Mycotoxin Blog

June 7, 2024
What Happens If I Get a Positive Mycotoxin Result?
Action should be taken immediately when a mycotoxin test result shows contamination at or higher than regulatory or customer standard requirements.‍
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April 22, 2024
What’s the Difference Between a Rapid Test and a Regular Test?
Regular tests are usually performed in labs and are very precise and sensitive. Rapid tests are simple and fast, so data is accessible to anyone, anywhere.
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April 2, 2024
What Types of Tests Do I Need to Be Compliant?
Ensuring Food Safety Through Comprehensive Mycotoxin Testing: A Guide for Companies
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February 21, 2024
Can Temperature Impact My Test Results?
How do temperature fluctuations impact rapid mycotoxin test kit results - and, how can the Vertu TOUCH reader help to mitigate day to day changes in the testing environment?
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February 5, 2024
Which Mycotoxin Testing Technology is Right for Me?
The primary types of mycotoxin testing technologies are field, process and laboratory based. Field-and process based are fast, while lab testing approaches can be expensive and take time.
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July 19, 2021
Peanuts: Confirming Food Quality & Safety From the Ground Up
One thing we've learned since COVID became a part of our everyday lives, is how important it is to create opportunities to meet with customers, listen to what is happening and how our 'new normal' is changing and has changed the way we work, play and plan for the future. You're invited to join us for the 2021 VICAM Peanut Aflatoxin learning session coming next month!
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October 29, 2012
Six States Receive FDA Waiver to Allow Blending of Aflatoxin-Contaminated Corn
The FDA has approved six states to receive an exemption from 'no-blending' rules for aflatoxin contaminated corn, bringing some relief to the drought-ridden US corn belt.
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May 17, 2012
Hot Commodities: The Enduring Allure of Spices
Spices whisper delicious secrets from our past. Lean in closely and they weave a historic tale of intrigue, exploration and global transformation – can you hear it?
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April 5, 2012
How Global Warming Could Change the War on Mycotoxins
How will climate change redraw the battle lines against the one of the most enduring threats to the world’s food supply? Mycotoxin researchers are striving to predict the toxic fallout of global warming as concern about its ecological impact mounts.
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