Evaluating the relationship of fungal contamination and ochratoxin A content in nonalcoholic beers from different climatic regions

Somayeh Alsadat Hosseini Khorami; Reza Mahdavi; Abolhasan Kazemi

Volume 1, Issue 2 , June 2018, , Pages 1-6

  Ochratoxin A (OTA) is a mycotoxin produced by some species of fungi such as Aspergillus and Penicillium. It is found as a contaminant in a variety of animal and human foods. Ochratoxin A has teratogenic, hepatotoxic, nephrotoxic, nephrocarcinogenic and immunosuppressive effects on human and animals. ...  Read More