Aflatoxin

Foldit – a Year on: Over 1,000 Gamers Help to Combat the Most Powerful Foodborne Carcinogen

By David Crean
Blog

Originally published on LinkedIn

Exactly a year ago on World Food Day 2017, Mars and some of our global partners, said “game on!” to a toxin pervasive in many food supply chains - aflatoxin. Since then people from around the world have been working to investigate new approaches with the objective of creating the demise of aflatoxin. In this case, with a computer simulation called Foldit.

Mars Wants Industry, Government and Charity Sector “to Work Together to Address Global Threat of Unsafe Food”

Press Release

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, July 17, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Mars, Incorporated has said that the critical challenge of food safety will only be solved through greater collaboration between business, government and NGOs. Mars Global Business Advisor John Cordaro was speaking at a Mars co-sponsored panel event on food safety – a fringe event to the Third International Conference - Financing for Development Meeting (FFD3) where global leaders are deciding how to pay for the United Nation’s sustainable development goals. 

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