TOXINS-Occurrence of ochratoxin A in herbal drugs of Indian origin – a report.

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Occurrence of ochratoxin A in Korean red paprika

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23605491

Mycotoxin Res. 2010 Nov;26(4):279-86. doi: 10.1007/s12550-010-0067-2. Epub 2010 Aug 26.

National Agricultural Products Quality Management Service, Seoul, 150-804, Korea, ahnjs@naqs.go.kr.

A large amount-260,000 tons-of red paprika is consumed annually in Korea, where the people prefer hot and pungent to sweet foods.

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Mycotoxin Res. 1993 Sep;9(2):94-8. doi: 10.1007/BF03192240.

Occurrence of ochratoxin A in herbal drugs of Indian origin – a report.

Source

Medicinal Plant Research Laboratory, University Department of Botany, Bhagalpur University, 812 007, Bhagalpur, India.

Abstract

This paper contains a report of occurrence of ochratoxin A in some common herbal medicines collected from different store-houses and shop-keepers of Bihar, India. Of 129 samples of 9 plants, 55 were found to be contaminated with various levels of ochratoxin A. The level of ochratoxin A was found maximal in barks ofHolarrhena antidysenterica (1.14…

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