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germanyenglishnews 25 Feb 2021

Mold Inhibitors Market Size, Share, Trend & Growth Forecast to 2027

According to The Insight partners, Mold Inhibitors Market – Global Analysis to 2027 is an exclusive and in-depth study which provides a comprehensive view of the market includes the current trend and future amplitude of the market with respect to the products/services.

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pubs-acs 25 Feb 2021

[ASAP] Mechanisms of Active Substances in a Dielectric Barrier Discharge Reactor: Species Determination, Interaction Analysis, and Contribution to Chlorobenzene Removal

A review. CO2 conversion into value-added chems. and fuels is considered as one of the great challenges of the 21st century. Due to the limitations of the traditional thermal approaches, several novel technologies are being developed. One promising approach in this field, which has received little attention to date, is plasma technol.

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mdpi 25 Feb 2021

JoF, Vol. 7, Pages 164: Genetic and Phenotypic Characterization of in-Host Developed Azole-Resistant Aspergillus flavus Isolates

Aspergillus flavus is a pathogenic fungal species that can cause pulmonary aspergillosis, and triazole compounds are used for the treatment of these infections. Prolonged exposure to azoles may select for compensatory mutations in the A. flavus genome, resulting in azole resistance. Here, we characterize a series of 11 isogenic A.

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dailymonitor 24 Feb 2021

Social justice in food is silver bullet to end malnutrition

While Uganda is considered as the food basket of East Africa, some families are still going hungry, many children are malnourished, and diet-related non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are on the rise. The World Day of Social Justice celebrated every year is an opportunity to draw everyone’s attention to social justice issues around adequate living.

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thepigsite 24 Feb 2021

CP Foods partners with Chiang Mai University to develop insect-based animal feed 24 Feb 2021 CP Foods has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Chiang Mai University to develop insect-based protein from black soldier fly larvae to drive Thai agriculture towards sustainable growth.

The agreement, which was recently signed by Clinical Professor Niwes Nantachit, MD, President of Chiang Mai University, and Dr Pairat Srichana, senior vice president of CP Foods, aims at commercialising insect-based protein that is a sustainable alternative food source for animals and humans.

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mdpi 23 Feb 2021

Toxins, Vol. 13, Pages 172: Natural Occurrence of Mycotoxin-Producing Fusaria in Market-Bought Peruvian Cereals: A Food Safety Threat for Andean Populations

Consumption of cereals contaminated by mycotoxins poses health risks. For instance, Fumonisins B, mainly produced by Fusarium verticillioides and Fusarium proliferatum , and the type B trichothecene deoxynivalenol, typically produced by Fusarium graminearum, are highly prevalent on cereal grains....

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busiweek 23 Feb 2021

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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news-uci 23 Feb 2021

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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mdpi 23 Feb 2021

Toxins, Vol. 13, Pages 171: Mycotoxin Occurrence, Toxicity, and Detoxifying Agents in Pig Production with an Emphasis on Deoxynivalenol

This review aimed to investigate the occurrence of mycotoxins, their toxic effects, and the detoxifying agents discussed in scientific publications that are related to pig production. Mycotoxins that are of major interest are aflatoxins and Fusarium toxins, such as deoxynivalenol and fumonisins,....

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kswfoodmicro 23 Feb 2021

Singapore – Recall of “Singlong Brand” Ground Peanut Powder with Sugar due to high levels of aflatoxins exceeding permitted levels

Food Microbiology Alerts and Information from Around the World. Singapore – Recall of “Singlong Brand” Ground Peanut Powder with Sugar due to high levels of aflatoxins exceeding permitted levels.

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kswfoodmicro 23 Feb 2021

Spain – Enniatins, mycotoxins of emerging interest

Enniatins (ENN) are a group of emerging mycotoxins produced by species of the genus Fusarium. They have a cyclic hexadepsipeptide structure that has three d-2 hydrocarboxylic amino acids and three N-methylamino amino acids linked alternately. Enniatins have been found predominantly in cereal grains,....

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thestarkenya 23 Feb 2021

Star Farmer

In 2015, global leaders pledged to tackle the climate change through the adoption of the Paris ... Participants from 35 African countries are expected to attend the virtual meeting. Farmers are turning to mechanisation to meet the high demand for potatoes. Before planting, you need certain steps to minimise yield-limiting factors.

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themalaymailonline 23 Feb 2021

Singapore Food Agency recalls Singlong brand ground peanut product due to high levels of aflatoxins

In a news release, the Singapore Food Agency said yesterday that the level of aflatoxins detected in the product exceeded the maximum limits stated in the Singapore Food Regulations. ― Picture courtesy of Singapore Food Agency via TODAY. SINGAPORE, Feb 23 — The Singapore Food Agency (SFA) has....

