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Background and Objectives: Detection and Quantification of Allergens in Foods and Minimum Eliciting Doses in Food-Allergic Individuals


The aims of this project are to develop harmonised reference methods for the detection and quantification of allergens in foods, and to generate quality data on Minimum Eliciting Doses (MED) and Minimum Observed Eliciting Doses (MOED). The purpose of this is to support the identification of the levels of allergens in food which are considered safe for most consumers with food allergies. This supports the development of risk-based approaches to the management of food allergens, supporting food-allergic consumers to avoid ingestion of their allergenic foods.

University of Manchester
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