Carolina R L Camacho

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Results of a 2-year (2009–2010) survey on the occurrence of ochratoxin A (OTA) in swine feed and in feed for laying hens in Portugal are reported. A total of 664 samples (478 swine feed, 186 feed for laying hens) were analyzed by a HPLC method using fluorescence detection with 2 μg kg−1 as detection limit. In swine feed, 31 samples (6.49%) were positive for(More)
BACKGROUND Fumonisin B1 (FB1), fumonisin B2 (FB2), and overall mycotoxins feed contamination may cause several effects on crops production and animal health. The contamination occurred predominantly in corn and corn-based foods and feeds. AIMS This survey intends to provide the occurrence of fumonisins in swine and equine mixed feeds in Portugal, making(More)
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