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Sea Salt

Is it Safe for Those with Shellfish Allergies to Consume Sea Salt?

Q: I’m a chef and often serve food to allergic customers. Is it safe for those with shellfish allergies to consume sea salt? I’ve read that it can contain a microscopic type of shellfish.

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Our Story - Skydiving

A Dairy-Allergic Child Learns to Fly Solo

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Chickpeas

Will a Peanut-Allergic Child Also React to Chickpeas?

Q. My younger child is allergic to peanuts and our family doctor recently said he should be avoid chickpeas (which he hasn’t tried) as well. She says there’s a high risk of reaction in peanut-allergic kids. Is this true?

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Fruit & Veg Allergies

Are Fruit & Vegetable Allergies Related to Pollen Allergy?

Q: Over the past year, I started getting a terribly itchy mouth if I ate apples or pears or celery. Now carrots and potatoes, too! My doctor says this is a form of food allergy, related to my pollen allergies. Can you help me understand this? I’m concerned about what’s OK to eat.

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Milk-Allergic Baby Formula

Which Types of Formulas are Safe for my Milk-Allergic Baby?

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Can alcohol make food reactions worse?

Does Alcohol Make Food Reactions Worse?

Q: I’m a university student with food allergies. I’ve heard that if you accidentally eat a food with your allergen while also drinking alcohol, your allergic reaction will be worse. Why would that happen?

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Smears on a Football

Is Residue on a Football a Risk for Nut Allergies?

Q: My son goes to high school this fall and wants to try out for the football team. He has peanut and nut allergies, so is there a risk of him coming in contact with nut residue on the ball? Other boys will eat products containing these foods.

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Elementary school pupil being bullied

Food Allergy Bullying on the Rise

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Food Allergy Celiac Convention At Disney World

Join Allergic Living at the inaugural Food Allergy and Celiac Convention in Orlando on Nov. 22.

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Study Discovers Cause of EoE Food Allergies

A new study has discovered a genetic cause behind eosinophilic esophagitis

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