A new study published in JAMA Pediatrics suggests that eating peanuts or tree nuts during pregnancy may help reduce the chances of allergy.
Conor Kennedy, son of Bobby Kennedy Jr., was taken to a hospital in Aspen over the holidays after suffering a severe allergic reaction to nuts, the New York Post reports. Conor was reported to have suffered anaphylaxis, but the Post describes him recovering quickly and soon being back on the slopes. He is the son […]
As temperatures drop into the frigid range, the good news is that seasonal allergies subside. But for the allergic community, the winter cold and flu season simply means a different challenge: where sneezing left off in early fall, wheezing often steps in.
This article applies to label-reading in Canada. For the U.S. version, click here. Whether you’re new to food allergies or have been dealing with them for years, figuring out what is and isn’t in the food you find at the grocery store can be daunting. With all the confusing ingredients on packaged goods labels, how […]
Note: For the U.S. version of this article, click here. They can be seen on the labels of cracker boxes, granola bars, cans of soup and many other products on grocery stores shelves. Precautionary statements, or “may contains”, warn customers that traces of an allergenic food might unintentionally have wound up in a packaged food. […]
This article is about “may conatins” in the United States. For the Canadian version, click here. Walk down any aisle at the supermarket and you’ll be greeted with labels of warning: “May contain peanuts”, “This product was produced in a facility that also has wheat”, and “Made on equipment that also processes milk” are just […]
When you or someone in your family has food allergies, the most important thing you can do to avoid an allergic reaction is to avoid the food.
The new group’s mission is to “educate, advocate, and raise awareness” for those affected by food allergies and anaphylaxis.