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Table 4 Maximum limit regulations for aflatoxin B1 (AFB1), zearalenone (ZEN) and deoxynivalenol (DON) in feedstuff from China and European

From: Aflatoxin B1, zearalenone and deoxynivalenol in feed ingredients and complete feed from different Province in China

Region Mycotoxin Feedstuff Maximum level or guidance Valuec, μg/kg Reference standard
China AFB1 Corn 50 GBa 13078-2001
Wheat 5.0 GB 2761-2011
DDGS 50 NY/Tb 1968-2010
Bran 40 GB 13078-2001
Wheat shorts and red dog 40 GB 13078-2001
Corn germ meal 50 GB 13078-2001
Soybean meal 30 GB 13078-2001
Pig complete feed 45 GB 13078-2001
Duck complete feed 35 GB 13078-2001
Cattle complete feed 45 GB 13078-2001
European AFB1 Compound feed for dairy animals and young animals 5 European Parliament 2002
Feed materials 20 European Parliament 2002
China ZEN Corn 500 GB 13078.2-2006
Wheat 60 GB 2761-2011
Complete feed 500 GB 13078.2-2006
European ZEN Complementary and complete feeding stuffs for piglets and gilts 100 European Commission 2006
Complementary and complete feeding stuffs for calves, dairy cattle, sheep and goats 500 European Commission 2006
maize by products 3000 European Commission 2006
China DON Corn 1000 GB 2761-2011
Wheat 1000 GB 2761-2011
DDGS 1000 NY/T 1968-2010
Pig complete feed 1000 GB 13078.3-2007
European DON Complementary and complete feeding stuffs for pigs 900 European Commission 2006
Cereals and cereal products 8000 European Commission 2006
   Maize by-products 12000 European Commission 2006
  1. aGB: General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of the People’s Republic of China. National Standard of the People’s Republic of China
  2. bNY/T Ministry of Agriculture of the People’s Republic of China. Agricultural Standard of the People’s Republic of China
  3. cmoisture content: 12 %