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nation-ke 03 Apr 2020

Risks various chemicals pose to fish, your health

A farmer feeds fish in one of his ponds in Bungoma in this past photo. Chemical fishing is illegal in that it poses serious dangers to fishermen, consumers and the environment due to its effect on non-target organisms and indiscriminate killing of the target population. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP In Summary.

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mdpi 03 Apr 2020

Toxins, Vol. 12, Pages 225: Conversion of Deoxynivalenol-3-Glucoside to Deoxynivalenol during Chinese Steamed Bread Processing

We reported the conversion of deoxynivalenol-3-glucoside (D3G) to deoxynivalenol (DON) during Chinese steamed bread (CSB) processing by artificial D3G contamination. Meanwhile, the effects of enzymes in wheat flour and those produced from yeast, along with the two main components in wheat flourwheat....

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mdpi 03 Apr 2020

Atmosphere, Vol. 11, Pages 351: Bioburden Assessment by Passive Methods on a Clinical Pathology Service in One Central Hospital from Lisbon: What Can it Tell Us Regarding Patients and Staff Exposure?

The assessment and control of microbial contamination in health care facilities is presently a mandatory and vital part of strategies to prevent and control hospital-acquired infections. This study aims to assess the bioburden with two passive sampling methods (30 ventilations grids swabs and 16....

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authorityngr 03 Apr 2020

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 02 Apr 2020

Agronomy, Vol. 10, Pages 509: Fusarium Head Blight, Mycotoxins and Strategies for Their Reduction

Mycotoxins are secondary metabolites of microscopic fungi, which commonly contaminate cereal grains. Contamination of small-grain cereals and maize with toxic metabolites of fungi, both pathogenic and saprotrophic, is one of the particularly important problems in global agriculture.

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feednavigator 02 Apr 2020

Cargill cited for violations by FDA at feed production facility

Warning letter details. During the inspections, the FDA found that Cargill failed to report a “reportable food” ​ within the 24-hour time window after the company was alerted that a feed product was a reportable food and had a “reasonable probability” ​ of causing serious health consequences or death for animals consuming it.

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mdpi 02 Apr 2020

Plants, Vol. 9, Pages 438: In Vitro Antifungal Activity of Peltophorum dubium (Spreng.) Taub. extracts against Aspergillus flavus

Aspergillus flavus is a filamentous, saprophytic fungus, whose colonization occurs mainly in cereal grains and oilseeds once harvested. Under certain conditions, it could produce mycotoxins called aflatoxins, known as powerful human liver carcinogens. The aim of the present study was to describe the....

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mdpi 01 Apr 2020

Agronomy, Vol. 10, Pages 491: Present Status and Perspective on the Future Use of Aflatoxin Biocontrol Products

Aflatoxin contamination of important food and feed crops occurs frequently in warm tropical and subtropical regions. The contamination is caused mainly by Aspergillus flavus and A. parasiticus . Aflatoxin contamination negatively affects health and trade sectors and causes economic losses to agricultural industries.

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mdpi 31 Mar 2020

Cells, Vol. 9, Pages 847: Structural Similarity with Cholesterol Reveals Crucial Insights into Mechanisms Sustaining the Immunomodulatory Activity of the Mycotoxin Alternariol

The proliferation of molds in domestic environments can lead to uncontrolled continuous exposure to mycotoxins. Even if not immediately symptomatic, this may result in chronic effects, such as, for instance, immunosuppression or allergenic promotion. Alternariol (AOH) is one of the most abundant....

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euractiv-hr 30 Mar 2020

Interview with Bernhard Url, EFSA's executive director: ''Food is not a source or route of COVID-19 transmission"

4.How can we reduce use of antibiotics in animals which mislead to bacteria becoming resistant in their bodies ? Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is one of the biggest global health threats of our time. It is extremely serious because if antibiotics are no longer effective in curing bacterial....

