Rapid tests for coconut from Neogen can screen samples at 1 ppm coconut protein, or provide fully quantitative results in the range of 1.0 to 25 ppm in clean-in-place rinses, environmental samples or food products.
Food allergens are proteins in food that can create an immune response in sensitive individuals and coconut protein is a know food allergen. Once ingested, coconut proteins can cause a number of reactions, ranging in severity. Testing for the presence of coconut ensures food manufacturers that an unlabeled and potentially dangerous ingredient did not make its way into a food product.
Neogen’s Reveal® 3-D for Coconut lateral flow test makes it simple to screen for the presence of low levels of coconut virtually anywhere. Sample preparation and testing take less than 10 minutes.
Neogen’s Veratox® kits are quantitative tests that compare up to 18 samples at a time against test controls Through the use of a microwell reader, the tests provide accurate sample results in parts per million (ppm).