Government Chemist contributes to international conference on food fraud and allergen management, Vienna 7th & 8th June 2018 (by Michael Walker) Michael Walker represented the Government Chemist at the second MoniQA conference on food fraud and allergen management, in Vienna 7th and 8th June 2018. Michael attended a MoniQA allergen task group meeting, gave a … Continue reading MoniQa 2nd conference on food fraud and allergen managemen report, by Michael Walker (UK, Government Chemist)
In EU, as well as in USA and other countries with different allergens requirements (e.g. Japan), the choice of the legislator is to specifically consider as "allergens" - for labeling purposes - only the so called "major allergens": substances which account for the major % of food allergies found in the local population. It could … Continue reading QeA to EU Commission – Allergy to apples ?!