Revisión sobre las aflatoxinas en avicultura
Prado Rodríguez, Ramón Eduardo | 2018
The poultry is a line that strongly influences the Colombian economy, a sign of this is that in 2016 achieved a growth of 4.5% despite the high costs in production systems.
One of the problems facing the industry is the presence of mycotoxins that have optimal pH, humidity and temperature conditions that generate intoxications that affect both the productive system and public health due to their mutagenic and teratogenic effectsIn Colombia and in the rest of the developing countries, as indicated by Morris (2011):
the lack of sanitary policies, few resources for research, lack of standardization of techniques for laboratory analysis and sampling protocols, the sensitivity of the quantification methods used and the limited number of professionals with a deepening profile in the matter influence this .
Depending on the time when you want to try to control the presence of toxins in raw materials, different methods are used for that purpose. Biological detoxification is the most used, since not only is the most effective way but also allows preserving the nutritional characteristics of the food.