Awareness and knowledge of allergens : A need and a challenge to assure a safe and healthy consumption of small fruits

Food allergy is a widespread phenomenon: An estimated 1–2% of the population suffers from some type of food allergy. Fruits and vegetables are considered among the most important elicitors of food allergy. Berry fruits rich in phenolic compounds including flavonols, flavones and anthocyanins have recently gained increasing interest due to their possible… CONTINUE READING