Tag: Food allergy

Over 10 Percent Of US Adults Have Food Allergies, But Nearly Twice As Many Think They Do

How many U.S. adults are actually dealing with food allergies? A new study shows that more adults think they have food allergies that those who actually have them.

Public Health January 5, 2019

Experimental Drug Could Yield Good Results For People Allergic To Peanuts

An experimental drug for people with peanut allergies has come out of the Phase 3 trial with positive results. Kids who received the treatment were able to ingest peanut protein without experiencing symptoms associated with food allergies.

Medicine November 19, 2018

Teen With Peanut Allergy Dies After Chips Ahoy Cookie Packaging Mix-Up

Mom posted warning in her Facebook after her daughter with a peanut allergy died from accidentally eating Chips Ahoy Cookies with Reese's Peanut Butter Cups. The mom highlighted her daughter committed the mistake due to Chips Ahoy’s packaging.

Public Health July 17, 2018

CVS To Sell Generic Version Of EpiPen Competitor At 80 Percent Cheaper Price

CVS will sell a generic version of an EpiPen competitor. The generic Adrenaclick two-pack is priced at $109.99, which is far cheaper than the cost of Mylan's epinephrine autoinjector.

Medicine January 12, 2017

New NIH Guidelines Issued To Prevent Peanut Allergies: How To Introduce Peanut-Containing Food To Infants?

New health guidelines recommend feeding infants and toddlers peanuts, in order to prevent developing allergies to the product. Currently, peanut allergies account for most of the deaths caused by food allergies, because of anaphylaxis.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 6, 2017

Parents Advised To Introduce Peanuts, Other Allergenic Foods Early To Prevent Serious Allergy

A review found that parents who introduce allergens to children early are more likely to protect them from food allergies later in life. The review is based on several other studies that have proven this theory on children and pregnant women.

Life October 20, 2015

Teal Pumpkin Project Makes Halloween Less Scary: Non-Candy Options For Trick-Or-Treaters With Food Allergies

Halloween is one of the sweetest holidays for kids, but not for kids with food allergies. The Teal Pumpkin Project urges families to distribute non-food treats to ensure trick-or-treat goodies are safe even for kids with severe food allergies.

Life October 12, 2015

Nestle recalls 10,000 packs of Haagen-Dazs ice cream due to mislabeling

Nestle announced on Friday that it is recalling limited packs of its Haagen-Dazs chocolate peanut butter ice cream because of mismatched labeling that could result in serious risks for certain individuals.

Life June 29, 2014

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