Cashew: Small nut, high risk of allergy?

Cashew is a popular snack and also an important ingredient for confectionery and cereal products. Yet, its allergenic potential is often underestimated. For nut allergy sufferers, cashew can be a [...]

Aflatoxins in nuts: An overlooked hazard?

Nuts are a tasty snack. We love them in pecan pie, in mueslis, cereal bars, chocolates and in hazelnut spreads. Plus, nuts are said to have positive health effects. Yet, nuts may be contaminated [...]

Hidden allergen detection in spices

Peanut traces in cumin cause risk for consumers with food allergy A recent recall in Canada and the USA once more stressed the importance of allergen detection in spices and other food [...]