Aflatoxigenic fungi and aflatoxins in Portuguese almonds

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Rodrigues, P.; Venâncio, A.; Lima, N.;
(2012)
  • Publisher: The Scientific World Journal
  • Journal: The Scientific World Journal,volume 2,012 (issn: 1537-744X, eissn: 1537-744X)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1100/2012/471926, pmc: PMC3361232
  • Subject: Mycotoxigenic fungi | Research Article | Mycotoxins | Medicine | Almonds | Technology | Aspergillus section Flavi | Food safety | Q | Aflatoxins | R | Science & Technology | T | Science | Aspergillus | Article Subject | Mycology

Aflatoxin contamination of nuts is an increasing concern to the consumer’s health. Portugal is a big producer of almonds, but there is no scientific knowledge on the safety of those nuts, in terms of mycotoxins. The aim of this paper was to study the incidence of ... View more
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