Special Issue "Toxicology of Mycotoxins: Experimental Forward"

A special issue of Toxins (ISSN 2072-6651). This special issue belongs to the section "Mycotoxins".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 March 2023 | Viewed by 274

Special Issue Editors

Department of Food Technology, University of North, 48000 Koprivnica, Croatia
Interests: food safety; fungi; mycotoxins; chromatography-mass spectrometry; multi-contaminant food and feed analysis
Department of Applied Chemistry and Ecology, Faculty of Food Technology, Josip Juraj Strossmayer University of Osijek, 31000 Osijek, Croatia
Interests: fungi; mycotoxins; nanoparticles; food safety
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Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Mycotoxin contamination of food and feed represents a serious threat to public welfare, posing a health concern regarding consumption. This global food safety issue requires appropriate and objective scientific evidence for decision-making regarding food contaminants, emphasizing the need for proper health risk assessments, including accurate occurrence data and reliable overall food toxicology investigations, in order to protect both public health and global economic trade.

The toxicology of a large number of mycotoxins is still unknown, and understanding the mechanisms of action of mycotoxins at a comprehensive level from a holistic perspective is crucial. The impact of food processing, the discovery of modified and emerging mycotoxins, and mycotoxin co-occurrence represent research challenges in the food toxicology field.

Accordingly, the aim of this Special Issue is to gather both original research papers and review articles addressing the health effects induced by individual and combined mycotoxins, exploring the underlying mechanisms and modes of action, providing new analytical solutions for multiple mycotoxins’ determination, proposing innovative methodological works, and revealing new insights in the research area. We invite you to submit a manuscript to this Special Issue.

Dr. Marija Kovač
Dr. Tihomir Kovač
Guest Editors

Manuscript Submission Information

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  • food safety
  • mycotoxins
  • risk assessment
  • occurrence data
  • food toxicology
  • mechanisms of action
  • mycotoxin determination

Published Papers

This special issue is now open for submission.
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