Mar 30, 2021

Aflatoxins more harmful to kids says Prof. Arjuna de Silva

Aflatoxins which were found in the imported coconut oil could lead to cancers in the liver, said Prof. Arjuna de Silva.

He said aflatoxins could be more carcinogenic to children than adults He warned that it might affect children more.

Even their growth can be affected if they are exposed to this for a long time or a sudden large dose,”   

Aflatoxins usually affect the kidneys and can eventually lead to cancers there.