Mycotoxins and food safety in developing countries

Ugochukwu Nwaigwe 29 PAGES (7310 WORDS) Seminar
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Fungi are ubiquitous plant pathogens that are major spoilage agents of foods and feedstuffs. The infection of plants by various fungi not only results in reduction in crop yield and quality with significant economic losses but also contamination of grains with poisonous fungal secondary metabolites called mycotoxins. There is an urgent need to address the food safety and International trade issues associated with mycotoxin contamination in Nigerian consumer goods and agricultural products because there is a huge problem of mycotoxin contamination in developing countries like Nigeria where there exist a dearth of organized scientific information and data on the magnitude of the problem. 


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APA

Ugochukwu, N (2019). Mycotoxins and food safety in developing countries. Afribary.com: Retrieved October 17, 2019, from https://afribary.com/works/mycotoxins-and-food-safety-in-developing-countries

MLA 8th

Nwaigwe, Ugochukwu. "Mycotoxins and food safety in developing countries" Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 05 Oct. 2019, https://afribary.com/works/mycotoxins-and-food-safety-in-developing-countries . Accessed 17 Oct. 2019.

MLA7

Nwaigwe, Ugochukwu. "Mycotoxins and food safety in developing countries". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 05 Oct. 2019. Web. 17 Oct. 2019. < https://afribary.com/works/mycotoxins-and-food-safety-in-developing-countries >.

Chicago

Nwaigwe, Ugochukwu. "Mycotoxins and food safety in developing countries" Afribary.com (2019). Accessed October 17, 2019. https://afribary.com/works/mycotoxins-and-food-safety-in-developing-countries