The recommendations aim to help physicians implement LEAP findings while formal guidelines are still in the works.
There has been a major recall of 9 million pounds of beef and chicken frozen products.
Dr. Scott Sicherer takes on the top practical questions about the LEAP study findings.
After a mistake of eating an unsafe candy, our brave girl acted swiftly to save her own life.
A family of four squeezes into a beachfront suite for their allergy-friendly vacation.
Allergen Where It Hides Alternate Names Eggs baked goods, e.g. cookies, cakes challah and gluten-free bread crackers fat replacers (e.g. Simplesse) meat products with fillers like meatballs or meatloaf nougats, marzipan candy pasta (fresh but also some dried pasta “may contain” eggs) quiche, soufflé salad dressing, creamy dressings sauces, for example, Béarnaise, hollandaise, Newburg, tartar… Read more »
From the Allergic Living archives. First published in the magazine in 2010. AVOID, AVOID, avoid. That’s how Ann Jeannette Glauber had been treating her 4½-year-old son’s allergies to eggs, milk, peanuts, nuts and shellfish. But at a party a few years ago, Theo grabbed and ate a handful of Goldfish crackers (which contain dairy) before… Read more »
Products from smaller food companies are more likely to contain allergens, whether or not they had an advisory statement, according to a study from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York. Researchers there looked at 400 products to see how the labelling for allergens held up. For example, almost 6 per cent of… Read more »
Milk and egg allergies mostly affect children, who usually become allergic to milk and egg as toddlers.
Three sets of parents who cope well with allergies reveal their family secrets to “managing” allergies.