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5.10. Food allergy and intolerance

5.10.7. References

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5.10.7. References


Asero R, Ballmer-Weber BK, Beyer K, Conti A, Dubakiene R, Fernandez-Rivas M, Hoffmann-Sommergruber K, Lidholm J, Mustakov T, Oude Elberink JNG, Pumphrey RSH, Stahl Skov P, van Ree R, Vlieg-Boerstra BJ, Hiller R, Hourihane JO, Kowalski M, Papadopoulos NG, Wal JM, Clare Mills EN, Vieths S (2007): IgE-Mediated food allergy diagnosis: Current status and new perspectives. Mol Nutr Food Res 51, 135-147.


Brusic V, Millot M, Petrovsky N, Gendel SM, Gigonzac O, Stelman SJ (2003): Allergen databases. Allergy 58(11):1093-1100.


de Blok BMJ, Vlieg-Boerstra BJ, Oude Elberink JNG, Duiverman EJ, DunnGalvin A,. Hourihane JO'B, Cornelisse-Vermaat JR, Frewer L, Mills C, AEJ Dubois (2007): A framework for measuring the social impact of food allergy across Europe: a EuroPrevall state of the art paper. Allergy 62, 733737.


DunnGalvin A, Hourihane JO'B, Frewer L, Knibb RC, Oude Elberink JNG, Klinge I (2006): Incorporating a gender dimension in food allergy research: a reviewAllergy 61,1336-1343.


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European Commission (2003): Directive 2003/89/EC of the European Parliament and Council of 10 November 2003 amending Directive 2000/13/EC as regards indication of the ingredients present in foodstuffs. Official Journal of the European Union L 308, 25.11.2003, pp. 1518.


European Commission (2005): Commission Directive 2005/26/EC of 21 March 2005 establishing a list of food ingredients or substances provisionally excluded from Annex IIIa of Directive 2000/13/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council. Official Journal of the European Union L 75, 22.03.2005, pp. 3334.


European Commission (2007): Commission Directive 2007/68/EC of 27 November 2007 amending Annex IIIa to Directive 2000/13/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards certain food ingredients. Official Journal of the European Union L 310, 28.11.2007, pp. 1114.


European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) (2004): Opinion of the Scientific Panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition and on a request from the Commission relating to the evaluation of allergenic foods for labelling purposes. The EFSA Journal 32, 1-197.


EU SCOOP (European Union Scientific Cooperation) (1998): Report of experts participating in EU Scientific Cooperation. Task 7.2 entitled “The occurrence of severe food allergies in the EU”. April 1998.

Fasano A, Catassi C (2001): Current approaches to diagnosis and treatment of celiac disease: An evolving spectrum. Gastroenterology 120: 636-651.

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Gupta R, Sheikh A, Strachan D, Ross Anderson H (2003): Increasing hospital admissions for systemic allergic disorders in England: analysis of national admissions data. BMJ 327:1142-1143

International Life Sciences Institute (ILSI) (2003): Europe concise monograph series: food allergy. Brussels: International Life Sciences Institute.


International Food Authorities Network (INFOSAN) (2006): INFOSAN information note No. 3/2006- Food Allergies. World Health Organization, 9 June 2006.


Knibb RC, Booth DA, Platts R, Booth IW, McDonald A (2005): Consequences of perceived food intolerance for welfare, lifestyle and food choice practices, in a community sample. Psychol Health Med 5:419-430.

Kosunen TU, Hook-Nikanne J, Salomaa A, Sarna S, Aromaa A, Haahtela T (2002): Increase of allergen-specific immunoglobulin E antibodies from 1973 to 1994 in a Finnish population and a possible relationship to Helicobacter pylori infections. Clin Exp Allergy 32: 373-378.

Løvik M and Namork N (2004): The Norwegian reporting system and register of severe allergic reactions to food - results after three years. Allergi i praksis (in press):

Mills EN, Valovirta E, Madsen C, Taylor SL, Vieths S, Anklam E, Baumgartner S, Koch P, Crevel RW, Frewer L (2004): Information provision for allergic consumers -- where are we going with food allergen labelling? Allergy 59:1262-8.


Mills ENC, Mackie AR, Burney P, Beyer K, Frewer L, Madsen C, Botjes E, Crevel RWR, van Ree R (2007): The prevalence, cost and basis of food allergy across Europe. Allergy 62 (7), 717722.


Rona R, Keil T, Summers C, Gislason D, Zuidmeer L, Sodergren E, Sigurdardottir S, Lindner T, Goldhahn K, Dahlstrom J (2007): The prevalence of food allergy: A meta-analysis. J Allergy Clin Immunol 120638-646.


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Stern M, Ciclitira PJ, Van Eckert R, Feighery C, Janssen FW, Méndez E, Mothes T, Troncone R, Wieser H (2001): Analysis and clinical effects of gluten in coeliac disease. Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 13: 741-747.

Strannegard O and Strannegard IL (2001): The causes of the increasing prevalence of allergy: is atopy a microbial deprivation disorder? Allergy 56: 91-102.

Taylor SL (2006): Review of the development of methodology for evaluating the human allergenic potential of novel proteins. Mol Nutr Food Res 50:604-9. The InformAll Database. Available at:


Thomas K, Herouet-Guicheney C, Ladics G, Bannon G, Cockburn A, Crevel R, Fitzpatrick J, Mills C, Privalle L, Vieths S (2007): Evaluating the effect of food processing on the potential human allergenicity of novel proteins: international workshop report. Food Chem Toxicol. 2007 Jul;45(7):1116-22. Epub 2007 Jan 9.


Woods RK, Abramson M, Raven JM, Bailey M, Weiner JM, Walters EH et al (1998): Reported food intolerance and respiratory symptoms in young adults. Eur Respir J 1998; 11(1):151-155.


Woods RK, Abramson M, Bailey M, Walters EH. International prevalences of reported food allergies and intolerances (2001): Comparisons arising from the European Community Respiratory Health Survey (ECRHS) 1991-1994. Eur J Clin Nutr 2001; 55(4):298-304.


Woods RK, Stoney RM, Raven J, Walters EH, Abramson M, Thien FC (2002): Reported adverse food reactions overestimate true food allergy in the community. Eur J Clin Nutr; 56(1):31-36.