Natural Toxins

Includes fact sheets and resource lists for aflatoxins, ciguatoxins, and scombrotoxins. These naturally-occurring toxins are produced by moulds and fungi that grow on the food.
Research Projects Database - Natural Toxins

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

Review current research projects from the Food Safety Research Information Office (FSRIO) database pertaining to natural toxins.

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

Research publications on natural toxins 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 Natural Toxins in the NAL Catalog (AGRICOLA)

National Agricultural Library (United States Department of Agriculture).

Searchable database for resources available to persons interested in information on natural toxins.

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ARS Publications - Mycotoxin

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 mycotoxin.

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Agricultural Research Service (United States Department of Agriculture).

These manuscripts are part of the Agricultural Research Service (ARS), part of the United States Department of Agriculure (USDA), repository that deals with the startegic topical area of fungal toxins in commodites.

Department of Agriculture (State of Illinois).

This survey report compiled and maintained by the Department of Agriculture of the State of Illinois shows the level of aflatoxin and fumonisin detected in corn samples and the level of vomitoxin detected in wheat samples during the harvest season.

Joint Research Centre Institute for Reference Materials and Measurements (European Commission).

Extensive mycotoxin resource developed by the European Commision

Food Safety and Inspection Service (United States Department of Agriculture).

Factsheet on molds explaining information on safe food handling in relation to molds. Includes discussion on dangerous molds, the location of molds, discussion on mycotoxins and how to safely handle and protect food from mold.

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