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Dr. George Du Toit is the co-author of the LEAP study that found that eating peanut from infancy, as opposed to avoiding it until a child is older, helps to reduce the risk of peanut allergy in a child’s lifetime. From the 600-plus children enrolled in LEAP to the continuing work in his clinic in […]
New guidelines for the early introduction of peanut foods to children as a way to prevent peanut allergy were published on January 5, 2017. In the food allergy community, this had led to an outpouring of concern – since the possibility of allergic reactions in babies is anxiety-inducing – along with some smart and specific […]
Following is an excerpt from “The Good Bugs” in the Winter 2017 issue of Allergic Living magazine. The magazine is available at Barnes & Noble (or Indigo in Canada). Editor’s Note: The first part of the magazine’s article discusses what microbes are and how important they are in our bodies, and how those who used […]
Sweeping report calls on FDA, CDC and other agencies to develop food allergy guidelines and expand training.
The Teal Pumpkin Project Our friends at FARE are encouraging everyone to raise awareness of food allergies by painting your pumpkins teal (the color of food allergy awareness) and handing out non-food treats for trick-or-treaters to ensure everyone has a safe and allergy-friendly Halloween. Learn all about the program and how you can take part […]