Mycotoxins are one of the most dangerous contaminants of food and feed found naturally. They are toxic substances - secondary metabolites formed as a result of the vital activity of microscopic molds (fungi) developed on food.
Mycotoxins are characterized by high toxicity, pronounced carcinogenic activity and widespread prevalence in food and feed. Fatal in food in the human or animal body, mycotoxins cause acute or chronic diseases - mycotoxicosis.
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