Aflatoxin testing

Aflatoxins are produced by various types of molds which can grow on foodstuffs such as pistachio nuts, peanuts, cereals, dried fruit, etc. Sampling and test procedures are covered by legislation in most countries, however there is no standardized method for preparation of the test samples.

Experimentation by a number of government bodies has identified that preparation of samples by slurrying offers significant advantages over dry milling. Silverson high shear mixers have been used for this research, and they are now used as the standard method for aflatoxin testing in many countries. To read the entire application report, please see below.

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