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Europe Media Monitor (EMM) est un service de monitoring automatisé des médias, permettant de facilement voir, d'explorer et de saisir les actualités émises par les médias en ligne du monde entier. La section Mycotoxines, spécialement développée pour le site APHLIS, recherche dans les médas internationaux toutes sortes d'actualités relatives aux Mycotoxines, leur apparition, la recherche, la législation et d'autres sujets pertinents.

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phys 17 Aug 2019

Modified lactides promise new implementations in pharmacology and catalysis

The project concerning modification of oligo- and polylactic acids with thiacalix[4]arene derivatives was launched at Kazan Federal University three years ago. The main idea of the study was to improve physical and chemical properties of polymers by introducing macrocyclic rigid structures which....

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nation-ke 16 Aug 2019

Harvest sorghum at the right time, dry well for more yields

Sylvester Opil Ndeda, a plant breeder and the research and liaison manager at the East African Maltings Limited plant in Molo. He says that they are introducing modern ways of farming from land preparation, fertiliser use and pest control management in sorghum cultivation, as well as developing....

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mdpi 16 Aug 2019

Microorganisms, Vol. 7, Pages 266: Pediococcus pentosaceus xy46 Can Absorb Zearalenone and Alleviate its Toxicity to the Reproductive Systems of Male Mice

Abstract Zearalenone (ZEA) contamination is a very serious problem around the world as it can induce reproductive disorders in animals and affect the health of humans. Therefore, reducing the damage it causes to humans and animals is a current focus of research.

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thestarkenya 16 Aug 2019

MP's poke holes in cereals board Sh841m gunny bags

MPs have queried the National Cereals and Produce Board’s procurement of gunny bags at Sh841 million saying the expenditure was unwarranted. Members of the Public Accounts Committee further raised queries over the mode of procurement of the bags. The leaders were reviewing a report where Auditor....

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mdpi 16 Aug 2019

Molecules, Vol. 24, Pages 2971: Sabotage at the Powerhouse? Unraveling the Molecular Target of 2-Isopropylbenzaldehyde Thiosemicarbazone, a Specific Inhibitor of Aflatoxin Biosynthesis and Sclerotia Development in Aspergillus flavus, Using Yeast as a Model System

Abstract Amongst the various approaches to contain aflatoxin contamination of feed and food commodities, the use of inhibitors of fungal growth and/or toxin biosynthesis is showing great promise for the implementation or the replacement of conventional pesticide-based strategies.

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mdpi 15 Aug 2019

Foods, Vol. 8, Pages 348: Occurence of Ochratoxin A and Biogenic Amines in Croatian Commercial Red Wines

Abstract Food safety is one of the main concerns in the world and in wine it depends mostly on metabolites of microbial origin. The aim of this study was to investigate the occurrence of natural contaminants, ochratoxin A and biogenic amines (cadaverine, histamine, putrescine and tyramine), in....

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ippmedia-en 15 Aug 2019

Put funds into agriculture, SADC women farmers’ NGOs demand

Farmers are concerned that most e governments in the SADC region are yet to implement the 2014 Malabo Declaration which requires them to allocate around 10 percent of their total budget to agriculture. "We want agriculture to be prioritized and not considered as an alternative activity.

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openpr 15 Aug 2019

Global Absorbent Booms Sock Market Research Report 2019

Market Research Report Store offers a latest published report on Carbon Prepreg Market Analysis and Forecast 2019-2025 delivering key insights and providing a competitive advantage to clients through a detailed report. This report focuses on the key global Carbon Prepreg players, to define, describe....

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tuko 14 Aug 2019

State agencies NSSF, NHIF accused of hiring staff mostly from two communities

- At NSSF, the same leading community had 220 staff while the other had 224 officers out of about 1307 employees. - Also, NSSF had employed only 3.4% of people living with disabilities whereas NHIF had 2.1% against constitutional threshold of 5% The National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) and....

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tuko 14 Aug 2019

Study links virus associated with cervical cancer risk to consumption of aflatoxin

A study by Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital (MTRH) has linked consumption of food contaminated with aflatoxin to high detection of Human Papillomavirus (HPV) in Kenyan women. The study is titled detection and concentration of plasma aflatoxin associated with detection of oncogenic human papillomavirus in Kenyan women.

