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Cover for The impact of mycotoxins in animal feeds.

Exposure of animals to one or more mycotoxins present in their diet may induce acute signs of intoxication. More importantly in daily practice are the consequences of exposure to lower (sub-clinical) levels that affect performance and feed efficiency, resulting in significant economic losses....

Author(s)
Fink-Gremmels, J.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930820)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Overview of detection methods for mycotoxins.

Several sensitive, accurate analytical methods based on chromatographic or immunochemical techniques are available for the major mycotoxins occurring in agricultural and food commodities. In addition, novel technologies including fluorescence polarization immunoassays, molecularly imprinted...

Author(s)
Pascale, M.; Visconti, A.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930820)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Mycotoxins: a global problem.

The five most important naturally occurring mycotoxins in human foods and animal feeds are aflatoxin, ochratoxin, deoxynivalenol, zearalenone and fumonisin. Risk assessment is used to manage the risk from mycotoxins to protect human and animal health. Conventional risk assessment has two major...

Author(s)
Marasas, W. F. O.; Gelderblom, W. C. A.; Shephard, G. S.; Vismer, H. F.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930820)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for European Union legislation on mycotoxins in food and feed: overview of the decision-making process and recent and future developments.

This chapter provides a comprehensive overview of the European Union (EU) regulatory framework for feed and food safety legislation and the relevant decision-making process with particular emphasis on mycotoxins. Principles and objectives of the "General Food Law" of the EU are reported and details ...

Author(s)
Verstraete, F.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930820)
Type
Book chapter