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any substance that can cause an allergy

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Elevated dust mite allergens were more common in the South and Northeast, while levels of cat and dust mite allergens were higher in rural areas than in urban ones.
Housing characteristics also mattered--elevated exposure to multiple allergens is more likely in mobile, older, rental, and rural homes.
If a product happens to be free of the FDA's eight common allergens, or some portion of those eight, it makes sense to highlight those attributes," he continues.
Interestingly, several latex allergens, namely Hev b5, 7, 8, 9 and 10, have been shown to possess various degrees of homology with food and pollen allergens.
For 2014, the USDA FSIS reported that 43 of the 94 recalls were because of undeclared allergens (USDA - Summary of Recall Cases in Calendar Year 2014).
Part two details current and emerging methods of allergen detection in food, and part three covers methods for reducing and eliminating allergens in food.
Latex allergenicity has been determined by measuring the levels of the clinically relevant hevein allergens (Hev b 1, Hev b 3, Hev b 5 and Hev b 6.
In addition to the verbiage itself, packaging of free-from foods can visually flag that a product is free from a particular allergen or set of allergens to attract the attention of busy shoppers browsing the aisle or shelf.
Other studies, however, have found increased asthma risk among inner-city dwellers exposed to high levels of roach and mouse allergens and pollutants, Xinhua reported.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Infants exposed to rodent and pet dander, roach allergens and a wide variety of household bacteria in the first year of life appear less likely to suffer from allergies, wheezing and asthma, according to results of a recent study.
Recalls of foods that contain undeclared allergens are rising noticeably.
Although it frequently occurs, allergic conjunctivitis is most commonly seen in areas with high seasonal allergens.
has extended its Febreze line to include products aimed at reducing allergens.
ANSWER: According to VRG's Research Director Jeanne Yacoubou, MS, The Food Allergen Labeling and Consumer Protection Act of 2004, (FALCPA), is the reason why manufacturers must list on food labels any of the eight allergens, (milk, eggs, fish, crustacean shellfish, tree nuts, peanuts, wheat, and soybeans), determined by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to be potentially harmful to the majority of allergy sufferers.
In this context, the Commission believes that consumers should be made aware of the presence of additional allergens in the cosmetic product.