed Mycotoxin Binders and Modifiers marketplace in its newest study file.

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mdpi 22 Jan 2021

Biomolecules, Vol. 11, Pages 140: Isolation and Characterization of Fungal Endophytes Isolated from Medicinal Plant Ephedra pachyclada as Plant Growth-Promoting

Endophytic fungi are widely present in internal plant tissues and provide different benefits to their host. Medicinal plants have unexplored diversity of functional fungal association; therefore, this study aimed to isolate endophytic fungi associated with leaves of medicinal plants Ephedra....

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allafrica 22 Jan 2021

Rwanda: Rwanda Deploys Mobile Dryers to Tackle Post-Harvest Losses

[New Times] The Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources (MINAGRI) has embarked on the use of mobile grain dryers in a bid to reduce post-harvest losses and limit exposure of the harvest to aflatoxin.

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guardian-ng 22 Jan 2021

Research institute, firms partner on ginger value chain, exports 2 mins ago Features

To promote value chain development of ginger as a produce capable of boosting wealth creation, employment opportunities and improved gross domestic product (GDP), the Raw Material research and Development Council (RMRDC) has partnered with two private sector operators to maximize the benefits. The Director-General of the council, Prof.

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thestarkenya 22 Jan 2021

Covid restrictions fueling illicit trade in the region – ...

Lack of harmonised systems at the borders is fuelling illicit trade in the region, the East African Business Council (EABC) has warned. While cross border trade among the East African Community (EAC) member states has high potential, the different approaches in handling Covid-19 tests, clearance of....

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kenyamoja 22 Jan 2021

The Star: Covid restrictions fueling illicit trade in the region – EABC

Lack of harmonised systems at the borders is fuelling illicit trade in the region, the East African Business Council (EABC) has warned. While cross border trade among the East African Community (EAC) member states has high potential, the different approaches in handling Covid-19 tests, clearance of....

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newtimes-RW 21 Jan 2021

Rwanda deploys mobile dryers to tackle post-harvest losses

Illuminée Kamaraba, the post-harvest Management Division Manager at Rwanda Agriculture and Animal Resources Development Board (RAB) told The New Times that 10 mobile dryer machines have been bought at a cost of Rwf475 million. In addition, she said, there are other six cob (maize) dryer machines....

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kswfoodmicro 21 Jan 2021

Hong Kong – Prevention and Reduction of Aflatoxin Contamination in Peanuts

Hong Kong – Prevention and Reduction of Aflatoxin Contamination in Peanuts. Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

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mdpi 21 Jan 2021

Foods, Vol. 10, Pages 216: The Influence of Weather on the Occurrence of Aflatoxin B1 in Harvested Maize from Kenya and Tanzania

A study was conducted using maize samples collected from different agroecological zones of Kenya ( n = 471) and Tanzania ( n = 100) during the 2013 maize harvest season to estimate a relationship between aflatoxin B1 concentration and occurrence with weather conditions during the growing season.

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mdpi 21 Jan 2021

Microorganisms, Vol. 9, Pages 216: Mycotoxins, Pesticide Residues, and Heavy Metals Analysis of Croatian Cereals

Cereals are still one of the most important food and feed sources, thus determining cereal’s safety, i.e., compliance with legislation, is extremely important. As systematic investigations of nowadays unavoidable secondary fungal metabolites and other common legally regulated contaminants occurrence....

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authorityngr 21 Jan 2021

NIPRD, NNPC partner on local drugs production

The Director General of the National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development (NIPRD), Dr. Obi Peter Adigwe has said that the institute is presently in discussion with the management of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on how to collaborate in sourcing by-product of the refineries to produce drugs locally.

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mdpi 21 Jan 2021

Foods, Vol. 10, Pages 213: Impact of the Persistence of Three Essential Oils with Antifungal Activities on Stored Wheat Grains, Flour, and Baked Products

Wheat grains are exposed to several plagues after harvesting and during storage. These plagues include bacteria, fungi, and insects with detrimental outcomes to their quality and heavy losses to the farmers. Fungi are of special interest because of their ability to produce mycotoxins with health concerns.

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openpr 21 Jan 2021

Mycotoxin Testing Market 2020 with Coronavirus/COVID-19 Pandemic Analysis & Future Growth Analysis Report By Product Type, Industry Application And Future Technology 2027

Every possible effort has been made when research and analysis is performed to prepare this market research report. All statistical and numerical data is interpreted with the use of established and advanced tools such as SWOT analysis and Porter’s Five Forces Analysis.

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thestarkenya 21 Jan 2021

Star Farmer

Farmers are turning to mechanisation to meet the high demand for potatoes. Before planting, you need certain steps to minimise yield-limiting factors. Rights of flower farm workers are most abused during Valentine's. Innovative technology mimics the odours of animals that are not bitten by tsetse flies.

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businessdailyafrica 20 Jan 2021

Nature-based solutions will curb climate change impact

The poor are disproportionately vulnerable to its effects since they lack the resources to quickly recover.

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mdpi 20 Jan 2021

Toxins, Vol. 13, Pages 73: Deoxynivalenol Induces Caspase-8-Mediated Apoptosis through the Mitochondrial Pathway in Hippocampal Nerve Cells of Piglet

Deoxynivalenol (DON) is a common trichothecene mycotoxin found worldwide. DON has broad toxicity towards animals and humans. However, the mechanism of DON-induced neurotoxicity in vitro has not been fully understood. This study investigated the hypothesis that DON toxicity in neurons occurs via the mitochondrial apoptotic pathway.

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mdpi 19 Jan 2021

Toxins, Vol. 13, Pages 72: The Potential of Peroxidases Extracted from the Spent Mushroom (Flammulina velutipes) Substrate Significantly Degrade Mycotoxin Deoxynivalenol

Little is known about the degradability of mycotoxin deoxynivalenol (DON) by the spent mushroom substrate (SMS)-derived manganese peroxidase (MnP) and lignin peroxidase (LiP) and its potential. The present study investigated the growth inhibition of Fusarium graminearum KR1 and the degradation of DON by MnP and LiP extracted from SMS.

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greenmatters 18 Jan 2021

Is It Safe to Eat GMOs? Here's What the Science Says

In the agriculture community, GMOs have been important as they aid in the growth of crop yield. If less crops die because of weather conditions, pests, or other factors, there is obviously more profit for the farms. And if small strawberries and apples aren’t really selling in the supermarkets, it....

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poultryworld 18 Jan 2021

Part 2: What poultry producers should know about endotoxins

Antibiotic treatments. Antibiotic treatments have a rapid antibacterial effect. In case of disease, they can represent a suitable intervention. However, antibiotics should be prescribed by a veterinarian, taking into consideration the disease causative agent, mode of action, and the presence and potential of resistance genes.

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mdpi 17 Jan 2021

Antioxidants, Vol. 10, Pages 125: Antioxidative Effects of Curcumin on the Hepatotoxicity Induced by Ochratoxin A in Rats

Ochratoxin A (OTA) is a powerful mycotoxin found in various foods and feedstuff, responsible for subchronic and chronic toxicity, such as nephrotoxicity, hepatotoxicity, teratogenicity, and immunotoxicity to both humans and several animal species. The severity of the liver damage caused depends on both dose and duration of exposure.

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