Tag: "mycotoxin" at biology news
DFG presents the new MAK and BAT Value List 2003
...re, were placed in carcinogenicity category 1. The mycotoxin
ochratoxin A was proven to be carcinogenic in animal experiments and classified in carcinogenicity category 2. The irritant gas and "familiar" environmentally harmful agent nitrogen dioxide was assigned to carcinogenicity category 3B as a suspected ...
Fumonisin found in Texas corn
...ice. Labeling must list the identity and levels of mycotoxin
in a warning statement. Any product containing more than 5 ppm fumonisin cannot be used in dairy feeds or horse feeds, and cannot be used for human foods....
Scientists weigh costs of mycotoxin-contaminated crops
...ildren they tested had aflatoxin in their blood a mycotoxin
considered to be one of the most potently carcinogenic. This study, along with a similar one on mycotoxin
consumption in Nepal, will be one of the topics of discussion when the scientists meet. Adds Cardwel...
Threats to health reduced with Bt corn hybrids
...nd pigs, and are probable human carcinogens."Lower mycotoxin
concentrations in Bt corn hybrids clearly represent a benefitto consumers," says Gary Munkvold, plant pathologist at Iowa State Universityand American Phytopathological Society member. "Studies show Bt corn hybridsthat control European corn borer dam...