Occurrence of Fungi and Mycotoxins in Some Commercial Baby Foods in North Africa

Abstract

Aflatoxins, are one of over 200 known mycotoxins produced by filamentous fungi. They are toxic, carcinogenic, and mutagenic and may be present in many raw and processed food commodities including cereals and milk used as ingredients in infant food products. Consumption of these commodities may pose a potential risk to the health of infants. The mycoflora of… (More)

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@inproceedings{Aidoo2011OccurrenceOF, title={Occurrence of Fungi and Mycotoxins in Some Commercial Baby Foods in North Africa}, author={Kofi Edirisah Aidoo and Shadlia Matug Mohamed and Alan Alexander Candlish and Richard Frank Tester and Ali Mohamed Elgerbi}, year={2011} }