The bitter truth about aflatoxins | Daily FT
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By Dr. Prasanna J.P. Gunawardena You have probably heard about the chilling effects of aflatoxins from the horrifying news headlines, but do you know what aflatoxins are? In this article, I will explain to you what aflatoxins are, which foods they affect, and describe how the health risks associated with the aflatoxins can be mitigated and avoided. So what are these dreaded aflatoxins? Chemically speaking, aflatoxin is a type of ‘mycotoxin’. Aflatoxin is a common name for specific secondary metabolites produced by Aspergillus fungi, primarily Aspergillus flavus, Aspergillus parasiticus and Asp…

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