Aflatoxins in spices marketed in Portugal

  title={Aflatoxins in spices marketed in Portugal},
  author={M. L. Martins and H. M. Martins and F. Bernardo},
  journal={Food Additives & Contaminants},
  pages={315 - 319}
  • M. L. Martins, H. M. Martins, F. Bernardo
  • Published 2001
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Food Additives & Contaminants
  • Seventy-nine prepackaged samples of 12 different types of spice powders (five cardamom, five cayenne pepper, eight chilli, five cloves, seven cumin, five curry powder, five ginger, five mustard, 10 nutmeg, 12 paprika, five saffron and seven white pepper) were selected from supermarkets and ethnic shops in Lisbon (Portugal) for estimation of aflatoxins by immmunoaffinity column clean-up followed by HPLC. Aflatoxin B (AFB1) was detected in 34 samples of prepackaged spices (43.0%). All of the… CONTINUE READING
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