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Research Project: Control of Aflatoxin Production by Targeting Aflatoxin Biosynthesis

Location: Food and Feed Safety Research

Title: Global health issues of aflatoxins in food and agriculture: challenges and opportunities

Author
item RAZZAGHI-ABYANEH, MEHDI - Pasteur Institute Of Iran
item Chang, Perng Kuang
item SHAMS-GHAHFAROKHI, MASOOMEH - Tarbiat Modares University
item RAI, MAHENDRA - Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University

Submitted to: Book Chapter
Publication Type: Book / Chapter
Publication Acceptance Date: 8/12/2014
Publication Date: 8/12/2014
Citation: Razzaghi-Abyaneh, M., Chang, P-K., Shams-Ghahfarokhi, M., Rai, M. 2014. Global health issues of aflatoxins in food and agriculture: challenges and opportunities. Frontiers in Microbiology. 5(420):5-7. DOI 10.3389/fmicb.2014-00420.

Interpretive Summary:

Technical Abstract: This special research topic eBOOK contains six review articles, three mini reviews and four original research articles. It opens up exciting perspectives on global health issues related to aflatoxins in the food chain and on the development of suitable strategies for preventing toxigenic fungal growth in field and storage, thereby reducing or eliminating subsequent aflatoxin contamination of our food supplies.