Regulations for Corn/Maize in Sweden (Source)


Maximum Allowable/Recommended Units

800 ppb
(maize-based breakfast cereals and snacks)

200 ppb
(processed maize-based foods for infants and young children)

4,000 ppb
(unprocessed maize not intended for wet milling)

1,000 ppb
(maize grits/flour/ meal and refined maize semolina)

2,000 ppb
(milling fractions of maize ≤ 500 µm)

1,400 ppb
(milling fractions of maize ≥ 500 µm)

Selected Molds that produce fumonisin

Fusarium verticillioides

Commodities susceptible to contamination

Corn/maize and infant formula

Health effects

  • Cancer in rats
  • Brain decay in horses
  • Lung congestion in pigs

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