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Certain Uncertainties: The Math behind Mycotoxin Quality Control Materials and How to Use It

Quality control materials (QCMs) are samples with a known concentration of the analyte of interest.

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Mycotoxin Minute 97 – Zearalenone in Corn in the US

It’s true: there are no thresholds for zearalenone in the US. It’s also true that it’s dangerous anyway.

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Mycotoxin Minute 96 – What Is Fumonisin?

If you're someone who likes complex answers to simple questions, you just might ask, “What is fumonisin?”

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Mycotoxin Minute 95 – Zearalenone in Corn in China

Just because it’s a so-called field mycotoxin doesn’t mean that zearalenone-producing molds won’t grow on corn in storage! This week, we run the numbers for ZON...

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Articles Food Pathogens

6 Gaps in Your Environmental Testing Program: #4 Psychrotrophic bacteria

Psychrotropic bacteria are especially problematic for foodstuffs and beverages such as raw meat and milk stored at low temperatures for longer periods of time.

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Mycotoxin Minute 94 - Deoxynivalenol in Barley and Wheat in Central Europe

Now that the days are getting wetter and colder in Europe, it’s time to take a closer look at DON levels in these two important commodities.

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Mycotoxin Minute 93 – What Makes Aflatoxin B1 So Dangerous?

Aflatoxin B1 is one of the most harmful mycotoxins out there. What makes it that way?

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Mycotoxin Minute 92 – Aflatoxin in Corn Gluten Meal in the US

How well are CGM producers in the USA doing at keeping aflatoxin levels low? We compare numbers from 2019 and 2020.

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Mycotoxin Minute 91 – What Is Ochratoxin A?

Ochratoxin: what it is, where it comes from and the surprising places you might find it.

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Mycotoxin Minute 90 – What are emerging mycotoxins?

Imagine a world in which DON, AFLA and the other usual suspects have been put away behind bars. How much would we have to worry about so-called “emerging...

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