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Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 874093, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/874093
Research Article

Determination of Aflatoxin B1 Levels in Organic Spices and Herbs

1Department of Food Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Celal Bayar University, Manisa 45140, Turkey
2Graduate School of Natural and Applied Science, Celal Bayar University, Manisa 45140, Turkey

Received 27 March 2013; Accepted 12 May 2013

Academic Editors: E. Garcia-Moruno and D. Zhou

Copyright © 2013 Halil Tosun and Recep Arslan. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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