Peanut allergies are one of the most common food allergies, and they can cause deadly reactions. Now, researchers are experimenting with a new peanut protein patch that’s showing some promise. Eight-year-old Joshua Mandelbaum has a very severe peanut allergy, so his mother enrolled him in the study.
The Cass-Clay Creamery of Fargo, N.D., is voluntarily recalling some brands of peppermint bon bon-flavored ice cream because they may contain eggs that aren’t listed on the label.
Most preschoolers with food allergies still have serious reactions. That’s despite their parents’ best efforts to protect their children. Little Bari Holden was just a baby when her mom, Briana, gave her yogurt for the first time. “As soon as I gave it to her, she broke out. Head to toe. Hives everywhere,” said Briana.
Food allergies affect one in 13 children, according to a study just released in the journal Pediatrics.
Children with Vitamin D deficiencies are two and a half times more likely to be allergic to peanuts, according to a new study from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York.