Fumonisin

FDA has established Advisory Levels on the amount of fumonisin allowableĀ in corn.

End Use

Maximum Fumonisin Advisory Levels
(parts per million)

Human consumption

2-4
(levels vary by intended end product)

Equids and rabbit feed

5
(not to exceed 20 percent of ration with finished feed = 1 ppm)

Swine and catfish feed

20
(not to exceed 50 percent of diet with finished feed = 10 ppm)

Feed for breeding ruminants
& breeding poultry

30
(not to exceed 50 percent of diet with finished feed = 15 ppm)

Feed for ruminants 3 months or older
being raised for slaughter

60
(not to exceed 50 percent of diet with finished feed = 30 ppm)

Feed for poultry being raised
for slaughter

100
(not to exceed 50 percent of diet with finished feed = 50 ppm)

Feed for all other species or classes
of livestock and pet animals

10
(not to exceed 50 percent of ration with finished feed = 5 ppm)

 

Source: FDA Regulatory Guidance for Toxins and Contaminants.

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