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‘There is no validity’: Unproven blood tests for food sensitivity widely offered in Canada

Posted 15 November 2018

The IgG test, for ‘food intolerance, is being sold in South Africa by among other, ImuPro and Yorktest. As mentioned in other posts on CamCheck, the Allergy Society of South Africa, the American Academy of Allergy and the European counterparts, all state that there is no validity to this test. Yet they continue to be sold to the unsuspecting public.

This article describes this problematic test being marketed in Canada.

‘There is no validity’: Unproven blood tests for food sensitivity widely offered in Canada

More than 2 dozen health groups have warned about misuse, misinterpretation of IgG tests for food intolerance

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Imupro again!

Molecular Diagnostic Services (Pty) Ltd is a company established by Dr Denis York. They market the ImuPro test, a blood test using IgG testing to predict foods that may be responsible for a number and range of illnesses. They state, among other: “the internationally respected ImuPro Food IgG Intolerance Test can pinpoint food intolerances”.

In fact, ALL allergy societies throughout the world, including the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EACCI), the American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI), the Allergy Society of South Africa and Australian counterparts, have all issued clear statements stating that there is NO evidence in support of the claims for this test.

In fact, there is evidence showing that the test is BOGUS in predicting adverse reactions to food, and in some instances, may be downright dangerous. Does Dr York care? Considering the repeated ASA rulings against his company for the claims … Read the rest