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mdpi 29 Mar 2020

Toxins, Vol. 12, Pages 216: Novel Approaches to Minimizing Mycotoxin Contamination

Contamination of foods and agricultural commodities by various types of toxigenic fungi is a concerning issue for human and animal health [...] View Full-Text This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and....

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amarketresearchgazette 29 Mar 2020

Global Mycotoxin Binders Market Analysis 2018 – 2026 : Venkys (India) Ltd, Anpario Plc., Impextraco N.V., Industrial Técnica Pecuaria, S.A., Norel S.A

Researchmoz added Most up-to-date research on “Mycotoxin Binders Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, Historical Analysis 2013-2017 and Forecast 2018 – 2026” to its huge collection of research reports. An insight on the important factors and trends influencing the market. Global Mycotoxin Binders Market: Overview.

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thepigsite 28 Mar 2020

New emergency planning tool now available for American pork producers

In collaboration with the National Pork Board, National Pork Producers Council and Swine Health Information Center, the American Association of Swine Veterinarians has released a new tool to assist farmers and veterinarians with developing crisis operating plans.

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mdpi 27 Mar 2020

Toxins, Vol. 12, Pages 213: Fullerol C60(OH)24 Nanoparticles Affect Secondary Metabolite Profile of Important Foodborne Mycotoxigenic Fungi In Vitro

Despite the efforts to control mycotoxin contamination worldwide, extensive contamination has been reported to occur in food and feed. The contamination is even more intense due to climate changes and different stressors. This study examined the impact of fullerol C 60 (OH) 24 nanoparticles (FNP)....

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mdpi 27 Mar 2020

Toxins, Vol. 12, Pages 212: Individual and Combined Effect of Zearalenone Derivates and Beauvericin Mycotoxins on SH-SY5Y Cells

Beauvericin (BEA) and zearalenone derivatives, -zearalenol (-ZEL), and -zearalenol (-ZEL), are produced by several Fusarium species. Considering the impact of various mycotoxins on human’s health, this study determined and evaluated the cytotoxic effect of individual, binary, and tertiary mycotoxin....

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mdpi 27 Mar 2020

Molecules, Vol. 25, Pages 1518: N-Pyrazinoyl Substituted Amino Acids as Potential Antimycobacterial Agents—The Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of Enantiomers

Tuberculosis is an infectious disease caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb), each year causing millions of deaths. In this article, we present the synthesis and biological evaluations of new potential antimycobacterial compounds containing a fragment of the first-line antitubercular drug....

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EC 27 Mar 2020

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kenyamoja 26 Mar 2020

The Star: Millers raise alarm over aflatoxin maize in market

Millers have raised the red flag over contaminated maize sold in the market. Ken Nyaga, chairman of United Grains Millers Association, said most of the maize on sale is highly affected by aflatoxin. “Most of the maize with farmers did not dry properly due to the short rains that went on till January and now they are contaminated.

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mdpi 26 Mar 2020

JoF, Vol. 6, Pages 41: Underlying Conditions and Clinical Spectrum of Chronic Pulmonary Aspergillosis (CPA): An Experience from a Tertiary Care Hospital in Karachi, Pakistan

The incidence of chronic pulmonary aspergillosis (CPA) is especially increasing in high tuberculosis (TB) burden countries. Despite a high estimated CPA burden in Pakistan, actual data on CPA are not available. The aim of the current study is to determine the underlying conditions and clinical....

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thepigsite 25 Mar 2020

African swine fever hits domestic pigs in Western Poland for the first time

This new outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) was confirmed in a commercial pig herd in Novosolski - about 65km from the German border - on 20 March. This outbreak in a domestic pig population is once again a necessary reminder that the pig industry globally must be extremely cautious when it comes to .

