Allergenicity of wine containing processing aids: a double-blind, placebo-controlled food challenge.


BACKGROUND The European Union requires allergenic food ingredients to appear on labels in order to protect allergic consumers. OBJECTIVE To determine whether traces of egg-, milk-, and fish-derived processing aids used in winemaking might elicit clinical reactions in food-allergic patients. METHODS Five German wines were fined with a high dose of egg… (More)


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