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Research Article

Determination of Aflatoxin B1 Levels in Organic Spices and Herbs

Table 2

Aflatoxin B1 content of organic herb samples.

Organic herbs Positive samples (%)No. of samples above EU limit (%)Range of AFB1 concentration in positive samples (µg/ kg)Mean of positive samples (µg/kg)

Linden53 (60)1 (20)0.05–40.614
Fennel seeds76 (86)3 (43)1.1–115.7
Camomile1010 (100)9 (90)3.4–38.928.7
Sage99 (100)4 (44)0.2–32.28.9
Rosehip64 (67)4 (67)20.7–52.544.5

Total3732 (86)21 (57)

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