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2012 Blending Waivers for Aflatoxin Contaminated Corn

| Blending Agreements | Risk Assessment | Aflatoxin Levels | Aflatoxin Binders


Recent waivers from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) permit blending “corn containing aflatoxin in concentrations of higher than 20 ppb (parts per billion) and less than 500 ppb with other corn containing aflatoxin and/or corn free of aflatoxin for animal feed.” This approval extends to interstate commerce with appropriate labeling:

Example fo label for Feed Corn

As a service to Texas, U.S. and global feed industry and consumers, OTSC will provide updates on FDA aflatoxin blending waivers and their impact on corn availability, demand, and aflatoxin level on this website.


Ricky Schroeder