BIOMIN World Mycotoxin Survey Q3 2018

BIOMIN World Mycotoxin Survey Q3 2018
BIOMIN World Mycotoxin Survey Q3 2018

This conclusion emerged from

  • more than 59069 analyses
  • conducted on 13629 finished feed and raw commodity samples
  • sourced from 77 countries
  • from January to September 2018.

Some Highlights

  • Out of all samples tested worldwide from January until the end of September 2018, 90% were contaminated with at least one mycotoxin. 
  • Asian area shows a high risk in regards of fumonisins, deoxynivalenol and zearalenone.
  • North and South America registered high risk, especially in regards of deoxynivalenol and fumonisins.
  • In Europe, deoxynivalenol is the most prevalent Mycotoxin.
  • Co-contamination occurs frequently. 70% of all samples (analysed for at least two mycotoxins) contained more than one mycotoxin.
  • More than 450 samples have been analysed with the Spectrum 380 method. The results show a high prevalence of emerging mycotoxins in corn and wheat. The emerging mycotoxin Moniliformin was even present in all corn samples.

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