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a potent carcinogen from the fungus Aspergillus

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However, no definitive link has been established between HPV and consuming food with aflatoxins.
CAGR levels are continuously OSCILLATING for the better in forecast period of 2019 to 2026 for the Aflatoxins market in industry.
The study by researchers from Egerton University revealed that the broiler feeds contain aflatoxins, whose level is higher than that recommended by regulatory bodies.The study published in the journal, Livestock Research for Rural Development, 2019, found that most broiler starters contain aflatoxin level of 90 per cent and broiler finisher, 95 per cent.
The occurrence of aflatoxin in milk and other dairy product has been well known across the world dairy industries (Iqbal et al., 2015).
'Pigs are also highly affected by aflatoxins, with the chronic effects largely apparent as liver damage.
Significantly reduced geometric mean titer (GMT) was recorded for birds fed aflatoxins alone.
Occurrence of aflatoxins observed in peanuts in Latin America can be largely explained by the traditional practices of harvesting, drying and storage adopted by producers.
Aflatoxins are poisonous metabolites produced by Aspergillus flavus and Aspergillus parasiticus.
In developed countries, laws limit the parts- per-billion (ppb) of aflatoxins allowed in food for humans, livestock and pets.
In developed countries, laws limit the partsper-billion (ppb) of aflatoxins allowed in food for humans, livestock and pets.
Aflatoxins are considered one of the main types of mycotoxins produced by fungi of the genus Aspergillus, especially Aspergillus flavus and Aspergillus parasiticus.
Species in the fungus genus' section Flavi have potential to infect maize, peanuts, cotton, and tree nuts among other crops and may contaminate with aflatoxins, which are Group 1 carcinogens according to International Centre for Cancer Research [1, 2].
However, pre- and postharvest aflatoxin contamination in peanut is a serious threat for food safety and human health in Senegal [3].