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AU Workshop: Mitigating The Health And Nutrition Impacts of Aflatoxins In Africa Through Uncommon Partnership

The two-day workshop under the theme “Mitigating the Health and Nutrition Impacts of Aflatoxins in Africa through Uncommon Partnerships” commenced today at the African Union Commission (AUC), in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. 772 more words


Brussels roundtable this week on mitigating aflatoxin contamination of food and feed in Africa

Aflatoxin-contaminated groundnut kernels from Mozambique (via Flickr/IITA).

‘PAEPARD is organising with the Directorate General Sante of the European Commission and the East African Farmer Federation (EAFF), and in collaboration with the Partnership for Aflatoxin Control in Africa (PACA) and the African Society of Mycotoxicology (ASM), a roundtable meeting of key aflatoxin experts (not only research experts) on the mitigation of aflatoxin in food and feed in Africa on Monday 25th January 2015 in Brussels (by invitation only). 480 more words


Mycotoxins testing and control presentation

Here below you can find an interesting and full of content presentation on mycotoxins testing and control in food and feed, sent me by Prof. Raymond Coker, of  112 more words


Water-Damaged Home Causes Serious Health Issues in Occupants - Case Study

Journal of Environmental and Public Health
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 312836, 10 pages

Research Article

A Water-Damaged Home and Health of Occupants: A Case Study… 5,667 more words

Health Issues From Mold Exposure

New ILRI study finds high levels of aflatoxin in milk and dairy feeds in Greater Addis Ababa milk shed

Aflatoxins are highly toxic fungal by-products produced by certain strains of Aspergillus fungi in more than 40 susceptible crops including maize and groundnuts. Aflatoxins can be separated into aflatoxins B1, B2, G1 and G2. 719 more words


Tana River County Government Feeds Residents On Compromised Grain

A while ago, news broke on a popular social platform to the effect Tana River County government has for quite some time been distributing contaminated maize to farming communities affected by food shortage within the County. 658 more words


New journal article presents case studies on CGIAR research on aflatoxins

The CGIAR Consortium, made up of 15 research centres, carries out agricultural research to contribute to the global effort to find solutions to the problems of poverty, hunger, food and nutrition insecurity, and environmental degradation. 403 more words