Spoiling for a fight with mold.

  title={Spoiling for a fight with mold.},
  author={Dennis Normile},
  volume={327 5967},
food security. “Everyone has seen mold on things in refrigerators and says, ‘It’s just mold, it doesn’t matter,’ ” says John Pitt, a fungus specialist at Australia’s Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) in Sydney. But mold spoils some 10% of the world’s annual harvests, he notes. And perhaps more significantly, fungal toxins in food “are certainly having a major impact on life spans in developing countries. It’s an area which doesn’t get anything like the… CONTINUE READING

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