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BIOMIN Mycotoxin Survey in US and Canada: March 2021 Update

Our March 2021 update from the annual Biomin® PROcheck mycotoxin survey comprising 335 samples of corn and corn by-products from the US and Canada is here.

US and Canada Reports

Each sample was tested for 6 major mycotoxin groups of:

A-Trichothecenes (A-Trich): T-2, HT-2, Neosolaniol, Diacetoxyscirpenol
B-Trichothecenes (B-Trich): Deoxynivalenol (DON/Vomitoxin), Acetyl-deoxynivalenol, Nivalenol, Fusarenon X
Fumonisins (FUM): B1, B2, B3
Zearalenone (ZEN)
Aflatoxins (Afla): B1, B2, G1, and G2
Ocharatoxin A (OTA)

BIOMIN Mycotoxin Survey in US and Canada: March 2021

Summary

    The survey results represent samples sent in for surveillance testing only and does not include any sample submitted following clinical signs. In the report we discuss preliminary trends of each of these feed ingredients regarding mycotoxin prevalence and contamination levels. 

    USA Corn

    • Prevalence status on samples:

    Prevalence

    2020

    2019

    Total positive

    86%

    96%

    >1 Mycotoxin/sample

    47%

    71%

    • Prevalence status by mycotoxins:

    Mycotoxins

    2020

    2019

    A-Trichothecenes

    3%

    2%

    B-Trichothecenes

    57%

    81%

    Fumonisins

    64%

    76%

    Zearalenone

    19%

    46%

    Aflatoxins

    4%

    3%

    Ochratoxin A

    0.4%

    0%

    • Of the 230 corn samples tested, the mycotoxin contamination seems relatively lower in comparison to 2019.

    USA Corn By-Products

    • Prevalence status on samples:

    Prevalence

    2020

    2019

    Total positive

    100%

    100%

    >1 Mycotoxin/sample

    99%

    99%

    • Prevalence status by mycotoxins:

    Mycotoxins

    2020

    2019

    A-Trichothecenes

    5%

    6%

    B-Trichothecenes

    99%

    100%

    Fumonisins

    97%

    98%

    Zearalenone

    86%

    94%

    Aflatoxins

    5%

    2%

    Ochratoxin A

    4%

    4%

    • Of the 79 corn by-product samples tested, the mycotoxin contamination seems relatively lower in comparison to 2019.

    Canadian Corn

    • Prevalence status on samples:

    Prevalence

    2020

    2019

    Total positive

    86%

    96%

    >1 Mycotoxin/sample

    48%

    71%

    • Prevalence status by mycotoxins:

    Mycotoxins

    2020

    2019

    A-Trichothecenes

    38%

    27%

    B-Trichothecenes

    77%

    85%

    Fumonisins

    31%

    32%

    Zearalenone

    31%

    27%

    Aflatoxins

    0%

    2%

    Ochratoxin A

    0%

    0%

    • Of the 26 corn samples tested, the mycotoxin contamination seems relatively lower in comparison to 2019.

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