Platform for African – European Partnership in Agricultural Research for Development

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Intensive training on mycotoxin analysis 2014

28 August – 10 September 2014. Gent, Belgium. The Laboratory of Food Analysis of the university of Ghent held a Short Training Initiative “Intensive training on mycotoxin and aflatoxin analysis”.

This training session aims teaching the trainees the fundamentals of the most important analytical methodologies (ELISA, HPLC, LC-MS/MS,…) for mycotoxin analysis in food and feed. Moreover, the awareness on the mycotoxin problem in developing countries is enhanced by providing the trainees with theoretical lessons given by different experts on the several aspects of the mycotoxin issue.

Theoretical lessons:
  • Mycotoxin management and risk assessment
  • Legislation
  • Recent advances in mycotoxin analysis
  • Good agricultural practices for the reduction of mycotoxins
  • Myctoxins and animal health
  • The impact of food processing on mycotoxin reduction
Practical lab work:
  • Screening techniques for the detection of mycotoxins
  • The use of HPLC-UV-FLD for mycotoxin analysis
  • Multi-mycotoxin analysis in cereals by LC-MS/MS

26-29 August 2014. Ljubljana, Slovenia. 14th congress of the European Association of Agricultural Economists (EAAE).

Kenyan perceptions of aflatoxins: An analysis of raw milk consumption Presentation by Maria Walke, Nadhem Mtimet, Derek Baker, Johanna Lindahl, Monika Hartmann and Delia Grace.

3-5 September 2014. Nairobi, Kenya. Presentation by Johanna Lindahl and Delia Grace at the 9th biennial scientific conference and exhibition of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Nairobi.

No comments:

Post a Comment