Cereal Grain Testing

Cereal Grains

Cereal grains are at risk for the presence of mycotoxins such as aflatoxin, vomitoxin (DON), fumonisin, zearalenone and ochratoxin. Global regulatory limits are enforced at concentrations as low as 4 parts per billion (ppb) for aflatoxin B1, 500 ppb for Deoxynivalenol (DON), 3 ppb for ochratoxin A and 75 ppb for zearalenone. VICAM offers a complete family of screening and quantitative solutions for on-site and laboratory detection of mycotoxins.



Mycotoxin Testing Solutions

Aflatoxin B1, B2, G1, G2

Highly toxic chemical byproducts of Aspergillus molds which are known to cause cancer in humans.

Deoxynivalenol

Toxin produced by Fusarium molds which causes livestock feed refusal, vomiting and interferes with growth and development.

Fumonisins B1, B2, B3

Toxic chemical metabolite of Fusarium molds which causes equine leukoencephalomalacia and has been linked to human esophageal cancer.

Ochratoxin A

Toxic byproduct of Aspergillus and Penicillium molds which is a suspect carcinogen and causes serious disease in humans and animals.

T-2/HT-2

Toxic chemical metabolite of Fusarium molds which inhibits DNA and protein synthesis, resulting in severe diseases of the airway, skin and stomach.

Zearalenone

Estrogenic toxin produced by Fusarium molds which disrupts livestock growth and reproduction resulting in significant production losses.

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Afla FGIS Corn - AflaTest Procedure


UPCOMING EVENTS

April 1 – 4, 2019
Safe Food California Conference
Monterey, CA

April 3-5, 2019
Texas Feed and Grain Association
Austin, TX

April 11 – 14, 2019
Specialty Coffee Expo (SCA)
Boston, MA

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