protein fever

pro·tein fe·ver

fever produced by the injection of foreign protein, such as milk.

protein fever

(1) Serum sickness, see there.
(2) A nonspecific term for any fever attributable to an immune reaction against antigens of exogenous origin.
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In its "Protein Fever" trend report, Mintel states that research continues to support the spreading of protein consumption more evenly over the entire day.