Baby Wipes Tied To 'Perfect Storm' Of Child Food Allergies, Study SaysResearchers from Northwestern University say that a combination of genetics, allergens in dust, food choices, and the effects of infant cleansing wipes on the skin are all part of a package that triggers allergies.
Look For Teal Pumpkins At Allergy-Friendly Homes This HalloweenThousands of families nationwide are taking part in the "Teal Pumpkin Project." The project was started last year by the non-profit group food allergy research and education or fare.
'Teal Pumpkin Project' Eases Fears For Children With Allergies On HalloweenPeople came together in Maple Grove Saturday to spread the word about the "Teal Pumpkin Project." Homes that display a teal pumpkin outside on Halloween signals that it's allergy friendly.
St. Paul-Based Baking Company Announces Bagel RecallA St. Paul-based baked goods company is warning consumers some of its bagels could have been contaminated with nut products due to a mistake by the ingredient supplier.
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.
ND Creamery Recalls Peppermint Bon Bon Ice CreamThe 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.
Doctor: With Child Food Allergies, Be PreparedMost 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.
Doctor: Study Will Help Raise Awareness Of Food AllergiesFood allergies affect one in 13 children, according to a study just released in the journal Pediatrics.
Child Food Allergies On The RiseChildren 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.