Of the Scientific Panel on Contaminants in the Food Chain on a Request from the Commission Related to Ochratoxin A


Ochratoxin A (OTA) is a mycotoxin produced by several fungal species of the genera Penicillium and Aspergillus. Contamination of food commodities, including cereals and cereal products, pulses, coffee, beer, grape juice, dry vine fruits and wine as well as cacao products, nuts and spices, has been reported from all over the world. In addition, contamination… (More)


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