Aflatoxins in Peanuts

  • International Commission on Microbiological Specifications for Foods Staff


Aflatoxins are the most potent liver carcinogens known, capable of causing cancer in all animal species studied, including birds, fish, and humans. Aflatoxins are also acute, chronic, genotoxic, and immunosuppressive poisons, but these effects are usually con-sidered to be less important.


Sampling Plan Aflatoxin Contamination Aflatoxin Level Total Aflatoxin Potency Estimate 
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