Mycotoxins in fruits, fruit juices, and dried fruits.

@article{Drusch2003MycotoxinsIF,
  title={Mycotoxins in fruits, fruit juices, and dried fruits.},
  author={Stephan Drusch and Wafik S M Ragab},
  journal={Journal of food protection},
  year={2003},
  volume={66 8},
  pages={1514-27}
}
This review gives an overview of the presence of mycotoxins in fruits. Although several mycotoxins occur in nature, very few (aflatoxins, ochratoxin A, patulin, Alternaria toxins) are regularly found in fruits. It has been shown that the presence of fungi on fruits is not necessarily associated with mycotoxin contamination. The formation of mycotoxins depends more on endogenous and environmental factors than fungal growth does. Mycotoxins may remain in fruits even when the fungal mycelium has… CONTINUE READING
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