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mdpi 22 Feb 2021

Toxins, Vol. 13, Pages 170: Impaired Performance of Broiler Chickens Fed Diets Naturally Contaminated with Moderate Levels of Deoxynivalenol

Mycotoxin exposure is common in the poultry industry. Deoxynivalenol (DON) is usually detected at levels below the maximum threshold (5000 ppb), but depending on diet and age, broiler performance can be affected. We evaluated the effects of 900 ppb and 2300 ppb DON on the performance, intestinal morphometry, and lesion scores of broiler chickens.

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straitstimesSG 22 Feb 2021

Sing Long ground peanut powder recall ongoing after cancer-causing toxins discovered

SINGAPORE - All batches of Sing Long ground peanut powder with sugar are being recalled after the Singapore Food Agency (SFA) detected high levels of cancer-causing substances in the product. The agency had found during routine testing that levels of aflatoxins in the 300g packet product exceeded the maximum limits.

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mdpi 22 Feb 2021

Toxins, Vol. 13, Pages 167: Transcriptome Analysis of Caco-2 Cells upon the Exposure of Mycotoxin Deoxynivalenol and Its Acetylated Derivatives

Deoxynivalenol (DON), 3-acetyldeoxynivalenol (3-ADON) and 15-acetyldeoxynivalenol (15-ADON) are type B trichothecenes; one of the major pollutants in food and feed products. Although the toxicity of DON has been well documented, information on the toxicity of its acetylated derivative remains incomplete.

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nature-Earth-and-Environmental-Sciences 22 Feb 2021

The occurrence of aflatoxins and human health risk estimations in randomly obtained maize from some markets in Ghana

Maize and its products are most often prone to fungal contamination especially during cultivation and storage by toxigenic fungi. Aflatoxicosis still persist in Ghana despite the numerous education on several ways of its prevention at the farm as well as its adverse health implications which are food safety concerns.

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thepigsite 22 Feb 2021

China redoubles focus on food security in newly released policy document 22 Feb 2021 China will put greater pressure on its regions to boost grain yields and step-up support for its domestic seed industry as it strengthens its focus on food security after the COVID-19 pandemic, a major policy document issued late Sunday showed.…

reports that the annual rural policy blueprint, known as the "No. 1 document", placed greater emphasis on food security than in prior years, calling for all provinces to improve grain yields during the 2021-2025 period. Beijing, which has long prioritised food security for its population of 1.

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thepigsite 22 Feb 2021

Minister says that China’s hog inventories to return to end-2017 levels before June 2021 22 Feb 2021 China’s agriculture minister said that the country’s pig herd is expected to return to end-2017 levels by around June of 2021.…

Mycotoxins in Swine Production. The impact of mycotoxins — through losses in commodity quality and livestock health — exceeds $1.4 billion in the United States alone, according to the Council for Agricultural Science and Technology. This guide includes: An overview of different types of mycotoxins;....

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foreignaffairs-nz 22 Feb 2021

MIL-OSI Asia-Pac: Public consultation on strengthening regulation of harmful substances in food to end...

Source: Hong Kong Government special administrative region. Public consultation on strengthening regulation of harmful substances in food to end on March 15 Public consultation on strengthening regulation of harmful substances in food to end on March 15 The public consultation on strengthening the....

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busiweek 21 Feb 2021

Develop youth friendly programmes, development partners in agriculture sector advised

Development partners in agriculture have been told to come up with programmes that can attract the youth to take part in the sector. The Country Director of Sasakawa Global 2000 Uganda Dr Nyamutale Roseline noted that the agriculture sector has the potential to improve the social and economic status....

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businessdailyafrica 21 Feb 2021

Maize deliveries to NCPB double in last two weeks

Maize deliveries to National Cereals and Produce Board (NCPB) have doubled in the last two weeks as farmers increase their supplies after the agency raised the buying price by Sh200 last month. NCPB Managing Director Joseph Kimote said the board has so far received 200,000 bags of 90 kilo bags of grain, up from 100,000 a fortnight ago.

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mdpi 21 Feb 2021

Processes, Vol. 9, Pages 392: Fluorescence Enhancement on Silver-Plated Plasma Micro-Nanostructured 3D Polymeric Microarray Substrates for Multiplex Mycotoxin Detection

Oxygen plasma micro-nanostructured poly(methyl methacrylate) (PMMA) slides were modified through silver microparticle deposition to create microarray substrates that enhance the emitted fluorescence intensity. Silver deposition relied on a commercially available reagent and was completed in two....

