TY - CHAP A1 - Peiwu Li A2 - Qi Zhang A3 - Daohong Zhang A4 - Di Guan A5 - Xiaoxia A6 - Ding Xuefen Liu A7 - Sufang Fang A8 - Xiupin Wang A9 - Wen Zhang ED1 - Irineo Torres-Pacheco Y1 - 2011-10-21 PY - 2011 T1 - Aflatoxin Measurement and Analysis N2 - This book is divided into three sections. The section called Aflatoxin Contamination discusses the importance that this subject has for a country like the case of China and mentions examples that illustrate the ubiquity of aflatoxins in various commodities The section Measurement and Analysis, describes the concept of measurement and analysis of aflatoxins from a historical prespective, the legal, and the state of the art in methodologies and techniques. Finally the section entitled Approaches for Prevention and Control of Aflatoxins on Crops and on Different Foods, describes actions to prevent and mitigate the genotoxic effect of one of the most conspicuous aflatoxins, AFB1. In turn, it points out interventions to reduce identified aflatoxin-induced illness at agricultural, dietary and strategies that can control aflatoxin. Besides the preventive management, several approaches have been employed, including physical, chemical biological treatments and solvent extraction to detoxify AF in contaminated feeds and feedstuffs. BT - Aflatoxins SP - Ch. 11 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/23954 DO - 10.5772/23954 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2019-11-18 ER -