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 »
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.
From the Allergic Living archives. First published in the magazine in 2007. It was a week so harrowing that Michelle Wilson can have trouble remembering which child reacted first. For the mother from Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, the anxiety began on the first birthday for younger daughter Paige. The family was celebrating over ice cream when… Read more »