New simple method to pinpoint food allergens, including in cow’s milk A new highly-sensitive method to quickly identify the proteins in foods that cause allergic reactions, even at very low concentrations,...

Nut spreads are growing with innovative new products With an influx of new products in recent years, including industry game-changer Nutella, the $3.9 billion nut-based and sweet spread category grew 34...

Revised reference does for precautionary labelling for food sold in supermarkets would have a “mutually beneficial” effect on allergic consumers and the food manufacturing industry, according to a...

The Australian Government has launched a new website portal that provides links to best practice information on managing food allergies. The launch coincides with Food Allergy Awareness Week, which runs...

German scientists have developed a novel screening procedure that accurately determines the amount of animal, plant and microbial substances in foods. Almost all foodstuffs contain the genetic material...

Food Standards Australia and New Zealand (FSANZ), the government agency that coordinates food recalls, has advised a recall on Woolworths Ltd has recalled Homebrand Choc Eclairs from Woolworths, Safeway,...

Earlier this week, the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI) launched its Food Allergy Campaign to raise awareness of the increase of anaphylaxis in children, a potentially life-threatening...

Research being undertaken at Deakin University, in Victoria, in collaboration with CSIRO and the Poultry Co-operative Research Centre, aims to produce ‘allergy-free’ eggs for use in food consumption...

Victoria-based wholesalers Ontrack Pty Ltd has recalled a batch of Walkers Chocolates of London Milk Chocolate Selection Fruit and Nut Selection due to undeclared brazil nuts and almonds. Food Standards...

Kiss Kiss Food Products Pty Ltd has recalled all varieties of Kiss Kiss Pastizzi baked goods from independent supermarkets in Western Australia due to undeclared soy. According to Food Standards Australia...