Fungi, mycotoxins to be covered at symposium

Wednesday, 09 August, 2006

A two-day symposium covering topics of relevance to the Australian food industry will be held in Cairns on 19"20 August.

The symposium, organised by the International Commission on Food Mycology, will cover some of the latest information on fungi and their toxins in foods, together with the increasingly important topic of fungi in the indoor environment.

Program outline:

Saturday 19 August

  • Molecular detection and identification of food-borne fungi
  • Heat resistant fungi
  • Yeasts and moulds in foods and beverages
  • Control of fungi and mycotoxins

Sunday 20 August

  • Fungi and their toxins in foods I
  • Fungi and their toxins in foods II
  • Indoor Air I
  • Indoor Air II
  • For further information, contact Alisha Hocking

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