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Published on February 6, 2008

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MYCOTOXINS Arvid L. Hawk Cargill, Inc.: MYCOTOXINSArvid L. HawkCargill, Inc. Action Levels: Action Levels Advisory Levels: Advisory Levels Regulatory Limits: Regulatory Limits Aflatoxin: Aflatoxin FDA AFLATOXIN ACTION LIMIT: FDA AFLATOXIN ACTION LIMIT 20 ppb for humans, immature animals (including poultry) and all dairy animals 100 ppb for breeding beef cattle, swine and mature poultry 200 ppb for finishing swine (100 pounds and up) 300 ppb for feeder cattle Deoxynivalenol: Deoxynivalenol Scab Damage: Scab Damage FDA DON ADVISORY LIMITS: FDA DON ADVISORY LIMITS No advisory limit for raw wheat 1 ppm for finished wheat products for human consumption 5 ppm for swine and other animals (except cattle and chickens); not to exceed 20% of swine diet and 40% for other animals. 10 ppm for beef and feedlot cattle older than 4 months and for chickens; not to exceed 50% of the diet. Fumonisins: Fumonisins The FDA-recommended maximum levels for total fumonisins (FB1, FB2 and FB3) For corn and corn products intended for human food: The FDA-recommended maximum levels for total fumonisins (FB1, FB2 and FB3) For corn and corn products intended for human food 2 ppm for degermed dry milled corn products (e.g., flaking grits, corn grits, corn meal, corn flour with fat content of <5%, dry weight basis). 4 ppm for whole or partially degermed dry milled corn products (e.g., flaking grits, corn grits, corn meal, corn flour with fat content of <2.25% dry weight basis) The FDA-recommended maximum levels for total fumonisins (FB1, FB2 and FB3) For corn and corn products intended for human food: The FDA-recommended maximum levels for total fumonisins (FB1, FB2 and FB3) For corn and corn products intended for human food 4 ppm for Dry milled corn bran 4 ppm for Cleaned corn intended for masa production 3 ppm for Cleaned corn intended for popcorn FDA FUMONISIN ADVISORY LIMITS for Animals: FDA FUMONISIN ADVISORY LIMITS for Animals 5 ppm for horses and other equine 10 ppm for swine 50 ppm for cattle and poultry (except for turkeys where there is not sufficient data to determine the proper levels) Zearalenone : Zearalenone Zearalenone : Zearalenone Ochratoxin : Ochratoxin T-2: T-2 Variability in Sampling and Testing : Variability in Sampling and Testing GIPSA/FGIS Recommended Sample Sizes for Mycotoxins1: GIPSA/FGIS Recommended Sample Sizes for Mycotoxins1 Trucks Two pounds (908 grams) Railcars Three pounds (1,362 grams) Vessel Sub-lots/Barges Ten pounds (4540 grams) Submitted Samples 10 pounds Recommended Truck Containing 20 ppb aflatoxin contaminated corn (Romer Labs 1995)1: Truck Containing 20 ppb aflatoxin contaminated corn (Romer Labs 1995)1 Sample size # Kernels Variability (ppb) 10 30,000 11.6 – 28.4 5 15,000 8.1 – 31.9 2.5 7,500 3.2 – 38.8 1.0 3,000 1.0 – 46.9 Testing Methods: Testing Methods GIPSA Approved Mycotoxin Methods1: GIPSA Approved Mycotoxin Methods1 FGIS recently added RIDASCREEN Fast Aflatoxin to this list of approved kits for aflatoxin. (r-Biopharm) FGIS Approved Fumonisin Tests: FGIS Approved Fumonisin Tests SAFETY: SAFETY Thank You: Thank You Any Questions?: Any Questions?

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