Strategies to Prevent Mycotoxin Contamination of Food and Animal Feed: A Review

  title={Strategies to Prevent Mycotoxin Contamination of Food and Animal Feed: A Review},
  author={B. Kabak and A. Dobson and I. Var},
  journal={Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition},
  pages={593 - 619}
  • B. Kabak, A. Dobson, I. Var
  • Published 2006
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition
  • Mycotoxins are fungal secondary metabolites that have been associated with severe toxic effects to vertebrates produced by many important phytopathogenic and food spoilage fungi including Aspergillus, Penicillium, Fusarium, and Alternaria species. The contamination of foods and animal feeds with mycotoxins is a worldwide problem. We reviewed various control strategies to prevent the growth of mycotoxigenic fungi as well as to inhibit mycotoxin biosynthesis including pre-harvest (resistance… CONTINUE READING
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