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Americas: FDA nods claim on peanut allergy

The FDA has responded to a petition for a new qualified health claim that relates to peanut allergy. The claim states "for most infants with...

Americas: Babies should have peanuts to prevent allergy, says panel

An expert panel has issued clinical guidelines to aid health care providers in early introduction of peanut-containing foods to infants to prevent the development...

Europe: Denmark to improve lives of allergy sufferers in project

Innovation Fund Denmark has contributed more than €2 million (US$2.08 million) to the project that is led by the National Food Institute, Technical University...

Europe: New test kit for low lactose dairy

Chr. Hansen launches LactoSens, a test kit that determines the residual lactose level in low lactose and lactose-free dairy products. "Using a simple sample protocol,...

Europe: Peanut allergy prevention strategy is nutritionally safe, states study

Introducing peanut-containing foods during infancy as a peanut allergy prevention strategy does not compromise the duration of breastfeeding or affect children’s growth and nutritional...

Asia Pacific: Study finds seaweed may help fight food allergies

Scientists have found that a type of commercial red algae could help counteract food allergies. They report their findings in mice in American Chemical...

Europe: Early peanut consumption will offer lasting protection, finds study

The benefits of regularly consuming peanut-containing foods early in life to prevent the development of peanut allergy persist even after stopping peanut consumption for...

Europe: Researchers develop tool to detect cow’s milk protein allergy in...

A panel of experts has developed the Cow’s Milk-related Symptom Score Tool (CoMiSS) that is available through Nestlé Health Science. The tool is a scoring...

Europe: Infants can eat peanuts safely, finds allergen study

An introduction of peanut products into the diets of infants at high risk of developing peanut allergy was safe and led to an 81%...

Europe: Researchers study allergen levels in food, labels

University of Manchester researchers have led a study to define allergen levels in food that can trigger allergic reactions which will help to make...