Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report: July 17, 2017

This week’s Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report includes a special excerpt from our webinar, “What’s under the tarp?” on emerging mycotoxins and strategies with Dr. Gwendolyn Jones. Click here to watch it!

Neogen Corporation takes great care to ensure the integrity of the data we collect from many sources across the country. As these data […]

Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report: July 10, 2017

This week’s Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report is now available! Click here to watch. This week features a special report on contaminated wheat for feed from Alltech’s Dr. Max Hawkins.

Neogen Corporation takes great care to ensure the integrity of the data we collect from many sources across the country. As these data can vary […]

Mycotoxins 101, part 1: What are they, and how do we test for them?

The discovery of the mycotoxin aflatoxin in the 1960s led to a boom in scientific and regulatory interest in mycotoxins. When it was found that aflatoxins can be carcinogenic in animals, an urgent need was sparked to facilitate a greater regulation of mycotoxins in food commodities.

But what are mycotoxins?

“Mycotoxins are the toxins produced […]

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House advances funding bill that bans horse slaughter, gives FDA a small boost – Food Safety News

The bill bumped up the budget for the U.S. Food and Drug […]

Fungal blight present in 96% of U.K. wheat samples taken during survey

Although much of the U.S. is facing a drought, and along with it the risk of aflatoxin, the United Kingdom (U.K.) has a different problem.

Lots of rain – more in the first two weeks of June than is typical for the entire month – is leading to concerns about mycotoxins produced by Fusarium molds, […]