Study finds exposure on the skin can sensitize infants to peanut – before they’ve even had a taste of it.
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?
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.
Parents whose children do not have food allergies are more likely to support school-wide food restrictions
A school aide at Holiday Hill Elementary in Jacksonville, Florida was suspended for an in-class reaction
A new study finds peanut-free schools may be using epinephrine five times more often than schools without a peanut policy.
A new study has proven for the first time that oral immunotherapy for peanut can provide lasting beneficial results.
After six months of treatment, more than 80 percent of the children taking the therapy were able to eat at least five peanuts a day