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groundnut

see peanut.

groundnut meal
the cake remaining after expression of the oil from groundnuts is a valuable protein supplement but has a toxicity hazard if it contains aflatoxin due to infection of the cake or the original nuts with Aspergillus flavus fungus.
groundnut poisoning

Patient discussion about groundnut

Q. does being allergic to peanuts mean you can’t eat peanuts as a whole nut? Or should you avoid spreads, cookies, cornflakes etc. as well.

A. people allergic to peanuts are, most of the times, a very severely allergic people. it has an astounding reaction that can lead to death because of specks of peanuts in a cookie.

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Shah stated that with the continuous increase in the Chinese demand for the groundnut crop, the prices of groundnut oil would continue to rise in the days to come.
Aflatoxins are fungal metabolites that contaminate dietary staple foods such as groundnuts and maize in agroecologies where hot, humid climates combine with poor food storage conditions to facilitate fungal growth and toxin production [International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) 2002].
In other words, producers do not usually grow the groundnut varieties best adapted to specific export market uses, such as the manufacture of roasted, salted or coated nuts, snacks, chocolate- based products, or peanut butter.
According to Adama [7], over 330 products can be commercially produced from groundnut and jobs can be directly created from enhanced groundnut production with small improvement in the technology and the use of improved variety with corresponding increase of cultivated acreage.
In a wok, use half the groundnut oil to fry the red onion, ginger and garlic over a high heat.
Alistair's perfect chips Makes four generous por tions IngredientsEight large Maris Piper or King Edward potatoes Plenty of groundnut oil to cover MethodPeel potatoes and cut into required chunky shape.
For the aromatic oil: 570ml (1 pint) groundnut oil 3 shallots, chopped 3 large cloves garlic, squashed 45g (1 1 /2 oz) thyme 100m (3 1 /2fl oz) extra virgin olive oil Heat the groundnut oil, shallots, garlic and thyme together in a saucepan until just below smoking point.
That, in turn, will reduce production of groundnut oil.
Groundnut producers and exporters in developing countries are not always aware of the public health risks of aflatoxins, nor of related quality requirements and health regulations in importing countries.