Entries by sfoodfee

RESTRUCTURING …FROM EL- RUFAI ???

Since the independence of  Nigeria, I cannot remember any government that consciously directed the workers and political office holders to patronize state owned institutions like hospitals and schools. In other words, public schools are for the poor. The net effect of this unpatriotic action is that public institutions belonged to nobody special. So they can […]

2018 CONFERENCES/MEETING (3)

Food Micro 2018 – Eventegg.com https://eventegg.com/food-micro-conference/ Food Micro 2018, 26th Food Microbiology and Hygiene Conference is a Food & Beverage and Microbiology Conference, organized in Berlin, Germany. Africa Food Manufacturing & Safety Summit (AFMASS) Conference … https://www.eventbrite.com › Things to do in Lusaka › Expo › Food & Drink Eventbrite – FoodWorld Media – publishers […]

2018 CONFERENCES/MEETINGS (2)

Food Safety Conferences | Events | Meetings| USA | Europe | Middle … https://foodsafety-hygiene.conferenceseries.com/ 8th International Conference on Food Safety & Regulatory Measures is scheduled to be held during June 11-12, 2018 at Barcelona, Spain. It will coordinate all meetings with our Editorial board members and other experts in Food safety, Food microbiology, Food preservation, […]

2018 CONFERENCES/MEETINGS (1)

About 68,500 results (0.50 seconds)  Here are a few of the relevant meetings for 2018. More to come ICMMDFB Montreal 2018: 20th International Conference on Mycology … https://www.waset.org/conference/2018/05/montreal/ICMMDFB The ICMMDFB 2018: 20th International Conference on Mycology, Mycological Diversity and Fungal Biology aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and […]

EU: battle over pesticide safety escalates

The European Commission has announced it is prolonging the licence of glyphosate by five years. But in reaction to the massive protests the Commission also promised to present a legislative proposal in 2018 covering transparency of studies used in the assessment of pesticides and the governance of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA). “We are […]

BALKANS AND MYCOTOXINS 2017

High levels of Aflatoxin B1 and Fumonisin B1 & B2 mycotoxins detected in corn samples in 2017! The aim of the present study was to screen corn samples received from Balkans region during August to November 2017. The samples were analysed by UHPLC-based multi-mycotoxin method for the determination and quantitation of all regulated in feed […]

ORGANICS SUFFER DEFEAT AS EU RENEWS GLYPHOSATE FOR ANOTHER 5 YEARS

The world’s top-selling herbicide, glyphosate, can stay on the market in the European Union for another five years after an unexpected vote in favor of the renewal by German agriculture minister Christian Schmidt. Germany abstained from voting in all previous deliberations on glyphosate over the past few months. Schmidt took the decision into his own […]

FURTHER NOTES ON NEW AFLATOXIN- PRODUCING SPECIES

The report of the new aflatoxin producing species  Aspergillus  korhogoensis, was confirmed to belong to distinct clade and heterothallic. The isolates were able to produce B and G aflatoxin, aspergillic acid, cyclopiazonic acid aflavarins,  asparazones and other metabolites.   This finding has further increased the need to be extravigilant in food safety across West African […]

NEW AFLATOXIN -PRODUCING SPECIES INCREASES FOOD SAFETY SCARE !!!

The discovery of a new species == Aspergillus  korhogoensis has been reported in the West African nation Cote D’Ivoire. In the report by many researchers comprising nationals of USA, France, Cote D Ivoire and Nigeria, The new species  also confirmed  to produce aflatoxin , a mycotoxin common on grains and other crops  particularly in store […]

WORLD FOOD DAY AT BABCOCK UNIVERSITY

On October 16, 2017 the world Food day was observed at Babcock University, Ilishan remo  Ogun state. It was in partnership with Mushroom Development Foundation  Highlights were presentation of awards to outstanding stakeholders ion the Agriculture and Food industry . Awardees included Chief Kessington Adebutu, Chief Oba Otudeko, the chairman of All Farmers Association of […]