• WHO calls for mycotoxin data in some peanuts, cereals and spices

    1 month ago - By Food Safety

    The World Health Organization wants data on certain mycotoxins in different food products.
    The first call for information covers aflatoxin in cereals and cereal-based products. This includes maize grain; flour, meal, semolina and flakes derived from maize; husked and polished rice and sorghum grain destined for further processing.
    Data is also wanted on total aflatoxins in cereal-based foods for infants and young children.
    A session of the Codex Committee on Contaminants in Foods agreed to establish an electronic working group led by Brazil to establish maximum levels for aflatoxin for...
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