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vanguardngr 01 Dec 2022

FG targets N8bn from concessioning 17 silos

By Luminous Jannamike, Abuja. The Federal Government, on Tuesday, announced that it has developed a mechanism that would attract N8bn revenue to Nigeria by concessioning 17 silos with combined capacity of over 6,000 metric tonnes for 10 years. It disclosed this during the 2nd West and Central....

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mdpi 01 Dec 2022

Toxins, Vol. 14, Pages 843: The Preferential Therapeutic Potential of Chlorella vulgaris against Aflatoxin-Induced Hepatic Injury in Quail

Aflatoxins (AFs) are the most detrimental mycotoxin, potentially hazardous to animals and humans. AFs in food threaten the health of consumers and cause liver cancer. Therefore, a safe, efficient, and friendly approach is attributed to the control of aflatoxicosis.

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mdpi 01 Dec 2022

Biosensors, Vol. 12, Pages 1107: Picomolar or beyond Limit of Detection Using Molecularly Imprinted Polymer-Based Electrochemical Sensors: A Review

Hexachlorobenzene is used as a fungicide. Although it is effective at killing fungi, it also affects the fruit. Due to their lipophilic nature, the molecules bioaccumulate in the food chain, therefore requiring accurate and selective identification. Hence, the fabrication of the electrode was....

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mdpi 01 Dec 2022

Toxins, Vol. 14, Pages 840: Aflatoxin B1 Exposure in Sheep: Insights into Hepatotoxicity Based on Oxidative Stress, Inflammatory Injury, Apoptosis, and Gut Microbiota Analysis

The widespread fungal toxin Aflatoxin B 1 (AFB 1 ) is an inevitable pollutant affecting the health of humans, poultry, and livestock. Although studies indicate that AFB 1 is hepatotoxic, there are few studies on AFB 1 -induced hepatotoxicity in sheep. Thus, this study examined how AFB 1 affected....

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mdpi 01 Dec 2022

Toxins, Vol. 14, Pages 841: Stressful Effects of T-2 Metabolites and Defense Capability of HepG2 Cells

The T-2 toxin (T-2), a mycotoxin produced by several species of Fusarium which belongs to group A of trichothecenes, is rapidly metabolized, and its main metabolites are HT-2, Neosolaniol (Neo), T2-triol and T2-tetraol. In this work, the antioxidant defense system of HepG2 cells against oxidative....

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mdpi 01 Dec 2022

Biomedicines, Vol. 10, Pages 3091: High-Resolution Magic-Angle-Spinning NMR in Revealing Hepatoblastoma Hallmarks

Due to the rarity of HBL, the studied cohort of samples is significant and especially valuable because the paired HBL and NCL samples had been through the same medical treatment. Differences in metabolite concentrations in HBL compared with NCL tissue samples indicate altered metabolomic pathways....

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mdpi 01 Dec 2022

Antioxidants, Vol. 11, Pages 2379: Plant-Derived Polyphenols as Nrf2 Activators to Counteract Oxidative Stress and Intestinal Toxicity Induced by Deoxynivalenol in Swine: An Emerging Research Direction

Resveratrol (3,5,4′-trihydroxystilbene, C 14 H 12 O 3 ) is a plant-derived polyphenolic antioxidant that is abundant in grape skin and red wine [ 32 ]. Most recently, resveratrol has been reported to possess efficient antioxidant activity and counteract DON-causing intestinal toxicity in pigs, in both in vivo and in vitro studies.

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mdpi 01 Dec 2022

Agronomy, Vol. 12, Pages 3038: Host Susceptibility of CIMMYT’s International Spring Wheat Lines to Crown and Root Rot Caused by Fusarium culmorum and F. pseudograminearum

The destructive soilborne Fusarium species is one of the most serious challenges facing agriculture. Mycotoxins produced by Fusarium spp. can induce both acute and chronic toxic effects on humans and animals. Massive investments have been made in the last few decades to develop an appropriate....

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mdpi 30 Nov 2022

Microorganisms, Vol. 10, Pages 2385: Maximizing Laboratory Production of Aflatoxins and Fumonisins for Use in Experimental Animal Feeds

Warm and humid climatic conditions coupled with poor agricultural practices in sub-Saharan Africa favor the contamination of food and feed by Aspergillus flavus and Fusarium verticillioides fungi, which subsequently may produce aflatoxins (AFs) and fumonisins (FBs), respectively.

