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Table 1 Mold contamination levels in cereal flours and Obushera and conformance to food safety standards

From: Potential application of lactic acid starters in the reduction of aflatoxin contamination in fermented sorghum-millet beverages

Food matrix Molds Conformance to food safety standards
(log cfu/g) Max. (log cfu/g) % Conforming samples Standard
Sorghum flour 5.1 ± 1.4 4 0.0 EAC (2016)
Millet flour 3.6 ± 1.4 4 0.0 EAC (2011)
Obushera 1.4 ± 0.7 1.3 88.0 UNBS (2009)
  1. Values are means ± standard deviations. Obushera (n = 59), Sorghum flour (n = 20), Millet flour (n = 20)