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Food Studies Diverge on Need for Skin Testing in Siblings of Allergic Kids

Studies differ on whether to test siblings of kids with food allergy – before introducing an allergenic food.

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Special Report: What Sparked the Peanut-Tainted Flour Recalls?

From growing to transportation to handling, an investigation into how peanut wound up in flour

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OIT Gets Ready for Prime Time

Peanut oral immunotherapy in a capsule is close to approval, bringing hope — not of a cure — but of lives lived with less vulnerability. FOR MORE than seven years, Alex lived like most kids with peanut allergies: he strictly avoided the legumes. His mom, Sarah Thomas, read food labels, grilled restaurant staff, and sent safe cupcakes for Alex […]

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Lessons from a Peanut Kiss Death: Boyfriend Didn’t Know of Allergy

Mother of warns of precautions and communication needed to prevent tragedies like her daughter’s.

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Panera, Ex-Worker Settle Food Allergy Harassment-on-Job Case

Resolution involves Panera statement to affirm it takes food allergies seriously.

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Hostess, Frito-Lay, Mars, Kellogg’s Issue Recalls Due to Peanut-Tainted Flour

Flour supplier sees link to cross-contact with peanut dust in field or in handling.

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Peanut Patch Trial: My Allergic Son and I Brave Anxiety and the Unknown

Food allergy advocate Lianne Mandelbaum shares her powerful story of braving anxiety and the unknown with her son Josh during the peanut patch trial study.

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Nutty Labels: Investigating Starbucks’ ‘Toffee Nut’ Drinks

We investigated Starbucks’ seasonal beverages, finding that what’s called a nut isn’t always made from nuts

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American Academy of Pediatrics Supports New LEAP Guidelines for Infant Peanut Consumption

American pediatricians have gone a step further than their initial June endorsement of new interim guidelines for infant consumption of peanuts

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LEAP Study Prompts New Peanut Introduction Guidelines for Physicians

The recommendations aim to help physicians implement LEAP findings while formal guidelines are still in the works.

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