Evaluation of Certain Mycotoxins in Food
Fifty-sixth Report of the Joint FAO/WHO Committee on Food Additives
Technical Report Series, No 906
World Health Organization
ISBN-13    9789241209069 ISBN-10    9241209062
Order Number    11000906 Format    E-book collection (PDF)
Price    CHF    14.00 / US$    16.80 Developing countries:    CHF    9.80
English     2002        69   pages
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This report presents the conclusions of a Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee convened to assess the risks associated with the consumption of food contaminated with specific mycotoxins. The first part of the report contains a general discussion of the principles for evaluating mycotoxins in food, including those concerning analytical methods, sampling, data on food consumption and dietary intake, and prevention and control. The second part provides a summary of the Committee's evaluations of toxicological data on specific mycotoxins, including aflatoxin M1, fumonisins B1, B2 and B3, ochratoxin A, deoxynivaleno1, and T-2 and HT-2 toxins.