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mdpi 20 Oct 2019

Pathogens, Vol. 8, Pages 198: Dual Transcriptional Profile of Aspergillus flavus during Co-Culture with Listeria monocytogenes and Aflatoxin B1 Production: A Pathogen–Pathogen Interaction

The objective of this study was to investigate the effect of growth temperature and co-culture of Aspergillus flavus with Listeria monocytogenes on the production of Aflatoxin B1 (AFB1) and the transcriptional profile of associated regulatory and biosynthetic genes. The transcription of virulence- and homeostasis-associated genes of L.

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theCitizen 20 Oct 2019

Why post-harvest crop losses should be addressed sooner

By Louis Kolumbia @Collouis1999 Dar es Salaam. The government wants Sh111.89 billion with which to address post-harvest crop losses as Tanzania suffers a critical shortage of current and realistic data for implementing its strategic development plans.

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jamaicaobserver 19 Oct 2019

Heat causing havoc in Ghana

BONO EAST REGION, Ghana (IPS) — Adwoa Frimpomaah, a smallholder farmer from Dandwa, a farming community in Nkoranza, in Ghana's Bono East Region, and her two children have been consuming insect-infested and discoloured grains produced from their three-acre farm.

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seattletimes 19 Oct 2019

Seattle plans new Fire Station 31 to replace Northgate structure known as ‘Cancer House’

Seattle authorities have decided the city should build a new fire station in Northgate to replace an existing station where worries have long been raised about unhealthy conditions. Mayor Jenny Durkan’s administration announced the decision Friday to construct a new Station 31 at a different site in the same neighborhood.

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seattletimes 18 Oct 2019

Seattle will build new fire station to replace troubled structure known as ‘Cancer House’

Seattle authorities have decided the city should build a new fire station in Northgate to replace an existing station where worries have long been raised about unhealthy conditions. Mayor Jenny Durkan’s administration announced the decision Friday to build a new Station 31 at a different site in the same neighborhood.

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news-uci 18 Oct 2019

Trigger of deadly food toxin discovered

A toxin produced by mold on nuts and grains can cause liver cancer if consumed in large quantities. UC Irvine researchers have discovered what triggers the toxin to form, which could lead to methods of limiting its production. Because of lax or nonexistent regulation, 4.

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azosensors 17 Oct 2019

New Paper-Based Sensor Technology to Economically Detect Iron Levels in Fortified Foods

Andrade added, “It took a while to figure out what method, because if the color goes away, we’re done. This is a very stable reaction, and the color has stayed stable for two years.” This process led to the paper-based assay that varies in color in reaction to iron in fortified foods.

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ipsinternational-sw 17 Oct 2019

Ghana’s Grains and Groundnuts Face Increasing Contamination Amid Increasing Temperatures

, a global study on nutrition, sustainable agriculture and food waste developed in collaboration between the Barilla Centre for Food and Nutrition Foundation and the Economist Intelligence Unit, Ghana has a malnourishment prevalence score of 74.2 out of 100, where 100 equals the highest....

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globalissues 16 Oct 2019

Ghana's Grains and Groundnuts Face Increasing Contamination Amid Increasing Temperatures

states. Other small holder farmers are also feeling the impact. "Yesterday an aggregator came here to convince us to sell a 100-kilogram sack of maize for GHC 90 ($16). We do not get the right market because of high levels of aflatoxins that affects the quality of our grains," smallholder farmer Regina Dabiali, 30, tells IPS.

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eurekalert 16 Oct 2019

New paper-based technology allows reliable, low-cost sensing of iron levels in fortified foods

URBANA, Ill. - Many low-income countries have turned to mass food fortification programs to address nutrient deficiencies in their populations. But many of these programs lack the resources needed to determine if the appropriate amount of nutrients is consistently present in those food products.

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mdpi 16 Oct 2019

Toxins, Vol. 11, Pages 602: Calcination Enhances the Aflatoxin and Zearalenone Binding Efficiency of a Tunisian Clay

Clays are known to have promising adsorbing characteristics, and are used as feed additives to overcome the negative effects of mycotoxicosis in livestock farming. Modification of clay minerals by heat treatment, also called calcination, can alter their adsorption characteristics.

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mdpi 16 Oct 2019

Molecules, Vol. 24, Pages 3726: Modulation of Adipogenesis and Oxidative Status by Quercetin and Ochratoxin A: Positive or Negative Impact on Rat Adipocyte Metabolism?

(1) Background: Impaired adipose tissue function leads to the development of metabolic disorders. Reactive oxygen species play a key role in the regulation of adipogenesis and insulin-stimulated glucose uptake by adipocytes. Quercetin (QCT) regulates adipogenesis by affecting the redox state of preadipocytes.

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nation-ke 16 Oct 2019

Good news for farmers in bid to fight aflatoxin menace

Farmers were relieved after a manufacturing facility to deal with the aflatoxin menace was commissioned last week in Machakos. The Katumani Aflasafe, built by the US, Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organisation and Agriculture ministry will provide a sustainable solution to a deadly problem.

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technologynetworks 15 Oct 2019

How Does Cold Plasma Enhance Seed Germination and Plant Growth?

Feeding the world When we think about the greatest threat facing humanity, we tend to picture climate change and antibiotic resistance, not what we are going to have for dinner. But the truth is, our need for food poses one of the biggest challenges to the planet.

