Event Title

The study of aflatoxin M1 in milk and in dairy products

Session

Agriculture, Food Science and Technology

Description

Aflatoxins are mycotoxins of great interest to the dairy industry. Given the fact that aflatoxins mycotoxins M1 can cause toxic effects called mycotoxicosis. It has been reported that mycotoxins are carcinogenic, tumorigenic and cause of skin diseases in a large number of organisms and cause hepatic carcinomas in humans.This study aims to identify the amount of M1 mycotoxins in dairy products used by consumers in the Republic of Kosovo. According to the results obtained from the analysis of processed milk samples, we have concluded that aflatoxin M1 content in all types of dairy products does not exceed the limits according to the applicable rule for food safety in the Republic of Kosovo.

Keywords:

Aflatoxins, mycotoxins M1, carcinogenic, tumorigenic, mucotoxicosis.

Session Chair

Valon Durguti

Session Co-Chair

Mufail Salihu

Proceedings Editor

Edmond Hajrizi

ISBN

978-9951-550-19-2

Location

Pristina, Kosovo

Start Date

26-10-2019 3:30 PM

End Date

26-10-2019 5:00 PM

DOI

10.33107/ubt-ic.2019.431

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The study of aflatoxin M1 in milk and in dairy products

Pristina, Kosovo

Aflatoxins are mycotoxins of great interest to the dairy industry. Given the fact that aflatoxins mycotoxins M1 can cause toxic effects called mycotoxicosis. It has been reported that mycotoxins are carcinogenic, tumorigenic and cause of skin diseases in a large number of organisms and cause hepatic carcinomas in humans.This study aims to identify the amount of M1 mycotoxins in dairy products used by consumers in the Republic of Kosovo. According to the results obtained from the analysis of processed milk samples, we have concluded that aflatoxin M1 content in all types of dairy products does not exceed the limits according to the applicable rule for food safety in the Republic of Kosovo.