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Milk in food production

Milk allergen control in food manufacturing with AlerTox Total Milk

The AlerTox Sticks line of easy, on-site allergen detection kits now includes a test especially for milk: AlerTox Sticks Total Milk. The kit is designed for food manufacturers whose foods, beverages and surfaces may become contaminated with milk proteins. Milk. It’s used as an ingredient across consumer goods ranging from cheese to make-up. Since milk […]

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Sterculia foetida (Wild Almond) fruits

All About Almonds!

Keeping your facility free of cross contact with allergens means less chance of recalls, leading to very loyal customers. Almonds are a great ingredient in countless dishes, desserts and confections. Unless, of course, you happen to be one of the unlucky 1% that are allergic! Cross contact from almonds can have serious repercussions for these […]

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AlerTox Sticks, for the detection of common allergens

AlerTox: a full line of allergen detection test kits

Whether your facility is dedicated to producing allergen free products, or includes lines shared with allergen containing recipes, identifying hazard points is your first step in managing the risk of cross contamination. Where is contamination most likely to occur? Which of your ingredients are highest-risk, and which steps in your manufacturing process are most likely […]

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AlerTox Soy Detects Soy Allergen

AlerTox Soy: detection of soy allergen in food processing

Soy is one of the “Big 8” allergens in the US, while also being widely used in the food industry, in particular as texturizer, emulsifier and protein filler. Many non-food products, including personal care products, pet food, adhesives and lubricants can also contain Soy. For instance, Soy lecithin can be present in pharmaceuticals and cosmetics. Soy […]

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