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7Th European Conference on Composite Materials, London, UK, 1996

Proceedings from the 7th European Conference on Composite Materials, London, UK, 1996

Hardbound, 816 Pages

Published: May 1996

Imprint: Woodhead Publishing

ISBN: 978-1-85573-304-6


  • Part 1 The basics of food allergy: The nature of food allergy; Classifying food allergens. Part 2 Types of detection method: Antibodies; Allergen-specific human IgE antibody-based analysis of food; Immunoblotting in allergen detection; Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays (ELISAs) for detecting allergens in foods; Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) methods for the detection of allergenic foods; Proteomic assessment of allergens in food; Detecting food allergens with a surface plasmon resonance immunoassay; The use of lateral flow devices to detect food allergens. Part 3 Detection methods for particular allergens: Methods for detecting peanuts in food; Detecting tree nuts and seeds in food; Detecting dairy and egg residues in food; Detecting wheat gluten in food; Detecting soy, fish and crustaceans in food. Part 4 Issues in using allergen detection methods: Allergen quality assurance for hypoallergenic formula; Common issues in detecting allergenic residues on equipment and in processed foods; Factors affecting the effectiveness of allergen detection; Reference materials and method validation in allergen detection; US regulation of undeclared allergens in food products; EU regulation of undeclared allergens in food products.


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