Enzymatic detoxification of mycotoxins for healthy food

Mycotoxins are poisonous fungal metabolites that occur in food commodities colonized with filamentous fungi and in food products contaminated during processing and storage. Intake of mycotoxins poses a health risk to the consumer. Plant protection, adequate storage and GMP are often insufficient to keep mycotoxin levels below the worldwide established safety limits.

New option for enzymatic detoxification activity of mycotoxins are now available.

Petr Karlovsky – New Food – Issue 3 – Volume 17 -  2014 – pages 66-69. www.newfoodmagazine.com