Europe Media Monitor Mycotoxin News

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thepigsite 07 May 2021

World Pork Expo releases its must-see seminar schedule 7 May 2021 Attendees at World Pork Expo, taking place from 9 to 11 June, can choose from 19 free educational seminars that offer the latest insights in the pork industry.

Professionals in the pork industry will be the first to have access to the latest production and management strategies at this year’s World Pork Expo. This year’s line-up of PORK Academy and Business Seminars gives producers the opportunity to learn more about topics such as sustainability, data, industry collaborations, nutrition and more.

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dailymirror 07 May 2021

230 MT toxic coconut oil re-shipped to Malaysia today 16 minute ago - 0 - 33 A consignment of 230 metric tonnes of unrefined coconut oil brought to the Colombo Port on April 30 will be re-exported to Malaysia today, Customs Deputy Director (Legal Affairs) and Media Spokesman Sudattha Silva said.

A consignment of 230 metric tonnes of unrefined coconut oil brought to the Colombo Port on April 30 will be re-exported to Malaysia today, Customs Deputy Director (Legal Affairs) and Media Spokesman Sudattha Silva said. He said the unrefined coconut oil was detected in twelve 20ft containers.

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nature-jhg 07 May 2021

Genomic landscape of hepatocarcinogenesis

Diversities of HCC mutational signatures among ethnic/epidemiological groups. Diverse epidemiological risk factors are known in HCC, suggesting the various frequencies of mutational signatures among distinctive groups of ethnicities, lifestyles, and exposures of characteristic endemic factors.

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kenyamoja 07 May 2021

The Star

7 May 2021 - The season has gone sour for both clubs recently. Juve, winners of the last nine league titles, are at risk of a previously unthinkable failure of… 7 May 2021 - Already looking at a $270 million revenue loss following the suspension of the IPL, the board faces a second financial hammer....

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independent-UG 07 May 2021

Kenyan gov’t defends itself in Male Mabirizi’s case over maize ban

City lawyer Male Mabirizi sought legal action in the East African Court of Justice over Kenya’s ban on Uganda’s poultry and maize imports. File Photo. Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government of Kenya has started defending itself in a case in which Kampala based lawyer Male Mabirizi sued....

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dailymirror 06 May 2021

N-Joy recalls product, re-assures food safety is priority 06 May 2021 - 3 - 1333 While confirming that they have commenced an immediate recall of their product, the manufacturers of N-Joy assured that the product is 100% natural and does not go through any chemical refining process.

While confirming that they have commenced an immediate recall of their product, the manufacturers of N-Joy assured that the product is 100% natural and does not go through any chemical refining process. In a media statement, the manufacturers said theirs is the only one of the two white coconut oil....

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businessdailyafrica 06 May 2021

Economy AFA keeps tough terms on Tanzanian maize despite Uhuru directive

Kenya is yet to relax strict conditions that it imposed on maize coming in from Tanzania even after President Uhuru Kenyatta issued a two-week ultimatum to have stocks held at the borders cleared. A day after Mr Kenyatta directed Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Peter Munya to ensure speedy clearance....

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kenyamoja 06 May 2021

The Star: Tanzanian maize importers to follow stringent measures — AFA

Importers have been allowed to resume importing maize from Tanzanian, but the food safety regulator has said they must meet tough guidelines it has set. On Thursday, Agriculture and Food Authority said all importers will register on the AFA information management system and present a copy of the registration certificate at the border point.

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deutschewelle-en 06 May 2021

Living Planet: Aflatoxins threaten food security for millions in East Africa 06.05.2021 | 09:08 mins. As the planet heats up, a type of mycotoxin called "aflatoxin" is increasingly affecting maize and peanut crops in East Africa — vital crops that hundreds millions of people on the continent depend on for nutrition and calories.

Environment Living Planet: Aflatoxins threaten food security for millions in East Africa. As the planet heats up, a type of mycotoxin called "aflatoxin" is increasingly affecting maize and peanut crops in East Africa — vital crops that hundreds millions of people on the continent depend on for nutrition and calories.

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ausertimes 06 May 2021

Wall-nuts recently purchased(perhaps three weeks ago/month) at Eurospin switched with walnuts containing poisonous fungus Aspergillus flavus

Bought today another three bags of walnuts and came to discovery (when comparing previous "purchase" with today' purchase) after recent walnuts placed on table jar differed very much from previous consumption of walnuts which was purchased at the same time and sound (blood pressure alike - most....

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kenyamoja 06 May 2021

KBC News: Kenya relaxes rules for Tanzania maize imports after bilateral talks

Kenya has relaxed conditions imposed on maize imports from Tanzania following a presidential directive clearing maize trucks from the neighbouring country. The move follows bilateral talks held between President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Tanzanian counterpart President Samia Suluhu which resulted to....

