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Children with food allergies face ‘staggering’ lack of choice

Children with food allergies face ‘staggering’ lack of choice

By Oliver Morrison

With one in 40 kids suffering from cow’s milk allergy alone, and with food allergies more prevalent in children than adults, food companies are way behind in servicing the demand for healthy free-from children's products, says the founder of UK dairy-free...

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Pea protein trend sparks allergy warning

By Oliver Morrison

The increased use of concentrated pea protein in plant-based products could be a factor in rising reports of allergy to peas, warn campaigners.

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‘Miracle grain’ tritordeum makes hay in bakery sector

By Oliver Morrison

Bakery chain De Grog has become the first company in Europe to use tritordeum malted grain in the bakery sector, and the first company in Belgium to use the Mediterranean grain to create an innovative bread.

Researchers aim to improve ‘may contain’ allergen advice

By Caroline SCOTT-THOMAS

Better defined thresholds at which common allergens trigger reactions in a majority of allergic consumers could improve ‘may contain’ labelling, according to researchers from the University of Manchester.

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