Aflatoxin m1 in food is a very common phenomenon.
Once the peanut has mildew, it can easily produce aflatoxin m1, and the transmission of aflatoxin m1 itself is in the form of spores. In the closed space of the bag, a peanut appears aflatoxin m1, so other peanuts are not immune.
The temperature of corn during harvest is high and rainy, and it is easy to mold and germinate. The corn will be polluted by mold metabolites (mycotoxins), such as aflatoxin m1, zearalenone
, vomiting toxin, T-2 toxin, aspergillus fumigatus. Toxins, ochratoxins, etc. These mycotoxins have strong chemical and physical stability. It is difficult to eliminate the harm of mycotoxins to livestock and poultry and humans by simple processing and cooking.
If the almonds you eat is bitter, then you need to spit it out and rinse your mouth. Because the bitter taste in your mouth is actually caused by aflatoxin m1, so when you encounter this kind of nut food, Throw it away and stop eating!
When dairy cows, sheep, goats or other ruminants eat feed contaminated with aflatoxins B1 and B2, the toxins are transformed into aflatoxins M1 and M2 by the animal's liver metabolism process and secreted with milk. In other words, humans consume these toxins when they eat contaminated milk and other foods.