Adverse Reactions to Food: Allergies and Intolerances

@article{Montalto2008AdverseRT,
  title={Adverse Reactions to Food: Allergies and Intolerances},
  author={Massimo Montalto and Luca Santoro and Ferruccio D’Onofrio and Valentina Curigliano and Antonella Gallo and Dina Visca and Giovanni Cammarota and Antonio Gasbarrini and Giovanni Battista Gasbarrini},
  journal={Digestive Diseases},
  year={2008},
  volume={26},
  pages={96 - 103}
}
All the anomalous reactions secondary to food ingestion are defined as ‘adverse reactions to food’. In 1995 the European Academy of Allergology and Clinical Immunology suggested a classification on the basis of the responsible pathogenetic mechanism; according to this classification, non-toxic reactions can be divided into ‘food allergies’ when they recognize immunological mechanisms, and ‘food intolerances’ when there are no immunological implications. The diagnostic approach to adverse… 

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