2. Protecting Food-Allergic Consumers: Managing Allergens across the Food Supply Chain

  1. Joyce I. Boye11 and
  2. Samuel Benrejeb Godefroy12
  1. Sandra Kerbach1,
  2. Anton J. Alldrick2,
  3. Rene W.R. Crevel3,
  4. Lilla Dömötör4,
  5. Audrey Dunngalvin5,
  6. E.N. Clare Mills6,
  7. Sylvia Pfaff7,
  8. Roland E. Poms8,
  9. Sandor Tömösközi9 and
  10. Bert Popping10

Published Online: 4 AUG 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470644584.ch2

Allergen Management in the Food Industry

Allergen Management in the Food Industry

How to Cite

Kerbach, S., Alldrick, A. J., Crevel, R. W.R., Dömötör, L., Dunngalvin, A., Mills, E.N. C., Pfaff, S., Poms, R. E., Tömösközi, S. and Popping, B. (2010) Protecting Food-Allergic Consumers: Managing Allergens across the Food Supply Chain, in Allergen Management in the Food Industry (eds J. I. Boye and S. B. Godefroy), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470644584.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 11

    Food Research and Development Centre, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec, Canada, J2S 8E3

  2. 12

    Food Directorate, Health Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Author Information

  1. 1

    Eurofins Analytik GmbH, Hamburg, Germany

  2. 2

    BRI Campden, Chipping Campden, UK

  3. 3

    Safety & Environmental Assurance Centre, Unilever, Sharnbrook, Bedford, UK

  4. 4

    Sződliget, Budapest, Hungary

  5. 5

    College of Medicine and Health, Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, University College Cork, Ireland

  6. 6

    Institute of Food Research, Colney, Norwich, UK

  7. 7

    Food Information Service Europe, Bad Bentheim, Germany

  8. 8

    International Association for Cereal Science and Technology (ICC), Vienna, Austria

  9. 9

    BUTE, Department of Applied Biotechnology and Food Science, Budapest, Hungary

  10. 10

    Eurofins Scientific Group, Yorkshire, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 AUG 2010
  2. Published Print: 10 SEP 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470227350

Online ISBN: 9780470644584



  • protecting food-allergic consumers - and managing allergens across food supply chain;
  • food allergen testing - within food business context;
  • cross-contamination, issues for proper labeling of products - and consumer choice difficult


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Living with Food Allergies-Challenges for the Allergic Consumer

  • Legislative and Regulatory Considerations

  • Food Allergen Testing within a Food Business Context

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgments

  • References