Neogen is gearing up for Natural Products Expo West!

This year at Natural Products Expo West, Neogen is sponsoring a track of four presentations in the safety and compliance section. Within that track, Neogen’s own Jim Topper will present “Allergen Control: The Business Case & Best Practices to Support Your Company,” alongside Jenna Blumenfeld, the Senior Food Editor at new Hope Network.

The presentation […]

Survey shows food allergy labels cause consumer confusion

Do you get confused trying to decipher the ingredients in a food item when reading the label on the packaging? Well, with labels that state “may contain” and “manufactured on shared equipment,” a lot can be left to the imagination. New research is showing this is particularly confusing for individuals with food allergies who are […]

As EpiPen prices soar, food allergy sufferers search for alternatives

As parents of children with food allergies begin gearing up for the start of school, many have faced a harsh reality as the price for the potentially lifesaving EpiPen has skyrocketed over the past few years.

EpiPens are spring-loaded syringes filled with epinephrine and are widely carried by people with life-threatening allergies. Over 3.6 million […]

New study shows “essentially permanent” benefit of early peanut exposure

Several studies have documented that exposing children at a very early age to potential food allergens such as peanuts, for example, can actually help reduce some children’s risk of developing food allergies later in life.

This is extremely important to many parents as the incidence of peanut and tree nut allergies nearly tripled in the […]

Researchers explore protein linked to gluten sensitivity

While only about 1% of Americans have tested positive for celiac disease, another 6% are estimated to be sensitive to gluten — the stretchy protein that makes wheat bread fluffy and pie crusts crisp. Why those without the disease still have adverse reactions when ingesting gluten has been a question researchers have been trying to […]