Aflatoxin B1 in Maize: changes in risk profiles countries- revised protocol as of 23 October 15/09/2017
As a result of the evaluation of the available pre-harvest monitoring, the analysis results of Aflatoxin B1 in maize and available information about weather conditions during the cultivation and harvest of the new maize crop, EFISC-GTP, GMP+, OVOCOM, QS and AIC have adjusted the country risk profiles for Aflatoxin B1 as a start for the new harvest.
For Ukraine and Slovak Republic the risk level changed from ‘Medium’ to "Low".
Please see the GTP Afl. B1 protocol version 6.9 for the full list and the monitoring requirements for the appropriate risk level.
The changed protocol takes effect on October 23nd 2017. Based on the incoming monitoring data the riskprofiles will be adjusted.