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Advances on the Occurrence of Toxigenic Fungi and Mycotoxins in the Czech Republic

  • Vladimir Ostry
  • Jarmila Skarkova
  • Frantisek Malir
  • Svetlana Sycorova

Abstract

Mycotoxins are toxic metabolites produced by certain toxigenic microfungi inter alia in and on foodstuffs. Thus, the research and the control of the presence of toxigenic microfungi and mycotoxins in foodstuffs in the food chain — from the primary producer to the ultimate consumer — is an important part of the food safety strategy in the Czech Republic.

Keywords

Czech Republic Black Pepper Mycotoxin Research Aspergillus Section Domestic Crop 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vladimir Ostry
    • 1
  • Jarmila Skarkova
    • 1
  • Frantisek Malir
    • 2
  • Svetlana Sycorova
    • 3
  1. 1.Centre for the Hygiene of Food Chains, NRC for Microfungi and Mycotoxins in Food ChainsNational Institute of Public Health PragueBrnoThe Czech Republic
  2. 2.CHL, Xenobiochemistry Dept., NRL for Biomarkers of Mycotoxins and Mycotoxins in FoodInstitute of Public Health Hradec KraloveHradec KraloveThe Czech Republic
  3. 3.Research Institute of Crop ProductionPraha-RuzyneThe Czech Republic

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