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Inadequate management of complementary foods contributes to the risk of aflatoxin exposure and low nutrition status among children
(World Mycotoxin Journal, 2018-11-22)
Early exposure to aflatoxins through complementary food is linked to impaired growth in childhood. The current study assessed the household’s practices on management of complementary foods in relation to the risk of aflatoxin ...
Childhood dietary exposure of aflatoxins and fumonisins in Tanzania: A review
(Taylor & Francis Online, 2020-12-24)
Aflatoxins (AFs) and Fumonisins (FBs) are common contaminants of maize, from secondary metabolites of fungi. Presence of AFs and FBs in maize-based complimentary food is evident in various studies conducted in Tanzania and ...
Risk of exposures of pesticide residues from tomato in Tanzania
(Academic Journal, 2017-08-31)
Tomato contributes the highest percent to the fruit and vegetables consumed in Tanzania. Its high consumption is attributed to the presence of bioactive compounds and vitamins known to prevent non-communicable diseases. ...
The Risk of Dietary Exposure to Pesticide Residues and Its Association with Pesticide Application Practices among Vegetable Farmers in Arusha, Tanzani
(Canadian Center of Science and Education, 2018-02-19)
This study was conducted to assess dietary exposure to pesticide residues and pesticide application practices leading to the presence of these residues among vegetable farmers in Arusha, Tanzania. Face-to-face interviews using ...
Pesticide exposure from fresh tomatoes and its relationship with pesticide application practices in Meru district
(Cogent OA, 2016-06-16)
Tomato pesticides health risk was assessed in Meru district of Arusha region, one of the key tomato producers in Tanzania. Tomato samples and consumption information were collected from 50 farmers using Food and Drug ...