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® Peanut Detection Kit

The foodproof Peanut Detection Kit allows rapid and reliable detection of peanut in food samples by real-time PCR. In combination with the Allergen RM 800 reference material, quantification is also possible.
Peanut allergies are one of the most common and important food allergies. In the US, 20% of food allergies in children and adolescents are due to peanuts. In Europe it is 5-10%. Peanut is often hidden in binders, butter, biscuits, pastry or ready meals.

BIOTECON Diagnostics Kit

Available Platforms:

LightCycler 480
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  • Product No.: R 302 63

5'Nuclease
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  • Product No.: R 302 63

Specifications:

Target
  • Peanut

Matrix
  • Multiple Categories
    (please enquire)