Regulations for Corn/Maize in Uruguay

Corn/Maize

Maximum Allowable/Recommended Units

200 ppb (200 µg/kg)
(corn, barley grain)

Selected Molds that produce zearalenone

Fusarium graminearum

Commodities susceptible to contamination

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

Health effects

  • Negatively impacts reproduction, fetal development, and the health of newborns
  • Causes feminization in animals at 1 ppm

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