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businessdailyafrica 12 Dec 2019

Firm wins aflatoxin chemical tender

Koppert Biological Systems (K) has won the tender to distribute Aflasafe- a chemical that is used to suppress aflatoxin in grains. The firm, headquartered in Netherlands with a subsidiary in Kenya, won the tender through competitive bidding conducted by Kenya Agricultural Livestock and Research Organisation (Kalro).

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tribuneonlineng 12 Dec 2019

Minister calls for legislation to curb spread of Aflatoxin in Nigeria

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Minister of State, Dr (Mrs) Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, on Thursday, expressed the commitment of the FCT administration to initiate legislation that would curb the spread of Aflatoxin in agricultural produce. She gave the commitment when a delegation of Partnership for....

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mdpi 12 Dec 2019

IJMS, Vol. 20, Pages 6260: Developing Gold Nanoparticles-Conjugated Aflatoxin B1 Antifungal Strips

Lateral flow immunochromatographic assays are a powerful diagnostic tool for point-of-care tests, based on their simplicity, specificity, and sensitivity. In this study, a rapid and sensitive gold nanoparticle (AuNP) immunochromatographic strip is produced for detecting aflatoxin B1 (AFB1) in suspicious fungi-contaminated food samples.

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standardmedia 11 Dec 2019

Maize farmers appeal to NCPB to avert loss

Agency wants NCPB to release Sh 11 billion for maize purchase. 12th Dec 2019 00:00:00 GMT +0300 Maize silos and driers at the Eldoret National Cereals and Produce Board (NCPB) depot . [File, Standard] Maize producers who harvested current season crop as early as October are staring at post-harvest....

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businessdailyafrica 11 Dec 2019

NCPB opens maize dryers in bid to cut post-harvest losses

Maize growers across the country got relief after National Cereal and Produce Board (NCPB) yielded to pleas to allow them access to its dryers to dry their grain. NCPB said the move will cushion farmers from post-harvest losses as heavy rainfall continues pounding various parts of the country.

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downeymagazine 11 Dec 2019

Feed Mycotoxin Binders & Modifiers Market 2019 Global Analysis, Research, Review, Applications and Forecast to 2025

The market study on the global Feed Mycotoxin Binders & Modifiers Market will include the entire ecosystem of the industry, covering five major regions namely North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America and Middle East & Africa, and the major countries falling under those regions.

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mdpi 11 Dec 2019

Toxins, Vol. 11, Pages 727: Co-occurrence of DON and Emerging Mycotoxins in Worldwide Finished Pig Feed and Their Combined Toxicity in Intestinal Cells

Food and feed can be naturally contaminated by several mycotoxins, and concern about the hazard of exposure to mycotoxin mixtures is increasing. In this study, more than 800 metabolites were analyzed in 524 finished pig feed samples collected worldwide.

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vanguardngr 11 Dec 2019

UN declares 2020 as international year of plant health – IITA

The United Nations has declared 2020 as the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH), Dr Maria Ayodele, a Plant Pathologist with the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Ibadan, has said. Ayodele made this known while briefing newsmen on the importance of plant health on Wednesday at IITA, Ibadan.

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biorxiv 11 Dec 2019

Investigation of skin microbiota reveals Mycobacterium ulcerans-Aspergillus sp. trans-kingdom communication

Abstract. Background: Mycobacterium ulcerans secrete a series of non-ribosomal-encoded toxins known as mycolactones that are responsible for causing a disabling ulceration of the skin and subcutaneous tissues named Buruli ulcer. The disease is the sole non-contagion among the three most common mycobacterial diseases in humans.

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farmindustrynews 11 Dec 2019

Almond industry to continue sustainability push

A California almond industry group pledges to continue its push toward greater sustainability in 2020, investing another $5.9 million in research into what its leaders call next-generation farming practices. The funding will support 85 independent research projects to help growers achieve measurable....

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farmindustrynews 10 Dec 2019

Why you should care about the Navel orangeworm

The Navel orangeworm causes feeding damage in tree nuts, rendering them unmarketable. The insect has also been implicated with dangerous aflatoxins, particularly in pistachios. This is why growers are encouraged to do all they can to control pest populations in their orchards through a series of practices throughout the year.

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thepigsite 10 Dec 2019

Effect of first versus second oestrus insemination on gilt lifetime productivity

Discussion. The current swine industry has continuously pushed for increased production in terms of total born pigs. Our results indicate that gilts inseminated on second observed oestrus produced 1.57 more pigs per lifetime as compared to those inseminated on first observed oestrus (table 1). The significant (p

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mdpi 10 Dec 2019

Toxins, Vol. 11, Pages 718: Regulation of Morphology, Aflatoxin Production, and Virulence of Aspergillus flavus by the Major Nitrogen Regulatory Gene areA

Aspergillus flavus is a renowned plant, animal and human pathogen. areA is a global nitrogen regulatory gene of the GATA transcription factor family, shown to be the major nitrogen regulator. In this study, we identified areA in A. flavus and studied its function.

