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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 Aflatoxins section has been developed specifically for the APHLIS website and scans international media for all news related to Aflatoxin occurrence, research, legislation and other relevant topics.

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markets-businessinsider 19 Feb 2019

Global Research ELISA (Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay) Industry

NEW YORK Feb. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Research ELISA (Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay) in US$ Thousand. Read the full report: https://www.reportlinker.com/p05205335 The global market is also analyzed by the following Segments: ELISA Development Sets and Antibody Pairs, and ELISA Kits.

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europarl 19 Feb 2019

Written question - Protecting Italian hazelnuts from the increasing volume of imported Turkish hazelnuts which pose a health hazard - E-000764/2019

On 27 November 2018 Coldiretti raised the alarm about the danger posed by Italian imports of hazelnuts from Turkey: in the first 8 months of 2018 they amounted to about 21 million kilos, a 30% increase. Italian producers and consumers are seriously concerned because Turkish hazelnuts contain....

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mdpi 19 Feb 2019

Materials, Vol. 12, Pages 620: Assessment of the Impact of Different Treatments on the Technological and Antifungal Properties of Papyrus (Cyperus Papyrus L.) Sheets

Abstract In the present work, sheets of Papyrus ( Cyperus papyrus L.), manufactured by lamination from strips pre-treated with different treatments, were evaluated for their technological and fungal infestation properties ( Aspergillus flavus AFl375, A. niger Ani245 and Colletotrichum gloeosporioides Cgl311).

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businessdailyafrica 19 Feb 2019

Maize farmers to wait longer for NCPB pay

Maize farmers will have to wait longer before they can receive money for delivery of their produce to the National Cereals and Produce Board (NCPB) despite promises by the government to make prompt payments. The Strategic Food Reserve Trust Fund (SFRTF) Tuesday confirmed that it has not received money to start paying the farmers.

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mdpi 18 Feb 2019

Toxins, Vol. 11, Pages 122: Dynamic Ochratoxin A Production by Strains of Aspergillus niger Intended Used in Food Industry of China

Abstract Thirty strains of Aspergillus niger , including 27 intended used in the food industry of China, were studied for their ochratoxin A (OTA) production on the three natural substratescorn, rice, and wheat branat different time intervals by high-performance liquid chromatography.

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mdpi 16 Feb 2019

Toxins, Vol. 11, Pages 121: Evaluation of Cellulosic Polymers and Curcumin to Reduce Aflatoxin B1 Toxic Effects on Performance, Biochemical, and Immunological Parameters of Broiler Chickens

Abstract To evaluate the effect of cellulosic polymers (CEL) and curcumin (CUR) on aflatoxin B1 (AFB1) toxic effects on performance, and the biochemical and immunological parameters in broiler chickens, 150 one-day-old male broiler chicks were randomly allocated into five groups with three....

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newbusinessethiopia 15 Feb 2019

Climate change could make food less safe, experts warn

By Andualem Sisay Gessesse- Addis Ababa, Ethiopia- As the planet warms, governments must pay more attention to food safety, and address the issue in their action plans to tackle climate change, officials and researchers said this week. Food contaminated with bacteria, viruses, parasites, toxins or....

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eco-business 15 Feb 2019

Flies and fungi: Climate change could make food less safe, experts warn

As the planet warms, governments must pay more attention to food safety, and address the issue in their action plans to tackle climate change, officials and researchers said this week. Food contaminated with bacteria, viruses, parasites, toxins or chemicals causes more than 600 million people to....

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newtimes-RW 15 Feb 2019

There is no food security without food safety

Food security for all is a cornerstone of the United Nations 2030 Agenda, which recognises that global sustainable development can only be achieved if hunger and all forms of malnutrition are eradicated (Sustainable Development Goal number 2). Nevertheless, the international community must be aware....

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standardmedia 14 Feb 2019

NCPB to ensure quality of grains

Maize silos and driers at the Eldoret National Cereals and Produce Board (NCPB) depot. [Kevin Tunoi/Standard] The National Cereals and Produce Board (NCPB) has turned away farmers whose maize did not meet quality standards. The board’s Managing Director Albin Sang said all depots had been....

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trust 14 Feb 2019

Flies and fungi: Climate change could make food less safe

Rising temperatures, more migration and other climate-related risks could threaten food safety - but few countries are looking at the risks, researchers say. By Andualem Sisay Gessesse. ADDIS ABABA, Feb 14 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As the planet warms, governments must pay more attention to....

