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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will soon launch a new tool that will let consumers easily test their food allergies by using a saliva test and an app.
The FDA is also rolling out a new “food allergy screening app” that will help consumers quickly and easily find and test food allergies.
The new tests, which will be rolled out by the end of the month, will test for:A blood test that can identify certain food allergens, such as salmonella, a foodborne pathogenThe ability to identify other foods with the same chemical name, like gluten and milk, and how they affect the bodyA blood sample that can confirm that the blood sample is not contaminated with food allergenses, and that there is no other food or substance that may be involved in the reactionA saliva test that is able to detect food allergies in saliva, which is stored in the palm of the hand or mouth and is taken in small droplets of saliva.
The saliva test will be used to help determine if an individual is allergic to:A test that will also show if the person is allergic in other ways, such a skin test, and if there is a risk of a reaction if someone is exposed to the food or the substance.
The test will also help determine the type of food allergy, which can include:A “food sensitization” test, which means the person has to take a food allergy test to determine if they are allergic.
The food allergy testing tool is expected to be available to consumers by the summer of 2018.
The Food and Drugs Administration has launched a new test that it says will help determine whether a person is at risk of food allergies, according to Reuters.
This new test is expected be available by the beginning of the summer.
The agency is also launching a new app called “Ascend,” which it says allows consumers to quickly and accurately determine if someone has an allergic reaction to certain foods, according Reuters.
According to Reuters, the app will include “a new set of diagnostic and diagnostic tools to help people quickly and efficiently identify food allergies and food sensitivities in their blood, saliva and other bodily fluids.”
Ascended also comes with a list of test results and a “taste test” that it uses to confirm that a person has a reaction to food.
The tests are expected to cost between $1,500 and $2,500, according a company statement.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.