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Milk and Egg Allergies

Prison Allergy Death Sparks Investigation

Update January 2013: Many Allergic Living readers expressed concern about the death in prison of Michael Saffioti, a Washington State man with severe dairy allergy and asthma. In early January, the Snohomish County Prosecutor made the decision not to lay any charges, based on a 400-page report compiled by the County Sherriff’s Office. The report […]

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Hidden Milk and Egg

Allergen Where It Hides Alternate Names Eggs baked goods, e.g. cookies, cakes challah and gluten-free bread crackers fat replacers (e.g. Simplesse) meat products with fillers like meatballs or meatloaf nougats, marzipan candy pasta (fresh but also some dried pasta “may contain” eggs) quiche, soufflé salad dressing, creamy dressings sauces, for example, Béarnaise, hollandaise, Newburg, tartar […]

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Hidden Milk

Allergen Where It Hides Alternate Names Milk, Dairy artificial butter, butter flavor, butter oil baked goods, e.g. cakes, cookies battered or fried foods broths and bouillons caramel coloring or flavoring chocolate, candies crackers coffee whiteners custards, puddings deli meats, hot dogs dips and salad dressings egg and fat substitutes (Opta, Simplesse) high-protein flour lactose-free products […]

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Dairy-Free Chocolate

Once upon a time, the only way you could get a chocolate bar free of dairy was to make it yourself!  Companies are catching on that those with an allergy to dairy might still go for chocolate and we now have a few options. Most companies had stopped shipping chocolate bars during the hot summer […]

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Great Dairy-Free Cheese At Last!

A cheese alternative that tastes as good as the real deal.

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Early Exposure Could Lessen Risk of Allergy

Researchers in Israel have stumbled upon an intriguing finding: after studying 13, 000 infants they found that those who were introduced to cow’s milk within the first two weeks of life had a lesser chance of developing milk allergy. The study was actually trying to determine the prevalence of cow’s milk allergy and how often […]

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Allergy Breakthrough on Baked Milk and Egg

AVOID, AVOID, avoid. That’s how Ann Jeannette Glauber had been treating her 4½-year-old son’s allergies to eggs, milk, peanuts, nuts and shellfish. But at a party a few years ago, Theo grabbed and ate a handful of Goldfish crackers (which contain dairy) before she could stop him. “I kind of freaked out,” she admits, since […]

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Prevalence of Milk and Egg Allergies

Milk and egg allergy are both common in children. In the United States, 2.5 per cent of children under the age of 3 have a milk allergy. Egg allergy affects 1.5 to 3.2 per cent of children. Many children will have both milk and egg allergy. It used to be common for children to outgrow […]

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All About Milk and Egg Allergies

Allergies to milk and eggs are two of the most common types of food allergies in children. Milk allergy usually develops in infants before the first birthday. When someone with a milk allergy ingests milk even a trace amount, that person is at risk of a severe allergic reaction, called anaphylaxis. Egg allergies are often […]

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Food Labels: Gaps on Dairy, Egg; Better on Peanut

Products from smaller food companies are more likely to contain allergens, whether or not they had an advisory statement, according to a study from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York. Researchers there looked at 400 products to see how the labelling for allergens held up. For example, almost 6 per cent of […]

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