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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 […]
Review of 146 studies shows giving peanut and egg to babies before 11 months may lower allergy risk.
The juice from legumes is revolutionizing egg-free baking. From its beginnings to meringues, mayo and more, let’s explore the wonders of aquafaba. Substituting eggs in baked goods isn’t a one-size-fits-all endeavor, and powders, flaxseeds and applesauce are often being replaced themselves as the staples of egg-free creations. While the more traditional egg replacer options have strengths and weaknesses, it’s aquafaba that’s taking the […]
Nestlé has entered a $110 million deal with DBV Technologies to develop a patch to desensitize patients to milk allergens.
A waiter could be facing criminal charges after a man suffered a near-fatal allergic reaction to seafood at a restaurant.
Visions of balloons, big smiles and a brief respite bless the minds of many parents when a birthday party invitation arrives. But if your child has food allergies, that invitation may look more like a warning notice that the countdown of calling, planning, cooking and baking has officially begun. For years, I dreaded those invitations, convinced that I had to make everything perfect […]
Follow these tips to suss out safe adventures for your allergic child. From daytime activities to sleepaway journeys, summer camp can create lifelong memories and give parents a brief respite. Of course, adequate planning is essential when food allergies are on the table, but sometimes simple observation and a mother’s intuition play an even bigger part in assessing the safety of a situation. […]
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 […]