News and Events


Interim Report: A National Roadmap to Improve Public Health through Aflatoxin Risk Management in Kenya


APTECA, a Quality Systems Approach to Improve Profitability and Food Profitability and Food Protection in the Grain Processing Sector of Eastern and Southern Africa by Dr. Tim Herrman


TAMU Agrilife and Meru County launch Aflatoxin Testing Laboratory in Kinoru (February 2021)


New way of testing for aflatoxin (January 2020)


Webinar on Managing Aflatoxin Risk: Proper Sampling and Analytical Techniques to Ensure Accurate and Defensible Results (June 2019)
The University of Nairobi’s Mycotoxin Laboratory accredited by Kenya Accreditation Service (May 2019)
Move to rid food of sneaky poison (February 2019)
Texas State Chemist Office continues aflatoxin assistance in Kenya (January 2019)


Traders discuss control, prevention of Aflatoxin (May 2017)
APTECA - Managing Aflatoxin Risk to Increase Global Food Safety (March 2017)
Kenya parliament members at Texas A&M (March 2017)
Texas State Chemist, AgriLife Research Hosts Kenya Parliament Members (March 2017)
Asia Pacific: FAO championing use of locally available feed resources (February 2017)
'Aflatoxin Proficiency Programme' highlights reduced aflatoxin food-feed safety risk in Developing Countries (January 2017)


Texas A&M University and FAO build global feed lab network and strengthen quality management systems (September 2016)
Providing safe maize for Africa: Aflatoxin Proficiency Testing and Control in Africa project at the BecA-ILRI Hub (June 2016)
Public-private partnership for food and nutrition security: BecA-ILRI Hub-Cereal Millers Association collaboration features a continental agricultural forum (June 2016)
A vision for safe, affordable and adequate food – Kenya Cereal Millers Association collaborates with BeCA-ILRI Hub to combat aflatoxin contamination (June 2016)
First phase of the FAO-TAMU Aflatoxin Proficiency Testing completed (May 2016)


New FAO-TAMU programme on proficiency testing for aflatoxin anaylsis (November 2015)
Food Agriculture Organization, Texas A&M course promotes quality in feed analysis laboratories worldwide (September 2015)
Regional Aflatoxin control organization recognizes role of BecA-ILRI Hub in fighting aflatoxins (February 2015)