allergen allergen  /ˈæ lər dʒən/

Definition(s):

  • (n) any substance that can cause an allergy

Usage(s):

  1. Similarly, people who are allergic to latex can get a reaction from eating such fruits as bananas and kiwis, because of a common allergen.
  2. The simplest immune reactiontriggered by a mosquito bite, for example, or an allergenis inflammation.
  3. Latex, it seems, contains an allergen that can produce reactions as drastic as anaphylactic shock in allergy-prone people.

News

  1. Ala. company issues recall for beef jerky

    An Alabama-based company has issued a recall for about 1,800 pounds of beef jerky, saying the products are misbranded and don't include information about an allergen. United States Department of Agriculture ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  2. AL firm recalls Beef Jerky products due to misbranding, undeclared allergen

    Hickory Hollow Jerky, LLC, a Eufaula, Ala. establishment, is recalling approximately 1,800 pounds of flavored beef jerky products because of misbranding and an undeclared allergen. The products contain Worcestershire sauce, and fish (anchovy paste) is a subcomponent.  Fish is a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: WTVM 9 Columbus

  3. Beef jerky recalled because of undeclared allergen

    Hickory Hollow Jerky, LLC, a Eufaula, Ala. establishment, is recalling approximately 1,800 pounds of flavored beef jerky products because of misbranding and an undeclared allergen. The products contain Worcestershire sauce, and fish (anchovy paste) is a subcomponent. Fish is a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label. The products subject to recall include: 3-oz. Original ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: WHP CBS 21 Harrisburg

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Quotes

  • "The Oreck vacuum was invented with women in mind," said founder David Oreck. "That's why I engineered it to be lightweight and powerful for effective cleaning and allergen control."
    on Sep 19, 2007 By: David Oreck Source: Earthtimes.org

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