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Halloween Guide 2017: Food-Free Treats

Since the arrival of FARE’s sensationally popular Teal Pumpkin Project, children with food allergies can trick or treat without worry at houses decorated with teal-colored pumpkins. These indicate that allergy-friendly loot is being offered. Following are Allergic Living’s top picks of candy alternatives to include – either in your bowl of goodies or as a valued toy to swap… Read more »

Can Someone Develop EoE During OIT Desensitization Therapy?

Q: I’m encouraged about oral immunotherapy for peanut allergy and my 13-year-old is considering whether she would take part in a local trial. My biggest concern is: how great is the risk of developing (EoE) or eosinophilic esophagitis, which I’m told can develop during this therapy? Dr. Sicherer: Eosinophilic esophagitis is akin to having a rash… Read more »