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When the threat pops up

The presence of the highly toxic Aspergillus flavus metabolite Aflatoxin B1 causes a dangerous health risk not only to...

Solving Mycotoxin-Related Sow Fertility Problems

Various mycotoxins can negatively affect a sow’s reproductive performance. Deoxynivalenol and zearalenone in particular tend to occur simultaneously and are known to have an outsized impact on pig...

Short-term and Low Dose Deoxynivalenol Exposure Reduces Rainbow Trout Performance

A new scientific paper published in the Journal of the World Aquaculture Society reveals that even short or low level exposure to deoxynivalenol hinders the performance of rainbow trout.

Regional Results of Global Mycotoxin Occurrence through March 2018

Results of the BIOMIN Mycotoxin Survey conducted from January to March 2018 indicate that deoxynivalenol (DON) and fumonisins (FUM) are again the most common mycotoxins found in feedstuffs.

Taking Mycotoxin Control to the Next Level: 5 Takeaways from the 10th World Mycotoxin Forum

The 10th edition of the World Mycotoxin Forum (WMF) was another great event that brought the industrial and scientific communities together. Over the course of the three-day event held in Amsterdam,...

The Mycotoxin Risk in Forages and Silages

Ruminants are unique animals. With the complex rumen system, these animals are able to derive energy and protein from forages that most livestock cannot even digest properly. Forages have the...

ENERGY: The Key Factor For Efficient Milk Production

Despite worldwide milk prices remaining at low levels over the last few years, demand for dairy products has held steady, especially in many South Asian countries. Now that prices are returning to...

The Most Popular Mycotoxin Mitigation Method May Surprise You

During the Mycotoxin Outlook 2018 webinar sessions hosted by BIOMIN and Romer Labs on 14 February 2018, we asked the audience -hundreds of industry practitioners from around the globe- several poll...



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When the threat pops up

The presence of the highly toxic Aspergillus flavus metabolite Aflatoxin B1 causes a dangerous health risk not only to animals but also to humans, which is proven by a recent incident in Austria. 

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About the author

Michele MUCCIO

Michele Muccio is a product manager in the competence center mycotoxins at the ‘Erber Group’ headquarters in Getzersdorf, Austria. He earned his master’s degree in biotechnology, with specialization in enzyme engineering at the University of Groningen, the Netherlands, with a thesis on the identification of novel epoxide hydrolase-like enzymes from soil bacteria. Before he graduated in biotechnology at the University of Rome ‘Tor Vergata’. During his studies, he participated to several international research projects in Italy, the Netherlands and Austria.

Michele Muccio joined BIOMIN as a Mycofix® product manager in 2015.


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