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Mycotoxins Legislation

Canada

Food

Aflatoxins    
CommodityΒ1 (ppb)Total (ppb)M1 (ppb)
Nut products for human consumption15 ppb
Deoxynivalenol (DON)
Commodity
Uncleaned soft wheat for baby food1 ppm (1,000 ppb)
Uncleaned soft wheat for human consumption2 ppm (2,000 ppb)
Patulin
CommodityLimit
Apple juice50 ppb

Feed

Aflatoxins  
CommodityΒ1 (ppb)
Animal feeding stuffs20 ppb
Ochratoxin A
CommodityΒ1 (ppb)
Swine diets (kidney damage)0.2 ppb
Swine diets (reduced weight gain), poultry diets2 ppb
Deoxynivalenol (DON)
Commodity
Diets for swine, young calves & lactating dairy animals1 ppm (1,000 ppb)
Diets for poultry & cattle 5 ppm (5,000 ppb)
Zearalenone (ZON)
Commodity
Gilt diets< 1-3 ppm (< 1,000-3,000 ppb)
Diet for sheep and pigs0.25-5 ppm (250-5,000 ppb)
Cow diets, if other toxins present1.5 ppm (1,500 ppb)
Cow diets10 ppm (10,000 ppb)
T-2
Commodity
Swine and poultry feed< 1 ppm (1,000 ppb)
HT-2
Commodity
Diets for cattle & poultry0.1 ppm (100 ppb)
Diets for dairy animals0.025 ppm (25 ppb)