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dailymirror 06 May 2021

N-Joy recalls product, re-assures food safety is priority 3 hours ago - 0 - 108 While confirming that they have commenced an immediate recall of their product, the manufacturers of N-Joy assured that the product is 100% natural and does not go through any chemical refining process.

While confirming that they have commenced an immediate recall of their product, the manufacturers of N-Joy assured that the product is 100% natural and does not go through any chemical refining process. In a media statement, the manufacturers said theirs is the only one of the two white coconut oil....

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mdpi 06 May 2021

Sustainability, Vol. 13, Pages 5187: Postharvest Losses of Pomegranate Fruit at the Packhouse and Implications for Sustainability Indicators

Pomegranate fruit, like other types of fresh horticultural produce, are susceptible to high incidence preharvest and postharvest losses and waste. Several studies have been done to improve the production and handling of pomegranate fruit to meet market standards, but little has been done in loss....

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dailymonitor 06 May 2021

Balancing between trade and health

By Guest Writer. The ban of maize imports from Uganda by Kenya stirred inflamed conversations about public health and trade within East Africa. The Kenyan government took this stance after reports indicated that consignments of maize from Uganda were contaminated with high levels of aflatoxins, sparking concerns of food safety.

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thepigsite 06 May 2021

CME update: hog futures continue to rally on rising pork prices and restricted supplies 6 May 2021 US lean hog futures extended a sharp rally on 5 May, reaching contract highs for the fourth consecutive day on supply woes and strong pork prices.

reports that CME most-active June lean hogs set a new contract high of 114.575 cents per pound and settled up 0.875 cent at 114.425 cents per pound. July hogs set a contract high for the fourth consecutive day and ended up 1.050 cents at 114.475 cents per pound.

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businessdailyafrica 05 May 2021

Commodities Millers run out of maize as farmers hoard 16.7m bags

Farmers eyeing better prices for their produce are clinging onto more than 95 per cent of the country’s maize stocks, starving grain millers of supplies, a fresh audit shows. Data by Agriculture ministry indicates that growers are holding 16.7 million bags of maize stocks out of 17.7 million bags.

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allafrica 05 May 2021

Survey Links Weak Extension Services to Poor Food Safety Practices

Weak agricultural extension services to farmers has been cited as among major barriers to ensuring food safety in the country, according to a recent baseline survey. Other barriers include lack of information on proper use of pesticides and proper hygiene practices.

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businessdailyafrica 05 May 2021

Uhuru directs Munya to clear Tanzanian maize at the border

President Uhuru Kenyatta has directed the Ministry of Agriculture to clear Tanzanian maize that has been blocked at the borders as government reverses the initial ban on imports following a bilateral meeting between the two countries. Mr Kenyatta ordered Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Peter Munya to....

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thestarkenya 05 May 2021

Munya given two-week deadline to lift maize importation ban

Agriculture CS Peter Munya has been given 14 days to lift the ban on the importation of maize from Uganda and Tanzania. This is a directive from President Uhuru Kenyatta following the move to remove trade barriers in the East African Community. The President made his remarks on Wednesday in Nairobi....

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kenyamoja 05 May 2021

The Star: Munya given two-week deadline to lift maize importation ban

Agriculture CS Peter Munya has been given 14 days to lift the ban on the importation of maize from Uganda and Tanzania. This is a directive from President Uhuru Kenyatta following the move to remove trade barriers in the East African Community. The President made his remarks on Wednesday in Nairobi....

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kenyamoja 05 May 2021

Kenyans.co.ke: Suluhu's Joke About Uhuru Ends Gloomy Mood [VIDEO]

President Uhuru Kenyatta and other dignitaries at a joint business summit between Kenya and Tanzania broke into laughter after Tanzania President Samia Suluhu Suluhu and Uhuru addressed the dignitaries at Serena Hotel, Nairobi on Wednesday, May 5 after the two countries held talks to foster their relationship.

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newsnow-co-uk 05 May 2021

How can global agriculture approach net zero?

"To meet the 2050 net zero target, it is also going to require the whole industry to work together to drive efficiency and ensure new technologies are used effectively across all sectors, making use of developments from elsewhere in the world. At the same time, it will be essential that supply....

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thepigsite 05 May 2021

How can global agriculture approach net zero? 5 May 2021 The agriculture industry and supply chains need to be more unified to achieve net zero climate goal, say experts at BSAS conference.

"To meet the 2050 net zero target, it is also going to require the whole industry to work together to drive efficiency and ensure new technologies are used effectively across all sectors, making use of developments from elsewhere in the world. At the same time, it will be essential that supply....