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mdpi 14 Feb 2019

Toxins, Vol. 11, Pages 117: Correction: Mauro, A., et al. Biological Control Products for Aflatoxin Prevention in Italy: Commercial Field Evaluation of Atoxigenic Aspergillus flavus Active Ingredients. Toxins 2018, 10, 30

Excerpt The authors wish to make the following correction to their paper [...] View Full-Text This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited (CC BY 4.

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azernews 14 Feb 2019

Private food laboratories may appear in Azerbaijan

By Trend Azerbaijan’s Food Safety Agency offers private businesses to conduct examination of food products, Goshgar Tahmazli, chairman of the Food Safety Agency, said at a public discussion of the draft “Law on Food Safety”, Trend reports. Tahmazli said that this process shouldn’t be solely the....

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trendnews-az 14 Feb 2019

Private food laboratories may appear in Azerbaijan (UPDATE)

Details added (first version posted on 11:58) Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 14. By Huseyn Valiyev – Trend: Azerbaijan’s Food Safety Agency offers private businesses to conduct examination of food products, Goshgar Tahmazli, chairman of the Food Safety Agency, said at a public discussion of the draft “Law on Food Safety”, Trend reports.

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bbc 13 Feb 2019

Mouldy jam: Should you eat what's beneath?

Image copyright /Getty Images Image caption Theresa May says she eats jam after removing mould from the surface, it's being reported. The toast pops. The butter's spread. Then you unscrew the lid and there it is - a circle of furry white-and-blue mould staring back at you from your strawberry jam jar.

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marketwatch 13 Feb 2019

Global Mold Inhibitors Market Analysis & Forecast Report, 2019 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

The "Global Mold Inhibitors Market Analysis 2019" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The Global Mold Inhibitors market is expected to reach $2.35 million by 2026 growing at a CAGR of 4.2% during 2018 to 2026. Mold inhibitors serve as additives which are used for preventing....

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mdpi 13 Feb 2019

Toxins, Vol. 11, Pages 114: Developmental Toxicity of Mycotoxin Fumonisin B1 in Animal Embryogenesis: An Overview

Abstract A teratogenic agent or teratogen can disturb the development of an embryo or a fetus. Fumonisin B 1 (FB 1 ), produced by Fusarium verticillioides and F. proliferatum , is among the most commonly seen mycotoxins and contaminants from stale maize and other farm products.

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mdpi 13 Feb 2019

Molecules, Vol. 24, Pages 664: Secondary Metabolites and the Risks of Isaria fumosorosea and Isaria farinosa

Abstract Isaria fumosorosea and Isaria farinosa are important entomopathogenic fungi with a worldwide distribution and multiple host insects. However, the concerns about the safety risks of myco-pesticides have been attracting the attention of researchers and consumers.

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foodmanufacture 13 Feb 2019

Food fraud fine ‘not fit for purpose’: BEIC

The egg trader, from Mijnsheerenland in Zuid-Holland, was also found guilty of selling battery eggs as free-range, BEIC said. Inspections at the company’s warehouse found eggs stamped with fake registration numbers, so their origin could not be determined, it added.

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mdpi 13 Feb 2019

Metabolites, Vol. 9, Pages 33: Identification and Quantification of Enniatins and Beauvericin in Animal Feeds and Their Ingredients by LC-QTRAP/MS/MS

Abstract Emerging fusariotoxins, mainly enniatins (ENNs) and beauvericin (BEA), are secondary toxic metabolites produced by Fusarium spp. and are widely distributed contaminants of cereals and by-products. Mycotoxin contamination in these products supposes an important risk to feed supply security....

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mdpi 13 Feb 2019

Toxins, Vol. 11, Pages 112: The Effect of Probiotic Supplementation on Performance and the Histopathological Changes in Liver and Kidneys in Broiler Chickens Fed Diets with Aflatoxin B1

Abstract The aim of the study was to investigate the toxic effects of aflatoxin B 1 (AFB 1 ) and efficacy of a probiotic preparation containing L. reuteri L. plantarum L. pentosus L. rhamnosus and L. paracasei and Saccharomyces cerevisiae yeasts to ameliorate their effects in broiler chickens.

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mdpi 13 Feb 2019

Toxins, Vol. 11, Pages 109: Biocontrol of Aspergillus and Fusarium Mycotoxins in Africa: Benefits and Limitations

Abstract Fungal contamination and the consequent mycotoxin production is a hindrance to food and feed safety, international trade and human and animal health. In Africa, fungal contamination by Fusarium and Aspergillus is heightened by tropical climatic conditions that create a suitable environment for pre- and postharvest mycotoxin production.

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