Exposure comes from touching surfaces and then accidentally ingesting peanut, researchers say.
Missing out on great restaurant evenings with friends? Learn how you, too, can indulge.
Does your allergic child know what to look out for and what questions to ask when eating out? Learn how one mother empowered her son by making him part of the process.
In a few short years, there have been huge strides in restaurant awareness of allergies and intolerances. Welcome to the brand new era of dining out safely.
Milk and egg allergies mostly affect children, who usually become allergic to milk and egg as toddlers.
Oils generally come in two kinds: refined and unrefined. 1. Refined Oil: When a peanut or nut oil is refined, the chances of the proteins of that food being in the oil are low. While pure refined peanut oil does exist, it is always safer to avoid peanut oil completely since there is no definitive… Read more »
Oils generally come in two kinds: refined and unrefined. 1. Refined Oil: When a tree nut oil is refined, the chances of the proteins of that food being in the oil are low. While pure refined oils (various tree nuts and also peanut) exist, it is always safer to avoid nut oil completely since there… Read more »
Even my own brother-in-law does not have an auto-injector despite his many food allergies, including peanuts and tree nuts. The first time he got one was when he began dating my sister in 1989. She said: “You have to have an EpiPen.” Today, Sean Randall, a 43-year-old artist, thinks it’s in a drawer somewhere. I… Read more »
From the Allergic Living Archives. First published in the magazine in 2008. As a magazine writer, Chris Koentges eats, drinks and travels for a living. The 31-year-old Calgary resident has what most people would consider a dream assignment: he samples delicious foods in fabulous resorts and exotic locales. Then he finds the right words to describe… Read more »