Detoxification of aflatoxin-containing crude groundnut oil

Miller, N. and de Villiers, J.B.M. and Pretorius, H.E. (1985) Detoxification of aflatoxin-containing crude groundnut oil. Lebensmittel Wissenschaft Technologie Food Science Technology, 18 (3). pp. 201-202.

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Groundnut oil contaminated with aflatoxins was treated with kaolin to detoxify the oil. Activated as well as inactivated kaolin were rested at levels of 1 , 1.5 and 3 4 , with contact limes of 15 and 30 minutes. Satisfactor,resutls were obtained with 3% activated kaolin for I5 min. at 80°C. Degumming of the crude oil resulted in a partial removal of aflatoxins

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: SNNigam collections
Author Affiliation: National Food Research Institute, CSIR, P. O.Box 395,Pretoria-OOOl (Republic of South Africa)
Subjects: Plant Protection
Postharvest Management > Food Technology
Divisions: Groundnut
Depositing User: Mr T L Gautham
Date Deposited: 08 Aug 2013 11:24
Last Modified: 08 Aug 2013 11:24

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