Risk assessment of aflatoxins in food products consumed in South Korea

  title={Risk assessment of aflatoxins in food products consumed in South Korea},
  author={Hyang Sook Chun and Hyun Ee Ok and Hyun Jung Kim and Jin-Bong Hwang and Duck-Hwa Chung},
A total of 694 food samples for aflatoxin B1 (AFB1) were assessed using a monitoring scheme consisting of enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) for rapid screening and high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) for quantification. One hundred-four out of 694 samples were found to give positive ELISA readings and were further determined by HPLC analysis. Thirty-two samples including 2 maizes, 3 soybean products, 20 nuts and nut products and 7 spices were found to be contaminated with AFB1… CONTINUE READING
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