Protocol Monitoring Aflatoxine B1

02 August 2019

As a result of the evaluation of the available analysis results of Aflatoxin B1 in maize GMP+ International, together with other accepted scheme holders, has adjusted the risk profile for Aflatoxin B1.

Changed Risk Profiles:
Ukraine raised from low to medium

This means that maize originating from Ukraine must be analyzed more frequently.
This new risk profile takes effect 5th of August 2019.

Note:
Maize originating from a country with High risk must be analyzed more frequently, because the risk of the presence of Aflatoxin B1 is to be considered high. Consult for more details GMP+ Aflatoxine Protocol.

We do it together!
To be able to reclassify countries, it is important for GMP+ participants to upload their analysis results to the GMP+ Monitoring database and to share it with our community.
When uploading this information, please make sure that the origin of the maize is entered correctly and that the levels of Aflatoxin detected are entered with the correct unit (mg/kg).

Why is this important?
Analyzing monitoring results is an important source for GMP+ International in determining potential risks. Also, it helps us developing FSP products that make you and the feed industry as a whole more resilient.

Previous changes in risk profiles
Since September 2018 the risk profiles of countries of origin have changed as follows:

Implementation date

Country

Risk profile

March 5, 2019

Romania

Medium > Low

 

February 1, 2019

Slovakia

Medium > Low

 

 

December 17, 2018

Hungary

Romania

Ukraine

Medium > Low

High > Medium

Medium > Low

 

September 17,2018

India  

Bulgaria

Canada  

Croatia

Slovakia  

Spain

Czech Republic

High > Medium

Low > Medium

Low > Medium

Low > Medium

Low > Medium

Low > Medium

Low > Medium

Questions?
If you have any questions concerning this message, please contact your GMP+ representative or get in touch with GMP+ International: www.gmpplus.org or call +31 (0)70 307 4120.

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