Chapter 11. Assessing the Allergenicity of Novel and GM Foods

  1. E.N. Clare Mills1 and
  2. Peter R. Shewry2
  1. René Crevel and
  2. Charlotte Madsen

Published Online: 16 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470995174.ch11

Plant Food Allergens

Plant Food Allergens

How to Cite

Crevel, R. and Madsen, C. (2003) Assessing the Allergenicity of Novel and GM Foods, in Plant Food Allergens (eds E.N. C. Mills and P. R. Shewry), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470995174.ch11

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Institute of Food Research Norwich, UK

  2. 2

    Rothamsted Research Harpenden, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 10 DEC 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632059829

Online ISBN: 9780470995174



  • protein allergenicity;
  • food allergy;
  • genetically modified (GM) foods;
  • ige-mediated immune response;
  • food proteins


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Food allergy: the issues

  • Allergenicity assessment

  • Methods for assessment of allergenicity

  • How can we know whether we have got it right: post-launch monitoring?

  • Conclusions