Worldwide regulations for mycotoxins, 1995
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Worldwide regulations for mycotoxins, 1995 a compendium.

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Published by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in Rome .
Written in English


  • Mycotoxins.,
  • Food contamination.

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Edition Notes

SeriesFAO food and nutrition paper,, 64
ContributionsFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
LC ClassificationsRA1242.M94 W67 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 43 p. :
Number of Pages43
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL406191M
ISBN 109251039607
LC Control Number98106541

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