6 04, 2018


Allergens What are Food Allergens? A food allergen is a protein that triggers a physical reaction (sometimes severe or even fatal) in a person with that food allergy. The proteins that cause allergic reactions occur naturally in the food, and are not a contaminant. Unlike many pathogens, allergens cannot be removed through [...]

10 06, 2015

Fish Allergy

Fish Allergy What is a Fish Allergy? Fish allergy is a subcategory of seafood allergies that stem from an allergic reaction to a low molecular weight and soluble protein called parvalbumin. This protein is found in a wide variety of finned fishes.1 Although many types of fish have this protein, the most [...]


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