Human dietary exposure to mycotoxins in Zimbabwe and related risk assessment and management

01 October 2013 → 28 October 2017
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund
Research disciplines
  • Natural sciences
    • Analytical chemistry
    • Other chemical sciences
  • Medical and health sciences
    • Nutrition and dietetics
    • Pharmaceutical analysis and quality assurance
  • Agricultural and food sciences
    • Agricultural animal production
    • Agriculture, land and farm management
    • Biotechnology for agriculture, forestry, fisheries and allied sciences
    • Fisheries sciences
    • Food sciences and (bio)technology
maize risk management mycotoxins risk assesment Zimbabwe
Project description

* Overview of mycotoxin occurrence in subsistence farmed maize from Zimbabwe.

* Risk evaluation of aflatoxin B1 and fumonisin B1 exposure through the consumption of subsistence

farmed maize and maize products.

* Overview of the subsistence farming and post-harvest practices and their effect on mycotoxin

contamination in maize grain.

* Recommendations for a regulatory framework for mycotoxin contamination in food.