Eliminating the hook effect in allergen testing

This article comes from Neogen’s Allergen Insider newsletter, a resource for the latest developments and news in allergen testing and related technology. See here to read the rest of the latest issue of Allergen Insider.

When testing for allergens with rapid methods, such as lateral flow test kits, there’s always a risk that a grossly […]

Why ATP testing is not sufficient for allergen control programs

Testing for adenosine triphosphate (ATP) is an amazingly simple, cost-effective and efficient method of validating the effectiveness of a food manufacturer’s cleaning procedures.

But, using an ATP test for the purpose of detecting food allergens will yield unreliable results. Neogen food safety expert Andrew Ciavattone explains why.

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