Dr. Stephen L. Taylor
M.S. Food Science and Technology, Oregon State University
Ph.D. Biochemistry, Universityof California-Davis
Post Doc. Environmental Toxicology Nutritution, University of California-Davis
255 Food Industry Complex
Lincoln, NE 68583-0919
Teaching and/or Extension Activities:
Research interests involve food allergies and allergy-like diseases, the development of immunochemical methods for the detection of allergens, proteins, and toxins; the assessment of the allergenicity of food ingredients derived from commonly allergenic foods; and the effect of food processing on food allergens. Director: Food Allergy Research & Resource Program.
Five Selected Publications:
- Nordlee, J.A., S.L. Taylor, J.A. Townsend, L.A. Thomas, and R.K. Bush. 1996. Identification of a Brazil nut allergen in transgenic soybeans. New Engl. J. Med. 334:688-692.
- Hefle, S.L., E. Jeanniton, and S.L. Taylor. 2001. Development of a sandwich enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for the detection of egg residues in processed foods. J. Food Prot. 64:1812-1816.
- Taylor, S.L., S.L. Hefle, C. Bindslev-Jensen, S.A. Bock, A.W. Burks, L. Christie, D.J. Hill, A. Host, J.O'B. Hourihane, G. Lack, D.D. Metcalfe, D.A. Moneret-Vautrin, P.A. Vadas, F. Rance, D.J. Skrypec, T.A. Trautman, I. Malmeheden-Yman, and R.S. Zeiger. 2002. Factors affecting the determination of threshold doses for allergenic foods: how much is too much? J. Allergy Clin. Immunol. 109:24-30.
- Taylor, S.L., S.L. Hefle, K. Farnum, S.W. Rizk, J. Yeung, M.E. Barnett, F. Busta, F.R. Shank, R. Newsome, S. Davis, and C.M. Bryant. 2006. Analysis and evaluation of the current manufacturing and labeling practices used by food manufacturers to address allergen concerns. Comp. Rev. Food Sci. Food Safety 5:138-157.
- Hefle, S.L., T.J. Furlong, L. Niemann, H. Lemon-Mule, S. Sicherer, and S.L. Taylor. 2007. Consumer attitudes and risks associated with packaged foods having advisory labeling regardng the presence of peanuts. J. Allergy Clin. Immunol. 120:171-176.