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dailymonitor 04 May 2021

How value addition will raise farmers’ productivity, income

In countries like Uganda that produce most agricultural commodities in surplus, national markets are not sufficient to drive economies of scale and incentivise farmers to invest in productivity and quality improvement. Many farmers fail to access local and international markets for their products,....

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focus-si 04 May 2021

Rdeča luč za palmovo olje na Šri Lanki [gostujoče pero Hemanthe Withanage-a iz Šri Lanke]

je član mreže Friends of the Earth International , katere del je tudi Focus. Leta 2018 so v CEJ pripravili poročilo o vplivu pridelave palmovega olja na Šri Lanki. Raziskava je pokazala, da imajo plantaže na ruralnih območjih uničujoč vpliv na naravne sisteme , od katerih so lokalne skupnosti odvisne.

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mdpi 04 May 2021

Microorganisms, Vol. 9, Pages 989: New Antifungal Microbial Pigment Applied to Improve Safety and Quality of Processed Meat-Products

Minced meat is involved within numerous products, where their color attributes are affected by consumer preferences. This study was aimed to ameliorate processed meat color, using a microbial red pigment. Antibacterial, antifungal, citrinin-free, and toxicity of pigment were determined.

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busiweek 03 May 2021

U.S Government Supports Campaign to Combat Toxins in Agricultural Produce

Vice President Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi and the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF), along with USAID Mission Director Joakim Parker, have launched a nationwide campaign to combat aflatoxins that contaminate improperly handled grain, causing severe health complications, including liver cancer and stunting.

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businessdailyafrica 03 May 2021

Economy UN eyes groundnuts to cut refugees relief food reliance

Refugees in Turkana County will benefit from Sh160 million groundnuts project by a United Nations agency aimed at empowering them economically and cut reliance on relief. The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has launched the Refugee Agricultural Value Chains for Economic Self Reliance (Raves) project to be implemented in the County.

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avhandlingar 03 May 2021

Mycotoxins in indoor environments. Determination using mass spectrometry

Sammanfattning: Dampness in indoor environments may cause various health problems. The specific causative agent(s) are unknown but may originate from degradation processes in damp materials, microbial growth, or a combination of these phenomena. The health impact of dampness in buildings is a....

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openpr 03 May 2021

Mycotoxin Binders Market 2021: Potential Growth, Attractive Valuation Make It Is A Long-Term Investment | Know The COVID19 Impact | Top Players: BASF SE; Olmix Group; Perstorp; Anpario plc; Cargill, Incorporated

Access insightful study with over 100+ pages, list of tables & figures, profiling 10+ companies. Ask for Sample Copy @ https://www.databridgemarketresearch.com/request-a-sample/?dbmr=global-mycotoxin-binders-market Global Mycotoxin Binders Market Segments & Geographic Analysis: By Product....

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thepigsite 03 May 2021

US NFU calls on government to prioritize climate change across all its ag programs 3 May 2021 Farming and agriculture can help combat climate change, but farmers need the USDA to support and fully realize this potential.

For one, many programs do not currently prioritize climate in their criteria, making it difficult for farmers to use them to meet climate goals on their operations. As a remedy, NFU President Rob Larew encouraged USDA to “publicly state that climate change is an urgent priority. . .and ensure programs reflect this prioritization.

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miragenews 03 May 2021

Machine vision system for almond grading and safety

Researchers at UniSA have developed a world-first automated technique for simultaneously grading almond quality and detecting potentially serious mycotoxin contamination in kernels. In 2019-2020, Australia’s almond crop was worth just over $1 billion, and the value of the sector is expected to expand to $1.

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kenyamoja 02 May 2021

The Star: UN launches Sh162m project to boost food security in Turkana

The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations has launched a Sh162 million project to support refugee communities in Turkana county. FAO Representative to Kenya Carla Mucavi said the groundnut value chain was identified as a potential crop for sustainable income generation as well as....

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fao-en-codexalimentarius 02 May 2021

Contaminants committee begins virtually 3 May 2021

The 3D printer that recently finished the first entirely printed, legally habitable house in Europe does not need to eat, does not need to sleep, it doesn’t need to rest. The house sits in Eindhoven less than 100km from Utrecht where the hosts of the Codex Committee on Contaminants in Food (CCCF),....

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dailytimes-NG 02 May 2021

Farmers, exporters bemoan rejection of farm produce at international market

NNEKA NWOGWUGWU, ABUJA. Farmers and exporters have blamed poor capacity of production companies as one of the challenges of exporting Nigeria’s agriculture products to other countries. The farmers and exporters in separate interviews with The Sunday Times, however, explained possible reasons for the rejection of the international market.

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