Health Claims and Food Labelling
Chapter 7: Food Allergen Labelling Regulation
Published:03 Dec 2019
Food allergies have risen in prominence over the last 20–30 years and currently, as there is no accepted cure, individuals usually have to practice life-long avoidance of their problem food(s). There are many different types of food allergy and intolerance, but those involving the immune system are amongst the most important. This chapter focuses on the food labelling of allergens that seeks to protect those with immune-mediated allergies.