- In Vitro Gastric and Intestinal Digestions of Pulsed Light-Treated Shrimp Extracts. Yang, Wade; Shriver, Sandra; Chung, Si-yin; Percival, Susan; Correll, Melanie; Rababah, Taha // Applied Biochemistry & Biotechnology;Apr2012, Vol. 166 Issue 6, p1409
Pulsed ultraviolet light (PUV), a novel technology most commonly used for microbial inactivation, has recently been employed to effectively mitigate food allergens in peanuts, soybean, shrimp, and almond. Putative mechanisms for the efficacy of PUV in reducing allergen reactivity include...
- Genetically modified soybeans and food allergies. Herman, Eliot M. // Journal of Experimental Botany;May2003, Vol. 54 Issue 386, p1317
Allergenic reactions to proteins expressed in GM crops has been one of the prominent concerns among biotechnology critics and a concern of regulatory agencies. Soybeans like many plants have intrinsic allergens that present problems for sensitive people. Current GM crops, including soybean, have...
- Fermentation dramatically reduces soya's allergenicity. // Foods Matter (UK);Jul2008, p11
The article discusses two studies on the allergenicity of soya. The researchers from the University of Illinois found out that fermentation reduces the allergenicity of soya and, at the same time, increases its essential amino acids. The fermentation process breaks down proteins into pieces so...
- Combination of techniques needed to reduce soybean allergens. de Mejia, Elvira // Emerging Food R&D Report;Jun2012, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p3
The article discusses the reduction of allergenicity in soy products. It notes that the use of thermal processing, extrusion, and enzyme treatment, is challenging as they can affect the soy's functional properties. It mentions that the use of fermentation was found helpful in reducing soybean's...
- taste trade-off. // Australian Table;Oct2003, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p22
Reports on a study from the U.S. which found that the maturation, curing and roasting of peanuts increase their allergen content. Significance of the study.
- Genetic Relationships Between Loci for Palmitate Contents in Soybean Mutants. Rahman, S. M.; Kinoshita, T. // Journal of Heredity;May/Jun99, Vol. 90 Issue 3, p423
Presents information on a study which analyzed the palmitate content in soybean mutants. Materials and methods; Results and discussion; Indication of the results.
- A guide to allergen resources. // Food Engineering;Jun2000, Vol. 72 Issue 6, p20
Presents publications and information resources on food allergens. Article on reducing allergen risks in foods published in the 1997 issue of the periodical `Journal of Food Protection,'; Food Allergens Workshop in Chicago, Illinois.
- a practical approach to allergen control. Higgins, Kevin T. // Food Engineering;Jun2000, Vol. 72 Issue 6, p75
Focuses on strategies for food processing businesses to comply with government regulations on food allergens in the United States. Urgency of policies addressing food allergens; Allergen-control assistance available from the government.
- Food Allergens: Know Where They're Hiding. // National Women's Health Report;Apr2002, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p5
Focuses on ways to prevent the occurrence of food allergies. Reaction of the immune system to allergens taken in by the body; List of food commonly associated with allergies; Importance of developing an awareness program on the dangers of food allergies. INSET: Spotting Hidden Food Allergens.