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Medicinal Plants, Phytochemistry and Applied Botany
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Yale Environment 360: Climate Change Could Be MakingFood Crops More Toxic, UN Report Says

Yale Environment 360: Climate Change Could Be MakingFood Crops More Toxic, UN Report Says | Erba Volant - Applied Plant Science | Scoop.it
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Mycotoxin exposure could rise with dark chocolate consumption: Research

Mycotoxin exposure could rise with dark chocolate consumption: Research | Erba Volant - Applied Plant Science | Scoop.it
Increasing consumption of chocolate with high levels of cocoa could “elevate exposure” to food contaminants aflatoxins and ochratoxin A, according to researchers, although they acknowledged it remains a "minor source".
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Extreme weather increasing level of toxins in food, scientists warn

Extreme weather increasing level of toxins in food, scientists warn | Erba Volant - Applied Plant Science | Scoop.it
NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As they struggle to deal with more extreme weather, a range of food crops are generating more of chemical compounds that
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Incentivizing Aflatoxin Control | International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

Incentivizing Aflatoxin Control | International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) | Erba Volant - Applied Plant Science | Scoop.it

Aflatoxins, naturally occurring toxins produced by fungi in grains and other crops, may be linked to childhood stunting and can lead to liver cancer and even death with chronic exposure. More than a public health risk, aflatoxins also pose a significant barrier to international trade, harming poor populations’ economic as well as physical wellbeing.

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