Based on the results of Hungarian researchers, mushroom growing can be made safe

By: Trademagazin editor Date: 2021. 07. 07. 11:20
In accordance with food safety regulations, the cultivation of edible mushrooms can be mycotoxin-free thanks to the results of a research and development project implemented from the professional leadership of the Hungarian University of Agricultural and Life Sciences (MATE) – the university told MTI on Wednesday.

In addition to large-scale technologies that include digitization, the mushroom industry also relies heavily on the use of plant framework materials and various agricultural wastes. However, a number of molds settle on their surface, which also contain toxic compounds, i.e. mycotoxins, among the products of secondary metabolism. One of the main goals of the project, which was funded by the National Competitiveness and Excellence Program, was to assess their food safety risk as accurately as possible. (MTI)

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