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Other allergens detection

Food Allergies and Intolerances

Food allergy is an adverse immune response to a food protein. They are distinct from other adverse responses to food, such as food intolerance, pharmacological reactions, and toxin-mediated reactions.

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Food Allergens

An allergen is a substance (antigen) that causes a hypersensitivity reaction through the IgE (immunoglobulin E) response. IgE response is normally used against parasite defense but some individuals respond to environmental antigens.

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Regulation


European food legislation states the declaration of certain potentially allergenic substances in directives 2007/68/EC and 2000/13/EC. These directives do not define any thresholds/action levels for allergen declaration.

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Food Alerts!

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a final rule that defines what characteristics a food has to have to bear a label that proclaims it “gluten- free.” The rule also holds foods labeled “without gluten,” “free of gluten,” and “no gluten” to the same standard.

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Alertox Elisa

Rapid kits for food proteins residues detection on foodstuff and surfaces. Easily detects residues from: milk (casein and beta-lactoglobulin), egg, crustacea, soy, peanut, hazelnut and almond.

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Alertox Elisa

AlerTox ELISA Sandwich kits for the detection and quantification of main food allergens such as Lupine, Sesame, Mustard, Cashew, Soy (STI), Walnut, Peanut, Hazelnut, Almond, Pistachio, Egg, Lysozyme, Ovalbumin, Casein, Milk, BLG, Crustacean or Fish.

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Alertox Sticks

Highly specific and sensitive ELISA Sandwich kits for quantitative determination of allergens such as Ovalbumin, Lysozyme and Casein in wine samples.

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