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Free-from Trend in UK market

The free-from trend in food products is growing each year by 15% – how to meet the growing demand?
Speakers at Food Matters Live said that… 93 more words

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New food labelling and Nutritional Claims

New food labelling and nutritional claims regulations for both food manufacturers and the catering industry come into force in 2014

The new regulation changes existing legislation on food labelling, standardising nutrition information on processed foods and includes new legislation for both… 169 more words

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Wheat, gluten and allergens

Gluten is a protein found in cereals such as wheat, rye, barley, and can contaminate some oat products.

Around 1% of people in the UK have… 424 more words

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Fish as an allergen

Fish allergy is more common in adults than in children but it can often be severe, and frequently causes anaphylaxis. Fish allergy affects 1 in 200 people and allergy to crustaceans affects 1% of people. 119 more words

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Celery as an allergen

Celery is a common allergen for countries like Germany, France and Switzerland.

Symptoms include stomach cramps and nausea, wheeziness, itchiness.

In Europe celery is eaten raw, cooked or dried in spice mixtures such as bouillon powder. 42 more words

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Sesame as an allergen

Sesame seeds and sesame oil are a serious allergen to some people including infants.

Allergy to sesame affects a small percentage of people, but sesame allergy is high in people who already show symptoms of allergy to other foods. 67 more words

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Sulphites and sulphur dioxide as allergens

Sulphites are preservatives used in foods such as dried fruit – sultanas, raisins, and drinks such as wine as they stop the fermentation process.

The most common reaction for someone who is allergic to sulphites is tight chest, wheezing and a cough. 103 more words

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