Aflatoxins

Aflatoxins are a family of toxins produced by fungi that flourish in certain situations, especially in improperly stored or processed food items.

Food Safety Research Information Office (National Agricultural Library [United States Department of Agriculture]).

Research publications on Aflatoxins from peer-reviewed journals. Some publications may be early view or ahead of print. Citations and abstracts are available to all users while full-text availability depends on institutional access levels.

Books and Materials on Aflatoxins in the NAL Catalog (AGRICOLA)

National Agricultural Library (United States Department of Agriculture).

Searchable database for journal citations available to persons interested in information on Aflatoxins.

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ARS Publications - Aflatoxin

Agricultural Research Service (United States Department of Agriculture).

Search for publications published and maintained by the Agricultural Research Service (ARS), part of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), that deal with aflatoxins.

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PubMED Journal Citations on Aflatoxins

National Library of Medicine (National Institute of Health [United States Department of Health and Human Services]).

Searchable database for journal citations available to persons interested in information on aflatoxins.

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National Library of Medicine (National Institute of Health [United States Department of Health and Human Services]).

Fact sheet on aflatoxins that discusses its function, food sources, and recommendations to reduce its intake.

Cornell University.

Technical review on Aflatoxins. Covers its factors that favor production, effect on plant, animal, and human health, analysis methods, control and management, and economic impact.

University of Missouri Extension.

Scope of aflatoxin's affect on corn and the corn industry. Traces its history and discusses variables affecting its growth, quantification methods, and human tolerances.

Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (Food and Drug Administration [United States Department of Health and Human Services]).

Describes the nature and prevalence of aflatoxicosis including its diagnosis of human illness, associated foods, relative frequency, target populations, food analysis, outbreak history, and molecular structural data.