Quantitative allergenicity risk assessment of food products containing yellow mealworm (Tenebrio molitor).

@article{Garino2020QuantitativeAR,
  title={Quantitative allergenicity risk assessment of food products containing yellow mealworm (Tenebrio molitor).},
  author={C. Garino and H. Mielke and S. Kn{\"u}ppel and T. Selhorst and H. Broll and A. Braeuning},
  journal={Food and chemical toxicology : an international journal published for the British Industrial Biological Research Association},
  year={2020},
  pages={
          111460
        }
}
  • C. Garino, H. Mielke, +3 authors A. Braeuning
  • Published 2020
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Food and chemical toxicology : an international journal published for the British Industrial Biological Research Association
  • Insect-based foods are starting to enter the EU market, raising concerns about their safety. Allergic consumers might be exposed to even a greater risk, since insects have proven to trigger allergic symptoms, particularly in patients sensitised to crustaceans. Current legislation does not enforce producers to include insects in the list of allergenic ingredients. Food allergenicity risk assessment (FARA) is still at its infancy, and the debate on the need to define allergen thresholds is open… CONTINUE READING

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