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New study links poverty to heightened levels of aflatoxin exposure

 by kkeeton Many of the foods people depend on most for their sustenance, especially in low and middle income countries, can carry a silent killer: aflatoxins. These naturally occurring fungal toxins contaminate food crops, such as maize, groundnuts, tree nuts, and a range of other produce, and unfortunately, are not always easily detectable. Even if consumed… Read more »