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Natural occurrence of mycotoxins in cereals and spices commercialized in Morocco
Abstract Sixty samples of cereals (20 of corn, 20 of barley, and 20 of wheat) and 55 samples of spices (14 of paprika, 12 of ginger, 14 of cumin, and 15 of pepper) purchased from popular markets ofExpand
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Detection and traceability of genetically modified organisms in the food production chain.
Both labelling and traceability of genetically modified organisms are current issues that are considered in trade and regulation. Currently, labelling of genetically modified foods containingExpand
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Serum levels of ochratoxin A in healthy adults in Tuscany: correlation with individual characteristics and between repeat measurements.
Ochratoxin A (OTA), a mycotoxin widely contaminating staple foods and beverages, has been classified as a "possible human carcinogen (Group 2B)" by the IARC. Serum levels of OTA were measured in aExpand
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A study of the contamination by ochratoxin A of green and roasted coffee beans.
A study was performed to evaluate the contamination by ochratoxin A in coffee beans. Twenty-nine samples of green coffee were collected from large lots of material by representative sampling. TheExpand
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Evaluation of ochratoxin A level in human milk in Italy.
In order to estimate the incidence of ochratoxin A (OA) in biological fluids, a study was carried out to determine the concentration of OA in breast milk of donor mothers in Italy. Out of 111Expand
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Exposure assessment to mycotoxins in workplaces: aflatoxins and ochratoxin A occurrence in airborne dusts and human sera
In order to evaluate the possible presence of mycotoxins in airborne particulates, a micro-method by HPLC was performed for aflatoxins and ochratoxin A (OA) in dust samples. A total of 44 samples ofExpand
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Ochratoxin a contamination in italian wine samples and evaluation of the exposure in the italian population.
The scope of this study was to evaluate the exposure of the Italian population to ochratoxin A (OTA) attributable to wine consumption. With this aim 1166 wine samples (773 red wines, 290 white, 75Expand
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Ochratoxin A in cocoa and chocolate products from the Italian market: Occurrence and exposure assessment
Abstract Three hundred samples of cocoa and chocolate-based products were randomly collected in South, Center and North Italy. One hundred and seventy nine, out of the 300 samples analyzed, wereExpand
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Contamination of human milk with ochratoxin A.
Ochratoxin A is a mycotoxin frequently found as a contaminant both in food and in animal feed. It can reach humans through the food chain and can then be excreted in biological fluids, one of whichExpand
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Effect of industrial processing on the distribution of fumonisin B1 in dry milling corn fractions.
The aim of this study was to investigate the distribution of fumonisin B1 in various corn milling fractions processed by an industrial plant. Corn kernels and six derived milling fractions (germ,Expand
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