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Editor-in-Chief Franz Berthiller, Biomarker Module of the Christian Doppler Laboratory for Innovate Gut Health Concepts of Livestock, BOKU, Austria ORCID 0000-0001-5883-2879

Section Editors
Paola Battilani (post-harvest), Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Institute of Entomology and Plant Pathology, Italy ORCID 0000-0003-1287-1711
Marthe De Boevre (human health, social media), MYTOX-SOUTH, Ghent University, Belgium ORCID 0000-0002-6151-5126
Chiara Dall’Asta (social media), University of Parma, Food and Drug Department, Italy ORCID 0000-0003-0716-8394
Ine van der Fels-Klerx (economy, regulatory issues), Wageningen Food Safety Research, Netherlands ORCID 0000-0002-7801-394X
Johanna Fink-Gremmels (feed, toxicology), Utrecht University, the Netherlands ORCID 0000-0002-4997-344X
Isabelle P. Oswald (toxicology), INRA, Laboratory of Pharmacology and Toxicology, France ORCID 0000-0001-9918-277X
Michele Solfrizzo (analysis), Institute of Sciences of Food Production, Italy ORCID 0000-0002-5698-4921
Michele Suman (industrial challenges and solutions), Barilla G.R. F.lli SpA, Section Science, Technology & Quality, Italy ORCID 0000-0003-0719-6627
Felicia Wu (economy, regulatory issues), Michigan State University, Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, USA ORCID 0000-0003-0493-0451
Hao Zhang (pre-harvest), Institute of Plant Protection, CAAS, China P.R. ORCID 0000-0002-9030-722X


Editors
Paula Alvito, National Institute of Health, Food and Nutrition Department, Portugal ORCID 0000-0001-8396-1357
Imourana Alassane-Kpembi, Université de Montréal, Faculté de Médecine vétérinaire, Canada ORCID 0000-0003-0718-2655
Lei Bao, Nestle Food Safety Institute, China Section, China P.R.
Catherine Bessy, FAO, Food Safety and Codex Unit, Italy
Sofia N. Chulze, Universidad Nacional de Rio Cuarto, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Argentina ORCID 0000-0002-8818-1103
Sarah de Saeger, Ghent University, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Belgium ORCID 0000-0002-2160-7253
Chibundu Ezekiel, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria ORCID 0000-0002-2113-2948
Yun Yun Gong, University of Leeds, School of Food Science and Nutrition, United Kingdom ORCID 0000-0003-4927-5526
Tetsuhisa Goto, Shinshu University, Retired, Japan ORCID 0000-0002-7315-3070
Belinda Janse-van Rensburg, ARC-Grain Crops, South Africa ORCID 0000-0002-5458-2187
Martin E. Kimanya, The Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology, Tanzania ORCID 0000-0002-8320-2841
Robert Kosicki, Kazimierz Wielki University, Faculty of Biological Sciences, Poland ORCID 0000-0002-7338-6341
Rudolf Krska, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna (BOKU), Austria ORCID 0000-0001-6843-9755
Peiwu Li, Key Lab of Detection & Control for Mycotoxins, Ministry of Agriculture, China P.R.
Carlos A.Mallmann, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Brasil ORCID 0000-0003-2376-2705
Chris Maragos, USDA-ARS-NCAUR, USA ORCID 0000-0002-6473-5693
Limbikani Matumba, Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR), Malawi ORCID 0000-0001-9152-2450
Gerardo Morantes, Buhler Group, Food Safety-North America, USA
Robert (Bob) Proctor, USDA ARS NCAUR, USA ORCID 0000-0001-5400-1680
Michael Rychlik, Technical University München, Germany ORCID 0000-0002-5826-6288
Hamide Z. Senyuva, Food Life International Ltd., Turkiye ORCID 0000-0003-2146-4640
Milena Stránská-Zachariasova, University of Chemistry and Technology, Czech Republic ORCID 0000-0002-2958-1529
Sheryl Tittlemier, Canada Grain Commission, Canada ORCID 0000-0002-0426-5909
Olga R. Torres, Laboratorio Diagnóstico Molecular, Guatemala City, Guatemala ORCID 0000-0002-0069-6904
Anne van Diepeningen, Plant Research International, the Netherlands ORCID 0000-0002-6373-8382
Hans van Egmond, retired from RIKILT Wageningen UR, the Netherlands
Elisabeth Varga, University of Veterinary Medicine, Austria ORCID 0000-0001-6046-3259
Carol Verheecke-Vaessen, Cranfield University, UK ORCID 0000-0003-3470-9803
Frans Verstraete, European Commission, Belgium
Armando Venâncio, Universidade do Minho, Portugal ORCID 0000-0002-0723-6134
Thomas B. Whitaker, US Department of Agriculture, USA
Yueju Zhao, Mars Global Food Safety Center, ORCID 0000-0001-7083-5984

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Daniel Barug, Bastiaanse Communication, the Netherlands
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The World Mycotoxin agenda lists conferences, symposia, workshops, courses and other interesting mycotoxicological events over the world. Events are open to (international) attendance and have at least one session dedicated to mycotoxins.

