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Meima, M.Y. (author), Blom, W.M. (author), Westerhout, J. (author), Kruizinga, A.G. (author), Remington, B.C. (author), Wheeler, M.W. (author), Houben, G.F. (author)
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Every food producer knows the importance of allergen risk assessment and management in view of well-known allergens, such as those from peanut, egg and milk. However, all proteins intrinsically come with a risk of being allergenic. Therefore, safety assessment for protein-based food products needs to address potential allergenicity risks. This...
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Are you concerned about allergenic proteins in food products that your company produces or provides? TNO offers a solid research and expertise base that we commit to developing practical solutions for food business operators. By quantification of allergen risks and support in allergen management, we help you to deliver safe products for allergic...
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Smits, M. (author), Verhoeckx, K. (author), Knulst, A. (author), Welsing, P. (author), de Jong, A. (author), Houben, G.F. (author), Le, T.M. (author)
Predicting the allergenicity of novel proteins is challenging due to the absence of validated predictive methods and a well-defined reference set of proteins. The prevalence of sensitization could be a parameter to select reference proteins to characterize allergenic proteins. This study investigated whether the prevalence of sensitization of...
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Smits, M. (author), Meijerink, M. (author), Le, T.M. (author), Knulst, A. (author), de Jong, A. (author), Caspers, M.P.M. (author), Lima, E.S. (author), Babe, L. (author), Ladics, G. (author), McClain, S. (author), Houben, G.F. (author), Verhoeckx, K. (author)
Background: Food proteins differ in their allergenic potential. Currently, there is no predictive and validated bio-assay to evaluate the allergenicity of novel food proteins. The objective of this study was to investigate the potential of a human peripheral blood mononuclear cell (PBMC) gene expression assay to identify biomarkers to predict...
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Taylor, S.L. (author), Houben, G.F. (author), Blom, W.M. (author), Westerhout, J. (author), Remington, B.C. (author), Crevel, R.W.R. (author), Brooke-Taylor, S. (author), Baumert, J.L. (author)
Background. Soy is globally recognized as a commonly allergenic food. The VITAL (Voluntary Incidental Trace Allergen Labeling) Scientific Expert Panel (VSEP) of the Allergen Bureau of Australia & New Zealand used data on minimal reactive doses in low-dose clinical challenges of soy-allergic individuals to elaborate and propose the first...
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Smits, M. (author), Nooijen, I. (author), Redegeld, F. (author), de Jong, A. (author), Le, T.M. (author), Knulst, A. (author), Houben, G.F. (author), Verhoeckc, K.C.M. (author)
Scope: No accepted and validated methods are currently available which can accurately predict protein allergenicity. In this study, the role of digestion and transport on protein allergenicity is investigated. Methods and results: Peanut allergens (Ara h 1, 2, 3, and 6) and a milk allergen (β-lactoglobulin) are transported across pig intestinal...
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de Jongh, H.H.J. (author), de Jong, G.A.H. (author), Apostolovic, D. (author), Taylor, S.L. (author), Baumert, J.L. (author), Koppelman, S.J. (author)
This work reports on the effect of heat treatment on the protein conformational stability of intact and post-translationally cleaved peanut allergen Ara h 6 in relation to IgE-binding. Intact and post-translationally cleaved Ara h 6 are structurally similar and their strong resistance to denaturant-induced unfolding is comparable. Only upon...
article 2020
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Klueber, J. (author), Costa, J. (author), Randow, S. (author), Codreanu-Morel, F. (author), Verhoeckx, K. (author), Bindslev-Jensen, C. (author), Ollert, M. (author), Hoffmann-Sommergruber, K. (author), Morisset, M. (author), Holzhauser, T. (author), Kuehn, A. (author)
Background: Novel foods may provide new protein sources for a growing world population but entail risks of unexpected food-allergic reactions. No guidance on allergenicity assessment of novel foods exists, while for genetically modified (GM) crops it includes comparison of sequence identity with known allergens, digestibility tests and IgE serum...
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Blom, W.M. (author), van Os-Medendorp, H. (author), Bijlsma, S. (author), van Dijk, A. (author), Kruizinga, A.G. (author), Rubingh, C. (author), Michelsen-Huisman, A.D. (author), Knulst, A.C. (author), Houben, G.F. (author)
Unintentional intake of allergens through food products poses a daily risk for allergic patients. Models estimating the risk of reactions mostly use intake data from general population surveys. Our study evaluates the comparability of food intake levels in the general population to those in the food allergic population. Data were collected by a...
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Verhoeckx, K. (author), lindholm Bøgh, K. (author), Constable, A. (author), Epstein, M.M. (author), hoffmann Sommergruber, K. (author), Holzhauser, T. (author), Houben, G. (author), Kuehn, A. (author), Roggen, E. (author), O'Mahony, L. (author), Remington, B. (author), Crevel, R. (author)
The growing world population and increased pressure on agricultural resources are driving a shortage of dietary protein sources. As a result, industry is developing more sustainable novel food protein sources such as insects, algae and duckweed and using new processing techniques. Consumer exposure to these novel or processed proteins, could...
