The 11th Annual conference of the Mycotoxicology Society of Nigeria, MSN, was held at the Federal University of Technology, Minna, Niger state from 25-28 Oct 2016.
A new Executive Committee(EXCO ) was elected to run its affairs for the next 2 years. Dr Mrs Folashade Oluwabamiwo of NAFDAC was elected the President while Dr Isaac Ogara of Nassarawa State University, Lafia was the secretary
The health impact of mycotoxins on crops, man and livestock was noted and the intervention strategies discussed.
The meeting invite multi sectoral and multidisciplinary approach to the control of mycotoxins just as the need to bring local farmers on board on any issue regarding pre and postharvest food safety
Other highlights included the conferment of FELLOWSHIP on Nigerians including the Secretary to the Kogi state Government Dr Mrs Folashade Ayoade , Prof Dele Fapohunda and MrsMargarett Eshiett