Chemical hazards of cereal products; residues of pesticides and mycotoxins

Title in original language: 

Kemijska tveganja izdelkov iz žit; ostanki fitofarmacevtskih sredstev in mikotoksini

Sector: 

Grains

Category: 

Quality & Safety

Description: 

The article discuses possible chemical hazards typical for cereals and cereal products; pesticides and mycotoxins are focused. Food safety could be obtained by systematical activities in all phases in primary production, processing and distribution. Hazards from raw material may pose an unacceptable health risk to the consumer. Food safety activities, control points and critical control points should be managed in all levels of the process. Primary production is an integral part of the food supply chain. Chemical hazards origined from primary production should not be reduced by procesing. Determination of chemical hazards in raw materials and in final products mean high level of expences, better practice are prevention activities in primary production.

Target groups: 

Students

Training Formats: 

PDF file

Keywords: 

Cereals product; Chemical hazard; Contaminant; Mycotoxins; Pesticide residues

Language: 

Slovenian

Last name: 

Sonja Smole Možina

Organisation: 

UL

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