There’s no one size fits all approach to stopping allergens from making their way into baked goods, but one researcher says manufacturers must put many safeguards, including training, in place to help mitigate risk.
The rising tide of food intolerances and allergic reactions bodes well for Pascha Chocolate, a brand that is founded on an allergen-free positioning. But co-founder Courtenay Vuchnich said the real message is purity, with allergen-free coming along for...
The UK’s National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) has published new guidelines on diagnosis of food allergies in children, which emphasise the importance of professional detection and dangers of using home testing kits and complementary management...
A new international study has shed light on food allergy sufferers' preferred formats for receiving information on allergens in food products, and indicated that novel intelligent communication technologies, such as hand-held scanners, are not suitable...
Consumers allergic to milk, egg or peanut should not ignore “may contain” labels – as they are often contaminated with the stated allergen – much more so than those that make no claim, new research suggests.
America’s 3m peanut allergy sufferers could benefit from low-allergy peanuts developed by United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists using conventional breeding and nut mixing techniques.
A high level report from the UK's House of Lords has said advice on
peanut consumption by pregnant women and children to reduce allergy
risk could be counterproductive, and calls for urgent withdrawal
Consumers who suffer from food allergies are set to benefit from
new "plain English" allergen labeling rules, which also
provide food and beverage manufacturers with the opportunity to tap
into the growing "free-from"...
High protein source lupin flour continues to attract attention
following new reports that this food ingredient used in pasta and
bread products could provoke severe allergic reactions, reports
In light of tougher allergen label rules food makers eager to slash
the risk of potentially harmful food allergens in their product
range may welcome the expansion of its testing portfolio, says UK
laboratory Reading Scientific Services,...
Food makers operating in Europe shortly face new labelling rules
for food allergens on food labels, and as the US cleared its own
new rules yesterday, manufacturers present in the US market will
see parallel changes.
The countdown begins to new food allergen labelling rules in Europe
that herald an end to the 20 year old '25 per cent' rule. Taken
together with escalating incidences of food allergies, new
opportunities have arisen in...
As food manufacturers and ingredients suppliers work towards tough
new rules on the labelling of food allergens, Europe's risk
assessment body concludes that current scientific evidence is
'insufficient to establish an intake...