Regulations for Corn/Maize in United States (Source)

Corn/Maize

Maximum Allowable/Recommended Units

30 ppm
(distillers and brewers grain for ruminating beef and feedlot cattle > 4 months old)

Selected Molds that produce deoxynivalenol

Fusarium graminearum

Commodities susceptible to contamination

Barley, confectionery, corn/maize, feeds, infant formula, oats, rice, rye, sorghum, and wheat

Health effects

  • Damage to digestive tract, bone marrow, spleen, reproductive organs
  • Weight loss, vomiting, and feed refusal

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