Food allergies are on the rise in children, creating allergen-free public areas, food products and school policies to manage those that are life-threatening. Cow's milk allergy is common in babies and can potentially lead to other intolerances without...
People with food allergies and intolerances in the UK have the more new products to meet their dietary needs than consumers in other major European markets, indicates data from Mintel, but there has been a general increase in launches across the EU in...
Use of a common symbol to indicate the presence of individual allergens in food and personal care products could help allergy sufferers identify products to avoid – especially in multi-lingual communities, say specialists from Imperial College.
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
Food allergies could be consigned to the history books within a
decade if the combination of biotechnology and vaccines work as
planned, Dutch researchers have told the BA Festival of Science in
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
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...
Fuel to further fire the debate, on both sides of the Atlantic,
surrounding the labelling of potential food allergens arrived this
week with the outcome of a new study in the US. According to new
research, 93 per cent of parents of...