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Cover for Mycotoxins.

Mycotoxins induce adverse effects in humans and other vertebrate animals. Their production is determined by ecological and environmental factors (temperature, humidity and substrate water activity). The preponderance of specialized fungi in particular niches determines the type and range of...

Author(s)
D'Mello, J. P. F.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394675)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Antimicrobial and other beneficial applications of chitosans.

This chapter summarizes the positive effects of chitosan relevant to microbial safety and quality of different food products, including cereal and dairy products, fruits, fruit juices, meat and poultry products, seafoods and vegetables. Also covered are antimicrobial fabrics, possible mechanisms...

Author(s)
Friedman, M.; Juneja, V. K.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937690)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Prevention strategies for trichothecenes and ochratoxin in cereals.

Contamination of cereal commodities with mycotoxins represents a significant hazard to consumer health and is receiving increasing attention from food safety authorities and legislators. The most important mycotoxins in small cereal grains in Europe are trichothecenes, including nivalenol,...

Author(s)
Magan, N.; Olsen, M.; Aldred, D.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930820)
Type
Book chapter
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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 Mycotoxin contamination in food systems in Eastern and Southern Africa.

Mycotoxin contamination of food systems is a major problem in many countries in Eastern and Southern Africa. Most diets in the region are maize based, but cassava, sorghum, millet and peanuts also are important. These food systems are susceptible to aflatoxins, fumonisin B1, zearalenone and...

Author(s)
Siame, B. A.; Nawa, I. N.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930820)
Type
Book chapter

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