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on January 24, 2017

Aflatoxin levels in US corn crop lower than usual

A leading scientist at the Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration said weather conditions were not favorable for the mycotoxin, which affects corn.

US crops were less affected by aflatoxins than usual in the 2016-17 harvest season, according to a leading scientist at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration (GIPSA).

In a late December interview with WATT Global Media, Dr. Tim Norden, chief scientist at GIPSA’s Federal…

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