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Tree Nut Allergens

WithShridhar K. Sathe, Girdhari M. Sharma, Kenneth H. Roux

Tree nuts are of economic importance in animal and human food supply and nutrition. Consumed in raw and processed forms, they are readily accepted by many. When used judiciously, tree nuts offer a valuable ingredient in the development of food products with pleasing sensory characteristics. Such products, often described as value added, typically provide good economic returns for the processor.