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Podcast – Texworld USA featuring Dr. John McKeon

Dr John McKeon Stephanie Benedetto and Samanta Cortes on location at TexWorld USA 2017 in New York.

Allergen and Irritant Standards And Certifications for materials and textiles…

Dr. John McKeon, Cofounder/CEO of Allergy Standards Ltd. (a physician-led global certification company that prepares independent standards for testing a wide range of products to determine their suitability for asthmatics and individuals with associated allergies, joins Stephanie Benedetto and Samanta Cortes on location at TexWorld USA 2017 in New York.

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Texworld USA July 2017 programme

After the success of the New York Home Fashions Market Spring 2017,  the ASL team will be attending the Summer 2017 Seminar Series organized by Texworld USA, next week in New- York. 


This important professional event for the textile industry will be another opportunity for Dr John McKeon to take part in the discussion and meet some of the biggest textile companies.

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New York Home Fashions Market Spring 2017 Report

Courtney Sunna, Dr. John McKeon & Michele Cassalia at the New York Textile Building

From March 27 – March 30 the Certification & ASL Team went to New York to attend New York Home Fashions Market Spring 2017. We met with clients, attended industry seminars and spoke with key retailers.

We attended a series of breakfast seminars at the Home & Textiles Today industry conference, with an introduction by Warren Shoulberg – H&TT editor.

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Allergy Standards attend Closing ceremony of European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology EAACI2017 and handover to Munich EAACI2018

EAACI 2018 Allergy Standards

Closing ceremony honours Antti Lauerma, EAACI Congress 2017 Chair and Antonella Muraro EAACI President

Antti Lauerma, EAACI Congress 2017 Chair opened this final ceremony by giving a summary of the online reach of the congress and the in person attendance. With over 8,000 delegates EAACI 2017 was the largest event of its kind in the world. Through twitter and social media the reach of the event was 20 million.

Dr McKeon and Dr Ryan enjoyed a highly informative congress with superb scientific sessions along with posters (including igloos!), plenary sessions and workshops. They met with several key opinion leaders at the congress, who were experts in the field of asthmaAsthma is a condition where the small tubes that carry air to the lungs (trachea) become inflamed and may become filled with mucus. This results..., allergyAllergies are caused by the body being hyper-sensitive to a particular molecule or particle. The particles which cause an allergic reaction are called allergens. Common... and inflammation, which were highly relevant to the Allergy Standards mission and the asthma & allergy friendly certification program. They also be meet with a number of potential companies as candidates for the certification program along with testing and inspection partners including Indoor Biotechnologies.

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Allergy Standards Team to attend the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI)

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Dr John McKeon and Dr John Ryan will be attending EAACI Congress 2017 in Helsinki, Finland from 17-21 June 2017.

They look forward to meeting a number of key opinion leaders at the congress which will be highly relevant to the AllergyAllergies are caused by the body being hyper-sensitive to a particular molecule or particle. The particles which cause an allergic reaction are called allergens. Common... Standards mission and the asthmaAsthma is a condition where the small tubes that carry air to the lungs (trachea) become inflamed and may become filled with mucus. This results... & allergy friendly certification program. The theme for the Helsinki Congress is “On the road to prevention and healthy living”. A unifying theme for EAACI, this represents the next step in making our patients’ lives healthy, despite their allergies. With more than half of all Europeans soon expected to suffer from allergy, ensuring our patients have a better quality of life, despite the allergy epidemic, is an obvious goal for EAACI, says Antti Lauerma, EAACI Congress 2017 Chair.

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