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Detection of mycotoxins in opaque beer production

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Marume P, Ndlovu N , Manhokwe S and Ndlovu C
ยป doi: 10.33472/AFJBS.2.4.2020.84-91


In Zimbabwe opaque beer is one of the most common alcoholic beverages. This study was aimed at detecting aflatoxins and Ochratoxin A (OTA) in commercial opaque beer brewing. Aflatoxins and OTA are mycotoxins produced by fungi. Maize, sorghum malt and opaque beer samples were used for microbiological plating and multi mycotoxin extraction

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