Animal models in food allergy: assessment of allergenicity and preventive activity of infant formulas.

@article{Fritsch2003AnimalMI,
  title={Animal models in food allergy: assessment of allergenicity and preventive activity of infant formulas.},
  author={Rodolphe Fritsch{\'e}},
  journal={Toxicology letters},
  year={2003},
  volume={140-141},
  pages={303-9}
}
Food allergies occur in about 5-10% of the overall infant and small-child population. Cow's milk protein allergy (CMPA) is the most common in young infants, with a 2-4% incidence. When breastfeeding is not possible, hypoallergenic (HA) cow's milk based formulas are usually given during the first months of life for prevention of CMPA. Depending on primary… CONTINUE READING