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theepochtimes 20 Feb 2021

Aflatoxins in Pet Foods Sicken and Kill Dogs

Q: My neighbor’s healthy, young dog died suddenly of liver failure. The vet thinks the cause was aflatoxins in a new bag of dog food, since the food was later recalled. How can I prevent something similar from happening to my dog? A: Aflatoxins are poisons produced by molds, particularly Aspergillus....

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mdpi 20 Feb 2021

Microorganisms, Vol. 9, Pages 443: Co-Cultivation of Fusarium, Alternaria, and Pseudomonas on Wheat-Ears Affects Microbial Growth and Mycotoxin Production

Mycotoxigenic fungal pathogens Fusarium and Alternaria are a leading cause of loss in cereal production. On wheat-ears, they are confronted by bacterial antagonists such as pseudomonads. Studies on these groups’ interactions often neglect the infection process’s temporal aspects and the associated priority effects.

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kenyamoja 19 Feb 2021

The Star: NCPB buys 200,000 bags of maize, worried about Sh7bn loan dues

The National Cereals and Produce Board has so far bought 200,000 90kg bags of maize from farmers, MD Joseph Kimote has said. "This is against a target of one million," he said. Kimote expressed confidence that the target will be met, citing long queues of lorries waiting to deliver maize. The NCPB is purchasing a 90kg bag of maize at Sh2,700.

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mdpi 19 Feb 2021

Toxins, Vol. 13, Pages 163: Combination of Extrusion and Fermentation with Lactobacillus plantarum and L. uvarum Strains for Improving the Safety Characteristics of Wheat Bran

Processed wheat bran (W) is of great importance for food and feed. Consequently, the biosafety of W should be evaluated and improved with valorisation strategies. This study tested a design combining extrusion (at temperature of 115 and 130 °C; screw speeds of 16, 20, and 25 rpm) and fermentation with Lactobacillus plantarum and L.

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kenyanews 19 Feb 2021

NCPB to replace aged infrastructure at a cost of Shs.1.8 billion

The National Cereals and Produce Board (NCPB) has mooted a plan to replace its aged infrastructure at an estimated cost of Shs.1.8 billion. NCPB chairman Mutea Iringo said that the move is aimed at increasing volumes for commercial trading commodities as they seek to strengthen the organization....

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kswfoodmicro 19 Feb 2021

RASFF Alert – Ochratoxin A – Chilli Seasoning

ochratoxin A (32.4 µg/kg – ppb) in chillies seasoning from Spain, via Germany in Switzerland.

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thepigsite 19 Feb 2021

USDA unveils plans to assist farmers, ranchers and communities affected by severe winter storms 19 Feb 2021 The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) reminds rural communities, farmers and ranchers, families and small businesses affected by the recent winter storms that USDA has programs that provide assistance.

"USDA is committed to getting help to producers and rural Americans impacted by the severe weather in many parts of the country. As severe weather and natural disasters continue to threaten the livelihoods of thousands of our farming families, we want you and your communities to know that USDA....

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businessdailyafrica 18 Feb 2021

Commodities NCPB buys more maize after price review

Maize deliveries to the National Cereals and Produce Board (NCPB) have doubled in the last two weeks after the agency reviewed prices it was offering farmers. Growers have now been rushing to benefit from the better prices offered by the board even as the cost of the grain starts to decline on the back of regional imports.

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businessdailyafrica 17 Feb 2021

Market News Maize price worries over fresh imports

Tanzanian and Ugandan maize has started coming into the Kenyan market, raising fears among farmers that this will depress price of the local produce in coming days. In Trans-Nzoia and Uasin Gishu, traders have flooded the region with imports from Uganda, pushing down the price to Sh2,200 for a 90-kilogramme bag from Sh2,300 at the farm gate.

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mdpi 17 Feb 2021

Toxins, Vol. 13, Pages 156: Mitigation Effects of Bentonite and Yeast Cell Wall Binders on AFB1, DON, and OTA Induced Changes in Laying Hen Performance, Egg Quality, and Health

The objective of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of mycotoxin binders in reducing the adverse effects of co-occurring dietary aflatoxin B 1 (AFB 1 ), deoxynivalenol (DON) and ochratoxin A (OTA) on laying hens. Three hundred and sixty 26-week-old Roman laying hens were randomly allocated into....

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thepigsite 17 Feb 2021

Lawsuits likely in Mexico over proposed corn import, glyphosate bans 17 Feb 2021 The Mexican government's plan to stop importing genetically modified (GMO) corn as well as the widely-used herbicide glyphosate will likely face legal challenges this month to reverse the proposal, according to the new head of Mexico's top farm lobby.…

Juan Cortina, president of Mexico's Farm Council (CNA), told Reuters that he thinks the lawsuits are needed to get the government to back down. "Unfortunately, I think there will need to be legal challenges brought by all the people who use glyphosate and genetically-modified corn," said Cortina,....

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