Occupational asthma and food allergy due to carmine.

@article{Acero1998OccupationalAA,
  title={Occupational asthma and food allergy due to carmine.},
  author={S J Acero and Ana Isabel Tabar and M. J. {\'A}lvarez and Blanca Esther Garc{\'i}a and Jos{\'e} Mar{\'i}a Olagu{\'i}bel and Ignacio Moneo},
  journal={Allergy},
  year={1998},
  volume={53 9},
  pages={897-901}
}
Carmine (E120), a natural red dye extracted from the dried females of the insect Dactylopius coccus var. Costa (cochineal), has been reported to cause hypersensitivity reactions. We report a case of occupational asthma and food allergy due to carmine in a worker not engaged in dye manufacturing. A 35-year-old nonatopic man, who had worked for 4 years in a spice warehouse, reported asthma and rhinoconjunctivitis for 5 months, related to carmine handling in his work. Two weeks before the visit… CONTINUE READING
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