International Symposium of Mycotoxicology in Kagawa 2003
NEW HORIZON OF MYCOTOXICOLOGY FOR ASSURING FOOD SAFETY
3-5 November 2003
The International Symposium of Mycotoxicology in Kagawa 2003 in
celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Deoxynivalenol (DON)
Currently, international organization such as FAO and WHO show strong action for the risk assessment of mycotoxins and Japanese government has set up the tentative guideline level (1.1 ppm) for DON in wheat. Corresponding to these situations, this International Symposium will highlight the following topics; current situation of mycotoxin regulation, mycotoxin contamination in Asian countries, genetic approaches to the mycotoxin control, toxicology of mycotoxins, and analytical methods of mycotoxins.
On behalf of the organizing committee, I would like to welcome all of you and I hope that you will enjoy the scientific program which reflect a broad spectrum of disciplines, covering methods of analysis and sampling, toxicity, chemistry, biochemistry, biomonitoring, prevention, risk assessment, mycology and natural occurrence.
gather at a pleasant setting in Takamatsu City of Kagawa Prefecture well known
with its ‘Sanuki Udon’.
Takumi Yoshizawa, Prof.
Chairman of Organizing Committee