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It may never be safe to begin feeding peanut butter to your baby or toddler if you have peanut allergies in your family. If either parent or one...

What is a peanut allergy? It is a reaction that occurs in the body after eating peanuts or peanut...

For those with severe food allergies, flying can be a stressful process. Here are...

Approximately one out of 13 children under age 18 are allergic to at least one food, though many of them will outgrow their allergy by the age of...

Fact 1: Over a third of food allergy reactions happen after the first known oral...

The reason why some people are affected by allergies while others are not begins in their genes. Allergies are passed down from generation to...

Here’s a tip that might someday save your life, or that of a loved one: two to four times a year, review the proper way to use your epinephrine...

Lactose intolerance is the inability to process lactose, a sugar found in milk, caused by the lack of a needed enzyme. Those with lactose...

Food Allergen Labeling and Consumer Protection Act (FALCPA)

An important part of peanut allergy awareness was enacted on January 1, 2006...

Tomato allergies are very rare. They are a "type 1 allergy," which means a contact allergy. When a person with this type of allergy touches a...

Milk allergies are becoming more common, especially in babies and small children. There is some confusion about what is an allergic reaction and...

Recognizing food allergy in babies or toddlers is not always easy, but there are specific risk factors and signs that parents and other caregivers...

Burlap bags are often used to store and ship coffee beans, potatoes, rice, seeds, nuts, and peanuts. They can be one of the disguised...

People with pollen allergies need to stay away from some foods. If you have allergic rhinitis in the spring or fall, you may not realize that you...

Of course, everyone knows that if you have a peanut allergy that you should avoid peanuts, peanut butter, peanut butter cookies and foods that...

Eating at a nut-free lunch table in school is a safety precaution that causes some students to feel isolated from their peers. Unfortunately,...

Kyle Dine, food allergy advocate, and educator, recently shared some food allergy tips geared specifically for teens. Dine’s tips are worth...

Although allergies affect many people worldwide, there are currently no universal allergy symbols. It is estimated that about 25 percent of...

A recent study in the Annals of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology reports only 36 percent of young people (mean age 7 years) seeking emergency...

Having a background in the restaurant business gives food allergy mom and social worker Michele Carrick a unique perspective on safe dining with...

Responding to insensitive comments about your, or your child’s food allergy is difficult for at least two reasons. First, the comments can cut...

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Lupines are high-protein legumes and are common in European and South American recipes. There are more than 400 varieties of the plant, many of...

Scientists have wondered why Westerners are twice as likely to be allergic to peanuts as people in China, Japan, North, and South Korea....

Children with a peanut allergy may be most at risk for peanut exposure in their own home, according to a McGill University research study....