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foodsafetyafrica 30 Nov 2022

KEBS bans maize meal and composite flours in crackdown that leaves unanswered queries

Some of the companies in the list include Karibu Maize Millers in Nyahururu, Nature’s Health in Nairobi, Naku Modern Feeds in Nakuru, Jamka Emjei Trading in Githunguri, Ridges Ritz Millers in Ruiru, Sima Grain Millers in Eldoret, Nakuru Grain Mills in Nakuru, Greenfield Millers in Kiambu and Uwezo Millers in Naivasha.

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farmindustrynews 30 Nov 2022

Team approach to aflatoxin

Foy Mills delivered some encouraging news in a Nov. 10 American Peanut Council “Insight into USA Peanuts” webinar where an overview of this year’s peanut crop was presented. It looks like aflatoxin won’t be a problem in the peanut crop this year. This is welcome news for the U.S.

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mdpi 30 Nov 2022

Toxins, Vol. 14, Pages 834: Reduction of Aflatoxin B1 and Zearalenone Contents in Corn Using Power Ultrasound and Its Effects on Corn Quality

The degradation rates of AFB1 did not change significantly after ultrasonic treatment for 2–8 min; however, a significant increase in the degradation rate was observed with a treatment time of 10 min ( p < 0.05). The increase in the treatment time from 2 to 10 min promoted the dissolution of AFB1 in....

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kswfoodmicro 29 Nov 2022

Israel – Notice to consumers about the withdrawal from the shelves of the product “Hot Paprika” – Aflatoxin

SM Castel Food Industries Ltd. informs the consumer public that due to an inspection by the food service at the Ministry of Health, higher than permitted levels of aflatoxins (mold toxins) were found in the product “Hot....

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kswfoodmicro 29 Nov 2022

Belgium – Gourd’O’fruit juice without added sugar 12x90g from LEADER PRICE Mycotoxin – Patulin

Product: Gourd’O’fruit juice without added sugar 12x90g from LEADER PRICE. Problem: too high content of patulin (mycotoxin). In agreement with the FASFC, LEADER PRICE is withdrawing Gourd’O’fruits Juices Without Added Sugar 12x90g from sale and recalling them from consumers because of too high a patulin content.

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mdpi 29 Nov 2022

Foods, Vol. 11, Pages 3855: Screening and Regulation Mechanism of Key Transcription Factors of Penicillium expansum Infecting Postharvest Pears by ATAC-Seq Analysis

Transcription factors play a key role in Penicillium expansum infection process. Although the crucial characteristics of some transcription factors of pathogenic fungi have been found, many transcription factors involved in P. expansum infections have not been explored and studied. This study aimed to screen the transcription factors of P.

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kenyamoja 29 Nov 2022

Kenyans.co.ke » Govt's Directive on Maize Held at Mombasa Port Amid Linturi, Kuria Row

on Tuesday, November 22- confirming that it will first carry out numerous tests before releasing it to the public. Speaking to the press, Kenya Bureau of Standards Managing Director Bernard Njiraini pointed out that the maize would be destroyed if it did not meet the necessary standards.

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kenyamoja 29 Nov 2022

Nation » Suspicious 10, 000 tonnes of maize at Mombasa port to be tested - Government

The assurance by the Kenya Bureau of Standards (Kebs) and Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) comes amid safety concerns that the maize is suspected to be contaminated and therefore unfit for human or animal consumption. Details in our possession show that the MV African Merlin Voy:01/22 docked at the port....

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nation-ke 29 Nov 2022

Suspicious maize at Mombasa port to be tested News Just now

The assurance by the Kenya Bureau of Standards (Kebs) and Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) comes amid safety concerns that the maize is suspected to be contaminated and therefore unfit for human or animal consumption. Details in our possession show that the MV African Merlin Voy:01/22 docked at the port....

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mdpi 28 Nov 2022

Toxins, Vol. 14, Pages 830: Dietary Catalase Supplementation Alleviates Deoxynivalenol-Induced Oxidative Stress and Gut Microbiota Dysbiosis in Broiler Chickens

Catalase (CAT) can eliminate oxygen radicals, but it is unclear whether exogenous CAT can protect chickens against deoxynivalenol (DON)-induced oxidative stress. This study aimed to investigate the effects of supplemental CAT on antioxidant property and gut microbiota in DON-exposed broilers.

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