Various toxins can be present in different food types and commodities that can cause

adverse affects on products, animals, and humans. Mycotoxins (Fumosin, T2, Zearalenone, Ochratoxin A, DON, and Aflatoxins) are derived from various mold types that can contaminate cereals, feeds, grains and other food types. Histamine primarily affects fish products and can cause scromboid poisoning in humans.

The EPA and FDA have set various action levels and limits for Natural Toxins in food and feeds.

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  • Natural Food Toxins Include:

  • Histamine
  • Fumosin (FB1, FB2)
  • T-2 Toxin
  • Zearalenone
  • Ochratoxin A
  • DON (Vomitoxin)
  • Aflatoxin (B1, B2, G1, G2)

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