Aflatoxins are chemicals of fungal origin. They can contaminate food crops and have toxic effects on animals and people that eat them. Scientists have made breakthroughs in controlling them without GM.

Zambian farmers excited about prospects of safer crops with aflasafe[™] (February 2013)

Corn lines resist aflatoxins (September 2010)

Aflatoxin-resistant maize lines developed by US scientists (September 2010)

Making Kenyan maize safe from deadly aflatoxins with non-GM biocontrol (June 2010)

Non-GM method to control aflatoxin in maize works well in Nigeria (June 2009)

African scientists announce non-GM breakthrough in battle against aflatoxin (May 2009)

Non-GM technology reduces aflatoxins in maize in Nigeria (July/August 2007)