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BIOMIN Mycotoxin Survey Program 2012

Mycofix® product line were mainly analysed for ZEN, DON and T-2. As expected, these Table 2i - North Europe (Norway, Sweden, Finland and Denmark) were the major contaminants of commodities and feeds sourced from North Europe Afla ZEN DON FUM OTA T-2 this region. Especially in terms of trichothecenes (DON and T-2) Number of tests 4 103 103 0 6 103 contamination levels were found to be fairly high. In Central Europe, Percent positive (%) 0 71 88 - 67 29 DON remained the most commonly occurring mycotoxin followed Average* (µg/kg) - 41 1564 - 1 106 by ZEN. In Southern Europe, similar to previous years, FUM was Maximum (µg/kg) 0 861 21,540 0 2 273 the most prevalent mycotoxin, followed by OTA. Table 2j - Central Europe (Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Table 2 - Survey results by geographic region Germany, France, Hungary, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia and Poland) Table 2a - North Asia (China, Taiwan, Korea, Japan) Central Europe Afla ZEN DON FUM OTA T-2 North Asia Afla ZEN DON FUM OTA Number of tests 119 829 1158 111 135 232 Number of tests 1,145 1,176 1,181 1,089 1,049 Percent positive (%) 19 50 68 23 23 16 Percent positive (%) 10 58 82 60 25 Average* (µg/kg) 7 41 744 113 10 31 Average* (µg/kg) 27 464 1,600 1,501 6 Maximum (µg/kg) 36 675 12,000 493 71 137 Maximum (µg/kg) 341 9,854 28,005 13,495 103 Table 2k - South Europe (Italy, Greece, Portugal, Spain, Croatia, Bulgaria and Turkey) Table 2b - South East Asia (Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia) South Europe Afla ZEN DON FUM OTA T-2 South East Asia Afla ZEN DON FUM OTA Number of tests 173 193 215 166 168 192 Percent positive (%) 44 43 51 84 70 8 Number of tests 333 333 333 333 333 Percent positive (%) 57 37 40 53 30 Average* (µg/kg) 6 35 330 879 4 258 Average* (µg/kg) 67 182 555 1,120 3 Maximum (µg/kg) 87 604 10,455 13,457 64 3,051 Maximum (µg/kg) 6,323 9,096 8,074 42,120 26 Table 2l - East Europe (Ukraine, Belarus, Lithuania, Estonia, Latvia and Russia) Table 2c - South Asia (India, Pakistan, Bangladesh) East Europe Afla ZEN DON FUM OTA T-2 South Asia Afla ZEN DON FUM OTA Number of tests 73 74 104 81 91 94 Number of tests 75 75 75 75 75 Percent positive (%) 71 42 67 54 79 56 Percent positive (%) 73 19 19 45 49 Average* (µg/kg) 60 79 290 755 8 Average* (µg/kg) 5 32 285 485 6 70 Maximum (µg/kg) 1,224 182 1,843 3,209 170 Maximum (µg/kg) 10 340 960 1,930 50 200 Table 2d - Oceania (Australia and New Zealand) Results by commodity Oceania Afla ZEN DON FUM OTA Number of tests 208 208 208 208 208 Table 3 - Survey results by commodity Percent positive (%) 2 13 45 12 11 Corn Afla ZEN DON FUM OTA Average* (µg/kg) 6 261 312 269 3 Number of tests 746 734 772 712 532 Maximum (µg/kg) 18 896 6,715 1,110 18 Percent positive (%) 25 43 64 86 10 Average* (µg/kg) 38 375 1,039 1,942 8 Table 2e - North America (USA and Canada) Maximum (µg/kg) 818 6,320 30,200 42,120 170 North America Afla ZEN DON FUM OTA Corn gluten meal Afla ZEN DON FUM OTA Number of tests 124 117 125 123 25 Number of tests 41 42 44 41 31 Percent positive (%) 30 26 37 78 20 Percent positive (%) 32 86 95 90 81 Average* (µg/kg) 18 171 2,827 1,673 14 Average* (µg/kg) 102 1,278 3,195 2,836 11 Maximum (µg/kg) 132 834 30,200 24,300 40 Maximum (µg/kg) 1,224 9,854 15,408 13,457 103 Table 2f - South America (Brazil and Argentina) Corn DDGS Afla ZEN DON FUM OTA South America Afla ZEN DON FUM OTA Number of tests 64 63 65 57 50 Number of tests 325 147 145 333 75 Percent positive (%) 31 76 85 79 46 Percent positive (%) 18 26 21 64 3 Average* (µg/kg) 14 505 5,012 1,807 7 Average* (µg/kg) 11 205 379 1,750 3 Maximum (µg/kg) 105 2,606 28,005 11,594 49 Maximum (µg/kg) 87 6,320 4,782 21,355 3 Soybean Afla ZEN DON FUM OTA Table 2g - Middle East (Israel, Jordan, Egypt, Lebanon, Saudi Number of tests 114 116 134 108 97 Arabia, Sudan, Syria, United Arabic Emirates and Yemen) Percent positive (%) 18 26 20 8 30 Middle East Afla ZEN DON FUM OTA Average* (µg/kg) 1 13 344 218 3 Number of tests 37 40 40 31 40 Maximum (µg/kg) 3 65 2,513 866 12 Percent positive (%) 35 15 43 65 68 Wheat Afla ZEN DON FUM OTA Average* (µg/kg) 2 15 121 1,313 4 Number of tests 172 341 434 189 186 Maximum (µg/kg) 7 33 331 3,961 60 Percent positive (%) 5 31 70 10 13 Average* (µg/kg) 4 123 1,206 327 3 Table 2h - Africa (Ivory coast, Algeria and South Africa) Maximum (µg/kg) 11 2,991 12,000 2,273 28 Africa Afla ZEN DON FUM OTA Wheat bran Afla ZEN DON FUM OTA Number of tests 20 25 25 20 25 Number of tests 47 47 40 47 32 Percent positive (%) 80 36 68 100 28 Percent positive (%) 2 26 78 30 28 Average* (µg/kg) 19 11 326 1,760 1 Average* (µg/kg) 3 295 1,710 404 5 Maximum (µg/kg) 140 64 1,253 4,450 2 Maximum (µg/kg) 3 2,367 26,037 1,621 34 *Average of positive www.biomin.net BIOMIN Newsletter Vol. 11, No. 130


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