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tuko 14 Aug 2019

Suswa SGR station design inspired by traditional dancers

Despite hints of controversy surrounding the expenditure on the SGR projects, there is no denying the transport sector in the country has experienced a major READ ALSO: Pastor Ng’ang’a reveals he went for younger wife because she was fresh The construction of the railway commenced in 2014 and....

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EC 14 Aug 2019

View more Science Updates

Experts from several research organisations worldwide including the JRC compiled a review discussing the most important recent developments and trends in mycotoxin determination in various food and feed matrices. Moreover they addressed the limitations of the presented methodologies.

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mdpi 13 Aug 2019

Toxins, Vol. 11, Pages 473: The Effect of Low and High Dose Deoxynivalenol on Intestinal Morphology, Distribution, and Expression of Inflammatory Cytokines of Weaning Rabbits

Abstract Deoxynivalenol (DON) is a potential pathogenic factor to humans and animals, and intestinal tract is the primary target organ of DON. Data concerning the effects of DON on rabbits are scarce, especially for weaning rabbits. In this study, 45 weaning rabbits (35 d) were randomly and equally assigned into three groups.

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foreignaffairs-nz 13 Aug 2019

Test results of seasonal food surveillance project on mooncakes (first phase) all satisfactory

Test results of seasonal food surveillance project on mooncakes (first phase) all satisfactory The Centre for Food Safety (CFS) of the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department (FEHD) today (August 13) announced the results of a seasonal food surveillance project on mooncakes (first phase).

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pubs-acs-jafcau 12 Aug 2019

[ASAP] Synthesis, Biological Evaluation and In Silico Computational Studies of 7-Chloro-4-(1<italic toggle="yes">H</italic>-1,2,3-triazol-1-yl)quinoline Derivatives: Search for New Controlling Agents against <italic toggle="yes">Spodoptera frugiperda</italic> (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) Larvae

A review. Deoxynivalenol (DON) is a mycotoxin produced by fungi of the genus Fusarium. Maximum tolerable DON concns. for grain and selected wheat products were laid down by national and European legislative institutions to protect consumers from health risks assocd. with the intake of this mycotoxin.

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farmindustrynews 12 Aug 2019

Time to scout Georgia peanuts right now

Over the last few weeks, caterpillars have arrived in large numbers to some Georgia peanut fields, and moisture-stressed fields need to be checked for lesser cornstalk borer. Dr. Mark Abney, University of Georgia peanut entomologist, says “If you were waiting for the opportune moment to scout your peanuts, this is it.

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mdpi 12 Aug 2019

Toxins, Vol. 11, Pages 471: Determination of Ochratoxin A (OTA), Ochratoxin B (OTB), T-2, and HT-2 Toxins in Wheat Grains, Wheat Flour, and Bread in Lebanon by LC-MS/MS

Abstract Cereals are prone to fungal infection during growth, harvesting, transportation, and/or storage. As a result, cereals such as wheat grains and wheat-derived products may be contaminated with mycotoxins leading to acute and chronic health exposure.

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kenyamoja 12 Aug 2019

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07 Aug 2019 - Speaking to the publication, the vocal MP maintained that since the Kibra MP died a painful death, the seat should be acorded... 07 Aug 2019 - The colourful ceremony was held at the Jamaica National Stadium and attended by thousands of enthusiastic Jamaicans who travelled from ...

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mdpi 10 Aug 2019

Microorganisms, Vol. 7, Pages 253: Biocontrol of Aspergillus flavus in Ensiled Sorghum by Water Kefir Microorganisms

Abstract The capacity of microorganisms from water kefir (WK) to control Aspergillus flavus growth during the aerobic phase of ensiled sorghum grains was determined. Sorghum inoculated with A. flavus was treated with filter-sterilized and non-sterilized water kefir ensiled, and incubated 7 days at 25 C.

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honestversion 10 Aug 2019

Mycotoxin Binders Market to Reap Excessive Revenues by 2019-2027

Mycotoxin Binders Market Report by Material, Application, and Geography Global Forecast to 2023 is a professional and in-depth research report on the world’s major regional market conditions, focusing on the main regions (North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific) and the main countries (United States,....

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nation-ke 09 Aug 2019

For big harvest, we must fund agro-research well

Dr Eliud Kireger, Karlo’s director-general. He encourages farmers to embrace climate-smart agricultural technologies that include planting drought-tolerant crops and conservation agriculture. PHOTO | ANITA CHEPKOECH | NMG In Summary. Kalro is a merger of four research institutes namely Kenya....

