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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 Mycotoxins.

This chapter discusses the different classes of mycotoxins (i.e., aflatoxins, ochratoxins, trichothecenes, ergot alkaloids, patulin, fumonisins, zearalenone), their formation and important toxic effects, as well as related regulatory legislation for their control in food products.

Author(s)
Brimer, L.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936761)
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Mycotoxins in cereal grains, nuts and other plant products.

This chapter reviews the origin and chemical nature, distribution in foods, toxicology and risk management (regulatory control, preventive strategies, remedial measures) of mycotoxins that are likely to prejudice human health, with particular emphasis on recent evidence indicating continuing human...

Author(s)
D'Mello, J. P. F.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996073)
Type
Book chapter