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Editorial: Ricky Gervais is an Idiot – NBC is No Better

Why did Gervais denigrate the food allergy community? Because he's an idiot.

Study: EPIT (Skin Patch) Therapy Provides Sustained Protection Against Anaphylaxis

The unique immune communication between skin and gastrointestinal tract can be used to generate long-lasting protection from food allergies.

Panera Sued for Dollop of Peanut Butter in Allergic Girl’s Grilled Cheese

Girl was rushed to the hospital after she began suffering symptoms of anaphylaxis. Mother alleges she indicated her daughter was allergic in two places on the order form.

An Inspiring Food Allergy Resource: The No Nut Traveler by Lianne Mandelbaum

A compendium of articles regarding airline policies related to food allergies. Before you book that next flight, check out the site.

Study: Blocking Histamine Receptors Suppresses Intestinal Anaphylaxis Caused by Peanut Exposure

The findings could lead to new therapies for the prevention and treatment of food allergies.

End Allergies Together on NBC’s Today Show with Al Roker

The segment also provided a wonderful primer on food allergies for the uninitiated, complete with a description of the symptoms of reactions and anaphylaxis.

Study: Children with Food-Triggered Eczema At Risk for Life Threatening Food Allergy

Elimination of the trigger foods often resulted in an *increase* in immediate food reactions.

Restaurant Owner Sentenced to Six Years for Peanut Allergy Death

The prosecutor told the jury that Zaman had a "reckless and cavalier attitude to risk" and "put profit before safety" at all his outlets.

Media Briefing: Kellogg’s Intentionally Adding Allergens to Products

This article is available as a PDF to make it easy to share with local media, parents, school nurses, teachers, and others that care for children with food allergies.

Kellogg’s: Potential for Injury, Illness and Death is a Cost of Doing Business

These are simply risk factors in a much larger calculation that affords little consideration of the human cost.

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