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