Food Allergies


Scientists Developing Peanut Allergy Patch

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.


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ND Creamery Recalls Peppermint Bon Bon Ice Cream

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.


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Doctor: With Child Food Allergies, Be Prepared

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.


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Doctor: Study Will Help Raise Awareness Of Food Allergies

Food allergies affect one in 13 children, according to a study just released in the journal Pediatrics.


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Child Food Allergies On The Rise

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.



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