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Development of a protocol that allows safe consumption of the hypoallergenic apple cultivar Santana

Maas, van der, M.P.; Schenk, M.F.;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2009
Abstract
The apple (Malus ×domestica) cultivar Santana was shown to have a low allergenicity in a previously reported clinical trial. A protocol was developed to validate these results outside a clinical setting and to market the Santana as a hypoallergenic apple for large-scale consumption. This protocol was designed to ensure safe consumption of the Santana by consumers suffering from apple allergy. We tested the protocol in a pilot in 100 supermarket stores and evaluated in an internet-based survey with 295 respondents. Forty-one percent of the consumers with an apple allergy did not have an allergic reaction to the Santana. Only five percent of the allergic consumers...
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