Articles by Topic - Allergens

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News: Preventing Peanut Allergies with Peanuts

A recent clinical trial found that feeding peanut products to infants who are at high risk of developing peanut allergies was safe and actually led to an 81 percent reduction in developing peanut allergies.

Features: Confusion Surrounding Allergen Labeling

Adopting a systematic allergen risk assessment for industry will provide accurate allergen information to consumers, allowing them to make informed decisions

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News: Guidance on Allergen Controls for Retail Coming Soon

AFDO will finalize the ad-hoc committee charged with developing the document within the next several weeks. It will include 26 representatives from federal, state, and local governments, as well as the retail industry, the Food Marketing Institute, and Food Allergy Research and Education.

Online Exclusives: Foodborne Illness Litigation

The impact that FSMA will have in foodborne illness litigation

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News: Autoclaving May Reduce Peanut Allergic Reactions

Treating peanuts with heat and pressure might help reduce allergic reactions to proteins in this popular legume, recent research suggests. Autoclaving peanuts for 30 minutes resulted in a significant decrease in the capacity of peanut allergens to bind to immunoglobulin-E (IgE), an international team of researchers reported. 

Features: Food Allergies on the Rise

Allergens--the challenge for business and the opportunity to build trust

Features: The Future of Allergen Testing with Mass Spectrometry

Mass spectrometers offer accurate allergen identification while also enabling the detection of multiple allergens in a single analysis




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