The fact is that in many places where the detection of ochratoxin A
is a necessity, there is no equipment and the detection process fails.
first in South Africa was isolated from Aspergillus Ochraceus .
Managing ochratoxin A
risk in the grape-wine food chain.
Assessment on pollution of Ochratoxin A
in grain in China and its apoptosis effect on vitro-cultured human tubular kidney cells.
Sample preparation and extraction for ochratoxin A
The effects of ochratoxin a
on lipid peroxidation and antioxidant enzymes: a protective role of melatonin.
Chapter five has dealt with two contaminants namely aflatoxins and ochratoxin A
in two major sections.
VICAM, a world leader in food safety diagnostics, has announced that AOAC International has awarded Official Method First Action status to the protocol: "Determination of Aflatoxins B1, B2, G1 and G2 and Ochratoxin A
in Ginseng and Ginger by Multitoxin Immunoaffinity Column Clean-up and Liquid Chromatographic Quantitation.
Another was a new code that should prevent or reduce contamination in wines of Ochratoxin A
, a mycotoxin known to be toxic to the kidneys.
We do however need to think more carefully about storage mycotoxins and particularly Ochratoxin A
which can occur within days if grain at higher moisture levels is not dried quickly enough.
Green Cuisine chilli and Bart Spices paprika also had high levels of ochratoxin A
, linked to kidney cancer.
The test uses wide bore immunoaffinity columns, which provide a faster flow rate that gives even greater speed to the detection of Ochratoxin A