Jundishapur Journal of Natural Pharmaceutical Products

Published by: Kowsar

Occurrence of Aflatoxins in Imported Rice at Supermarkets of Ahvaz City, Khuzestan Province, Iran

Zahra Nazari Khorasgani 1 , 2 , * , Mehdi Goudarzi 1 , Abdolazim Behfar 3 , Heibatullah Kalantari 1 , Rezvan Ebrahim 1 and Mojtaba Mahdavi 1
Authors Information
1 Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Pharmacy School, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, IR Iran
2 Nanotechnology Research Center, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, IR Iran
3 Department of Hydrology and Food Sciences, Pharmacy School, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, IR Iran
Article information
  • Jundishapur Journal of Natural Pharmaceutical Products: May 01, 2015, 10 (2); e24164
  • Published Online: May 20, 2015
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: September 29, 2014
  • Revised: January 17, 2015
  • Accepted: February 16, 2015
  • DOI: 10.17795/jjnpp-24164

To Cite: Nazari Khorasgani Z, Goudarzi M, Behfar A, Kalantari H, Ebrahim R, et al. Occurrence of Aflatoxins in Imported Rice at Supermarkets of Ahvaz City, Khuzestan Province, Iran, Jundishapur J Nat Pharm Prod. 2015 ; 10(2):e24164. doi: 10.17795/jjnpp-24164.

Abstract
Copyright © 2015, School of Pharmacy, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/) which permits copy and redistribute the material just in noncommercial usages, provided the original work is properly cited.
1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Materials and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
Acknowledgements
Footnote
References
  • 1. Khush GS. Aromatic Rices. 2000; : 5-13
  • 2. Gao Y, Miao C, Mao L, Zhou P, Jin Z, Shi W. Improvement of phytoextraction and antioxidative defense in Solanum nigrum L. under cadmium stress by application of cadmium-resistant strain and citric acid. J Hazard Mater. 2010; 181(1-3): 771-7[DOI][PubMed]
  • 3. Hua SS. Evaluation of a Biopesticide, Pichia Anomala to Control Aspergillus Flavus for Reducing Aflatoxin in Pistachio. 2006;
  • 4. Dors GC, Caldas S, Feddern V, Bemvenuti R, Hackbart H, Souza M. Aflatoxins: Contamination, analysis and control. 2011;
  • 5. Hussein HS, Brasel JM. Toxicity, metabolism, and impact of mycotoxins on humans and animals. Toxicology. 2001; 167(2): 101-34[PubMed]
  • 6. Moss M. Recent studies of mycotoxins. J Appl Microbiol. 1998; 84: 62S-76S[DOI]
  • 7. Wagacha JM, Muthomi JW. Mycotoxin problem in Africa: current status, implications to food safety and health and possible management strategies. Int J Food Microbiol. 2008; 124(1): 1-12[DOI][PubMed]
  • 8. Coppock R, Christian R. Veterinary Toxicology: Basic and Clinical Principles. 2007;
  • 9. Luo W, Ruan D, Yan C, Yin S, Chen J. Effects of chronic lead exposure on functions of nervous system in Chinese children and developmental rats. Neurotoxicology. 2012; 33(4): 862-71[DOI][PubMed]
  • 10. Maximum Tolerated Limits of Mycotoxins in Foods and Feeds. 2002;
  • 11. Dvorackova I. Aflatoxins and Human Health. 1989;
  • 12. Peraica M, Radic B, Lucic A, Pavlovic M. Toxic effects of mycotoxins in humans. Bull World Health Organ. 1999; 77(9): 754-66[PubMed]
  • 13. Ames BN. Dietary carcinogens and anticarcinogens. Oxygen radicals and degenerative diseases. Science. 1983; 221(4617): 1256-64[PubMed]
  • 14. Mazaheri M. Determination of aflatoxins in imported rice to Iran. Food Chem Toxicol. 2009; 47(8): 2064-6[DOI][PubMed]
  • 15. Mohammadi M, Mohebbi G, Hajeb P, Akbarzadeh S, Shojaee I. Aflatoxins in rice imported to Bushehr, a southern port of Iran. Am Eurasian J Toxicol Sci. 2012; 4: 31-5
  • 16. Feizy J, Beheshti HR, Fahim NK, Janati SS, Davari G. Survey of aflatoxins in rice from Iran using immunoaffinity column clean-up and HPLC with fluorescence detection. Food Addit Contam Part B Surveill. 2010; 3(4): 263-7[DOI][PubMed]
  • 17. Rahmani A, Soleimany F, Hosseini H, Nateghi L. Survey on the occurrence of aflatoxins in rice from different provinces of Iran. Food Addit Contam Part B Surveill. 2011; 4(3): 185-90[DOI][PubMed]
  • 18. Bansal J, Pantazopoulos P, Tam J, Cavlovic P, Kwong K, Turcotte AM, et al. Surveys of rice sold in Canada for aflatoxins, ochratoxin A and fumonisins. Food Addit Contam Part A Chem Anal Control Expo Risk Assess. 2011; 28(6): 767-74[DOI][PubMed]
  • 19. Sales AC, Yoshizawa T. Updated profile of aflatoxin and Aspergillus section Flavi contamination in rice and its byproducts from the Philippines. Food Addit Contam. 2005; 22(5): 429-36[DOI][PubMed]
  • 20. Zaboli F, Khosravi A, Shokri H. Evaluation of the correlation between Aflatoxin B1 production and Aspergillus contamination in rice bran from northern Iran. Afr J Microbiol Res. 2011; 5(11): 1306-10
  • 21. Yazdanpanah H, Zarghi A, Shafaati AR, Foroutan SM, Aboul-Fathi F, Khoddam A, et al. Exposure assessment of the tehran population (iran) to zearalenone mycotoxin. Iran J Pharm Res. 2012; 11(1): 251-6[PubMed]
  • 22. Villa P, Markaki P. Aflatoxin B1 and ochratoxin A in breakfast cereals from athens market: Occurrence and risk assessment. Food Control. 2009; 20(5): 455-61[DOI]
  • 23. Scott PM, Kanhere SR, Lau BP, Lewis DA, Hayward S, Ryan JJ, et al. Survey of Canadian human blood plasma for ochratoxin A. Food Addit Contam. 1998; 15(5): 555-62[DOI][PubMed]
  • 24. Leblanc JC, Tard A, Volatier JL, Verger P. Estimated dietary exposure to principal food mycotoxins from the first French Total Diet Study. Food Addit Contam. 2005; 22(7): 652-72[DOI][PubMed]
Creative Commons License Except where otherwise noted, this work is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial 4.0 International License .

Search Relations:

Author(s):

Article(s):

Create Citiation Alert
via Google Reader

Readers' Comments