Allergens

Allergen Labelling

IFST calls for culture change over allergen labelling

Teenager Natasha Ednan- Laperouse died in July 2016 from anaphylaxis caused by sesame. The recently completed inquest heard that an artichoke and olive tapenade baguette, bought at Pret a Manger at Heathrow Airport, which included sesame as part of its recipe, was the cause of death.

Allergen risk assessment crucial to audit succes

Julia Pepler of Food Integrity Consulting explains the importance of thorough allergen risk assessment to ensure that risks are being effectively addressed and to meet audit requirements.

Detection of food allergens

Food allergy – a forensic perspective

Michael Walker and Hazel Gowland discuss the latest allergen measurement techniques and review allergen non-compliance cases in the UK courts.

FSA Annual report of the Chief Scientist 2012-13 released

The Food Standards Agency's Chief Scientist, Andrew Wadge, launched his final Annual Report at the Royal Society

Major study of food allergies underway

The world's biggest study of allergens is now underway

Multidisciplinary approaches to allergies

Luud J. W. J. Gilissen, Lynn J. Frewer and Zhong-Shan Gao consider the allergy issue from different angles in their attempt to find handholds for prevention in economies in transit from traditional to westernised life-styles

Risk management on the food production line

UKAS endorses RSSL competence for allergen DNA testing

Reading Scientific Services Ltd (RSSL) is the first laboratory to be granted a flexible scope of accreditation by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) for allergen DNA testing using PCR methods.



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