When Wally, a customer of mine whose real name will remain hidden, called last summer, the situation was already out of hand. His hens were producing eggs by the thousands and his buyer refused to accept them. The egg yolks were virtually colorless. Gone was the desirable yellow-orange color of just a month or so ago. What had really happened?
In the last decade, almost all respectable companies engaged in the production and marketing of sophisticated mycotoxin-neutralizing agents conduct annual surveys, often on a global scale. After studying these surveys for many years now, I am left with a very simple question: where is aflatoxin?