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Cashew-Containing Kale Chip Teaches EMT That He’s Not Invincible

An EMT with a severe allergy to nuts discovers the hard way that he’s not as invincible to anaphylaxis as he thought. Justin Zaslavsky and Dr. Ruchi Gupta at Northwestern Universisty share a story of lessons learned.

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New FDA Shipping Rule to Help Cut Food Allergen Recalls

FDA gets new powers to curtail cross-contact during transportation.

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The Allergic Girl Who Saved Her Own Birthday Party

When her 8th birthday party was cancelled due to a food allergy risks, Mirella dug deep, stayed positive, and celebrated in her own special way.

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A Fatal Night Out – as New EU Allergy Rules Take Effect

Shahida Shahid, 18, informed restaurant staff of her severe food allergies and they assured her that her meal was safe.

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How to Reduce the Risk of Cross-Contact of Gluten when Dining Out

How many times have you closed your eyes, taken a bite and thought: “I hope this doesn’t make me sick?” For those of us with celiac disease or gluten sensitivity, that question arises every time we put food in our mouths. Dietary compliance can seem like a black-and-white issue. You either stick to your diet, or you don’t. But there is a gray area, […]

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