Fungi, quality and safety issues in fresh fruits and vegetables.

Auteur(s) :
Moss MO.
Date :
Mai, 2008
Source(s) :
J APPL MICROBIOL. #104:5 p1239-43
Adresse :
School of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, UK. m.moss@surrey.ac.uk

Sommaire de l'article

The role of moulds in the spoilage of fresh fruits and vegetables is discussed. Although the major problems are economic with a significant loss of useful food materials, there are a few examples implicating a role for mycotoxins in the safety of fresh fruits. The significance of the mycotoxins patulin, ochratoxin and tenuazonic acid will be reviewed.

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