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forbes 15 Oct 2019

Dry Farm Wines Makes ‘Natural’ Wine Accessible To All

Dry Farm Wines specializes in affordable "natural" wines. Dry Farm Wines. The word “natural” rolls off of Todd White’s tongue early on in a conversation about the mission of Dry Farm Wines , a company he founded to make low-alcohol, minimal-intervention wines available to consumers at affordable prices.

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mdpi 15 Oct 2019

Toxins, Vol. 11, Pages 599: Enzyme Degradation Reagents Effectively Remove Mycotoxins Deoxynivalenol and Zearalenone from Pig and Poultry Artificial Digestive Juices

Mycotoxin removers include enzymes and adsorbents that may be used in animal feeds to eliminate the toxic effects of mycotoxins. This study aimed to determine the removability of two different types of mycotoxin removers, adsorbents and enzyme degradation reagents (EDRs), in the simulated gastrointestinal conditions of pigs and poultry.

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scmp 15 Oct 2019

23 spice products sold in Hong Kong have cancer-causing substances: consumer watchdog

Samples of the dried spices are displayed during the Consumer Council’s press conference. Photo: Nora Tam. 23 spice products sold in Hong Kong have cancer-causing substances: consumer watchdog. They are found to have aflatoxins or ochratoxin A, toxic compounds produced by fungi; For two nutmeg....

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mdpi 12 Oct 2019

Toxins, Vol. 11, Pages 594: Simultaneous Determination of Twenty Mycotoxins in the Korean Soybean Paste Doenjang by LC-MS/MS with Immunoaffinity Cleanup

Doenjang, a Korean fermented soybean paste, is vulnerable to contamination by mycotoxins because it is directly exposed to environmental microbiota during fermentation. A method that simultaneously determines 20 mycotoxins in doenjang, including aflatoxins (AFs), ochratoxin A (OTA), zearalenone....

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mdpi 11 Oct 2019

Toxins, Vol. 11, Pages 590: Fumonisin B1, B2 and B3 in Muscle and Liver of Broiler Chickens and Turkey Poults Fed with Diets Containing Fusariotoxins at the EU Maximum Tolerable Level

Although provisional maximum tolerable daily intake and recommended guidelines have been established for fumonisins (FB) in food, few data are available concerning levels of FB in edible animal tissues. Such data are of particular interest in avian species that can tolerate relatively high levels of fumonisins in their feed.

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mdpi 11 Oct 2019

Foods, Vol. 8, Pages 478: The Influence of Steeping Water Change during Malting on the Multi-Toxin Content in Malt

The aim of this study was to assess the impact of steeping water change and Fusarium graminearum contamination level on different multi-toxin types and concentrations in barley malt. Malt samples were subjected to two micromalting regimessteeping water change and the other with no steeping water change.

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poultryworld 11 Oct 2019

Intervention strategies to support immune competence

Adverse effects of mycotoxins. Mycotoxins presence has been associated with negative effects on immune competence and gut integrity. The concentration, chemical composition and synergic effects, contribute to the adverse symptoms in growing animals while more prominently in chicks, layers and....

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openpr 11 Oct 2019

Global Absorbent Mats Market to Witness a Pronounce Growth During 2024

Global Absorbent Pad Market Industry investigate report gives key examination available status of the Absorbent Pads producers with market estimate, development, share, slants and also industry cost structure. Global Absorbent Pad Market Report covers the present situation and the development prospects for 2018-2025.

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mdpi 10 Oct 2019

Toxins, Vol. 11, Pages 583: An Automated and High-Throughput Immunoaffinity Magnetic Bead-Based Sample Clean-Up Platform for the Determination of Aflatoxins in Grains and Oils Using UPLC-FLD

Sample clean-up remains the most time-consuming and error-prone step in the whole analytical procedure for aflatoxins (AFTs) analysis. Herein, an automated and high-throughput sample clean-up platform was developed with a disposable, cost-effective immunoaffinity magnetic bead-based kit.

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markets-businessinsider 10 Oct 2019

Oilseed Processing Equipment Market Forecasts to 2024 - Leading Players are Alvan Blanch Development Co, CPM Corp, French Oil Mil Machinery Co, HUM Muhendislik, Nebraska Screw Press, and The DUPPS Co

. Dublin, Oct. 10, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The report has been added to's offering. Equipment or machineries which are used to process oilseeds to extract vegetable oil from it are studied and covered in this report. The market is segmented on the basis of process into seed....

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nanowerk 09 Oct 2019

The Periodic Table of Elements in the age of nanotechnology

Current Articles. This feed's current articles are shown below. Subscribe for updates to all the content available in this feed, or click through here to see the original article. 2019-10-09 12:16 UTC. Scientists introduce a radically new design principle that is based on an analytical model instead of a numerical approach.

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poultryworld 09 Oct 2019

Register now for the WMFmeetsIUPAC

WMFmeetsIUPAC – the joint conference of the 11th Conference of The World Mycotoxin Forum® and the XVth IUPAC International Symposium on Mycotoxins – takes place in Belfast, Northern Ireland, 14-16 October 2019. Registration is now open. The event will build on the success of the previous....

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sunstar 09 Oct 2019

Santiago: Third Regional Student Research Congress

THE Benguet State University (BSU) celebrates with its researchers and students who emerged as winners during the ninth joint CorCAARRD-CIERDEC Regional Symposium and the third Regional Student Research Congress held last October 3, 2019 at the Abra State Institute of Sciences and Technology, Lagangilang, Campus.

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