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Posted on: Mon, 08/16/1999 - 9:59pm
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pSue:/p
pI am sorry to say that I can't pinpoint precisely where I came upon this information. I do believe that somewhere along the line I read somewhere trustworthy that bleach was the only cleaning product that was really effective at removing peanut protein properly. I'm sure it was a Web resource but don't recall which one...I do rely on the Calgary Allergy Network and Canadian Medical Association for a lot of stuff..../p

Posted on: Mon, 08/16/1999 - 10:46pm
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pBleach actually alters the proteins in peanut. (This from the head of Guelph University Food Chemistry department when I contacted him last year.) Very similar to the way apiece of paper fits in to your printer...if you alter it (ie. crunch it into a ball) it no longer fits. The "key" proteins that "unlock" mast cells causing anaphylaxis will no longer fit the lock./p

Posted on: Tue, 08/17/1999 - 11:57pm
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pMan, you Canadians really have it together on this issue. AND your national sport is hockey! What a country! I just may apply for dual citizenship.........Thanks for bailing me out./p

Posted on: Wed, 08/18/1999 - 5:26am
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pSomething new that you might want to check out is [url="http://www.anaphylaxis.org/"]http://www.anaphylaxis.org/[/url] this is a combined effort and is really two sites in one. The Anaphylaxis Foundation of Canada and the Anaphylaxis Network of Canada have just gotten this up and running in the last month./p

Posted on: Mon, 09/06/1999 - 12:20pm
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pCoco/Kurt,br /
is there a reference to bleach denaturing the peanut proteins? This would be very helpful in discussions with school staff. What percantage solution is needed? Does the bleach need to "soak" on peanut protein for some time before the protein is altered irreversibly or an instant wipe enough? If I rememeber correctly, a 10% solution of bleach will destroy the AIDS virus after a 10-15min period. If the bleach is removed too soon, it is ineffective and does not inactivate the virus.br /
Since denaturation is a time-dependent event, any details you can provide would be much appreciated. I would not want to assume an area was safe after a wipe-over if it was not./p
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Posted on: Thu, 04/20/2000 - 3:22pm
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pHi,/p
pThought Kurt has some great info here and thought it might help some of the new parents on this board./p
pSue in Sunny Arizona/p

Posted on: Mon, 06/05/2000 - 7:04am
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p[This message has been edited by Sue (edited June 16, 2000).]/p

Posted on: Wed, 06/14/2000 - 3:59pm
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pHi Staceygoad,/p
pThere are a couple of good topics on the 504 plan (USA) - do a search on 504./p
pHope this helps/p
pSue in Sunny Arizona/p

Posted on: Mon, 08/20/2001 - 1:20pm
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pBringing this up for parents that do not know what a section 504 plan is./p
pSue in Sunny Arizona/p

Posted on: Tue, 01/15/2002 - 8:07am
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pJust bringing this up./p

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