2024  
17-21 March American Chemical Society (ACS) Spring 2024 meeting ‘Mycotoxins: Challenges and Future Perspectives, New Orleans, USA
2-5 June 45th Mycotoxin Workshop, Vienna, Austria
19-20 June 14th International Conference ‘Mycotoxins and moulds’, Bydgoszcz, Poland
23-28 June 23rd Fusarium Laboratory Workshop, Manhattan, KS, USA
4-5 July ICM2024 6th International Conference of Mycotoxicology and Food Security ‘Climate change & Mycotoxins: The world experience’, Prachuap Khiri Khan, Thailand
23-28 August 138th Annual Meeting AOAC, Baltimore, MD, USA
2025  
7-9 April
15th World Mycotoxin Forum, Salzburg, Austria

Affiliated and endorsing organisations

World Mycotoxin Journal affiliated with the ISM - International Society for Mycotoxicology and Astox - the Austrian society of Toxicology. The journal is endorsed by the ICC - International Association for Cereal Science and Technology.

Media partners

When your organisation is interested to be a Media Partner to this journal please contact the editorial office.

World Mycotoxin Journal is a Media Partner to WMF meets Salzburg. The conference will be held April 7-9, 2025, Salzburg, Austria.

World Mycotoxin Journal is a Media Partner to the 3rd African Symposium on Mycotoxicology (ASM) joint MYTOX-SOUTH Conference in Stellenbosch, South Africa, September 4-7 2022.

World Mycotoxin Journal is a Media Partner to the WMFmeetsASIA – the 12th Conference of The World Mycotoxin Forum® in Bangkok, Thailand, 13-15 January 2020.

World Mycotoxin Journal is partner to the Nordic-Baltic Fusarium Seminar to be held on April 3-4, 2019 in Esbjerg, Denmark.

World Mycotoxin Journal is a Media Partner to the World Mycotoxin Forum in Belfast, Ireland, 14-16 October 2019.

World Mycotoxin Journal

Journal Impact FactorTM
The World Mycotoxin Journal has a Journal Impact FactorTM of 1,7 and the 5 year Journal Impact FactorTM is 2,3. Source: Journal Citation ReportsTM from Clarivate, 2024.

CiteScoreTM
The journal's CiteScoreTM is 4.7 (CiteScoreTM 2022. Calculated by Scopus, 2023).

Aims and scope
The World Mycotoxin Journal is a peer-reviewed scientific journal with only one specific area of focus: the promotion of the science of mycotoxins. The journal contains original research papers and critical reviews in all areas dealing with mycotoxins and its impact to human and animal health, together with opinions, a calendar of forthcoming mycotoxin-related events and book reviews. The journal takes a multidisciplinary approach, and it focuses on a broad spectrum of issues, including human and animal toxicology, risk assessment, worldwide occurrence, modelling and prediction of toxin formation, genomics, molecular biology for control of mycotoxigenic fungi, pre-and post-harvest prevention and control, analytical methodology and sampling, analytical methodology and quality assurance, food technology, economics and regulatory issues. The World Mycotoxin Journal is intended to serve the needs of researchers and professionals from the scientific community and industry, as well as of policy makers and regulators.

Topics dealt by the World Mycotoxin Journal are:
- Human and animal nutrition and health effects, including cases of mycotoxicosis
- Latest discoveries in mycotoxin toxicology and toxicokinetics
- Trends in modelling and prediction of mycotoxin formation
- The latest information on major mycotoxins and emerging problems in the food and feed chain
- Strategies for pre- and postharvest prevention and control
- International developments and regulatory issues
- The economic impact of mycotoxins
- Application of genomics in mycotoxin research
- Molecular biology for control of mycotoxigenic fungi
- Decontamination and detoxification solutions
- New developments in mycotoxin sampling analysis and analytical quality assurance, including reference materials
- Worldwide cases of occurrence and exposure to mycotoxins (papers dealing with locally purchased commodities are usually not published)

Editorial statement
Mycotoxin-caused diseases (mycotoxicoses) have been recognised for a long time. History is replete with evidence of mycotoxin-associated poisoning incidents, such as ergot-induced 'Holy fire' in the Middle Ages and trichothecene-caused 'Alimentary Toxic Aleukia' in Russia in World War II. Despite these examples, mycotoxicoses remained 'neglected diseases', until 1960 when 'Turkey X disease' broke out in Great Britain. More than 100,000 turkeys died due to aflatoxins in the feed. In the following period much information has become known about aflatoxins and many other mould-produced toxins have been discovered. Multidisciplinary in-depth research targeted on developing knowledge about many aspects of mycotoxins, have resulted in tens of thousands of publications, several dozens of relevant books and dedicated workshops and conferences. It has become evident that probably no edible substance can be regarded as absolutely free from possible mycotoxin contamination, considering that mycotoxin production can occur in the field, during harvest, processing, storage and shipment of a given commodity. It has become clear that mycotoxins have profound effects on human and animal health, as well as on food security.

The creation of the World Mycotoxin Journal witnesses the continuous and intensive interest of the scientific community for the multi-faceted subject area of mycotoxins, and of the many activities that take place, e.g. those undertaken by international organisations and within thematic interlaboratory research and networking projects. The journal aims to bring together those active in various disciplines and to offer a platform for the publication of scientific work on mycotoxins, and for the discussion and debate of its contents. It has the ambition of strengthening the networks of mycotoxin experts and of contributing significantly to the combat of these silent threats to human and animal health. The World Mycotoxin Journal has the ambition to be the most up-to-date international journal for those who need to be informed of the latest and most important developments in the field.

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