Aflatoxins, natural fungal toxins found in foods and animal feeds, have great public health significance. This book presents the basic and applied toxicology of aflatoxins, including analytical identification, agricultural and veterinary implications, toxicology and carcinogenesis in humans, and economic and regulatory problems associated with aflatoxin contamination and control.
- Molecular mechanisms of aflatoxin toxicity
- Analytical issues in sampling and analysis
- Regulatory and economic issues associated with aflatoxin contamination of food and feed
- Presentation of human and animal toxicology, veterinary, and agricultural issues related to aflatoxin contamination