Low-Allergy Peanut Being Developed in United States
Good news. The new peanut is not genetically modified. It is produced through traditional cross-breeding.
Why develop this new low-allergy peanut?
Here is an excerpt from a Time Magazine article-
I am not a scientist but these possibilities make common sense to me.
According to the Time article the target for public availability of a low-allergy peanut is 2-5 years.
for his peanut allergy is a real breakthrough for those allergic to peanuts.
Currently treatment is offered in only a handful places in the United States.
It is proceeding very well thus far.
Alexander started treatment on December 12, 2010. He is now consuming 8 peanuts per day as his "dose". His dose increases each week.
More details are available in other posts on my blog.
Click here to read my post "Peanut Allergy Treatment Day 1"