Kenneth J. Falci and Katherine Vierk Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition U.S. Food and Drug Administration INTRODUCTION Food allergies affect an estimated 6% of children younger than 3 years and 1.5% of adults in the United States1. A…

Dusanee Thanaboripat, Department of Applied Biology, King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology, Ladkrabang Bangkok, Thailand Mycotoxins are toxic secondary metabolites produced by some certain strains of fungi. The contamination of mycotoxins in various foodstuffs and agricultural commodities is a major problem…