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Allergens - Articles and news items

Nima: the portable allergen-detection phenomenon

Blogs, Z Homepage Promo  •  22 September 2016  •  Roy Manuell, Digital Content Producer

New Food speaks to Nima CEO and co-founder, Shireen Yates about her product and the social issues we face with respect to allergens…

Leading Imperial researcher: Early exposure could reduce later risk of allergy

Blogs, Z Homepage Promo  •  21 September 2016  •  Roy Manuell, Digital Content Producer

New Food speak to lead researcher, Robert Boyle following study by Imperial College on whether feeding babies certain allergens might lead to the prevention of risk in later life…

Speedy Foods recalls chicken spring rolls due to misbranding and undeclared allergens

Industry news  •  21 September 2016  •  New Food

Speedy Foods, LLC, is recalling approximately 920 pounds of chicken spring roll products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens…

Feeding babies egg and peanut may prevent food allergy

Industry news  •  21 September 2016  •  Imperial College London

Feeding babies egg and peanut may reduce their risk of developing food allergies, finds a new study from Imperial College London…

Gluten free cake mix shortlisted for prestigious UK food award

Industry news  •  19 September 2016  •  New Food

A new gluten free baking company is in the hunt for a prestigious national UK food award, despite only trading for less than a year…

MIH Marketing and Sales Recalls Meat and Poultry Products Due To Insanitary Conditions FSIS reports

Industry news  •  12 September 2016  •  USDA

MIH Marketing and Sales is recalling over 660,000 pounds of various poultry products that were stored under insanitary conditions the FSIS reports…

Hidden risks in your food

Blogs, Featured news, Z Homepage Promo  •  7 September 2016  •  Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft

Fraunhofer, Europe’s largest application-oriented research organisation report on the hidden risks we face everyday when eating as food allergies continue to rise….

Allergen testing and risk management within food manufacturing

Webinars, Z Homepage Promo  •  5 September 2016  •  New Food

Managing allergens remains a substantial task that is of utmost importance to ensure consumer trust is maintained. We pose questions to industry experts from Institute of Food Research, Unilever, SCIEX & Romer Labs…

Atherstone Foods Recalls Poultry Products Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens

Industry news  •  2 September 2016  •  FSIS

Atherstone Foods, a Richmond, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 422 pounds of chicken wrap products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens…

Californian startup Nima to offer allergen testing on the go

Industry news  •  31 August 2016  •  Roy Manuell, Digital Content Producer

Nima, an innovative Californian startup has developed a technology that will allow consumers to test products for gluten whilst on the move…

Food allergens in the food fraud chain

Issue 4 2016  •  18 August 2016  •  Valerie Tear, Food Safety Consultant

Food fraud is a challenge, both to food businesses and consumers, and is a growing concern worldwide. Couple this with the introduction of allergens into the food fraud supply chain and the results can have devastating consequences. The impact of food allergens entering foods undetected through food fraud can be life-threatening, or even fatal…

FDA ruling strives to cut allergen recalls

Industry news  •  10 August 2016  •  Roy Manuell

Mass food allergen recalls to be reduced by ruling that grants FDA new powers of safety inspection.

IKEA recall a further six products in allergy scare

Industry news  •  5 August 2016  •  Roy Manuell

IKEA has expanded a recall, originally initiated in June, to a six further products due to the inadequate labelling of products containing almonds and hazelnuts.

Cross out contamination

Featured news  •  24 June 2016  •  Bjorn Thumas, Director of Business Development at TOMRA Sorting Food

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), an estimated 600 million people – almost 10 per cent of the global population – fall ill after eating contaminated food…

New initiative to investigate the science underlying food allergy

Industry news  •  22 June 2016  •  Victoria White, Digital Content Producer

The Food Allergy Science Initiative will help answer key scientific questions surrounding food allergies, the causes of which remain little-understood…


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