ROMER Labs® wins Lower Austrian Innovation Prize
About 25% of people believe they suffer from food allergies, but only 3% have been diagnosed successfully. The level is somewhat higher in children, at 5-8%. The figures show, that there is need for action both at food producers, as well as the authorities.
Allergen strip tests work in the same way as conventional pregnancy tests and give the user the chance to analysis the presence of the most important allergens in food within a matter of minutes. The controlling of allergens is gaining ever more importance in new food labelling systems.