Mycotoxins are toxic compounds produced by fungi that can cause serious health problems in humans and animals if they are present in food and feed. The occurrence of mycotoxins in food and feed products is a global concern and has been the subject of much research and investigation. In this webinar, we will explore the most common mycotoxins found in food, their potential health effects, and methods for detection.
In this 30-minute webinar, Dr. Florence Wu will discuss:
✓ An overview of mycotoxins and their sources
✓ Common mycotoxins found in foods
✓ Health effects of mycotoxin exposure
✓ Detection and analysis methods for mycotoxins in food and feed
✓Global regulations and standards for mycotoxin levels in food and feed
Who Should Attend:
Meet the Instructors
Florence Wu, Ph.D.
Dr. Wu has been managing AEMTEK’s analytical services since 2002. She has over 30 years of academic and work experience with various groups of bacteria and fungi. Dr. Wu’s hands-on work experience includes food and environmental microbiology testing, environmental sampling, microbial identification, laboratory management, and quality assurance. She has published numerous scientific papers and has given lectures and presentations on subjects related to food microbiology. Dr. Wu has extensive experience in microbial contamination control, sampling and testing methodologies.