Allergens

a&t food control laboratory ensures protection of human health through allergen analyses.

Allergens are those substances that cause the production of antibodies and allergic reactions in case they are eaten, inhaled or touched when the body's immune system recognizes the antigens.

The samples coming to our laboratory are controlled for food allergens by using PCR and ELISA kits which determine low levels of allergens.

Allergen analyses are required to be indicated in the labels as well.

Fish, soy, peanut allergens are checked at our laboratory using Realtime PCR methods.

All sample batches are subject to quality control measurements to guarantee the accuracy of the data. a&t displayed accomplished z-scores for the allergen analyses of various food samples during the competence tests it has participated in over the recent years. 

For more detailed information on allergen analyses, please contact us at info@atgidalab.com or at 0212 437 0871.

Allergens
Field of test Test Name Test Method Duration of Analysis Accreditation
Food Food allergens (Fish) TS EN ISO 24276 R-biopharm Real-Time PCR Congen SureFood® ALLERGEN Fish Test 2 Days
Food Food allergens (Soya) TS EN ISO 24276 R-biopharm Real-Time PCR Congen SureFood® ALLERGEN Soya Test 2 Days