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The Effect of Exposure to Food Protein Via Maternal Sources on the Development of Food Allergy in Infants with a Family History of Atopy

Institutions
University of Southampton
Start date
1998
End date
2002
Objective
The aim of this project is to see whether excluding egg from the mother's diet during pregnancy and until the end of breastfeeding has any influence on the incidence of egg allergy in the infants.
More information
This research project investigates whether eating eggs during pregnancy and breastfeeding has any influence on the incidence of egg allergy in infants.

Find more about this project and other FSA food safety-related projects at the Food Standards Agency Research webpage.

Funding Source
Food Standards Agency
Project number
T07005
Categories
Bacterial Pathogens
Parasites
Natural Toxins
Viruses and Prions
Chemical Contaminants
Commodities
Eggs