Fusarium mycotoxins and their masked forms in Nigerian foods: occurrence and influence of traditional processing methods

01 August 2014 → 30 September 2018
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
masked mycotoxins LC-MS/MS processing fusarium Nigeria high resolution MS
Project description

- overview of (masked) mycotoxin occurrence in highly-consumed crops and processed foods in Nigeria

- targeted and untargeted analysis of (masked) mycotoxins in processed foods in Nigeria

- overview of mycotoxin reduction techniques in terms of traditional Nigerian processing methods

- compilation of regulatory guidelines in terms of processing and mycotoxin reduction in processed food in Nigeria