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Surveying the Global Mycotoxin Threat

GLOBAL - Biomin has launched an infographic providing a global view of mycotoxin occurrence and the main trends from its latest Mycotoxin Survey.
calendar icon 19 March 2015
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The prevalence of mycotoxins, toxic fungal metabolites found in almost all types of agricultural feedstuffs and grains, is a major concern with regards to feed contamination and presents a genuine risk to livestock animal production.

This infographic provides a global view of mycotoxin occurrence and main trends using data from the most recent annual Biomin Mycotoxin Survey.

Among the highlights of the survey are:

  • North America has registered the highest average values for zearalenone and fumonisins
  • Europe recorded the highest average concentration of deoxynivalenol, and
  • A typical agricultural commodity contains 30 different metabolites.

The Biomin Mycotoxin Survey constitutes the longest running and most comprehensive survey of its kind, using state-of-the-art analytic tools on more than six thousand samples taken from 64 countries worldwide.

Surveying the Global Mycotoxin Threat [Infographic]

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