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mdpi 25 Mar 2020

Toxins, Vol. 12, Pages 208: Adsorption of Deoxynivalenol (DON) from Corn Steep Liquor (CSL) by the Microsphere Adsorbent SA/CMC Loaded with Calcium

The occurrence of deoxynivalenol (DON) in animal feed is a serious issue for the livestock industry. Approaches using mycotoxin adsorbents are key to decreasing mycotoxin carryover from contaminated feed to animals. In this paper, a novel functional microsphere adsorbent comprising an....

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mdpi 24 Mar 2020

Foods, Vol. 9, Pages 376: Influences of Electron Beam Irradiation on the Physical and Chemical Properties of Zearalenone- and Ochratoxin A-Contaminated Corn and In Vivo Toxicity Assessment

Electron beam irradiation (EBI) has high energy, no induced radioactivity, and strong degradation capacity toward mycotoxins, such as zearalenone (ZEN) and ochratoxin A (OTA). In this study, we determined EBI’s influence on the physical and chemical properties of corn contaminated with ZEN and OTA.

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kenyamoja 23 Mar 2020

The Star: Millers want state to allow maize importation

Millers want the government to open the window for maize importation to avert a food crisis if the coronavirus outbreak worsens. United Grains Millers Association chairman Ken Nyaga, said there is a shortage of maize in the country and the little that farmers have is contaminated with aflatoxin.

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thepigsite 23 Mar 2020

Is forward pricing the answer for pork producers amid COVID-19 troubles?

Market disruptions resulting from the turmoil surrounding COVID-19 and uncertainty over the ability to move pork into those regions where pork prices have been highest and pork supplies have been limited have been the biggest factor influencing North American live hog prices.

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mdpi 23 Mar 2020

Toxins, Vol. 12, Pages 203: Molecular Mechanism of Aflatoxin-Induced Hepatocellular Carcinoma Derived from a Bioinformatics Analysis

Exposure to aflatoxin is considered to be one of the causes of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). With the development of bioinformation, we sought to reveal the occurrence and development of aflatoxin-induced HCC through data research. We identified differentially expressed genes (DEGs) of datasets....

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busiweek 22 Mar 2020

U.S Government Supports Campaign to Combat Toxins in Agricultural Produce

Vice President Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi and the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF), along with USAID Mission Director Joakim Parker, have launched a nationwide campaign to combat aflatoxins that contaminate improperly handled grain, causing severe health complications, including liver cancer and stunting.

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mdpi 22 Mar 2020

Toxins, Vol. 12, Pages 200: Natural Occurrence of Deoxynivalenol and Its Acetylated Derivatives in Chinese Maize and Wheat Collected in 2017

Deoxynivalenol (DON), along with 3-acetyl-deoxynivalenol (3-ADON) and 15-acetyl-deoxynivalenol (15-ADON), occur in grains and cereal products and is often hazardous to humans and livestock. In this study, 579 wheat samples and 606 maize samples intended for consumption were collected from China in....

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mdpi 22 Mar 2020

Toxins, Vol. 12, Pages 199: ERβ and NFκB—Modulators of Zearalenone-Induced Oxidative Stress in Human Prostate Cancer Cells

Nuclear factor kappa-light-chain-enhancer of activated B cells (NFB) is commonly expressed in prostate cancer (PCa) cells and is associated with increased proliferation, metastases and androgen independence. Zearalenone (ZEA) is one of the most common mycotoxins contaminating food, which might mimic estrogens and bind to estrogen receptors (ERs).

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newvision 22 Mar 2020

Training of farmers to boost coffee production

AGRICULTURE MARKET Uganda has seen increased interest in investment of the grain sector, both in new investments of warehouses and value addition facilities, as well as the expansion of existing facilities. The total investment in the last three years stands at over sh112.

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EastAfrican 21 Mar 2020

Tanzania holding up EAC aflatoxin Bill

A woman scavenging outside a National Cereals and Produce Board store in Kabarnet, Kenya on June 13, 2017. Poor drying has been cited as a major cause of aflatoxin contamination. PHOTO FILE | NMG In Summary. The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations estimates that 25 per cent of world food crops are affected.

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