Allergens

Allergens in food can cause serious, life-threatening symptoms, even in small quantities in sensitive individuals. Thus, safe detection of even the smallest traces of an allergen in a final product is important for quality assurance in the food industry.There are 14 food ingredients responsible for 90% of all food allergies. Following EU Directive 2007/68/EC or 2000/13/EC, they must be reported on the package label when present in a product. In some countries limits exist, such as in Switzerland, where it is 1,000 ppm.
For the detection of major food allergens, BIOTECON Diagnostics offers real-time PCR kits. When used in combination with the Allergen RM 800 reference material, quantification is also possible.


foodproof® Celery Detection Kit

The foodproof Celery Detection Kit allows rapid and reliable detection of celery in food samples by real-time PCR. In combination with the Allergen RM 800 reference material, quantification is also possible.
Celery consumed as raw vegetables, cooked or as a spice (celery salt) can lead to a variety of allergic reactions, including anaphylactic shock. Celery is widely used in the food industry, and it is considered to be a “hidden allergen” because it is often undeclared in food. Due to the high content of essential oils and bitter substances, celery is often used as a seasoning ingredient in ready meals, soups, sauces, meat products or in spice blends.

BIOTECON Diagnostics Kit

Available Platforms:

LightCycler 480
  • Reactions: 64
  • Product No.: R 302 60

5'Nuclease
  • Reactions: 64
  • Product No.: R 302 60

Specifications:

Target
  • Celery

Matrix
  • Multiple Categories
    (please enquire)