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news-uci 09 Aug 2019

Fungi cancer

A toxin produced by mold on nuts and grains can cause liver cancer if consumed in large quantities. UC Irvine researchers for the first time 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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mdpi 09 Aug 2019

Biomolecules, Vol. 9, Pages 354: Cyclodextrins Can Entrap Zearalenone-14-Glucoside: Interaction of the Masked Mycotoxin with Cyclodextrins and Cyclodextrin Bead Polymer

Abstract Zearalenone (ZEN) is a Fusarium -derived xenoestrogenic mycotoxin. In plants, zearalenone-14- O d -glucoside (Z14G) is the major conjugated metabolite of ZEN, and is a masked mycotoxin. Masked mycotoxins are plant-modified derivatives, which are not routinely screened in food and feed samples.

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mdpi 09 Aug 2019

Toxins, Vol. 11, Pages 467: Genetic Profiling of Aspergillus Isolates with Varying Aflatoxin Production Potential from Different Maize-Growing Regions of Kenya

Abstract Highly toxigenic strains of Aspergillus flavus have been reported to frequently contaminate maize, causing fatal aflatoxin poisoning in Kenya. To gain insights into the environmental and genetic factors that influence toxigenicity, fungi ( n = 218) that were culturally identified as A.

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mdpi 09 Aug 2019

Fermentation, Vol. 5, Pages 74: Immobilization of Saccharomyces cerevisiae on Apple Pieces to Produce Cider

Abstract Three yeasts ( Saccharomyces cerevisiae var. boulardii , a commercial probiotic yeast; S. cerevisiae W13, a wild yeast able to remove ochratoxin A; and S. cerevisiae 17, a wild yeast with promising probiotic traits) were screened for their ability to adhere on apple pieces as a function of different contact times (1530 min).

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kenyan-post 08 Aug 2019

Here is former KEBS boss’ warning about cancer from 2011 during the KIBAKI/ RAILA Govt that got Kenyans worried - We may be dead men walking!

Thursday August 8, 2019 - According to a video circulating online, the ravaging cancer menace in the country might have been foreseen by former Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) boss, the late Kioko Mang'eli, in 2011. Appearing before the National Assembly Committee on Agriculture at the time,....

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mdpi 08 Aug 2019

Toxins, Vol. 11, Pages 466: Biomonitoring of Deoxynivalenol and Deoxynivalenol-3-glucoside in Human Volunteers: Renal Excretion Profiles

Abstract Biomarkers for the determination of the dietary exposure to deoxynivalenol (DON) have been proposed in the past but so far no quantification of their use in humans has been carried out. Following a human intervention study with two mycotoxins, namely DON and deoxynivalenol-3-glucoside....

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tvnz 08 Aug 2019

Countdown recalls Crunchy Natural Almonds due to raised levels of fungi, alflatoxin

Supermarket giant Countdown is recalling its Woolworths Crunchy Natural Almonds 225g snackpots. It comes amid concerns the products have “non-compliant levels” of aflatoxin in the almonds. The products have been sold in Countdown stores nationwide between 30 June and 6 August.

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pubs-acs-jafcau 07 Aug 2019

[ASAP] Unveiling the Mechanisms for the Plant Volatile Organic Compound Linalool To Control Gray Mold on Strawberry Fruits

Meligethes aeneus (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae), is a pollen-feeding pest beetle of oilseed rape, Brassica napus (Brassicaceae). We measured plant volatile org. compds. (VOCs) emission over 72 h from 2 types of 24 h M. aeneus exposure to B. napus: pollen feeding vs. flower bud injury and oviposition.

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mdpi 07 Aug 2019

Toxins, Vol. 11, Pages 463: Investigation of Zearalenone Adsorption and Biotransformation by Microorganisms Cultured under Cellular Stress Conditions

Abstract The zearalenone binding and metabolization ability of probiotic microorganisms, such as lactic acid bacteria, Lactobacillus paracasei Lactococcus lactis and yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae isolated from food products, were examined. Moreover, the influence of cellular stress (induced by....

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kenyamoja 07 Aug 2019

Kenyans.co.ke: 2011 Cancer Warning That is Now Causing Jitters [VIDEO]

According to a video circulating online, t he ravaging cancer menace in the country might have been foreseen by former Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) boss, the late Kioko Mang'eli, in 201 1 Appearing before the National Assembly Committee on Agriculture at the time, Mangeli stated that despite the....

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