Does Rice have aflatoxin?

Rice can be contaminated by aflatoxins producing fungi when the climatic conditions become favorable for their growth in the field, during harvest, handling and storage.

Aflatoxins can occur in foods such as groundnuts, tree nuts, maize, rice, figs and other dried foods, spices, crude vegetable oils and cocoa beans. In moderate dosage it is harmless, but in high dosage it can be fatal to human beings.

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