Regulations for All Commodities in Brazil (Source)

All Commodities

Maximum Allowable/Recommended Units

10.0 ppb
(cereal-based cereals and products, roasted coffee, soluble coffee, wines, dry and dehydrated fruits)

2.0 ppb
(cereal-based baby foods)

Selected Molds that produce ochratoxin

Aspergillus ochraceus and Penicillium verrucosum

Commodities susceptible to contamination

Barley, beer, coffee, corn/maize, dried fruit, feeds, infant formula, oats, rice, rye, sorghum, spices, wheat, and wine

Health effects

  • Kidney damage and cancer
  • Immunosuppression

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