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Mycotoxins

The latest news, grain and crop analysis and information on mycotoxins in agricultural feedstuffs, which can pose a potential health risk to livestock and humans as well as international trade implications for livestock producers from the editors of Feed International and Feed Management magazines.

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Infographic: Global mycotoxin occurrence

Biomin Mycotoxin Survey examines finished feed and raw commodities from 63 countries
For its latest World Mycotoxin Survey, Biomin conducted more than 33,000 analyses on 8,452 finished feed and raw commodity samples from 63 countries from January to June 2017.
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4 more US states report DON in wheat

Several challenges affecting corn crop
Four additional states in the U.S. have reported deoxynivalenol (DON) in their wheat crop, as several challenges hit the corn crop, according to Neogen’s Mycotoxin Report from July 31.
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9 states report DON in wheat crop

Wet spring weather provides perfect conditions for mycotoxins to develop
Wet spring weather in the U.S. has provided perfect conditions for mycotoxins such as deoxynivalenol (DON), T2-HT2 and zearalenone to develop in the wheat crop. Nine states have confirmed reports of DON in wheat, according the Neogen’s Mycotoxin Report from July 3.
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Nutriad presents AGP alternatives

The company also showcased its mycotoxin management products at Indo Livestock 2017 in Indonesia
Nutriad showcased its program for responsible use of antibiotics and efficient mycotoxin management at Indo Livestock 2017 in Indonesia.
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Infographic: Biomin’s World Mycotoxin Survey

More than three-quarters of samples contained more than one mycotoxin
For its World Mycotoxin Survey for the first quarter of 2017, Biomin conducted more than 14,000 analyses on 3,715 finished feed and raw commodity samples from 54 countries from January to March 2017.
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Biomin: Mycotoxin threats rise worldwide

Deoxynivalenol detected in 80 percent of samples
Corn, soy and finished feed saw a rise in mycotoxin contamination levels in the first quarter of 2017, with deoxynivalenol (DON) the most prevalent mycotoxin, according to Biomin’s Mycotoxin Survey.
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11 mycotoxin survey lessons to reduce poultry feed risks

A decade-long mycotoxin survey has revealed which fungal species present the major potential risks in poultry feed, and how contamination can vary according to geography and climatic conditions.
Mycotoxin contamination is a serious threat. Survey data shows which fungal species present the major potential risks to flock health in poultry feed.
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Higher DON, FUM, ZEN levels in US corn, DDGS

BIOMIN Mycotoxin Survey analyzed 387 corn samples and 79 distiller’s dried grains with solubles samples
U.S. feed and livestock producers have more reason to carefully monitor mycotoxin contamination in feed and crops, according to results of the latest BIOMIN Mycotoxin Survey.
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