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Mycotoxin management in peanut by prevention of contamination and monitoring

Approach

The goals of the Peanut CRSP mycotoxin research project were to enhance mycotoxin management within the  LDC’s and the U.S. through prevention of contamination in foods and feeds; development of improved inspection and diversion procedures, and the discovery of cleanup and detoxification procedures which will render contaminated products safe for consumption.

Focus

Consumer values


Principal Investigator

Dr. Robert Pettit
Texas A&M University

Cooperators

Ruth Ann Taber, mycologist, Texas A&M University
James P. Stack, pathologist, Texas A&M Universit
Dr. Timothy Phillips, Department of Veterinary Public Health, mycotoxicologist, Texas A&M University
Eric Shepherd, Department of Veterinary Public Health, mycotoxicologist, Texas A&M University
Randall Geiger, electrical engineer, Texas A&M University


Senegal collaborators

Amadou Kane, mycotoxins, Institut de Technologie Alimentaire (ITA)/Dakar
Bashir Sarr, mycotoxins, ITA/Dakar, Senegal

Senegal cooperators

Dr. Amadou Ba, physiologist, ISRA/Kaolak
Dr. Aly N’Diaye, physiologist, CNRA/Bambey
Jean Claude Mortreuil, breeder, CNRA/Bambey