Fumonisins and deoxynivalenol in corn-based food products in Portugal.

@article{Martins2008FumonisinsAD,
  title={Fumonisins and deoxynivalenol in corn-based food products in Portugal.},
  author={H Marina Martins and In{\^e}s Almeida and Marta Marques and Maria Manuela Mendes Guerra},
  journal={Food and chemical toxicology : an international journal published for the British Industrial Biological Research Association},
  year={2008},
  volume={46 7},
  pages={2585-7}
}
A great diversity of crops is vulnerable to fungal attack and might be contaminated with mycotoxins. Currently it is estimated that 25% of the world's harvest production is contaminated to some level with these toxins. The presence of fumonisins and deoxynivalenol in corn-based foods, available in Portugal, was analyzed in order to produce some data that may be useful for hazard characterization. A total of 105 samples were screened, including, corn meal (41), sweet corn (49) and corn flakes… CONTINUE READING

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