Mycotoxins in Foodstuffs of Plant and Animal Origin: Their Occurrence from Farm to Fork and Elimination of Toxic Effects

Supervisor: prof. Ing. Adriana Kolesárová, PhD.

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Project description:Cereals represent the most important source of food in many countries. Simultaneously, they are probably the most important source of intake of mycotoxins. Mycotoxins are found in a variety of foods, including both plant-based and animal products. They are persistent, harmful to animals, humans and responsible for economic losses amounting to billions of euros. Consumption of mouldy feed by food-producing animals can result in mycotoxin residues in their tissues and products made from such animals will be contaminated too. The final aim of the project is to provide the scientific community, companies and consumers with easy-to-use and reliable tools and protocols for mycotoxin occurrence measurements as well as to collect and evaluate data sets gained by these standardized methods.
Kind of project:Medzinárodné výskumné projekty (inde nezaradené) ()
Department:Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Sciences
Project identification:H2020-SFS-2016-2017
Project status:Rejected
Project start date :01. 01. 2017
Project close date:31. 12. 2020
Number of workers in the project:15
Number of official workers in the project:0