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
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
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 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 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
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
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 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