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Houben, G.F. (author), Baumert, J.L. (author), Blom, W.M. (author), Kruizinga, A.G. (author), Meima, M.Y. (author), Remington, B.C. (author), Wheeler, M.W. (author), Westerhout, J. (author), Taylor, S.L. (author)
Previously, we published selected Eliciting Dose (ED) values (i.e. ED01 and ED05 values) for 14 allergenic foods, predicted to elicit objective allergic symptoms in 1% and 5%, respectively, of the allergic population (Remington et al., 2020). These ED01 and ED05 values were specifically presented and discussed in the context of establishing...
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van Esch, B.C.A.M. (author), van Bilsen, J.H.M. (author), Gros- van Hest, M. (author), Kleinjans, L. (author), Belzer, C. (author), Jeurink, P.V. (author), Garssen, J. (author), Smit, J.J. (author), Pieters, R.H.H. (author), Knippels, L.M. (author)
Introduction This 4-center study is part of a project to validate a food allergy murine model for safety testing of hydrolyzed infant formulas. Aim The aim of the current multi-center experiment was to evaluate the residual allergenicity of three partial hydrolyzed whey proteins (pWH) in a multiple-parameter cow’s milk allergy murine model and...
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Verhoeckx, K. (author), Bogh, K.L. (author), Dupont, D. (author), Egger, L. (author), Gadermaier, G. (author), Larre, C. (author), Mackie, A. (author), Menard, O. (author), Adel-Patient, K. (author), Picariello, G. (author), Portmann, R. (author), Smit, J. (author), Turner, P. (author), Untersmayr, E. (author), Epstein, M.M. (author)
The current allergenicity assessment of novel proteins is based on the EFSA GMO guidance. Recently, EFSA launched a new guidance document on allergenicity assessment of GM plants (2017). This document describes, amongst other topics, the new scientific and regulatory developments on in vitro protein digestibility tests. The EFSA GMO Panel stated...
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Blom, W.M. (author), Remington, B.C. (author), Baumert, J.L. (author), Bucchini, L. (author), Crépet, A. (author), Crevel, R.W.R. (author), Madsen, C.B. (author), Taylor, S.L. (author), Houben, G.F. (author), Kruizinga, A.G. (author)
One of the input parameters in food allergy risk assessment is the amount of a given food consumed at an eating occasion. There is no consensus on how to use food consumption data when assessing the risk from unintended allergen presence in food products. A sensitivity analysis was performed to establish the optimal food consumption estimate for...
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Westerhout, J. (author), Krone, T. (author), Snippe, A. (author), Babé, L. (author), McClain, S.U. (author), Ladics, G.S. (author), Houben, G.G. (author), Verhoeckx, K.C. (author)
Alternative and sustainable protein sources (e.g., algae, duckweed, insects) are required to produce (future) foods. However, introduction of new food sources to the market requires a thorough risk assessment of nutritional, microbial and toxicological risks and potential allergic responses. Yet, the risk assessment of allergenic potential of...
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Houben, G. (author), Blom, M. (author), Alvito, P. (author), Assuncao, R. (author), Crevel, R. (author), Faeste, C.K. (author), Le, T.M. (author), Madsen, C.B. (author), Remington, B. (author), Stroheker, T. (author), Vassilopoulou, E. (author), Verhoeckx, K. (author), Ayiarovska, J. (author), Constable, A. (author)
Many food innovations rely on the introduction and use of new or modified proteins. New or modified food proteins may lead to major health risks due to their inherent potential to cause food allergy. Currently, the pre-market allergenicity assessment for new or modified food proteins and protein sources relies on methods for identifying...
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Pali-Scholl, I. (author), Verhoeckx, K. (author), Mafra, I. (author), Bavaro, S.L. (author), Mills, E.N.C. (author), Monaci, L. (author)
Background. There is an increasing demand for animal-derived products in the developing countries. This poses major concerns for the sustainable production of safe and nutritious food. Consequently, to address these needs alternative sustainable sources of valuable dietary proteins are sought for. Scope and approach. In this review, we discuss...
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Versluis, A. (author), van Os-Medendorp, H. (author), Blom, W.M. (author), Michelsen-Huisman, A.D. (author), Castenmiller, J.J.M. (author), Noteborn, H.P.J.M. (author), Houben, G.F. (author), Knulst, A.C. (author)
Background: Cofactors, such as physical exercise and alcohol intake, might be associated with the severity or occurrence of food allergic reactions. Objective: To gain insight into the frequency of presence of potential cofactors in accidental food allergic reactions in adults and to what extent these factors influence the severity and...
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Blom, W.M. (author), Michelsen-Huisman, A.D. (author), van Os-Medendorp, H. (author), van Duijn, G. (author), de Zeeuw-Brouwer, M.L. (author), Versluis, A. (author), Castenmiller, J.J.M. (author), Noteborn, H.P.J.M. (author), Kruizinga, A.G. (author), Knulst, A.C. (author), Houben, G.F. (author)
Background: Accidental allergic reactions to food are frequent and can be severe and even fatal. Objective: We sought to analyze the culprit food products and levels of unexpected allergens in accidental reactions. Methods: A prospective cohort study was conducted in adults (n = 157) with a physician-confirmed diagnosis of food allergy. During a...
article 2018
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