Mycotoxins can be ever-present problem

Mycotoxins can be ever-present problem

Despite the extensive efforts and preventive actions taken during growing, harvesting and storage periods, the likelihood of mycotoxin contamination is always present.

*Dr. Radka Borutova is a business development manager for Nutriad International in Belgium.

EXCESSIVE rains close to harvest time in France, Ukraine, Hungary, Poland and other parts of Europe have hurt the quality of grains, according to an Aug. 22 report in "Feed Info News Service."

Mycotoxin levels in grain vary from year to year and among regions. The key factors affecting mycotoxin risk in wheat are: the preceding

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