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  • noun Plural form of aflatoxin.

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  • Aspergillus flavus, a food mold that commonly attacks corn and peanuts and to a lesser extent barley, wheat, and other foods, produces a group of mycotoxins, called aflatoxins, that are extremely dangerous.

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  • Aspergillus flavus, a food mold that commonly attacks corn and peanuts and to a lesser extent barley, wheat, and other foods, produces a group of mycotoxins, called aflatoxins, that are extremely dangerous.

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  • The wasps have been trained to detect a range of illegal or dangerous substances, including 2,4-DNT a chemical in TNT; putricine, which is associated with decaying flesh; and molds that produce poisonous compounds called aflatoxins in foods like peanuts and milk.

    Using Wasps to Sniff Out Bombs and Disease | Impact Lab

  • Aspergillus flavus, a food mold that commonly attacks corn and peanuts and to a lesser extent barley, wheat, and other foods, produces a group of mycotoxins, called aflatoxins, that are extremely dangerous.

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  • Aspergillus flavus, a food mold that commonly attacks corn and peanuts and to a lesser extent barley, wheat, and other foods, produces a group of mycotoxins, called aflatoxins, that are extremely dangerous.

    HOME COMFORTS

  • This fungus, one of the most deadly on earth, grows on various foods and produces chemicals called aflatoxins that are highly carcinogenic.

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  • In fact, aflatoxins are considered to be among the most cancer-causing agents on the planet.

    Dr. Karen Becker: The Latest Recalled Dog Foods All Contain This Ingredient

  • In fact, aflatoxins are considered to be among the most cancer-causing agents on the planet.

    Dr. Karen Becker: The Latest Recalled Dog Foods All Contain This Ingredient

  • The disease caused by aflatoxins is called aflatoxicosis, and in animals it primarily involves the liver.

    Dr. Karen Becker: The Latest Recalled Dog Foods All Contain This Ingredient

  • Officials released the information on Saturday, saying also that they found aflatoxins in milk from another company, Fujian Changfu Dairy Group Co. Changfu, based in China's southeastern province of Fujian, recalled its products and apologized for the incident, according to a statement on the firm's website.

    Chinese Milk Producer Promises Tougher Measures Following Scare

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