DON: How contaminated is our grain?

Moldy bread is easy to recognize for the consumer. But mold can already develop in the field and contaminate the harvest. More dangerous than the mold fungus itself are the toxins it produces, [...]

Beware of mycotoxins in oats

Consumption of oats in North America and Europe has been increasing for several years now. With their high content of vitamins, minerals and fiber, they are a valuable addition to the diet. But [...]

Sampling: the key to reliable analysis

In mycotoxin analysis, the reliability of a test result depends not only on the test system used. Representative sampling and appropriate sample preparation have a much greater influence.

Well equipped for mycotoxin analysis

Mycotoxins are a major concern for the grain industry. In Europe, the last year has been particularly demanding as the damp weather promoted mildew and, thus, the formation of mycotoxins. The [...]

Mycotoxin analysis via smartphone

When detecting mycotoxins in food, speed is a decisive factor. It is essential that the analysis can be performed on-site within a minimum of time. Now there is a new solution for mycotoxin [...]