Chemical hazard projects

Project reports associated with chemical hazards in foods can be found in this section. As well as the reports listed below, in this section, you can also find project reports relating to Mycotoxins in Foods and other chemical hazards. Click on the relevant pages in the left-hand menu.

The following project reports relate to chemical hazards. You can also find these and other documents by searching directly in the food safety Industry eLibrary.

  • Aflatoxins and Ochratoxin A in Dried Fruits and Spices 2009

    Publication type: Scientific research

    The Mycotoxin Surveillance Programme (MSP) evaluates the level of mycotoxins in the New Zealand food supply other than those covered by import Standard Managem...

  • Aflatoxins in Maize Products 2008

    Publication type: Scientific research

    The Mycotoxin Surveillance Programme (MSP) evaluates the level of mycotoxins in the New Zealand food supply other than those covered by import Standard Managem...

  • Aflatoxins in Nuts and Nut Products 2010

    Publication type: Scientific research

    The Mycotoxin Surveillance Programme (MSP) evaluates the level of mycotoxins in the New Zealand food supply other than those covered by import Standard Managem...

  • Dietary Exposure to Aflatoxins 2011

    Publication type: Scientific research

    Reports on risk estimates for aflatoxins in foods calculated using cancer potency factors derived by the FAO/WHO Joint Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECF...

  • Dietary Exposure to Ochratoxin A and Trichothecene Mycotoxins 2014

    Publication type: Scientific research

    Reports on risk estimates for ochratoxin A and trichothecene mycotoxins in foods based on daily tolerable intake derived by the FAO/WHO Joint Expert Committee ...

  • Mycotoxin Risk Profile 2006

    Publication type: Scientific research

    Includes individual risk profiles for the fungal toxins (mycotoxins) likely to be of greatest concern in New Zealand: aflatoxins, ochratoxin A, trichothecenes,...

  • Mycotoxin Risk Profile 2014

    Publication type: Scientific research

    Includes individual risk profiles for the fungal toxins (mycotoxins) likely to be of greatest concern in New Zealand: aflatoxins, ochratoxin A, trichothecenes,...

  • Occurence and risk characterisation of migration of packaging chemicals in New Zealand foods

    Publication type: Scientific research

    An analytical survey has been undertaken to evaluate dietary exposure to compounds that may migrate from packaging materials into foods. Seventy four samples o...

  • Ochratoxin A in Cereal Products, Wine, Beer and Coffee 2011

    Publication type: Scientific research

    During 2011, the MSP continued analysis of the presence of ochratoxin A (OTA) in foods likely to contribute to dietary exposure to OTA (cereal products, wine, ...

  • Trichothecene Mycotoxins in Cereal Products 2014

    Publication type: Scientific research

    During 2012-2013, the MSP involved analysis of cereal-based foods for the presence of trichothecene mycotoxins, including deoxynivalenol, 3-acetyl-DON, 15-acet...

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