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Title: Aflatoxin contamination of foods in West African countries
Authors: Kpodo, K. A.
Hald, B.
Jakobsen, M.
Keywords: Aflatoxins;West Africa;Foods
Issue Date: 2001
Publisher: Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR),Food Research Institute, Ghana
Abstract: This report seeks to collate and document both published and unpublished information on aflatoxin research conducted in universities, research institutes, Standards Bureaux, and other organisations in the food and health sectors in West Africa. The report reviews aflatoxin contamination by countries with sections on agricultural research .and medical research. The.countries covered in this review are Benin, Burkina Faso, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, La Cote d'ivoire, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, and Sierra Leone. No information was available on Mali and Senegal and they are therefore not mentioned. It is also to be noted that though all the sections were addressed for each country, not all countries had information on aflatoxins
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