Risk management for mycotoxin contamination of Australian maize

Bricknell, L. K., Blaney, B. J. and Ng, J. (2008) Risk management for mycotoxin contamination of Australian maize. Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture, 48 3: 342-350. doi:10.1071/EA06096


Author Bricknell, L. K.
Blaney, B. J.
Ng, J.
Title Risk management for mycotoxin contamination of Australian maize
Journal name Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0816-1089
1836-5787
1836-0939
Publication date 2008-01-01
Year available 2008
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1071/EA06096
Volume 48
Issue 3
Start page 342
End page 350
Total pages 9
Place of publication Clayton, VIC, Australia
Publisher CSIRO Publishing
Language eng
Subject 111506 Toxicology (incl.Clinical Toxicology)
0502 Environmental Science and Management
Abstract Recent incidents of mycotoxin contamination (particularly aflatoxins and fumonisins) have demonstrated a need for an industry-wide management system to ensure Australian maize meets the requirements of all domestic users and export markets. Results of recent surveys are presented, demonstrating overall good conformity with nationally accepted industry marketing standards but with occasional samples exceeding these levels. This paper describes mycotoxin-related hazards inherent in the Australian maize production system and a methodology combining good agricultural practices and the hazard analysis critical control point framework to manage risk.
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status UQ
Additional Notes This special issue of the Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture presents 14 selected papers from the 6th Triennial Conference of the Maize-Association-of-Australia addressing these topics.

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
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