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medindia 10 Dec 2019

Natural Toxins in the Global Food Supply Pose a Rising Burden of Disease Worldwide

The Society for Risk Analysis (SRA) will present new studies as part of its Global Disease Burden Caused by Foodborne Chemicals and Toxins symposium as part of its 2019 Annual Meeting at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, Virginia. This symposium will provide updates to a 2015 World Health....

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news-yahoo 09 Dec 2019

Natural Toxins In The Global Food Supply Continue To Threaten The Health Of Underprivileged Communities

MCLEAN, Va. Dec. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Naturally occurring chemicals in the global food supply are known to pose a burden on worldwide health. New studies have found that a certain foodborne toxin, in addition to its known health effects, is also linked to vaccine resistance, and for the first....

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mdpi 09 Dec 2019

Toxins, Vol. 11, Pages 716: Knowledge, Attitude and Practice of Malawian Farmers on Pre- and Post-Harvest Crop Management to Mitigate Aflatoxin Contamination in Groundnut, Maize and Sorghum—Implication for Behavioral Change

A knowledge, attitude and practice (KAP) study was conducted in three districts of Malawi to test whether the training had resulted in increased knowledge and adoption of recommended pre- and post-harvest crop management practices, and their contribution to reducing aflatoxin contamination in groundnut, maize and sorghum.

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thefishsite 09 Dec 2019

Could squid pigment help to combat Listeria?

So concluded researchers from the University of Sonora in Mexico and the Miguel Hernández University in Spain in a recent study. Pigments from squid skin, much of which is currently discarded by processors, could be used in both the food and health sectors.

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mdpi 09 Dec 2019

Toxins, Vol. 11, Pages 715: Selected Trichothecenes in Barley Malt and Beer from Poland and an Assessment of Dietary Risks Associated with their Consumption

Eighty-seven samples of malt from several Polish malting plants and 157 beer samples from the beer available on the Polish market (in 2018) were tested for Fusarium mycotoxins (deoxynivalenol (DON), nivalenol (NIV)), and their modified forms ((deoxynivalenol-3-glucoside (DON-3G), nivalenol-3-glucoside (NIV-3G), 3-acetyldeoxynivalenol (3-AcDON)).

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businessdailyafrica 08 Dec 2019

EDITORIAL: Scale up efforts to cut post-harvest losses

W ith the heavy rains pounding the country continuously cereals farmers have borne the brunt of the deluge as they run out of space to dry their produce. It was therefore not surprising to hear a farmers lobby pleading with the government to direct the National Cereals and Produce Board to allow farmers to use its dryers and storage facilities.

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bworldcom 08 Dec 2019

PhilMech studying ways to reduce sweet potato harvest losses

THE PHILIPPINE Center for Postharvest Development and Mechanization (PhilMech) said it is studying how to reduce losses in the sweet potato harvest to reduce damage to the produce, which depresses the prices farmers can obtain. According to a study by the agency, postharvest losses for sweet potato range from 31.

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nation-ke 08 Dec 2019

Kenya has a leadership problem

President Uhuru Kenyatta addresses delegates when launching the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) report at Bomas of Kenya on November 27, 2019. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP In Summary. The State keeps voluntarily exposing its people to all kinds of poisonous commodities like aflatoxin maize with zero accountability.

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businessdailyafrica 06 Dec 2019

Farmers wants access to NCPB maize driers following rains

A farmers lobby wants the Government to direct the National Cereals and Produce Board (NCPB) to allow cereal growers to use its dryers and offer storage services following heavy rains that they say have subjected them to great losses. Cereal Growers Association (CGA) says the Government should....

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fwi 06 Dec 2019

New cereal fungicide gives 0.3t/ha yield lift in AHDB trials

New cereal fungicide Revystar XE from BASF has given strong results on septoria in the AHDB’s fungicide dose response work, with its greater persistence of control resulting in an extra 0.3t/ha in yield, compared with existing fungicide choices. As such, it represents a step up, says Jonathan Blake,....

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news-uci 06 Dec 2019

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 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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eurekalert 05 Dec 2019

Squid pigments have antimicrobial properties

Credit: Chan-Higuera et al. Ommochromes, the pigments that colour the skin of squids and other invertebrates, could be used in the food and health sectors for their antioxidant and antimicrobial properties. This is confirmed by the analyses carried out by researchers from the University of Sonora in....

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mdpi 05 Dec 2019

Brain Sciences, Vol. 9, Pages 359: Endocrine Disruptors Induced Distinct Expression of Thyroid and Estrogen Receptors in Rat versus Mouse Primary Cerebellar Cell Cultures

The endocrine system of animals consists of fine-tuned self-regulating mechanisms that maintain the hormonal and neuronal milieu during tissue development. This complex system can be influenced by endocrine disruptors (ED)substances that can alter the hormonal regulation even in small concentrations.

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mdpi 05 Dec 2019

Toxins, Vol. 11, Pages 710: Efficacy of the Combined Protective Cultures of Penicillium chrysogenum and Debaryomyces hansenii for the Control of Ochratoxin A Hazards in Dry-Cured Ham

The ecological conditions during the ripening of dry-cured ham favour the development of moulds on its surface, being frequently the presence of Penicillium nordicum , a producer of ochratoxin A (OTA). Biocontrol using moulds and yeasts usually found in dry-cured ham is a promising strategy to minimize this hazard.

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