Food Intolerance and the Food Industry

1st Edition

Print ISBN: 9781855734975
eBook ISBN: 9781855736344
Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
Published Date: 11th August 2000
Page Count: 240
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Food intolerance and the food industry approaches the issue of food intolerance from an industry rather than a clinical perspective. This unique book has become an indispensable guide for production managers and nutritionists within the food industry as well as providing an authoritative source of information for all those concerned with understanding and managing food intolerance.

Key Features

  • Clear and concise explanations of complex medical information
  • Full coverage of the implications of the Food Safety Act 1990 and the Consumer Protection Act
  • Detailed information on the role and value of food intolerance databanks


Production managers and nutritionists within the food industry and all those concerned with understanding and managing food intolerance

Table of Contents

The legal context: Due diligence; Diagnostic tests; Symptoms of food intolerance; The treatment of food intolerance; Sources of information and labelling; Analytical techniques for detecting food allergens; Handling food allergens in retail and manufacturing; Support organisations for individuals with food intolerance; The epidemiology of food intolerance.


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This unique guide provides comprehensive information on this complex topic., J Invest Allergol Clin Immunol
…an excellent read with great references and a well balanced index., Food and Beverage Reporter